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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 Tennessee Community College receives nearly $4 million in U.S. Department of Education grants

Southwest Tennessee Community College was awarded nearly $4 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education to support services aligned with helping students attain their college credentials.

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Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Public Safety and Police Services receives TLEA accreditation

The Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation (TLEA) Program is pleased to announce that it has granted the award of initial accreditation to the Southwest Tennessee Community College Police Department. TLEA announced this first accreditation award...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College returns to remote learning and work for five days after Labor Day

(Memphis, Tenn.) - Southwest Tennessee Community College has elected to go fully virtual with classes and operations the five days immediately following the Labor Day holiday to lessen the risk of coronavirus infection associated with holiday activities....

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Southwest Tennessee Community College announces ABFSE accreditation for Funeral Service Education program

(Memphis, Tenn.) - Southwest Tennessee Community College has received official notification from the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) that the College’s Funeral Service Education program that was launched in January 2019 and...

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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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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 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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Thirteen Southwest Tennessee Community College Student-Athletes Named NJCAA All-Academic

For the second consecutive year, thirteen Southwest Tennessee Community College student-athletes were honored as the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic for their work in the classroom. Sara Duke and Taylor Moak from...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College’s LaDonna Young appointed to Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change Board of Directors

Dr. LaDonna Young, Dean of Humanities, Social Sciences & Mathematics at Southwest Tennessee Community College, was selected to serve on The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change Board of Directors. Young’s one-year appointment began in...

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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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