Southwest: In the News

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

Over 35 Campuses Represented at Statewide Veteran Education Academy

By Tennessee Department of Veterans Services Staff
Tennessee Department of Veterans Services
March 8

Southwest's Brazilian soccer girls fight tough lives and tough games. And their coach helps

by Tonyaa Weathersbee
The Commercial Appeal
March 5, 2019

Gov. Bill Lee touts criminal justice, education reforms in Memphis speech

By Jamie Munks
The Commercial Appeal
March 7, 2019

The 9:01: Thank Memphis Council mediators for breaking Graceland deadlock

Ryan Poe
The Commercial Appeal
March 6

Lee's budget proposal includes money for Higher Education Center

By Ashley Copeland
The Daily
March 6

STATELINE-‘Free College’ Is Increasingly Popular — and Complicated for States

By Sophie Quinton
March 5, 2019

Trap Fusion restaurant, artist studios seek ICED loans

By News Chanel 5 Staff
WMC-TV Action News 5
February 26

Brighton pitcher Dylan Baskin is headed to Southwest

By Jeff Ireland
The Covington Leader
February 26

Southwest Saluqis head into tournament play

By Terry Davis
The New Tri-State Defender
February 26

Memphis' first funeral home owned by black women opens in South Memphis

By Kim and Jim Coleman
The Daily Memphian
February 25

CMT Announces “Empowering Education” Initiative With Courtney Cole

By Jessica Nicholson
Music Row
February 20

Memphis pastors say church, business, school initiative can lift wages, ease poverty

By Ted Evanoff
The Commercial Appeal
February 20

Night school is good for EMT class: 100 percent pass credential exam on first try

By Franklin Home Page Staff
February 19

Free coding class for adults kicks off in Memphis

By Brandi Hunter
High Ground News
February 19

American Association of Community Colleges announces 2019 Awards of Excellence finalists

By the Daily Staff
Community College Daily
February 14

CityCURRENT Radio Show featuring Southwest President Tracy D. Hall and Associate Vice President of Workforce and Economic Development and Continuing Education Anita Brackin

By Jeremy Park
Cumulus Media
February 11

Delta’s go all out for 106th Founders Day

By Special to The New Tri-State Defender
The New Tri-State Defender
February 7

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

Governor soft pedals on JLL contract

By Sam Stockard
The Daily Memphian
February 5

Tennessee Board of Regents begins talks about raising student fees for 2019-2020

By Monica Kast
Knoxville News Sentinel
February 5

Just like Penny Hardaway, Cedric Henderson making good on his first college coaching job

By Megan Rice
February 1

Southwest talks student success on The Library Channel’s Memphis Makers

Southwest Executive Director for Retention and Student Success Dr. Jacqueline Taylor and Foundation board member Ed Lyons were featured guests on Ally Luciano’s Memphis Makers show in December.