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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.


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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Southwest to host holiday open house at Millington Center Nov. 26

Southwest Tennessee Community College will host a Holiday Open House at its Millington Center, 4-6 p.m., Nov. 26, at 6500 Navy Road in Millington, Tennessee, inside the University of Memphis Millington Center. Visitors will meet college leadership,...

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Southwest Women’s Soccer to Take on Columbia State in TCCAA Tourney

The Southwest women’s soccer team (8-6 overall, 4-2 in TCCAA), enters the 2019 conference tournament for the second straight season as the number two seed and will play the host school and third seed Columbia State (8-6, 3-3) at 4 p.m. on October...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College awarded $2.1M grant to close academic achievement gaps between White students and students of color

The Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) recently announced Southwest Tennessee Community College has been awarded a federal Title III grant of more than $2.1 million to foster equity and inclusion and student success through IDEAS—Inclusive...

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Live Off Beale jazz concert featuring gospel and pop music to benefit Southwest music program

Southwest Tennessee Community College will debut Memphis’ new choral ensemble, Memphis Community Voices, at Live Off Beale, a musical benefit for Southwest music students, 7-8:30 p.m., Sept. 26, at Southwest’s Union Avenue Campus Theatre, 737...

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Southwest officially opens new Somerville location with ribbon cutting

The Fayette County community came out in force Tuesday to celebrate the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Somerville Site located within The University of Tennessee at Martin Somerville Center....

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Southwest to Host Grand Opening Celebration of Somerville Site Aug. 13

Southwest Tennessee Community College will host an official Ribbon Cutting & Open House for its newest location at the University of Tennessee at Martin in Somerville, Tennessee, 4- 6 p.m., August 13, at 214 Lakeview Road in Somerville.

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Southwest Appoints Roger Ogden as Director of Athletics

Southwest Tennessee Community College has appointed Roger Ogden as its new director of athletics, taking over for executive assistant to the president for government relations, Sherman Greer, the departing director of athletics who held the position...

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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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