News From Southwest


Southwest Receives SACS Re-Accreditation

Southwest received re-accreditation confirmation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions...

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Three Southwest Softball Named NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes

Three members of the Southwest softball team have been honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) as All-America Scholar Athletes. To qualify for the award, a student-athlete had to achieve a 3.50 grade point average for the 2014-15...

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Burroughs-Cook, McKinnie and Nelson Sign With Four-Year Universities

Southwest sophomore basketball players Jonathan Burroughs-Cook, DeAndre McKinnie and Dominic Nelson have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their education and basketball careers at four-year universities.

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Southwest Baseball Team In Region Play-In Game Against Roane State

The Southwest Tennessee Community College baseball team will travel to Chattanooga, Tennessee, this week for the / Region VII Tournament hosted by Chattanooga State Community College.

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Southwest Softball Team To Face Cleveland State in Region Play-In Game

- The Southwest Tennessee Community College softball team will travel to Chattanooga, Tennessee, this week for the / Region VII Tournament hosted by Chattanooga State Community College.

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NBA Veteran Elliot Perry to Deliver the Commencement Address to the Southwest Tennessee Community College 2015 Graduating Class

Hometown favorite and Veteran Elliot Lamonte Perry is the speaker for Southwest's 2015 Commencement Ceremony to be held on May 2 at the Landers Center in Southaven, MS, at 10:30 a.m. Perry is a Treadwell High School graduate (1987). He went on to...

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LaKyesha Stennis Named Honorable Mention NJCAA All-American

Freshman guard LaKyesha Stennis, the leading scorer this season for the Southwest women's basketball team, has been named honorable mention All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association.

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Rasheed Brooks Named First Team NJCAA All-American

Sophomore guard Rasheed Brooks, who led the Southwest men's basketball team to an outstanding 24-4 record and the regular season championship this season, has been selected First Team All-American. He is the fourth Saluqi to be named to the first...

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Southwest Softball Player Alex Turner Selected as NJCAA All-Star

Sophomore centerfielder Alex Turner has been selected as one of 16 players to represent the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Stars at the 2015 Canadian Open Softball Tournament in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada from June...

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Southwest Basketball Players Named All-TCCAA Brooks Named Player of the Year, Nichols Named Coach of the Year

Five Southwest basketball players were recently named All-Tennessee Community College Athletic Association in a vote by the conference's coaches. In addition, Jerry Nichols, coach of the regular season conference champions and 11th ranked men's team,...

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