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Welcome to the Southwest Tennessee Community College newsroom. Here you can access official Southwest press releases, news articles and publications.


Southwest Tennessee Community College Whitehaven vaccination site reopens Jan. 28; Pfizer vaccines available for anyone 12 years and older

Southwest Tennessee Community College, in partnership with Shelby County Health Department, will resume offering first, second and third doses of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine at its drive-thru vaccination site at the Whitehaven Center, 1234 Finley...

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Memphis Mayor honors Verneta Boone with MLK Luminary Award

Congratulations to Whitehaven Center Director Vernita Boone on her esteemed recognition as a 2022 MLK (Martin Luther King) Luminary Award winner. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland presented the award during a special ceremony at City Hall, citing Boone’s...

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Complete admissions and register for spring classes at VIRTUAL Super Saturday Jan. 22!

New and returning students still have time to register for spring classes. Admissions and other enrollment representatives will be on-hand 9 a.m. to noon for Virtual Super Saturday Jan. 22. Students can complete admissions packets, speak with enrollment...

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Southwest child care centers remain open Jan. 18 – 24; Accepting applications

The Southwest Tennessee Community College Campus Child Care Centers will remain open on campus during the all virtual learning and work period Jan. 18 – Jan. 24. Southwest moved learning and operations online for the first week of the full spring...

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UTHSC, Southwest Partner to Help Qualified Students Earn Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing and Southwest Tennessee Community College have partnered to guarantee admission to UTHSC’s nursing program for Southwest students who meet requirements.

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Southwest’s Spring semester classes go virtual Jan. 18 - 24 to lessen risk of coronavirus spread; On-campus classes resume Jan. 25

Southwest Tennessee Community College classes will be held virtually Jan. 18 – 24, 2022 when students return for the Spring semester on Jan. 18. The decision was announced Jan. 5 after the COVID-19 Task Force met Jan. 4 to review pandemic updates...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College begins Spring semester virtually Jan. 18 - 24; On-campus classes resume Jan. 25

Southwest Tennessee Community College announced today classes will be held virtually Jan. 18 – 24 when students return for the Spring semester on Jan. 18. The College’s COVID-19 Task Force decided to temporarily revert to remote learning during...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College ready to take flight with the region’s first-ever two-year aviation program

Tennessee Board of Regents December 9 unanimously approved a groundbreaking program at Southwest Tennessee Community College that aims to help area students take flight in the aviation industry, making it the first-ever two-year program of its kind...

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Gov. Lee signs new pandemic legislation; masks now encouraged at Southwest locations

The Tennessee General Assembly recently met for a special session to specifically legislate COVID-19 protocols, among other items. Governor Bill Lee signed the legislation into law Nov. 12, 2021. The legislation stipulates that the Tennessee Department...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College to go fully virtual Nov. 29 - Dec. 1 to lessen risk of coronavirus spread following Thanksgiving holiday

Southwest Tennessee Community College classes and operations will be fully virtual Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, 2021 to lessen the risk of spread of the coronavirus at all Southwest locations following the Thanksgiving holiday. In-person classes and full campus...

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 Media Contacts

Diana Fedinec
Director of Public Relations and Media
901-333-4247 or 901-482-2939
dfedinec@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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