News From Southwest


Southwest Tennessee Community College Awards Velvet McCallum Tennessee Board of Regents’ Chancellor’s Commendation for Military Veterans

Southwest Tennessee Community College has awarded the Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor’s Commendation for Military Veterans to Velvet McCallum, a former Army Reservist who currently serves as Southwest’s Library Services Security Coordinator...

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Flu season is here; time to take precaution

Shorter days and cooler temperatures mark the beginning of fall. It also signifies the official start of the Flu Season. The flu is a contagious virus infecting the nose, throat and lungs.

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Southwest Tennessee Community College to host Job Fair Nov. 9 at Union Avenue Campus

Southwest Tennessee Community College will hold a Job Fair Nov. 9, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Union Avenue Campus Parish Building at 737 Union Avenue in Memphis.

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Southwest Tennessee Community College names Jacqueline Taylor as first chief strategy officer and chief of staff

Southwest Tennessee Community College has named Dr. Jacqueline Taylor as the college’s first chief strategy officer and chief of staff effective Sept. 19, 2022. Taylor served as Associate Vice President for Retention and Student Success at Southwest...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College shifts to virtual learning and services on Fridays August 19, 2022 through August 11, 2023

Southwest Tennessee Community College officials announced earlier today the college will continue its “Virtual Fridays” operations that feature virtual learning and services on Fridays only beginning August 19, 2022 through August 11, 2023. Southwest...

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U.S. Department of Education awards Southwest Tennessee Community College $2.6M in Coronavirus emergency relief funds

The United States Department of Education has awarded Southwest Tennessee Community College $2,673,526 in emergency relief. The grant is part of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Supplemental Support under the American Rescue Plan...

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Twenty-Four Saluqi Student-Athletes Receive All-Academic Honors from TCCAA

Twenty-four Southwest Tennessee Community College student-athletes have been honored for their academic excellence, receiving All-Academic recognition from the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA).

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Thirteen Saluqi Student-Athletes Named NJCAA All-Academic

For the third consecutive year, thirteen Southwest student-athletes were honored as NJCAA All-Academic for their work in the classroom. Kevin Okins and Tristan Swift from the baseball team and Breundria Ward from the women’s basketball team earned...

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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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