Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Public Safety and Police Services Receives TLEA Accreditation

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Public Safety and Police Services Receives TLEA Accreditation

The Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation (TLEA) Program is pleased to announce that it has granted the award of initial accreditation to the Southwest Tennessee Community College Police Department. TLEA announced this first accreditation award for the department during the Tennessee Association... - October 15, 2021

Southwest Tennessee Community College Announces ABFSE Accreditation for Funeral Service Education Program

Southwest Tennessee Community College Announces ABFSE Accreditation for Funeral Service Education Program

Southwest Tennessee Community College has received official notification from the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) that the College’s Funeral Service Education program that was launched in January 2019 and conferred the Associate of Applied Science in Funeral Service... - August 26, 2021

Southwest Tennessee Community College Reinstates Mask Mandate

Southwest Tennessee Community College Reinstates Mask Mandate

Southwest Tennessee Community College officials reinstated the college’s mask mandate Aug. 4 due to recent developments with the Delta variant and the rising number of cases of COVID-19 in Shelby County. All students, employees and visitors to Southwest locations are required to wear face... - August 11, 2021

Southwest Tennessee Community College Eliminates $1.8 Million in Debt for Hundreds of Students Hit Hard by the Pandemic

Southwest Tennessee Community College Eliminates $1.8 Million in Debt for Hundreds of Students Hit Hard by the Pandemic

Southwest Tennessee Community College has paid more than $1.8 million to clear outstanding balances for more than 1,600 eligible students who attended Southwest during the Spring 2020, Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 semesters. Southwest funded the unprecedented debt-relief package with U.S. Department... - August 09, 2021

Southwest Tennessee Community College Awarded Veteran’s Education Transition Support Designation

Southwest Tennessee Community College Awarded Veteran’s Education Transition Support Designation

Southwest Tennessee Community College has achieved distinction as a Veteran’s Education Transition Support (VETS) Certified Campus. The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) awarded the college the VETS designation June 21 in recognition of the supportive environment Southwest has... - June 24, 2021

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Shayla Kolheim Selected for Maxine Smith Fellows Leadership Program

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Shayla Kolheim Selected for Maxine Smith Fellows Leadership Program

The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has selected Shayla Kolheim, director of Grants Development and Management at Southwest Tennessee Community College, to participate in the Class of 2021-22 Maxine Smith Fellows Program. “Ms. Kolheim is truly deserving of this opportunity. She is an... - June 12, 2021

Southwest Tennessee Community College Announces Return to Campus for Fall 2021

Southwest Tennessee Community College Announces Return to Campus for Fall 2021

Southwest Tennessee Community College officials announced during a virtual Town Hall Forum for faculty and staff yesterday a full return to campus for Fall 2021. After 13 months of primarily remote learning, officials said the College’s Back to Campus Plan – Phase IV focuses on getting... - April 15, 2021

Tennessee Board of Regents Selects Southwest Tennessee Community College Police Director for Statewide Recognition

Tennessee Board of Regents Selects Southwest Tennessee Community College Police Director for Statewide Recognition

The Tennessee Board of Regents has named Southwest Tennessee Community College Director of Police Services and Public Safety, L. Angela Webb, Staff Member of the Year. Webb received the recognition during the College System of Tennessee’s virtual Statewide Outstanding Achievement and... - April 01, 2021

Southwest Tennessee Community College Wins Prestigious 2021 National Bellwether Award

Southwest Tennessee Community College Wins Prestigious 2021 National Bellwether Award

Southwest Tennessee Community College has won the prestigious national 2021 Bellwether Award in the category of Planning, Governance and Finance. The highly competitive award recognizes community colleges for their cutting-edge, trendsetting programs that are worthy of replication. Bellwether... - January 27, 2021

Generation’s Partnership with Southwest Tennessee Community College Offers Free Access to Online Training Programs

Generation USA, a nonprofit organization that transforms education to employment systems, is excited to announce its partnership with Southwest Tennessee Community College, a public community college in Memphis, Tennessee, to offer free, online Digital Marketing Analyst and IT Help Desk Technician... - December 21, 2020

Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall Elected to SACSCOC Board of Trustees

Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall Elected to SACSCOC Board of Trustees

Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall has been elected to serve on the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees, effective Jan. 1, 2021. Her term runs through Dec. 31, 2023. The SACSCOC is the regional body for the... - December 18, 2020

Southwest Tennessee Community College Named 2021 National Finalist for Prestigious Bellwether Award

Joins nine community colleges from across the nation to compete for a coveted award at the virtual Community College Futures Assembly in January 2021. - November 07, 2020

Southwest’s Center for Access Awarded $50,000 TBR Grant to Expand Services to Students with Disabilities; Launches Autism Camp Next Summer

The Tennessee Board of Regents Student Engagement Retention and Success grant will increase social mobility and establish a transitional camp for students at Southwest Tennessee Community College. - October 01, 2020

Southwest Tennessee Community College Launches $1M U.S. Department of Labor IT Apprenticeship Program

Southwest Tennessee Community College launched its new apprenticeship program this fall that will provide 800 apprentices with a pathway to Information Technology (IT) careers over the course of four years. The College received funding for the program through a U.S. Department of Labor... - September 13, 2020

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