In November, students from four Motlow classes participated in the second annual online Undergraduate Research Symposium. These 18 History, English, and Psychology students enrolled in courses that allowed for additional opportunities to apply knowledge learned in the classroom.
Motlow State Student and Army Veteran Sergeant Adam Creason recently received the Military Veterans Challenge Coin from Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Chancellor Flora Tydings. Motlow President Michael Torrence and Veteran Affairs Program Manager Clarice Griffin nominated Sgt. Creason for this recognition due to his exemplary academic performance and his noble service in the armed forces.
Motlow State Community College is one of 16 schools recently welcomed into a partnership with OpenStax. The organization is a non-profit educational initiative started by Rice University in Texas to provide students with free or low-cost textbooks.
Motlow State Community College now offers an option for those who want to up-skill or change careers through enhanced educational delivery options. Through a partnership with Coursera, Motlow has thousands of credentials available for anyone, regardless of educational background, to use.
A group from Motlow State Community College recently attended the District 2 National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) conference. Motlow entered assets from various marketing campaigns and projects and returned with gold, silver, and bronze awards.
Motlow State Community College recently signed an articulation agreement with Herzing University in Nashville. The agreement ensures that Motlow students who achieve an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Nursing can transfer to Herzing and obtain their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
Motlow State's latest enrollment results suggest economic gains for middle Tennessee. For three years, colleges across the nation have experienced pandemic-related enrollment declines. This troubling pattern raised concerns for both wage-earners as well as employers. Motlow's enrollment pattern broke from that trend this fall.
Motlow State's Aviation Simulation Lab in Shelbyville, TN, is under new leadership. Aviation Director James "Jake" Washburn has decades of experience and is excited to share his love of flying with those interested in obtaining pilot credentials.
Motlow-McMinnville recently held the groundbreaking ceremony for its Automation and Robotics Training Center Expansion. This new facility will seat students in the upcoming Electric Vehicle Technology (EVT) program that begins in the fall of 2024.
By the fall of 2024, Motlow-McMinnville will have an additional building to house its first cohort of students for the new Electric Vehicle Program. The groundbreaking ceremony will take place soon, and Motlow is happy to host a group of leaders who are working to advance Middle Tennessee's cyber and electric vehicle interests.