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CodeCrew founder Meka Egwuekwe to address Southwest Tennessee Community College Class of 2022 graduates May 21
Southwest Tennessee Community College celebrates the Class of 2022 at its twenty-second commencement ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 21 at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 335 S. Hollywood St. in Memphis, Tenn.
American Association of Community Colleges elects Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to national board of directors
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has elected Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to its board of directors to represent the National Council on Black American Affairs (NCBAA). Dr. Hall will serve a three-year...
USDA approves second COVID-19 booster shots for adults age 50 and older
Adults age 50 and older are approved for a second COVID-19 booster as early as four months after their first booster shot of any COVID-19 vaccine. In the U.S., that would be the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson products.
Honor society students at Tennessee’s community and technical colleges celebrated at Student Honors Luncheon
The College System of Tennessee celebrated 51 of the top honor society students at its community and technical colleges Wednesday, March 30, during the system’s 2022 Student Honors Luncheon. The annual luncheon salutes top-achieving members of...
Whitehaven Center Vaccination Site to close March 26
Southwest’s drive-thru Whitehaven Vaccination site at 1234 Finley Road will close after Saturday, March 26, 2022. Shelby County Health Department announced the closure due to the expanded vaccination capacity of COVID-19 public-private partners...
Southwest Tennessee Community College Selected by Amazon as an Education Partner for Career Choice Program
Today, Southwest Tennessee Community College announced they have been selected as an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, providing Amazon’s hourly employees access to more than 100 degree and certificate programs preparing students...
AACC names William Weppner 2022 Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award recipient
The American Association of Community College (AACC) has awarded William Weppner, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Southwest Tennessee Community College, the Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award for his outstanding leadership, dedication...
Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Levi Frazier receives 2022 Carter G. Woodson Award of Merit
Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Levi Frazier has received the 2022 Carter Godwin Woodson Award of Merit. Frazier retired from Southwest in August 2021 after 15 years of service to the College as Associate Professor and Theatre Manager...
Nearly 500 residents vaccinated this weekend at Whitehaven Center
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, Shelby County Health Department Director Michelle Taylor and other community leaders joined President Tracy D. Hall this past weekend to urge residents to get vaccinated and announce the reopening of the Whitehaven...
College-sponsored campus events resume Feb. 1
Southwest Tennessee Community College leaders met recently to discuss the pandemic and safety procedures on campus. According to Shelby County Health Department data, the average number of reported COVID-19 cases per day is decreasing. In addition,...
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