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Alumnus Calvin Sanford: From overcoming challenges to CEO success

Calvin Sanford is this month's student spotlight. Sanford, a former Southwest Tennessee Community College student and CEO of marketing company Marketality, is a 2023 Alumni of the Year award recipient. During his time at Southwest, Sanford was a member of Project MOST, an organization that provides helpful resources, scholarships, and support to students while they are completing their academic studies. Sanford shares the impact Southwest had on his life academically, personally and professionally. To hear more about Sanford's Southwest Story, click the photo above or watch the video on the college’s YouTube channel.


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TN Reconnect Gill Center
Discover how adults can earn a tuition-free college credential; join the TN Reconnect session June 6
Ready to earn your college degree and advance your career? Discover tuition-free college at Southwest for Tennessee adults without a college credential. Join our TN Reconnect information session June 6, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., at our Elbert T. Gill Center, 3833 Mountain Terrace in Memphis. Scan the QR code to sign up or call us. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information about TN Reconnect, click here.



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