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UTHSC, Southwest Partner to Help Qualified Students Earn Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing and Southwest Tennessee Community College have partnered to guarantee admission to UTHSC’s nursing program for Southwest students who meet requirements.

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Southwest Tennessee Community College begins Spring semester virtually Jan. 18 - 24; On-campus classes resume Jan. 25

Southwest Tennessee Community College announced today classes will be held virtually Jan. 18 – 24 when students return for the Spring semester on Jan. 18. The College’s COVID-19 Task Force decided to temporarily revert to remote learning during...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College ready to take flight with the region’s first-ever two-year aviation program

Tennessee Board of Regents December 9 unanimously approved a groundbreaking program at Southwest Tennessee Community College that aims to help area students take flight in the aviation industry, making it the first-ever two-year program of its kind...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College 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, 2021 to lessen the risk of spread of the coronavirus at all Southwest locations following the Thanksgiving holiday. In-person classes and full campus...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College bestows TBR Chancellor's Commendation for Military Veterans to Mike Stephens

(Memphis, Tenn.) - Southwest Tennessee Community College kicked off Veterans Week honoring employee Mike Stephens with the 2021 Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Chancellor’s Commendation for Military Veterans at the College’s Veterans Appreciation...

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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 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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Southwest Tennessee Community College announces ABFSE accreditation for Funeral Service Education program

(Memphis, Tenn.) - Southwest Tennessee Community College has received official notification from the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) that the College’s Funeral Service Education program that was launched in January 2019 and...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College eliminates $1.8 million in debt for hundreds of students hit hard by the pandemic

Southwest Tennessee Community College has paid more than $1.8 million to clear outstanding balances for more than 1,600 eligible students who attended Southwest during the Spring 2020, Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 semesters. Southwest funded the unprecedented...

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