3251 Poplar Ave.,
Memphis, TN 38111-3613
5983 Macon Cove
Memphis, TN 38134-7693
Union Avenue Campus
737 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103-3322
901/333-STCC * www.southwest.tn.edu
DATE: August 15, 2001
CONTACT: Calvin Burns, 901/333-5338 or Marilyn Duncan, 901/333-4247
STCC Has New Site for Whitehaven Center
The Whitehaven Center of Southwest Tennessee Community College will have a new location starting Fall 2001. STCC's Whitehaven Center has relocated to 3035 Directors Row, Building 6, the former site of the Federal Express Customer Service and Sales Representatives Training Center.
This 28,812 square foot facility has a total of 15 classrooms, five computer and information technology labs and expanded parking for students. A branch of the College's Jess H. Parrish Library is also housed at the Whitehaven Center.
Dr. Nathan Essex, president of STCC, said the move to Directors Row is designed for the College to serve students better. "We are extremely excited regarding the acquisition of this facility," he stated. "The new facility is an outstanding resource ideally designed to offer quality educational opportunities for our students."
Harry Taylor serves as director of the STCC Whitehaven Center. He echoed Dr. Essex's sentiments concerning the new facility. "The College made a huge commitment to the Whitehaven community when it invested in this modern and technologically up-to-date facility," Taylor said. "At present, we have five fully operational 21st Century classrooms where computer and information technology are at the forefront of the teaching process. It is our way of moving STCC toward a national model for two-year colleges."
Southwest Tennessee Community College is the largest community college in the Tennessee Board of Regents system. The College has two main campuses, Macon Cove, 5983 Macon Cove and Union Avenue, 737 Union Avenue. In addition to the Whitehaven Center, STCC is located at the following off campus sites: Elbert T. Gill Center in Frayser, 3833 Mountain Terrace; Fayette County Teaching Site, Fayette-Ware High School, 13520 Highway 59 West, Somerville, TN; Fayette County Career Center, 121 Town Square, Somerville, TN; Mid-South Quality Productivity Center, 22 N. Front Street; Millington Center, Naval Support Activity Mid-South, Building 241, Room 125, Millington, TN; Southeast Center, 5396 Mendenhall Square Mall; and the Workforce Development and Training Center, 3523 Lamar Avenue.
For additional information about the STCC Whitehaven Center, call (901) 398-0901.
Community College is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution.