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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 postpones annual commencement and cancels all campus events and activities through May 31

To minimize the spread of infectious disease, Southwest Tennessee Community College has canceled all scheduled campus events and activities through May 31, 2020. In addition, the annual commencement ceremony on May 2, 2020, at FedExForum will be...

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Southwest extends spring break due to Coronavirus; classes moving online through April 5

Southwest Tennessee Community College is extending the College’s spring break for students to March 21 in light of the escalating novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Shelby County and World Health Organization’s declaration of the virus...

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STATEMENT FROM SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE RE: COVID-19

The safety of Southwest Tennessee Community College students, faculty, staff and visitors is a priority and the College is closely monitoring the coronavirus outbreak and following protocols as set forth in our emergency response plan.

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Southwest to host Adjunct Instructor Job Fair

Southwest Tennessee Community College will host a recruitment fair on Saturday, April 4, for individuals interested in teaching adjunct (part-time) at the College.

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Small Business Owners Convene to Celebrate National SBDC Day

Current and aspiring small business owners will unite to celebrate and learn more about free assistance available through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) largest funded program, Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs), during...

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U.S. Department of Labor awards Southwest $1M to upskill Mid-Southerners for IT jobs

The United States Department of Labor awarded Southwest Tennessee Community College a $998,405 Apprenticeship: Closing the Skills grant to provide 800 apprentices with a pathway to IT careers and continued education.

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Ten Colleges Earn Leader College Status for Student Success Outcomes

Ten community colleges from across the country earned Leader College status, based upon metrics intended to encourage colleges to sustain aggressive efforts that result in far greater student success and equity. The honor recognizes ATD Network colleges...

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Southwest, EDGE partner to offer free hospitality training

Have you seen the number of hotels newly built and under construction all over Downtown and Midtown Memphis? The hospitality industry is booming. With national travel magazines like Trip Savvy touting Memphis as the “Best Overall Travel Destination...

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Southwest’s Culinary Institute’s Chef Steven Leake awarded 2020 AACC Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty distinction

Chef Steven Leake, Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Culinary Institute Program Coordinator, has received national recognition as a recipient of the of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) 2020 Dale P. Parnell Distinguished...

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Southwest and CodeCrew to offer software developer bootcamp beginning Feb. 3; applications open now until Jan. 17

CodeCrew and Southwest Workforce & Community Solutions have partnered to offer a six-month, 40-hour per week, software developer bootcamp beginning Feb. 3 at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Union Avenue Campus, 737 Union Ave., Memphis,...

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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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