Scoop 2019

Dr. Tracy Hall

From President Tracy D. Hall

We have had an outstanding year. More Southwest Tennessee Community College students earned associate degrees this year than last year and more and more are transferring to universities to continue their studies. And still, many other students are...

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Language and Literature Department adjuncts Kimberly Bell-Burke and LaTonya Pratcher were pretty in pink and all smiles during the appreciation dinner for adjunct instructors.

Adjuncts saluted at awards dinner

When Dr. Christie Rodgers began teaching remedial reading as an adjunct at Southwest last fall, there were times when she felt lost or had questions about how things worked at the College. But no matter what the issue, she could always count on getting...

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Daphne Thomas


We hope you have enjoyed reading the myriad of stories in this year’s SCOOP as much as we have enjoyed publishing them. We have had a great year and are excited about the coming school year.

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AACC appoints President Hall to economic and workforce development commission

The American Association of Community Colleges announced recently that it has appointed Southwest President Dr. Tracy D. Hall to serve on its Commission on Economic and Workforce Development.

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Men’s Huddle mentors David Aquilar-Vazquez (second from left), Ron Claxton (fourth from left) and Samuel Hennings (at right) meet with Hillcrest High School students for a session on leadership.

Mens Huddle prepares high school males for college life and beyond

Miriam Webster’s Dictionary offers three definitions for the noun “huddle” – a close-packed group; meeting or conference; and a brief gathering of football players assembled to receive instructions from a quarterback. These same definitions...

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Southwest students in the study abroad program travelled to Greece (pictured above), Italy, Denmark, Peru and South Africa in Spring 2019.

International Studies seeks faculty, staff advisors to choose Spring 2020 trips

The International Studies Department is looking for faculty and staff to serve as proposal committee members who will choose the 2020 student travel destinations.

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