Scoop January/February 2021 Edition


Dr. Tracy Hall

FROM THE PRESIDENT

The mission, reach and impact of community colleges are fundamental, yet responsive and evolving. Community colleges were established to provide greater access to higher education and at a lower cost. Today, the role of community colleges is expanding...

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2021 Bellweather Award

Southwest wins prestigious national Bellwether Award

Bellwether Consortium officials during the virtual 27th Annual Community College Futures Assembly Jan. 26 recognized Southwest Tennessee Community College as the top college in its Planning, Governance & Finance category for the prestigious 2021...

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Chef Steven Leake

Chef Leake dishes out favorite eats on News Channel 3

Looking for easy and delicious recipes, but not sure where to start? Southwest’s culinary and hospitality management instructor Chef Steven Leake will have you craving and creating unique dinners and desserts in no time. Just watch his monthly...

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TSBDC

EDGE, TSBDC partner to help small businesses obtain economic development loans

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Southwest Tennessee Community College is partnering with the Economic Development Growth Engine to provide assistance to small businesses completing the Inner City Economic Development Loan Application.....

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Dr. LaDonna Young

FACULTY KUDOS: Dean Young appointed to Education Trust policy council

Congratulations to Dr. LaDonna Young, Dean of Humanities, Social Sciences & Mathematics, on her appointment to The Education Trust’s Higher Education Policy Council. Young began serving a one-year term February 1.

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FAFSA

FAFSA filing deadlines extended; Early filers win $250 book scholarships

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission/Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation has extended the Tennessee Promise FAFSA (Free Application for Financial Aid) filing deadline and the priority FAFSA deadline to March 1, 2021, for high school students...

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