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Tullahoma’s James Anthony, humbled by kindergarten students singing and signing, aspires to attend Motlow

James Anthony of Tullahoma, a custodian at Hickerson Elementary School who is hearing impaired, was recently the subject of a video that went viral on YouTube and made national news broadcasts. The video featured a kindergarten class at the school surprising him by singing “Happy Birthday” using sign language.

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Motlow music department to present holiday concerts in December

The Motlow State Community College Music Department is excited to present a pair of holiday concerts featuring The Motlow Vocal Ensemble and The Motlow Community Band. Performances will be in Powers Auditorium in Eoff Hall on the Moore County campus on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m., with a matinee performance on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m. Refreshments will be served beginning an hour before each concert; reservations are recommended.

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Motlow Children’s Theatre Class presents “Babes in Toyland” public performance Nov. 30

The Motlow State Community College children’s theatre class will present the public performance of “Babes in Toyland” on Friday, Nov. 30m inside Powers Auditorium in Eoff Hall on the Moore County campus. Show time is set for 7:00 p.m., with a reception at 6:00 p.m. There is no admission charge, but reservations are highly recommended. To reserve your seats please call 931-393-1709.

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Motlow commencement to be held at MTSU in May 2019

Officials at Motlow State Community College recently announced the commencement ceremony for the 2018-19 academic year will be at Middle Tennessee State University’s Murphy Center in Murfreesboro on May 5, 2019, at 2 p.m.

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Motlow Fayetteville campus and TSU sponsor AG Day

Motlow State Community College and Tennessee State University (TSU) recently teamed together to host an Agricultural Day on the Motlow Fayetteville campus. Area high school and Motlow students attended the event to learn about the diverse careers in agriculture and the recently started 2 + 2 agricultural degree partnership between Motlow and TSU.

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Motlow brings South Middle School 7th graders for a day at college

Christy Glenn, Motlow State Community College administrative assistant, introduces members of the South Middle School seventh grade class to a virtual reality learning module as part of its recent visit to the College.

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Motlow Humanities Department brings classical music to Powers Auditorium stage

The sounds of melodious arrangements of Beethoven, Brahms, and other famous composers flowed last Friday evening from the stage at Motlow State Community College’s Powers Auditorium on the Moore County Campus.

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Sparta, White County community leaders form Motlow advisory board

Sparta and White County elected officials, Motlow State Community College leaders, and civic authorities recently met for an informational breakfast session to reaffirm the community’s commitment to post-secondary education and to chart a course that will expand those opportunities in White County through partnership with Motlow.

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Walter Hill Elementary School fifth graders inspired by visit to Motlow

As they were boarding their bus to return to Murfreesboro from the Motlow State Community College Moore County campus, the Walter Hill Elementary School fifth grade class could be heard chanting “Way to go Motlow, way to go!”

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Special guest Tawan Perry closes Motlow ‘Weeks of Welcome’ with inspiring message to students

Guest speaker Tawan Perry brought a series of high-energy information sessions to Motlow State students on all four campuses last week to put an exclamation point on the ‘Weeks of Welcome’ that opened the 2018-19 academic year.

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Motlow State to host Constitution Day forum Sept. 18

A panel of college professors will celebrate Constitution Day by leading constitutional issue discussions on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Motlow State Community College. The forum will take place inside Eoff Hall’s Powers Auditorium on the Moore County campus from 11:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

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Motlow presents renowned speaker and author Tawan Perry

Motlow is sponsoring internationally renowned speaker and award-winning author Tawan Perry to share a series of student success presentations on Sept. 10, 11 and 12, as part of Motlow’s Weeks of Welcome (WOW). Perry’s workshops focus on transitioning into college and maintaining wellness.

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Motlow College Foundation Golf Tournament Sept. 14 at Bear Trace

The Motlow College Foundation is planning its 25th annual golf tournament for Friday, Sept. 14, at The Bear Trace at Tims Ford State Park. Sponsors for the event are Jacobs Technology, SIM&S, Inc., Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home, The Accord Group LLC, and Franklin County Industrial Board.

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Motlow Robotics receives $4,500 from Middle Tennessee Natural Gas Utility District

Motlow recently received a $4,500 donation from customers of the Middle Tennessee Natural Gas Utility District through the District’s “Project Hometown Help.” The donation is for the Automation and Robotics Training Center that is under construction at the Motlow McMinnville campus.

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Motlow State celebrates groundbreaking for Automation and Robotics Training Center in McMinnville

Motlow recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the state-of-the-art Automation and Robotics Training Center (ARTC) that will be located on 4.5 acres adjacent to the Tennessee College of Applied Technology and the Motlow McMinnville campus.

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Linda Mackie celebrates retirement at reception

Motlow State Community College Sparta Teaching Site coordinator Linda Mackie recently celebrated her retirement at a reception in her honor at the Sparta site.

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Celebration of Life for long-time Motlow State athletics employee Lenora Word to be held May 18

A memorial service will be held for Lenora Word, long-time Motlow State Community College employee, on Friday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in Copperweld Arena, Nisbett Center on the Moore County campus.

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Motlow’s Billy Hix receives multiple awards for STEM work

Motlow’s Billy Hix has been recognized by multiple organizations for his work in educating young students about the night sky and space exploration. Hix’s education program touches thousands of students and teachers each year as he travels throughout Tennessee to put on a planetarium-based educational event.

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