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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.


Southwest launches $1M U.S. Department of Labor IT apprenticeship program

Southwest Tennessee Community College launched its new apprenticeship program this fall that will provide 800 apprentices with a pathway to Information Technology (IT) careers over the course of four years. The College received funding for the program...

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Southwest to help students get ready for college this fall with special onsite registration August 17-28

Southwest Tennessee Community College is hosting an in-person, onsite fall registration event August 17-28 at its Macon Cove and Union Avenue campuses. Appointments for the event will be assigned between 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. each day, except Fridays,...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College announces reopening of two campuses July 8, revamped academic calendar and new laptop rental program

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s COVID-19 Task Force announced the College’s reopening and a shift to year-long learning during the College’s Back to Campus Plan – Phase I at an interactive Virtual Town Hall Meeting June 15.

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Southwest Returns to Campus Operations at Macon Cove and Union Avenue Locations July 8; Hosts Back to Campus Plan Virtual Town Hall Meeting June 15

Southwest Tennessee Community College will reopen its Macon Cove and Union Avenue campuses July 8, 2020, under the College’s Back to Campus Plan – Phase I. Students and employees will return to campus for the first time since the College went...

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Southwest to launch new Faculty Industry Externship Program this summer

College students are the ones who usually venture out into the workforce before they graduate to get precious experience to prepare them for a great career. Southwest Tennessee Community College is turning this tradition on its end and sending faculty...

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Southwest awards $3.2M in emergency relief grants to students through CARES Act

Southwest Tennessee Community College distributed $3,284,304 in federal emergency assistance grants to eligible students June 4, 2020. The payments are provided under the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act: Higher Education...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College to recognize class of 2020 in virtual commencement ceremony June 13; Graduates to pick up cap & tassel at special curbside event May 12

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, orders from the state government and recommendations from global, state and local public health organizations, Southwest Tennessee Community College will hold its spring 2020 commencement ceremony via livestream...

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Southwest Workforce & Community Solutions offers free online classes to help community boost skills

Many Americans today are without jobs, or may be rethinking their life plans, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. With current safer-at-home orders, individuals are taking advantage of boosting their skills through online classes. Southwest Workforce...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College appoints three new senior-level staff

Southwest Tennessee Community College President Dr. Tracy D. Hall has appointed three new senior level staff members to the College’s leadership. They are Dr. Kendricks Hooker who will lead Southwest’s Academic Affairs Division, Cynthia Graham...

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All Southwest classes resume online March 23 for rest of the semester

For the first time in its 20-year history, Southwest Tennessee Community College will offer all of its courses exclusively online when classes resume after an extended spring break March 23. In addition, in an effort to minimize the spread of coronavirus...

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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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