Southwest: In the News

Links to recent online news reports on community college trends, Tennessee Board of Regents coverage and more.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee proposes more than $25 million to fund vocational training program

By Duane W. Gang and Jason Gonzales
The Tennessean
February 7

TN Governor Bill Lee Unveils Outline Of Vo-Tech Proposal Before Heading To SOTU

By Local Memphis Staff
February 5

Governor Bill Lee visits teen job training program at Gestamp

By Collins Parker
February 1, 2019

THE TOP 10: Covington's run to state tops the list for 2018

By Jeff Ireland
The Covington Leader
January 3, 2019

Live at 9: Fixing the truancy problem, free programming classes & ReaganStrange

By WREG News Channel 3
Live at 9
January 4

Council turns to Greer for District 1

By John Semien
The New Tri-State Defender
January 7

Memphis City Council ends impasse, appoints three new members

By Jamie Munks
The Commercial Appeal
January 8

Memphis city council fills all vacant seats, ending months-long stalemate

By Kirstin Garriss
Fox 13 News
January 8

TNReconnect helps Larsen earn degree, 25 years later

By Kimary Clelland
The Standard Banner
January 8

Tennessee community colleges are making strides and reforming fastest in the nation | Opinion

By Lora W. Tydings
January 10

Students in state education program volunteer over 2 million hours

Cleveland Daily Banner
By TN Achieves staff
January 12

Meet the new 'Dr. Commissioner'

By Hank Hayes
Times News (TN Government)
January 13, 2019

Nettleton’s Hall signs with Southwest Tennessee Community College baseball

By Matthew Schwartz
January 14

Here's where the Republican state senate candidates stand on the issues

By Echo Day
The Covington Leader
January 16

NEMCC releases 2019 baseball schedule

By Jim Holder
January 16

‘MTSU Promise Tour’ embraces community colleges

By Randy Weiler
January 23

The Weekly Memphian: Liz Brasher, 'Roma', 'Sweat' and SPINS

By The Daily Memphian Staff
The Daily Memphian
January 23

State not seeking Memphis megasite money for next budget unless it lands a major employer

By Sam Stockard
Daily Memphian
January 25

Rep. Cooper bill would let prisoners apply for Reconnect scholarships

By Sam Stockard
The Daily Memphian
January 26

Former Saluqi Men’s Basketball Coach Whitted inducted into Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame

By WWAY staff
WWAY News Channel 3
January 29

Governor Lee queries commissioners on workforce development efforts

By Business Journal staff
The Business Journal of Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia
January 29

State Board of Regents will begin discussion of fee changes at community colleges, tech schools

By Mark Cook
Business Williamson News
January 31