“To achieve international distinction for creativity, innovation and excellence.”

Hundreds of people work behind the scenes at the BSTE,CG ensuring that it fulfills all of the mandates set down by the mission and the vision.

  • Encouraging collaboration, regionally, nationally and internationally and effective partnerships with other research institutions, research agencies, funding bodies/sponsors and benefactors.
  • Ensuring that the fruits of the BSTE,CG research activities are exploited and disseminated for the benefit of society and the economy.
  • Providing the academic and administrative services and facilities needed to facilitate research excellence and knowledge transfer.
  • Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world.
  • Students of BSTE,CG will have clarity of purpose and the solid decision-making abilities to be confident, selective and competitive in managing their careers and further academic pursuits.
  • The BSTE,CG teaches students that how to develop educational and career goals, decision-making skills needed to manage their professional and academic pursuits.