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Motlow awarded $250,000 grant for Middle College Mechatronics

Motlow State Community College will receive a $250,000 state grant to help high school students earn two-year degrees in the high-demand field of mechatronics. The two-year grant will support Motlow’s Middle College Mechatronics (MCM) program at Warren County High School (WCHS) in McMinnville and Oakland High School in Murfreesboro.

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Motlow Dual Enrollment Students recognized for Community Service by Smyrna Rotary Club

Six Motlow State Community College Dual Enrollment students who attend LaVergne High School were recently recognized at a Smyrna Rotary Club meeting where Motlow President Michael Torrence was the featured speaker.

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Motlow to close August 23 for Fall Convocation

All Motlow State Community College campuses will be closed Thursday, Aug. 23, to permit faculty and staff to attend fall convocation. All campuses will reopen and resume normal business hours on Friday, Aug. 24.

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Motlow graduate Parker Hildreth shares his Passion for the Natural World

Parker Hildreth, a recent Motlow graduate from Smithville, knows what makes him “tick” when it comes to his passion for the world of nature. Whether it is studying crayfish in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, or researching salmon in the rugged wilderness of Idaho, Hildreth has a fascination with the diversity and complexity of the natural world.

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Motlow and Warren County High School have success with Dual Enrollment Mechatronics program

The partnership between Warren County High School (WCHS) and Motlow State Community College is experiencing a high level of success through the Dual Enrollment Mechatronics program. Twenty-seven WCHS students graduated from the program for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Motlow employees Estelle Davis and Michelle Griffith reconnect with their education

Estelle Davis and Michelle Griffith, have a lot in common, including being Motlow State employees. The Motlow connection became even stronger when both recently became Motlow graduates. When Motlow President Michael Torrence conferred degrees at the 48th Annual Commencement Ceremony in May that recognized the Smyrna campus students, Davis and Griffith were among the 300 students who received degrees. In his opening remarks Dr. Torrence paid special recognition to the Motlow duo.

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Tennessee Promise students face July 1st deadline

All current and incoming Motlow State Community College Tennessee Promise students have until July 1st to complete and submit eight hours of community service in order to remain eligible for the Tennessee Promise scholarship.

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Take the High School Equivalency test at Motlow

Motlow will administer the High School Equivalency (HiSET ™) test several times throughout the remainder of 2018. Test locations will be on the Fayetteville, Smyrna and Moore County campuses.

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Accuplacer Assessment Test available now at all Motlow State campuses

Motlow is offering the Accuplacer Assessment Test at all Motlow campuses. Students planning to enroll at Motlow for the summer and fall semester who need to take the Accuplacer, which is used to assess a student's readiness for college-level work, should do so as soon as possible.

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Motlow to offer Residual ACT Assessment Test

Motlow Testing Center will administer the Residual ACT exam on June 15, June 21, July 20, August 10 from 8:30 a.m. – noon and on July 31 from 12:30 - 4 p.m. The test will be administered in room 1043 of the Crouch Center on the Moore County campus.

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Motlow Profile: Ashley Donaldson, Nursing graduate

“I believe that women are an incredible force to be reckoned with, and we have the power to dramatically change and shape healthcare. I want to be part of that!”

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Students Graduate from both Warren County High School and Motlow State Community College

Four Warren County High School graduates recently received their associates degree from Motlow State Community College at the College’s 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony.

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Jennifer Jenkins completes her Motlow journey after 22 years

When Jennifer Jenkins registered to attend Motlow State Community College more than 22 years ago, her motivation was simple: Motlow was close to home, and it was a less expensive option for her college education. Twenty years later when she re-registered at Motlow, her motivation was quite different. Due to her life circumstances, she felt a need to reset and restart her life. And she wanted to finish what she started.

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Motlow students work to eradicate invasive plant species

Motlow State Tennessee Promise students Kayla Cuyugan and Ramtin Koushkabaghi recently volunteered to participate in eradication of an invasive plant species, Garlic Mustard, that threatens wildflowers at Radnor Lake State Nature Area near Nashville.

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Motlow Honors class raises awareness of domestic and sexual violence

During the course of the spring semester, the Motlow Honors Psychology of Human Sexuality class was dedicated to raising awareness of domestic and sexual violence, along with financial support of the Blue Monarch program, a local non- profit organization. Blue Monarch seeks to help determined mothers who are recovering from abuse and unhealthy choices.

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Motlow State SGA sponsors Spring Fling to provide needed break for students

Motlow students in the midst of semester finals could find a few moments of relaxation, fellowship, and free food at the Student Government Association sponsored “Spring Fling” held April 18 - 19 in the courtyard on the Moore County campus.

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Motlow State Honors Program finishes academic year with Symposium

The Motlow State Community College honors program recently finished the 2017-2018 academic year with its tenth annual Honors Symposium. The event was held inside the Marcum Technology Center on the Moore County campus.

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Motlow's Psi Beta Honor Society Inducts New Members

The Moore County, Fayetteville, and McMinnville chapter of Psi Beta, the national psychology honor society for two-year colleges, recently held their Spring semester induction of new members.

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