Month: September 2015

Registration Open!

Registration for the 2015 TACRAO Annual Meeting & Conference is now available!

Greetings TACRAO members!  I hope you will be able to join us this year for the 2015 TACRAO Annual Meeting & Conference, which will take place Nov. 18 – 20, in Chattanooga, TN!  Online registration is now open! Please click here to go directly to conference registration.  Our conference site is up and running and will provide you with everything you need to know to plan your trip to Navigate the Rivers of Higher Education.


Conference Quick Reference:
Hotel Accommodations
Embassy Suites Hamilton Place
2321 Lifestyle Way, Chattanooga, TN, 37421

Reservation deadline:  November 2, 2015
Reserve Your Room
Room rates are $129 per night


Free self-parking is available at the hotel. There is no valet service.

Keynote Speaker
Mike Reilly, Executive Director of AACRAO

Service Project
We will partner with the Chattanooga Area Foodbank to hold a canned food drive!  Please bring canned food and/or non-perishable food items. Drop off barrels will be available at check-in on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning.

Big Event
Tennessee Aquarium
River Journey Building
Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 7:00 – 10:30

Transportation from hotel will be provided. Dinner will be served upon arrival. Big River will cater dinner in the Seahorse Gallery. With food and drink in hand, we will have full exhibit access to view otters, seahorses, stingrays, catfish and much more. Cash bar will be available. Entertainment includes a DJ, scavenger hunt, and photos!


We are in the process of finalizing sessions and presenters. Please continue to check the conference website for updates and the preliminary program!  Hope to see you in Chattanooga!

Michele Priddy
TACRAO President-Elect