Tennessee Reconnect Act

5/24/2017 Governor Bill Haslam hosts a ceremonial Tennessee Reco

On Wednesday, May 24 Graduate Memphis, an action initiative of Leadership Memphis, hosted Governor Haslam for a ceremonial bill signing of the Tennessee Reconnect Act which will allow adults, age 25 or older to attend Southwest Community College or Tennessee College of Applied Technology tuition-free. To date Graduate Memphis has helped approximately 850 adults enroll in school. More than 80% of those who re-enrolled through Graduate Memphis have graduated or are actively pursuing their degree. For more information about how you or a family member can take advantage of this opportunity, you can visit their College Resource Center at the Benjamin L. Hooks Branch of the Memphis Public Library, 3030 Poplar, or call our office at 901-415-2774.

• Registered with Graduate Memphis: 5,900+ Adults
• Total Enrollments/Re-Enrollments: 850 Adults
• Currently Enrolled: 587 Adults
• Total Graduates: 143 Adults through December 2016
• Currently Advising: 1,687 Adults
• More than 80% of adults enrolled through Graduate Memphis have graduated or are still actively pursuing their degree…