Previous Events

Summer Institute 2017

Wednesday, 6/14/2017 — Friday, 6/16/2017

Registration is open for the 15th Annual Southwest Summer Institute. For more information go to ...

9/22/2014 Science Club Seminar Series

Wednesday, 9/17/2014 — Monday, 9/22/2014

Signal Transduction: Telling Cells What to Do and How to Do It

Sponsored by the Science Club

Presented by Dr. Judith Cole
Associate Professor
University of Memphis

September 22, 2014
Union Campus, Parrish 101

* Learn more about Cells and Signal Transduction!

* What can you do with a Science Degree?

* Get Information about Southwest’s A.S. University Parallel degrees.

* Get information about the Southwest Science Club.

* Enter a raffle with a chance to win A&P and Biology lab manuals.

Summer Institute 2014!

Wednesday, 5/21/2014 — Friday, 6/13/2014

Registration is open for the 12th Annual Southwest Summer Institute. For more information go to ...

Summer Institute: 2013

Wednesday, 6/19/2013 — Friday, 6/21/2013

We are pleased to announce that registration for our 11th Annual Summer Institute is now open. This year we have three full days planned with a variety of tracks, including a new track for support staff. Choose from over 45 different presentations to broaden and enhance your skills. Please visit the Summer Institute 2013 web site to learn more and register for individual sessions.

Summer Institute 2013 website:

Faculty: PAWS Course Cloning

Friday, 11/16/2012 — Friday, 11/9/2012

PAWS courses will be cloned January 7 & 8. PAWS will be unavailable during the cloning process. Faculty may access courses on January 9. Students may access courses on the first day of classes, January 17.

Career Fair!

Thursday, 9/13/2012 — Thursday, 9/20/2012



Thanks to a terrific response from area employers, next week's Fall Career Fairs will be larger than usual! As of today, there are 30 businesses registered to attend at Macon and 24 at Union, representing a variety of industries, (See a list of participating employers).

We request your assistance in reminding students to prepare for (and attend) the Career Fairs. Please encourage them to dress professionally and bring several copies of their resume.

Even if students are not currently seeking employment, the events are a great place to practice their communication and business networking skills, talk to company representatives and learn about many job opportunities...all in one place!

Thank you for your support and assistance in preparing our students to experience job search success!

Sept. 19th (Union) Saluqi Den B-106; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sept. 20th (Macon) Farris 1st Floor Hallway; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Southwest Career Services Team

Faculty Development Days 8/15-8/16

Wednesday, 8/15/2012 — Thursday, 8/16/2012

For information about the August 15 & 16 Faculty Development Days, or to sign up for training sessions, go to

10th Annual Southwest Summer Institute

Thursday, 6/14/2012 — Friday, 6/15/2012

Join us on June 14 and 15 for the 10th Annual Summer Institute! Read more at

Faculty: Final Grading Availability

Thursday, 12/8/2011 — Monday, 12/19/2011

Faculty self-service will be open for end of semester grading from December 8, 2011 until December 19, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Please make sure that all of your grades are entered by 9:00 a.m. on December 19th so that essential processing of student files may occur for the Spring 2012 semester.

Foundation Scholarships are now Available

Tuesday, 11/15/2011 — Thursday, 3/15/2012

Visit the following site to find information and eligibility requirements:

Please note: A FAFSA must be completed prior to the award of any scholarship, but is not necessary prior to the completion of the application. Any questions should be directed to 333-4997.

PAWS Unavailable 8/15 - 8/17

Tuesday, 8/9/2011 — Wednesday, 8/17/2011

PAWS courses will be unavailable for faculty from August 15 - 17 for semester cloning.

August 8th - Final Grades and LDAs for Summer II Due at 9:00am

Tuesday, 8/2/2011 — Monday, 8/8/2011

Faculty self service will be open for grading and LDA entry from August 2nd through August 8th at 9:00 a.m.

August 15: Deadline to submit FAFSA for Financial Aid

Saturday, 7/23/2011 — Monday, 8/15/2011

Students intending to enroll for classes beginning August 27, 2011 must submit their FAFSA by August 15th. Read more from Financial Aid ...

Save the Date: Summer Institute 2011

Wednesday, 6/15/2011 — Friday, 6/17/2011

Come one, come all. Don't forget to save the following dates on your activity calendar. The Summer is fast approaching and the Summer Institute will soon be upon us. This year the Summer Institute will be held at the Macon Campus on June 15, 16, and 17. Check back soon for updates!

For more information, please visit:

Down for Maintenance

Saturday, 4/30/2011

This site will be down for maintenance for approximately one hour on Saturday night, April 30 from 10:00pm - 11:pm. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Transferring to a four-year College? Don’t Miss…. Transfer Days at Southwest!

Monday, 2/7/2011 — Thursday, 3/17/2011

Mon., March 14, 2011 – Macon Cove Campus

Tues., March 15, 2011 – Union Ave. Campus

Wed., March 16, 2011 – Maxine Smith Center

10-1 p.m. all three days!

For more details, contact Joy E. Strong, Transfer Advisor, 901.333.4029/6009

Admissions Officers from various colleges and universities will be here on campus!

See you there!

Feb 15 - Deadline to Submit Graduation Application

Friday, 2/4/2011 — Wednesday, 2/16/2011

February 15, 2011 - Deadline for Graduation Application submission to Admissions and Records Office. For additional information about commencement 2011, please check the website,

PAWS Unavailable 12/22/2010 - 1/5/2010

Monday, 12/20/2010 — Thursday, 1/6/2011

To: Faculty Using PAWS for 2011 Spring Courses

ALL PAWS courses (Including Master Copies) will be unavailable from December 22 - January 5. During this time, D2L will be upgraded, and courses will be cloned from the Master Copy. You will have access to your 2011 Spring Courses on January 6. Please be sure your Master Copy is up to date.

ONLINE (OL) & SPLIT (S) COURSES: Will be automatically cloned from the Master Copy. No need to submit a request.

WEB-ASSISTED (WA) COURSES - ONLY: If you currently have a Web-Assisted Course Master Copy, and want it cloned into your spring section(s), submit a request to the DE Helpdesk at Use Category #8 (PAWS WA: Ready to Clone for 2011 Spring). Be sure to include the course section(s) you are teaching.

Have a wonderful Holiday!

Dec 21: Grades available to students

Thursday, 12/9/2010 — Saturday, 12/25/2010

Grades available to students

Dec 9 - 15: Final Exams

Thursday, 12/9/2010 — Sunday, 12/12/2010

Final Exams (Faculty are not available for advising during Final Exams.)

Faculty Development Day

Thursday, 8/26/2010

Registration for the Fall 2010 Faculty Development Day is now open. Please visit the link below to see what sessions are available:

Space in individual sessions is limited, so please sign up early!

8/16-8/19 PAWS Courses Cloned

Monday, 8/16/2010 — Thursday, 8/19/2010

PAWS courses will be cloned (from the MC) 8/16 - 8/19. PAWS courses will be offline during this time.

Summer Institute 2010

Thursday, 6/17/2010 — Friday, 6/18/2010

Registration for the 2010 Summer Institute on June 17th and 18th is now open. Please visit the Summer Institute site to see what sessions you are interested in signing up for.

As always space is limited, so sign up quickly to reserve your seat!

PAWS 4th Sunday Scheduled Maintenance

Sunday, 5/23/2010

PAWS will be offline for 4th Sunday scheduled maintenance on Sunday, May 23 from Midnight - 6:00am

Southwest Network Down 8am - 2pm

Saturday, 5/22/2010

Upgrades will be made to the Southwest network on Saturday, May 22.
Macon: 8am - 10am
Union: 11am - 2pm

During the Union campus downtime, the Macon campus and off-campus service will be available.

Email from Michael Boyd to 'All':

From: Michael D. Boyd []
Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2010 1:21 PM
Subject: Network Upgrade
Importance: High

Information Technology Services will be upgrading our Network Core on the Union and Macon Campuses Saturday May 22nd, from 8 am to 2pm.

The Macon Campus will be upgraded from 8am – 10am. During this time services such as Internet, Banner, Kronos, Website, campusEAI, Email, as well as other services will be unavailable for all campuses. Once the upgrade at Macon is complete, these services will be available.

The Union Campus will be upgraded from 11 am to 2 pm. During this time services such as Internet, Banner, Kronos, Website, campusEAI, Email, as well as other services will be unavailable for the Union Campus only. The other campuses will not be impacted.

For more information, please contact Michael Boyd ( 901-333-4318.

Michael D. Boyd
Director of Technology Operations
Southwest Tennessee Community College

PAWS Summer Courses Cloned

Monday, 5/17/2010 — Thursday, 5/20/2010

Cloning will begin on May 17 for all courses that have not already been cloned.

PAWS Offline Midnight - 3am

Sunday, 5/16/2010

PAWS is scheduled for its upgrade to 8.4.2 on Sunday, May 16. It will be offline from midnight to 3 am Central Time.