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Southwest Tennessee Community College

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Established Consolidation completed July 1, 2000
Type Public
President Nathan L. Essex
Location Memphis, Tenn., USA
Campus Urban
Athletics 5 varsity teams
Nickname Salukis Image:Saluqi.jpg
Website www.southwest.tn.edu

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a junior college operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. It is the result of a merger between two institutions started by the Regents in the 1960s, the former Shelby State Community College and the former State Technical Institute at Memphis ("STIM"). The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The term public school has different (and in some cases contradictory) meanings due to regional differences. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The River City, The Bluff City, M-Town Location Location in Shelby County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Tennessee Shelby County Mayor W. W. Herenton (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 294. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... An urban area is a term used to define an area where there is an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... Image File history File links Saluqi. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... For the Indian grade 11 and 12 schools, see Junior College A junior college is a two-year post-secondary school whose main purpose is to provide a method of obtaining academic, vocational and professional education. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The River City, The Bluff City, M-Town Location Location in Shelby County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Tennessee Shelby County Mayor W. W. Herenton (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 294. ... The phrase mergers and acquisitions or M&A refers to the aspect of corporate finance strategy and management dealing with the merging and acquiring of different companies as well as assets. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ...


The merger was an attempt to reduce the overhead of maintaining two separate institutional managements and a recognition of the increasing convergence of academic and technical educations. It also has made credits earned at the former Technical Institute more readily transferable to other institutions of higher learning, an additional goal. SWTCC is the largest community college operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents, and also the only one with a predominantly black student body. An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ...


External link

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College official site

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Southwest Tennessee Community College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (205 words)
Southwest Tennessee Community College is a junior college operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
It is the result of a merger between two institutions started by the Regents in the 1960s, the former Shelby State Community College and the former State Technical Institute at Memphis ("STIM").
SWTCC is the largest community college operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents, and also the only one with a predominantly fl student body.
Southwest Tennessee Community College - Southwest Tennessee Community College: lower costs for a higher education. (3615 words)
This is primarily because the college is so big and has gained a lot of fans as a result of alumni, or people whose family members and friends attend the college....
It is the leader among the state's 108 community colleges in transferring students to the University of California,...
Annually, a growing number of college students are actually dying from alcohol poisoning as the result of activities at a college party.
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