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


Southwest Tennessee Community College reinstates mask mandate

Southwest Tennessee Community College officials reinstated the college’s mask mandate Aug. 4 due to recent developments with the Delta variant and the rising number of cases of COVID-19 in Shelby County. All students, employees and visitors to...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College reinstates mask mandate

Southwest Tennessee Community College officials reinstated the college’s mask mandate Aug. 4 due to recent developments with the Delta variant and the rising number of cases of COVID-19 in Shelby County. All students, employees and visitors to...

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Thirty Southwest Student-Athletes Receive All-Academic Honors from TCCAA

Thirty Southwest Tennessee Community College student-athletes have been honored for their academic excellence, receiving All-Academic recognition from the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA). Sophomore softball players Ashton...

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Southwest closes Maxine Smith Center for sanitation; Reopens Friday, Aug. 6

Southwest Tennessee Community College has closed the Maxine Smith Center, 8800 East Shelby Drive, for sanitation following a reported case of COVID-19. The Center reopens Friday, Aug. 6. The Center was identified as visited by an individual who submitted...

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Southwest reinstates mask mandate at all campus locations as COVID-19 cases rise

Southwest Tennessee Community College has reinstated its COVID-19 mask mandate, effective immediately. All individuals visiting Southwest locations are required to wear a mask while indoors regardless of vaccination status. The only exceptions are...

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Health Department issues new directive on COVID-19 Delta variant

Due to the aggressive transmission and surge of the Coronavirus Delta variant in Shelby County, the Shelby County Health Department has issued Health Order No. 24 effective Aug. 3, 2021 at noon until Aug. 31.

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Southwest returns to campus Aug. 2; face masks and health screening no longer required

For the first time since the Coronavirus erupted in March 2021, Southwest Tennessee Community College employees will be returning to full on-campus service Aug. 2, 2021. While some student-supported and administrative services returned in spring,...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College eliminates $1.8 million in debt for hundreds of students hit hard by the pandemic

Southwest Tennessee Community College has paid more than $1.8 million to clear outstanding balances for more than 1,600 eligible students who attended Southwest during the Spring 2020, Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 semesters. Southwest funded the unprecedented...

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Rooms N125, N134 and N135 in the EMS building on the Union Avenue Campus CLOSED for sanitation; Rooms reopen Monday, July 26

Southwest Tennessee Community College has closed Rooms N125, N134 and N135 in the Emergency Medical Services building on the Union Avenue Campus for sanitation following a reported case of COVID-19. The classrooms reopen Monday, July 26 at 8:00 a.m....

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Southwest returns to campus Aug. 2; face masks and health screening no longer required

For the first time since the Coronavirus erupted in March 2021, Southwest employees will be returning to full on-campus service Aug. 2, 2021. While some student-supported and administrative services returned in spring, faculty and staff will no longer...

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 Media Contacts

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

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

 

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