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News Room

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


Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Shayla Kolheim selected for Maxine Smith Fellows leadership program

(Memphis, Tenn.) - The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has selected Shayla Kolheim, director of Grants Development and Management at Southwest Tennessee Community College, to participate in the Class of 2021-22 Maxine Smith Fellows Program.

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Dawson Simmons Voted to the All-TCCAA West Division Baseball Team

Outfielder Dawson Simmons, who led the Southwest baseball team with a .386 batting average, was named to the All-TCCAA West Division Team. Simmons also led the Saluqis with 32 hits, nine doubles, 22 runs batted in and a .554 slugging average and...

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Brandon Mason Named NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American

Brandon Mason, who helped lead the Southwest men’s basketball team to the Region VII Championship and a berth in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division 1 National Tournament, has been named honorable mention All-American...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College announces return to campus for Fall 2021

Southwest Tennessee Community College officials announced during a virtual Town Hall Forum for faculty and staff yesterday a full return to campus this Fall. After 13 months of primarily remote learning, officials said the College’s Back to Campus...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College Men’s Basketball Team to Take on Coffeyville in NJCAA National Tournament

The bracket for the 2021 NJCAA Division 1 Men’s National Basketball Tournament was announced on Sunday with 23rd-seed Southwest Tennessee Community College (11-4) taking on 10th-seed Coffeyville Community College (22-3) in a first- round game at...

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Tennessee Board of Regents selects Southwest Tennessee Community College police director for statewide recognition

The Tennessee Board of Regents has named Southwest Tennessee Community College Director of Police Services and Public Safety, L. Angela Webb, Staff Member of the Year. Webb received the recognition during the College System of Tennessee’s virtual...

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America’s #1 Small Business Expert Melinda Emerson to speak at Tennessee Small Business Development Center’s SBDC Day March 17

Emerson will address small business owners at Tennessee Small Business Development Center’s virtual public celebration of National SBDC (Small Business Development Center) Day March 17

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Renowned author and global speaker Clifton Taulbert to talk on Black Wall Street at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Men in Black awards

Pulitzer Prize nominee and international business consultant Clifton L. Taulbert will deliver a virtual presentation on Tulsa’s Black Wall Street at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Project M.O.S.T.’s Men in Black Awards Ceremony Feb....

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Southwest Tennessee Community College Wins Prestigious 2021

Peers at virtual Community College Futures Assembly recognize Southwest’s achievements in redesigning the student experience

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Southwest’s Center for Access awarded $50,000 TBR grant to expand services to students with disabilities; Launches autism camp next summer

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Center for Access (formerly the Office of Student Disabilities) was awarded a $50,000 Student Engagement Retention and Success grant from the Tennessee Board of Regents to advance the academic success of...

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 Media Contacts

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