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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 to offer free flu shots to the public at Gill Center

Southwest is partnering with the Tennessee Department of Health and Shelby County Health Department to offer FREE flu vaccinations 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Nov. 9, 2021, at the College’s Gill Center in Frayser located at 3833 Mountain Terrace in Memphis.

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Southwest 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 to lessen the risk of spread of the coronavirus at Southwest locations following the Thanksgiving holiday. In-person classes and full campus operations...

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Shelby County Health Department to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to children age 5 to 11 years old beginning Nov. 4, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric COVID-19 vaccine for children age 5 to 11 years old.

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KUDOS: Memphis Business Journal honors Southwest leaders as “Women Who Lead”

The Memphis Business Journal’s editorial team chose Southwest President Tracy D. Hall for 2021 Women Who Lead in Education annual recognition. The honor singled out top educational leaders at Memphis’ key institutions representing both K-12 and...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College receives nearly $4 million in U.S. Department of Education grants

Southwest Tennessee Community College was awarded nearly $4 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education to support services aligned with helping students attain their college credentials.

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Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Public Safety and Police Services receives TLEA accreditation

The Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation (TLEA) Program is pleased to announce that it has granted the award of initial accreditation to the Southwest Tennessee Community College Police Department. TLEA announced this first accreditation award...

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Southwest closes areas in Nursing Building on Union Avenue Campus; Reopens Oct. 18, 2021

Southwest Tennessee Community College has closed Rooms 206 and 307 and a stairwell in the Nathan L. Essex Nursing, Natural Sciences and Biotechnology Building on the Union Avenue Campus for sanitation following a reported case of COVID-19. The locations...

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AT&T Foundation donates $10,000 for student scholarships

Southwest is thankful to have the ongoing support of the AT&T Foundation. As part of its continuing commitment to help colleges provide a quality education to students across Tennessee, the AT&T Foundation has donated $130,000 to the Tennessee Board...

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Health Department issues guidelines on Covid-19 boosters, masks in schools and employee vaccinations

Shelby County Health Department has issued Health Order No. 26 on Sept. 27, 2021 to go into effect on Thursday, Sept. 20. Although Shelby County has seen a small decline in Covid-19 cases, the Health Department is encouraging the public to continue...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College returns to remote learning and work for five days after Labor Day

(Memphis, Tenn.) - Southwest Tennessee Community College has elected to go fully virtual with classes and operations the five days immediately following the Labor Day holiday to lessen the risk of coronavirus infection associated with holiday activities....

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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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