September/October 2020


Courtney Gipson, Center for Access Director

Center for Access awarded $50,000 SERS grant; plans autism camp

Southwest’s Center for Access will begin recruiting students for a new Access to Pathways Autism Camp for high school graduates with Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD, thanks to a $50,000 Student Engagement Retention and Success grant awarded by...

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Virtual Data & Equity Conference

Virtual Data & Equity Conference offers insights on equity inside and outside the classroom

Southwest’s Title III Team and the Equity & Inclusion Sub-Council hosted the College’s first Virtual Data & Equity Conference entitled, “Equity: Pursuing Social and Economic Justice in Higher Education,” July 31 via MS Teams. More than 130...

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Reimagine Southwest

Reimagine Southwest online!

Southwest Tennessee Community College launched an all new southwest.tn.edu homepage Aug. 1 that is designed with students in mind. The sleek, new design features crisp storytelling and intuitive navigation that whisks students to the information...

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Reimagine Southwest

Want to help Reimagine Southwest? Join a governance council!

The Institutional Affairs Council (IAC) and the Student Success Council (SSC) are recruiting new members to join their teams and sub-councils. As a council member, you will directly influence the College’s strategic focus and policy decisions.

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Title IX

Mandatory annual Title IX training begins Oct. 12

To provide a safe and welcoming campus, Tennessee Board of Regents requires all Southwest employees to complete Title IX training. The Office of Equity and Compliance will launch the annual Title IX training program October 12 when Southwest employees...

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ITS

ITS launches security awareness campaign; mandatory training to come

Southwest employees received a test phishing email last month that was masked as a person who was supposedly helping Information Security Director Jim Sorrell with information security and password settings. The email asked employees to click a link...

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