News From Southwest


Saluqis Enter National Poll Ranked Number 24

The Southwest men's basketball team, winners of 14 of its last 15 games, entered the Top 25 of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division 1 Poll this week at number 24.

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Southwest Hosts College Goal Tennessee 2016 to Help Families with TN Promise "FAFSA" Requirement

Southwest Tennessee Community College is one of many colleges in Tennessee hosting College Goal Tennessee 2016 to provide students and their families with information regarding how to obtain financial aid for college. During College Goal Tennessee...

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Southwest's Whitehaven Center to Open for Classes on January 19

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s $4.4 million transformation of a former Kroger at 1234 Finley into its new Whitehaven Center is complete. Classes will start on January 19.

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Carpenter Primary Healthcare PLLC Lands Top Entrepreneurship Award from TSBDC

The owners of Carpenter Primary Healthcare , Dr. Terri Carpenter and Ken Carpenter were awarded the 2015 Memphis Rising Star Award from the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at Southwest Tennessee Community College. Rory Thomas,...

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Southwest Tennessee Community College Meets Local Industry Needs

In response to critical local industry needs, Southwest Tennessee Community College has unveiled a new, cutting-edge program in Industrial Process Control Technology. Approved to start during the Spring 2016 semester, this program will offer a technical...

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Ten Prestigious Marketing Awards for Southwest Tennessee Community College

The Communications and Marketing Department at Southwest Tennessee Community College continues its excellence in marketing efforts for the College. The College is pleased to announce winning five MarCom Awards and five National Conference for Marketing...

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Nationally Acclaimed Young Vietnamese-American Writer Presents Public Reading at Southwest Tennessee Community College

Hailed by The as a promising new voice of the immigrant experience in America, Vu Tran, author of the recently released novel, , will present a public reading at Southwest on Thursday, November 5. " is a strong first novel for its risk taking, for...

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U.S. Education Secretary to Visit Southwest Tennessee Community

Education Secretary Arne Duncan will visit a pair of schools in Memphis on Friday. He also will appear at Southwest Tennessee Community College's Macon Cove Campus (5983 Macon Cove) for an event on college completion and affordability.

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Southwest Basketball Teams Begin Season This Week on the Road

The Southwest men’s and women’s basketball teams will open the 2015-16 season this week with the men competing in the Quality Inn Classic in Niceville, Florida and the women in the Baton Rouge Classic in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Southwest Tennessee Community College's Project M.O.S.T. Program Gets $3 Million in a Second Round of Funding from the U.S. Dept. of Education

The Department of Education Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) Competitive Grant Program has awarded Southwest Tennessee Community College's Program $3 million for the FY2015-FY2020 second-round funding cycle. The purpose of the is to strengthen...

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