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


Mid-South Quality Productivity Center to close June 30

After more than 34 years as the leading source of efficiency and productivity training for the region, the Mid-South Quality Productivity Center will close on June 30.

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Southwest Tennessee Community College hires Shawn Loth as Women’s Soccer Coach

Southwest Tennessee Community College announces the hiring of Shawn Loth as the new head coach of the Saluqi women’s soccer team. Loth has been the program’s interim head coach for the past two seasons after serving as an assistant coach for...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College moves to virtual operations on Fridays May 27 – August 12, 2022

Southwest Tennessee Community College will move to virtual learning and services on Fridays only, from May 27 through August 12, 2022. During this designated time period, all classes will be held online and employees will work remotely. Southwest...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College names Cory Major Vice President for Student Affairs

Cory Major, interim vice president for student affairs at Southwest Tennessee Community College, has been named vice president for student affairs at Southwest, effective May 16, 2022. Major assumed the interim role in January to provide strategic...

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CodeCrew founder Meka Egwuekwe to address Southwest Tennessee Community College Class of 2022 graduates May 21

Southwest Tennessee Community College celebrates the Class of 2022 at its twenty-second commencement ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 21 at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 335 S. Hollywood St. in Memphis, Tenn.

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American Association of Community Colleges elects Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to national board of directors

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has elected Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to its board of directors to represent the National Council on Black American Affairs (NCBAA). Dr. Hall will serve a three-year...

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USDA approves second COVID-19 booster shots for adults age 50 and older

Adults age 50 and older are approved for a second COVID-19 booster as early as four months after their first booster shot of any COVID-19 vaccine. In the U.S., that would be the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson products.

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Honor society students at Tennessee’s community and technical colleges celebrated at Student Honors Luncheon

The College System of Tennessee celebrated 51 of the top honor society students at its community and technical colleges Wednesday, March 30, during the system’s 2022 Student Honors Luncheon. The annual luncheon salutes top-achieving members of...

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Whitehaven Center Vaccination Site to close March 26

Southwest’s drive-thru Whitehaven Vaccination site at 1234 Finley Road will close after Saturday, March 26, 2022. Shelby County Health Department announced the closure due to the expanded vaccination capacity of COVID-19 public-private partners...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College Selected by Amazon as an Education Partner for Career Choice Program

Today, Southwest Tennessee Community College announced they have been selected as an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, providing Amazon’s hourly employees access to more than 100 degree and certificate programs preparing students...

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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
Associate Vice President of Communications, Marketing and Community Relations
901-333-4368 or 901-277-4681
djthomas@southwest.tn.edu

 

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