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Scoop 2020

Southwest employees get moving in free fitness class with trainer Odie Tolbert of Cardi-O Fitness.

Employees get moving with free cardio fitness classes

Whether you call it the “Covid-19” or the “Quarantine 15”, the pandemic has shrunken social circles and expanded a few waistlines, according to an ABC News report. Whatever the term or condition, millions of Americans are now grappling with...

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Whitney Snodgrass presented a section on identifying misinformation during the Evaluating Information in the News webinar.

Southwest’s librarians uncover the real facts in fake news webinar

Can you spot fake news? In this era of misinformation, it is getting harder to differentiate between what is fact and what is fiction. To combat today’s media illiteracy, Southwest’s Infonet Library is now offering a free virtual webinar on finding...

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Author Christo Brand in front of a backdrop of imprisoned Nelson Mandela.

Students visit with Mandela guard for International Studies Week

Students had the unique experience of virtually visiting with Christo Brand, a former prison guard who was responsible for guarding Nelson Mandela, during International Education Week, November 16-20.

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Southwest and Generation USA partner to offer free online IT trainings

Covid-19 has transformed daily living and working into a new virtual reality, prompting the need for companies to hire more individuals who are tech-savvy. But many employers cannot find people with the skills necessary to do the job.

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Emergency assistance available for students in need

Students today are facing challenges never seen before due to the pandemic. Many have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 and are in dire circumstances jeopardizing their ability to continue their education.

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Bellwether Award Winner

Southwest named national finalist for prestigious 2021 Bellwether award

Southwest Tennessee Community College is the only college in Tennessee to be selected as one of 10 national finalists to compete in the Planning, Governance and Finance category for the prestigious and highly competitive Bellwether Award.

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