News From Southwest


A New ISO Forgivable Loan Program Can Leverage and Grow Revenue Stream for Minority and Women-Owned Business

Three years in the making, the Mid-South Quality Productivity Center (MSQPC), an extension of Southwest Tennessee Community College's business community outreach initiative, and Greater Memphis Chamber joined with the Assisi Foundation to offer an...

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Southwest Rallies to top Spartanburg in NJCAA tournament

Brandon Key scored a season-high 25 points to lead 12th seed Southwest Tennessee to a 77-73 win over 21st seed Spartanburg Methodist in the first round of the NJCAA Division 1 National Basketball Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas. The Saluqis, now...

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Southwest Enters National Tournament as Number 12 Seed, Take on Spartanburg in First Round

The Southwest men’s basketball team, winners of the TCCAA regular season and Region VII tournament championships, are seeded 12th in the 24-team NJCAA Division 1 National Tournament March 14-19 in Hutchinson, Kansas.

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Southwest Men Win TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII Basketball Tournament

The 2015-16 Southwest Saluqis Men's Basketball Team won the TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII Basketball Tournament on Friday, March 4 in Gallatin, Tennessee. The Saluqis had to win three games in a row to win the tournament.

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Stennis Named TCCAA Player of the Year

LaKyesha Stennis, a sophomore guard from Lexington, Kentucky, was named TCCAA Player of the Year in a vote by the conference’s coaches and was a first team All-TCCAA selection for the second straight season.

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Nichols Voted TCCAA Coach of the Year, Burrell and Rivers Named First Team All-TCCAA

Jerry Nichols, head coach of the TCCAA regular season and Region VII Tournament champion men’s basketball team, was named Coach of the Year in a vote by the conference’s coaches. Three members of the team were named to the All-TCCAA team including...

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Tennessee Pathway Day Soon Offers First Statewide Virtual College Fair and Southwest Tennessee Community College Will Participate

Planning a path through college just got easier with the first statewide virtual college fair for Tennessee students on March 16 from 1 to 6 p.m. ().

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City and Whitehaven Community Leaders Hailed the New Multi-Million Dollar Southwest Tennessee Community College Whitehaven Center Key to the Areas Revitalization Efforts During Its Grand Opening Ceremony

The Whitehaven community rolled out the welcome mat during the Southwest Tennessee Community College Whitehaven Center Grand Opening celebration on February 25. Politicians, business leaders, and everyday citizens welcomed the new education center...

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Saluqis Up Two More Spots to Number 12 in NJCAA Poll

The Southwest men's basketball team continues to rise in the Division 1 poll and are now ranked number 12, up two spots from last week. The Saluqis, 20-3 overall, have won 20 of their last 21 games and are in first place in the with a 11-1 conference...

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Tennessee Board of Regents Co-Requisite Remediation Model Produces an Increase in Student Success in English at Southwest Tennessee Community College

A new approach to remediation is increasing the number of students successfully completing their first college-level English and math courses at many colleges and universities in the Tennessee Board of Regents system. Known as a "co-requisite" approach,...

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