Scoop May/June 2021 Edition
FROM THE PRESIDENT
We all have our words and phrases to describe these most unusual past 14 months. Challenging. Disruptive. Unpredictable. These are just a few. Unprecedented is the word that comes to mind for me. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel....
Southwest to celebrate Juneteenth with vaccination event
Southwest has teamed up with the White House, City of Memphis, Shelby County Health Department and State of Tennessee to celebrate Juneteenth on June 19, with a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination event at the Whitehaven Center, 1234 Finley.
New IT certification programs open career paths while strengthening area workforce
Southwest Tennessee Community College recently partnered with Generation USA to graduate a total of 43 students from two free online programs: IT Help Desk Technician and Digital Marketing Analyst. The courses, which are 12 and 11 weeks respectively,...
Southwest Tennessee Community College welcomes the following new employees to the Southwest family
Southwest first community college in Tennessee to open drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination site
Southwest’s calling to be the community’s college took on pandemic significance when it opened a COVID-19 vaccination site at its Whitehaven Center February 5. The College became the first in Tennessee to host a drive-thru location in partnership...
President Hall named a 2021 MBJ power leader
Congratulations to Southwest President Dr. Tracy D. Hall who made this year’s Memphis Business Journal’s (MBJ) Power 100 list! The Power 100 profiles Memphis’ most influential leaders who are change agents. MBJ’s editorial team meticulously...
In This Issue...
- FROM THE PRESIDENT
- 2021 Earth Day Dash goes virtual!
- Spring awards season salutes Southwest’s brightest stars
- Southwest police chief soars with statewide award
- Southwest welcomes new social services coordinator
- Academic master plan amps up for fall
- Open educational resources page launches
- New SGA officers elected
- College celebrates local legends during Women’s History Month
- Historic 2021 commencement celebrates grit; Debuts Southwest alma mater
- POLICY MATTERS: Providing a harassment and discrimination-free environment is the law
- Saluqis shine during awards season
- Saluqis conference champs; Lady Saluqis runner up
- Southwest’s first ombudsperson offers students guidance and self-advocacy
- Student Technology Toolkit is new Saluqis tech hub
- International Studies takes students on global virtual trip
- President Hall named a 2021 MBJ power leader
- Southwest first community college in Tennessee to open drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination site
- Welcome Aboard!
- New IT certification programs open career paths while strengthening area workforce
- CardiO is back!
- Finance and Administrative Services Division “leaner, but stronger” July 1
- Death notification practice changes July 1
- Southwest to celebrate Juneteenth with vaccination event
- Southwest: In the News