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Motlow Phi Theta Kappa chapter and members receive international and regional awards

The Motlow State Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society was recently recognized as one of the top 100 chapters in the world at the 2019 International PTK Catalyst event held in Orlando, Fla.

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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 College Foundation recognizes Motlow faculty for excellence in teaching

The Motlow College Foundation recently recognized Motlow State Community College faculty for excellence in teaching at an awards ceremony held on the College’s Moore County campus.

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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 State names Dr. John Chandler, III as new Dean of Athletics and Physical Education

Motlow State Community College recently welcomed Dr. John Chandler, III as Dean of Athletics and Physical Education. He replaces Dan McShea, who had served as interim director of athletics since August 2018.

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Motlow TN Promise Director Jonathan Graham advances to finals of state SOAR competition

Motlow State Community College Tennessee Promise Director Jonathan Graham 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) Award for Staff Excellence.

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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 Instructor David Cicotello shares tale of survival, loss, and hope at TPAC Storytellers event

Motlow Instructor David Cicotello has a different view of the world after surviving six days in a Utah slot canyon by himself. His story is one of physical and emotional pain; the former while he survived for six days in the Utah wilderness, the latter as he lives on without his brother who perished on their hiking adventure that turned bad in 2011. It is also a story of hope.

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Motlow Art Faculty Exhibit inspires art students

The Motlow State Community College Humanities Department sponsored a Motlow Art Faculty art exhibit in November at the Eoff Hall Gallery on the Moore County Campus.

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Motlow Tennessee Promise Director Jonathan Graham nominated for TBR Excellence Award

Jonathan Graham, Motlow State Community College Tennessee Promise director, quietly goes about his work on a daily basis, helping to fulfill the educational aspirations of hundreds of Motlow students. His excellent work at Motlow has earned a nomination for Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Statewide Outstanding Achievement Recognition (SOAR) Award for Staff Excellence.

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Dr. Kimetta Hairston shares diversity and inclusion message with Motlow campuses

Dr. Kimetta R. Hairston, 2018-2019 American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow represented her host institution, Virginia State University (VSU) and her home institution, Bowie State University (BSU) for two days at Motlow State Community College.

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Motlow Veterans gather for first annual Tribute Luncheon

Motlow State Community College employees who are veterans of the armed services gathered on Nov. 9 to celebrate veterans day, have lunch and share stories from their years of service to our country.

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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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Motlow employees lead the way becoming Mentors for Tennessee Promise students

Charles Whiting, communications instructor at Motlow State Community College, knows the value of being a mentor for a Tennessee Promise college student. As one of many Motlow employees who volunteer to mentor through the tnAchieves organization, his experiences speak to the life-changing impact an adult mentor can have on a young college student.

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Motlow Humanities Department sponsors Art Faculty Exhibit

The Motlow State Community College Humanities Department is sponsoring a Motlow Art Faculty art exhibit Nov. 12-30, at the Eoff Hall Gallery on the Moore County Campus.

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Motlow recognizes employee for 40 years of service

Motlow State Community College recently recognized faculty, administration and staff members with 40 years of service to the institution during the College’s annual Fall Convocation.

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Motlow recognizes employee for 35 years of service

Motlow State Community College recently recognized faculty, administration, and staff members with 35 years of service to the institution during the College’s annual Fall Convocation.

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Motlow recognizes employees for 30 years of service

Motlow State Community College recently recognized faculty, administration, and staff members with 30 years of service to the institution during the College’s annual Fall Convocation.

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