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Shelbyville’s Carina Vazquez Nunez sees Motlow graduation through unique lens

Carina Vazquez Nunez, a recent Motlow State graduate from Shelbyville, sees the world differently from most Motlow students. She is the daughter of immigrant parents from Mexico.

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Motlow’s Robin Keel Emerging Leader in Regional Higher Education

Motlow State’s Robin Keel continues to demonstrate strong leadership within the higher education community. Keel, human resources analyst at Motlow, has been named as a South/Southeast Regional Representative for the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals.

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Motlow State President earns GlobalMindED Leader of the Year award

Since his arrival in May 2018, Motlow State President Dr. Michael Torrence has positioned the College as a national leader through its ranking as the top performing college in Tennessee. GlobalMindED recently announced Torrence as the winner of the Inclusive Excellence Leaders Award in the 2 Year and Post Graduate Higher Education category for his outstanding work and commitment to inclusion, diversity and equity. Torrence was one of three finalists in the category.

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LaVergne’s Alexandra Razo to receive Ellucian Pathways Scholarship

Motlow State student Alexandra Razo, from LaVergne, has been selected to receive a $5,000 Ellucian Pathways Scholarship. Razo and 19 other students from community colleges and universities across the nation were selected to receive the scholarship from more than 300 applicants.

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LaVergne’s Adam Bartlett scores perfect GPA while juggling fatherhood and full-time work

When Adam Bartlett graduates from Motlow State with his degree in mechatronics, he will have achieved an exceptional accomplishment--under much greater-than-typical challenging circumstances.

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Motlow State President Torrence named to Berkeley College Online Advisory Board

– Motlow State President Dr. Michael Torrence was recently selected as a member of the Berkeley College Online Advisory Board. The selection is the latest in a growing list of significant national recognition of Torrence’s leadership and expertise in using technology to enhance student success.

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Motlow College Foundation ‘Denim and Diamonds’ set for June 15 in Smyrna

The Motlow College Foundation invites you to the 3rd Annual Motlow BBQ ‘Denim and Diamonds’, scheduled for Saturday, June 15, at the Smyrna Event Center.

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New Motlow State Automation and Training Center celebrated by Tullahoma Chamber

The Tullahoma Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated Motlow State and the opening of the new Automation and Robotics Training Center located in McMinnville. The Chamber is led by 2019 President and Motlow College Foundation scholarship donor, Donna Bradford, and Executive Director Hope Sartain, who was the 2018 Motlow recipient of the “One To Watch” young alumni award.

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New Motlow Automation and Robotics Training Center to hold open house May 8

The new Motlow State Automation and Robotics Training Center (ARTC) in McMinnville will be on full display at an open house May 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tours of the state-of-the art facility will be given, and the public is invited.

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Motlow State 4.0 students receive President’s Award at Student Recognition Day

Motlow State recently held its annual student recognition ceremony inside Nisbett Center on the Moore County campus. Motlow students were honored for academic excellence during the 2018-19 academic year. Students graduating with a 4.0 grade point average were recognized with the President’s Award.

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Motlow’s Misty Griffith and Peter Dowd receive 2019 Faculty Excellence Awards

Misty Griffith, Motlow associate professor of biology, and Peter Dowd, Motlow biology adjunct instructor, were awarded the 2019 Motlow College Foundation’s Faculty Excellence Awards during a recent ceremony on the Moore County campus of Motlow State Community College.

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Motlow top performing college in Tennessee

Motlow State Community College is the top performing institution among all colleges and universities in The College System of Tennessee, according to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC).

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Motlow State names Dr. Marvin Thompson as new Chief of Staff

Motlow State Community College recently welcomed Dr. Marvin Thompson as Chief of Staff.

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Motlow Theatre Department to present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

The Motlow State Community College theatre department will present William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” this weekend on Motlow’s Moore County campus.

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Motlow State President Dr. Michael Torrence to receive PTK Paragon Award

Dr. Michael Torrence, president of Motlow State Community College, is one of 25 two-year college presidents nationwide to be selected to receive the Paragon Award for New Presidents.

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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 sets enrollment record for fourth consecutive year; leads in graduation rate

For the fourth consecutive year, Motlow State Community College has the largest enrollment in school history and remains among the fastest-growing colleges in Tennessee, according to Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) official enrollment numbers released for the fall 2018 semester.

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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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