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


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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AACC names William Weppner 2022 Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award recipient

The American Association of Community College (AACC) has awarded William Weppner, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Southwest Tennessee Community College, the Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award for his outstanding leadership, dedication...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Levi Frazier receives 2022 Carter G. Woodson Award of Merit

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Levi Frazier has received the 2022 Carter Godwin Woodson Award of Merit. Frazier retired from Southwest in August 2021 after 15 years of service to the College as Associate Professor and Theatre Manager...

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Nearly 500 residents vaccinated this weekend at Whitehaven Center

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, Shelby County Health Department Director Michelle Taylor and other community leaders joined President Tracy D. Hall this past weekend to urge residents to get vaccinated and announce the reopening of the Whitehaven...

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College-sponsored campus events resume Feb. 1

Southwest Tennessee Community College leaders met recently to discuss the pandemic and safety procedures on campus. According to Shelby County Health Department data, the average number of reported COVID-19 cases per day is decreasing. In addition,...

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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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Derwin Sisnett to speak at Tenth Annual Men In Black Awards Feb. 11

Public education and community development changemaker, Dr. Derwin Sisnett, will be the keynote speaker at the virtual celebration of Project M.O.S.T.’s (Men of Southwest Tennessee) Men In Black Awards on Friday, Feb. 11, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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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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