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News Room

Welcome to the Southwest Tennessee Community College newsroom. Here you can access official Southwest press releases, news articles and publications.


Thirteen Southwest Tennessee Community College Student-Athletes Named NJCAA All-Academic

For the second consecutive year, thirteen Southwest Tennessee Community College student-athletes were honored as the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic for their work in the classroom. Sara Duke and Taylor Moak from...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College’s LaDonna Young appointed to Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change Board of Directors

Dr. LaDonna Young, Dean of Humanities, Social Sciences & Mathematics at Southwest Tennessee Community College, was selected to serve on The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change Board of Directors. Young’s one-year appointment began in...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College awarded Veteran’s Education Transition Support designation

(Memphis, Tenn.) - Southwest Tennessee Community College has achieved distinction as a Veteran’s Education Transition Support (VETS) Certified Campus. The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) awarded the college the VETS designation June...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Shayla Kolheim selected for Maxine Smith Fellows leadership program

(Memphis, Tenn.) - The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has selected Shayla Kolheim, director of Grants Development and Management at Southwest Tennessee Community College, to participate in the Class of 2021-22 Maxine Smith Fellows Program.

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The White House and local governments team up to present Juneteenth Vaccination Event at Whitehaven Center

(Memphis, Tenn.) - The White House, City of Memphis, Shelby County Health Department, State of Tennessee and Southwest Tennessee Community College are celebrating Juneteenth Saturday, June 19 with a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination event at the Whitehaven...

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Dawson Simmons Voted to the All-TCCAA West Division Baseball Team

Outfielder Dawson Simmons, who led the Southwest baseball team with a .386 batting average, was named to the All-TCCAA West Division Team. Simmons also led the Saluqis with 32 hits, nine doubles, 22 runs batted in and a .554 slugging average and...

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Brandon Mason Named NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American

Brandon Mason, who helped lead the Southwest men’s basketball team to the Region VII Championship and a berth in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division 1 National Tournament, has been named honorable mention All-American...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College announces return to campus for Fall 2021

Southwest Tennessee Community College officials announced during a virtual Town Hall Forum for faculty and staff yesterday a full return to campus this Fall. After 13 months of primarily remote learning, officials said the College’s Back to Campus...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College Men’s Basketball Team to Take on Coffeyville in NJCAA National Tournament

The bracket for the 2021 NJCAA Division 1 Men’s National Basketball Tournament was announced on Sunday with 23rd-seed Southwest Tennessee Community College (11-4) taking on 10th-seed Coffeyville Community College (22-3) in a first- round game at...

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Tennessee Board of Regents selects Southwest Tennessee Community College police director for statewide recognition

The Tennessee Board of Regents has named Southwest Tennessee Community College Director of Police Services and Public Safety, L. Angela Webb, Staff Member of the Year. Webb received the recognition during the College System of Tennessee’s virtual...

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 Media Contacts

Diana Fedinec
Director of Public Relations and Media
901-333-4247 or 901-482-2939
dfedinic@southwest.tn.edu

Daphne Thomas
Executive Director of Communications, Marketing and Community Relations
901-333-4368 or 901-277-4681
djthomas@southwest.tn.edu

 

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