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News Room

News Room

News Room

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


End of an Era:

Legendary Southwest Men’s Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Verties Sails Jr. will retire effective June 30, 2012, ending a 33-year coaching career at the college in which he led the Saluqis to a 709-276 record, 16 Tennessee Community College...

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Southwest Students Explore Genomics and Biomanufacturing in France

Southwest’s International Studies - Study Abroad Program flew a team of eight BIOT 2990 students and faculty to Paris, France recently for a study-abroad project that included tours and lectures at Universite D’Evry-Val-D’Essonne (Evry) and...

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Southwest Executive Appointed as National Judge for the Robert W. Carey Performance Excellence Award

Donald C. Fisher, Ph.D., executive director/CEO of the Mid-South Quality/Productivity Center (MSQPC), a partnership between Southwest Tennessee Community College and the Greater Memphis Chamber, has been appointed to serve as one of six National...

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TSBDC Empowers Four Women to Become E-Business Graduates and Owners

Electronic business (e-business) and the Internet have the capacity to change lives profoundly. Four women were given the opportunity through a sponsorship with SiteSell.org to create a personally fulfilling and economically stable future by building...

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Collisionworx Gets TSBDC's Rising Star Award

After an 18-year career in the automotive repair industry, Mike Whitlock partnered with his wife, Pattie, to open their own business, Collisionworx. The couple was recently presented the Rising Star Award, given annually to a small business that...

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Southwest's Class of 2012 Encouraged to "Be a Part of the Solution"

Numbering 1,791; our largest graduation class ever, the candidates of Southwest's 2012 graduating class had marched three-point symmetry into the Landers Center arena in Southaven, MS and taken their seats to receive their seal of approval on May...

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Southwest Baseball Team Faces Roane State In Region Play-In Game

The eighth-seeded Southwest baseball team will take on ninth-seed Roane State in a play-in game for the TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII Tournament at 3 p.m. on May 6 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Southwest/Roane State winner will play regular season conference...

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Southwest Softball Team To Play Walters State In Region Tourney Opener

The sixth-seed Southwest softball team will take on third-seed Walters State in the opening round of the TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII Tournament at 2 p.m. on May 7 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Southwest enters the tournament with a 29-29 overall record including...

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NASA Scholar Erin Mullinax is Southwest's 2012 Student Speaker

To be successful, it is said that one needs to have stability, determination, and a goal. For most, stability means attending similar schools, meeting friends at a favorite hangout, and developing bonds that last a lifetime. This was not the path...

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Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell to Address Southwest's 2012 Graduates

The Honorable Mark Luttrell, mayor of Shelby County, will deliver the commencement address to Southwest Tennessee Community College's Class of 2012 on May 5, at 10:30 a.m. at the Landers Center in Southaven, MS.

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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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