Student Success @ Southwest: E-Weekly - September 16, 2019

Southwest Tennessee Community College wants you to succeed in all your classes, extracurricular activities and work life. Below are some timely announcements from Retention & Student Success @ Southwest! If you have any burning questions and haven't found the answers, let us know at studentsuccess@southwest.tn.edu!

Your Week in Brief… September 16, 2019

MOMS and the Academic Support Center

MOMS (Meaningful Opportunities for Moms at Southwest) is here to help! Do you want to learn more about the different types of free tutoring services available to you? Come find out about these and other free services available to help you do your best this semester! There will be FREE giveaways!
September 19
12-12:45 p.m.
Union Campus
Room Parrish 101

Attention Women of Worth, Come Join Us for a Kickoff Brunch

W.O.W. Women of Worth Kickoff Brunch happens Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Macon Cove Campus in the Bert Bornblum Library’s Art Gallery from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. All women are welcome to join. W.O.W. is a student organization designed to uplift, empower and support the female students of Southwest Tennessee Community College. Please RSVP to one of the following individuals: Ms. Chateeka Farris at the Macon Cove Campus, 901-333-4589 (cfarris@southwest.tn.edu); Mrs. LaMecia Goode at the Maxine A. Smith Center, 901-333-6047 (lgoode@southwest.tn.edu); Ms. Joanitha Barnes at the Union Avenue Campus, 901-333-5101 (jtbarnes@southwest.tn.edu); or Mrs. Arnitria Taylor at the Whitehaven Center, 901-333-6465 (ahawkins@southwest.tn.edu).

TN Promise Volunteering Opportunity at Mid-South Pride Fest

September 27 & 28, 2019, you can earn volunteer hours at the Mid-South Pride Fest

  • Sept. 27, you can earn hours by helping to set up the festival.
  • Sept. 28, you can earn hours by assisting on the day of the festival. 

To register and learn more, please click here
After registering, make sure to e-mail your confirmation to Julia Rhea at jrhea@southwest.tn.edu so that she can keep a headcount of Southwest participants.

Career Services

(901-333-4180) www.southwest.tn.edu/career-services

Attending college for the first time can be challenging as you take in new surroundings, meet new people, and learn about both expectations and opportunities. Here’s a helpful list of terms commonly used around campus that you may not be familiar with: https://www.dictionary.com/e/s/college-words/#1. If you have questions about how to make the most of your time at Southwest as you prepare for your future, stop by Career Services and let us give you a quick introduction to our services! Career Services locations and hours.

Chromebook FAQs? Come Learn More

Do you currently have a Chromebook, but are not sure of all the features? Stop by the Google Me Student Success Workshop on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 5 p.m. in the Student Lounge inside the Cafeteria at the Macon Cove Campus. For more information, please contact Jivanta Farmer at jfarmer11@southwest.tn.edu.