Posts tagged Student Success
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 extends July hours

Beginning July 8, Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Success, and the Business Offices at all Motlow campuses will be open from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Friday. Our Monday - Thursday extended hours will continue through Wednesday, July 31.

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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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High School Equivalency test offered at Motlow Moore County, Fayetteville, and Smyrna campuses

Motlow State will administer the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET ™) several times throughout the remainder of 2019. 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 State is offering the Accuplacer Assessment Test at all Motlow campuses multiple times through the 2019 calendar year. The Accuplacer replaced the Compass test. Students planning to enroll at Motlow for the 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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McMinnville’s Hollie Yokley named Coca-Cola Academic Team Silver Scholar

Hollie Yokley, a Motlow State Community College sophomore from McMinnville, has been named a 2019 Coca-Cola Academic Team Silver Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship.

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Motlow State student Claire Mason advances to finals of state SOAR competition

Motlow State Community College student Clair Mason, a sophomore from Tullahoma, was selected as an institutional finalist and invited to compete at the state level for the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Outstanding Achievement & Recognition (SOAR) Student Excellence Award for community colleges in Tennessee.

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Motlow graduates offer “quality of education” guarantee to employers

Beginning with the fall of 2018 class, Motlow State Community College Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree, Diploma and Technical Certificate graduates can feel even better about their educational achievement. The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) is now backing, in writing, the quality of the work-ready graduates it produces through its newly launched, system-wide Program Warranty.

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More than 1,350 Motlow students earn academic honors during fall 2018 semester

More than 1,350 Motlow State Community College students earned academic honors on the dean's list and honor roll for the fall 2018 semester, according to College officials.

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Accuplacer Assessment Test available now at all Motlow State campuses

Motlow State Community College is offering the Accuplacer Assessment Test at all Motlow campuses multiple times through the 2019 calendar year. The Accuplacer replaced the Compass test. Students planning to enroll at Motlow for the spring 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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Mr. and Miss Motlow Moore County campus selected

Motlow State Community College’s Moore County campus recently selected its Mr. and Miss Motlow representatives for the 2018-19 academic year. Pictured is Dr. Michael Torrence, Motlow president, with Miss Motlow, Kallie Hill, from Pelham, who is majoring in health sciences; and Mr. Motlow, J.C. Williams, from Estill Springs, who is majoring in electrical engineering.

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Motlow student leaders attend Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature in Nashville

Five Motlow State Community College student leaders gained first-hand knowledge of how state government operates by attending as delegates to the 49th General Assembly of the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL) at the State Capitol in Nashville, Nov. 15-18.

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Tullahoma’s Claire Mason nominated for Tennessee Board of Regents Excellence Award

Claire Mason, a Motlow State Community College sophomore from Tullahoma, has been nominated for the 2019 Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Statewide Outstanding Achievement & Recognition (SOAR) Student Excellence Award for community colleges in Tennessee.

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Motlow CARE Team receives national award

The Motlow State Community College Crisis Assessment and Risk Evaluation (CARE) Team recently received the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA) 2018 Best Practices Institutional Impact Award for evidenced-based institutional impact. The award, presented during the opening of the 2018 NaBITA Conference in San Antonio, reflects the efforts of the Motlow CARE Team in developing a workshop that results in better assisting students to find and utilize support services to promote and improve their well-being.

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Resource Fair connects Motlow students with community resources

Kristi Anthony, far left, from Shelbyville, discusses the Tennessee Reconnect program with Dwight Fox, director of south-central Tennessee Reconnect, at the first annual Community Resource Fair on the Moore County campus of Motlow State Community College.

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Motlow graduates lead the way in Honors Transfer Fellowships to MTSU

Six Motlow State Community College graduates were recently awarded an Honors Transfer Fellowship to MTSU. The fellowship is the highest academic award for transfer students entering MTSU. The six Motlow graduates represent the most Fellows from any institution in the country, as only 30 Honors Transfer Fellowships, drawn from many majors and a wide variety of colleges and universities, are awarded each year by MTSU.

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My Motlow Story: Dennis Keener

When Dennis Keener was 19 years old, his life was typical of a young man not far removed from high school. He had a girlfriend, friends he enjoyed spending time with, a good job at a local machine shop, and a normal life as a McMinnville resident. Everything changed, however, the day he turned 20 years old.

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