Brenda Rayner returns to Southwest as new Saluqi Success Pathway Coach

Staff and students were excited to see Brenda Rayner working at the Macon Cove Campus after a 2-year retirement hiatus. Rayner was the former associate director of advertising and community relations in the communications, marketing and community relations department. She returns to Southwest as the new Saluqi Success Pathway (SSP) Coach.

Brenda Rayner

A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Rayner earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Jackson State University and a master’s degree from Belhaven University.  She retired after an extensive career in higher education and with non-profit organizations for which she held a variety of positions. 

Rayner looks forward to providing assistance, resources and counsel to students as the new SSP coach. “The SSP Hub is such a remarkable place to work! I love the one-on-one with the students. I get to hear their stories firsthand and help them achieve their educational and career goals,” said Rayner.  

If you would like to send a word of welcome to Brenda, contact her at (901) 333-4122 or  Or stop by the SSP Hub located on the Macon Cove Campus in the MAB Lobby.

Welcome back, Brenda!