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12/18: GED and HiSET tests to be administered at Motlow College Moore County campus
Motlow College's Moore County campus will administer the General Educational Development (GED®) and High School Equivalency (HiSET) tests several times throughout 2015.

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12/17: Motlow College Moore County campus sets dates for Residual ACT Assessment Test
Motlow College will administer the complete Residual ACT Assessment Test on Jan. 6 and 16, 2015. The test will be given from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Jan. 6, and on Jan. 16, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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12/16: Motlow College offers COMPASS Test for new students
Motlow College is offering the COMPASS Assessment Test on the Moore County campus, and at the Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna centers, for new students planning to enroll for the 2015 spring, summer or fall semesters.

Benefit Concert

12/9: Motlow College hosts free Holiday Benefit Concert Dec. 19
Motlow College will host a holiday benefit concert on Friday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. inside Eoff Hall's Powers Auditorium on the Moore County campus.

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12/9: Motlow announces winter closing dates and registration information for spring semester
Motlow College will close for winter break on Wednesday, Dec. 24, at 4:30 p.m., and will reopen on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, according to college officials.

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12/4: Motlow College Smyrna Center hosting care package drive for the homeless
The Motlow College Smyrna Center is hosting a care-package drive for the homeless now until Dec. 18, according to Estelle Davis, secretary at the Smyrna Center.

Geography Summit

12/3: Motlow's Lisa Mayo joins area geographers at Radnor Lake Summit
Radnor Lake State Natural Area and Friends of Radnor Lake recently hosted the Middle Tennessee Cultural Geography Summit.

Motlow SGA visits TISL

12/1: Motlow College Moore County SGA visits Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature
Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) at Motlow College's Moore County campus recently visited the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL) in Nashville.

Unordinary Lives

11/26: "Unordinary Lives" photo exhibit to open at Motlow's Smyrna Center
The international Afghanistan photo exhibit, "Unordinary Lives", by Manca Juvan, will open at Motlow College's Smyrna Center the first week of December.

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11/26: Motlow Top 50 employer of Historically Black Colleges and Universities students and graduates
Motlow College was recently named as one of the top 50 employers of Historically Black Colleges and Universities students and graduates.

Smyrna Center Mr. and Miss Motlow

11/25: Bolyard, Stewart named Motlow Smyrna Center Mr. and Miss Motlow
The Motlow College Smyrna Center recently selected Cody Bolyard and Ashley Stewart as Mr. and Miss Motlow for the 2014-15 academic year.

SGA presieents meet at TBR

11/24: Motlow College SGA President Dallas Foster attends statewide meeting
Motlow sophomore and Student Government Association (SGA) president Dallas Foster recently attended a meeting at the Tennessee Board of Regents that included SGA presidents from across the state.

National honors winner Robin Keel

11/20: Motlow sophomore Robin Keel wins National Honors Student of the Year award
Members of the Motlow College honors program recently attended the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) conference in Denver, Colo.

PTK Induction

11/18: Motlow College Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members
Motlow College's Alpha Xi Pi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) recently held an induction ceremony for its newest members. Alpha Xi Pi inducted a total of eight new members from all four of Motlow's campuses.

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11/17: Motlow College welcomes community to Holiday Concert Dec. 4 and 7
Motlow College's Moore County campus will host its annual Holiday Concert on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. inside Eoff Hall's Powers Auditorium.

STEM Program

11/13: Motlow endowment creates STEM position for outreach
Dr. MaryLou Apple, president of Motlow College, has announced that the school will soon be creating a new Master Teacher position for its STEM education outreach to middle schools.

Faculty Openings

11/12: Help wanted: Tenn. Promise spurs faculty openings
Motlow College is preparing for an influx of students this fall by hosting an open house for potential faculty members.

Paige Hendrickson

11/12: Motlow librarian wins Celebrity Spelling Bee
Paige Hendrickson became a champion speller Monday night with her Read To Succeed Celebrity Spelling Bee win on Monday night.

Fayetteville Center International Festival

11/12: Motlow College Fayetteville Center holds International Festival
The Motlow College Fayetteville Center recently held its International Festival in celebration of cultural diversity and to help educate Motlow students about study abroad opportunities.

Fayetteville Center Mr. and Miss Motlow

11/11: Massey, Walker named Mr. and Miss Motlow for Fayetteville Center
The Motlow College Fayetteville Center recently selected Ben Massey and Megan Walker as Mr. and Miss Motlow for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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11/10: Motlow College closing for Thanksgiving Break
Motlow College will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, Nov. 27 through Sunday, Nov. 30, according to college officials.

Veterans Day

11/10: Motlow College celebrates Veterans Day
Motlow College recently gathered employees from all four campuses who have served in the Armed Forces for a Veterans Day photo.

Lynchburg Leadership class meets at Motlow

11/7: Lynchburg Leadership class holds Education Day at Motlow College
The Lynchburg Leadership class recently met at Motlow College as part of its Education Day session.

Tammy O'Connor art exhibit

11/6: "Hand Shadows: Imaginations in Glass" art exhibit
Motlow College is featuring the artwork of Tammy O'Connor, "Hand Shadows: Imaginations in Glass", inside the Eoff Hall Art Gallery as well as the Clayton-Glass Library throughout the month of November.

Fayetteville Center career fair

11/6: Motlow College Fayetteville Center will host Career Fair Nov. 12
Motlow College students and area citizens are invited to attend a career fair at the Fayetteville Center on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Blood Drive

11/5: Blood Assurance and SGA host blood drive at Motlow College
Blood Assurance and the Motlow College Student Government Association (SGA) recently hosted a blood drive on Motlow's Moore County campus.

Criminology class visits prison

11/5: Motlow criminology class visits Charles Bass Correctional Complex
The Introduction to Criminology class at Motlow's McMinnville Center recently visited the Bass Correctional Complex in Nashville.

Moore County campus Mr. and Miss Motlow

11/3: Gilmer, Maddox named Mr. and Miss Motlow for Moore County campus
The Motlow College Moore County campus recently selected Dylan Gilmer and Katlynn Maddox as Mr. and Miss Motlow for the 2014-15 academic year.

Gap Scholarship

10/31: International Society of Jack Daniels Collectors donates to Motlow College Foundation
The International Society of Jack Daniels Collectors (ISJDC) recently continued its support of Motlow College dual enrollment students by making a donation to the Motlow College Foundation Gap Scholarship fund.

Inky Johnson speaker

10/29: Inky Johnson Delivers Powerful Message at Motlow College
Inspirational speaker and author Inky Johnson delivered a powerful message of determination and hope recently when he appeared as part of Disability Awareness Month at Motlow College.

Children's Drama

10/23: "The Emperor's New Clothes" at Motlow College will entertain children and adults alike
The Motlow College drama department is eager to delight children with its production of "The Emperor's New Clothes" beginning Wednesday, Oct. 29.

Highland Rim Bicycle Club

10/22: Highland Rim Bicycle Club makes donation to Motlow College Foundation
The Highland Rim Bicycle Club recently held its annual Elk River Valley 100 bicycle ride, and as they have done in recent years, once again donated a portion of the proceeds to the Motlow College Foundation.

Moore County Student Government Association

10/21: Motlow Moore County campus elects Student Government Association officers
Motlow College students recently held Student Government Association (SGA) elections for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Pink-Out Unity Walk

10/20: Unity Walk among Motlow Breast Cancer Awareness Month activities
Motlow College kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its annual 'Pink-Out' event on the Moore County campus Oct. 1.

Cancer survivors

10/16: Motlow College Cancer Survivors lead Pink-Out Balloon Release
Motlow College kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its annual 'Pink-Out' event on the Moore County campus Oct. 1.

McMinnville PTK bonfire

10/16: Motlow Phi Theta Kappa volunteers at Warren County Pink-Out Bonfire
Members of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at the Motlow College McMinnville Center recently volunteered at Warren County High School's 'Pink-Out' bonfire for breast cancer awareness.

Fayetteville Center SGA Officers

10/15: Motlow College Fayetteville Center elects Student Government Association officers
Motlow College students recently held Student Government Association (SGA) elections for the 2014-2015 academic year.

McMinnville Center PTK

10/14: Motlow College McMinnville Center Phi Theta Kappa members clean up Barren Fork River
Members of the Motlow College McMinnville Center Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society recently helped clean up the Warren County portion of the Barren Fork River.

Blood drive is Oct. 27

10/14: Motlow College SGA hosts blood drive Oct. 27
The Motlow College Moore County campus Student Government Association (SGA) will join with Blood Assurance to host a blood drive on Monday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Motlow College Star Party

10/8: 200 stargazers kick off Space Week at Motlow College
Nearly 200 amateur astronomers gathered on the grounds of Motlow College Saturday night to kick off World Space Week under the stars with nationally recognized educator Billy Hix.

Inky Johnson to speak at Motlow

10/7: Motlow College welcomes inspirational speaker Inky Johnson Oct. 22
Inspirational speaker, author, and budding media personality Inky Johnson will bring his positive message of hope and perseverance to Motlow College on Wednesday, Oct. 22.

The Promise Begins at Motlow

10/7: Motlow Smyrna Center to host 'The Promise Begins at Motlow' Oct. 18
Tennessee high school seniors who plan to graduate in 2015 are invited to attend 'The Promise Begins at Motlow' at the Motlow College Smyrna Center.

Fayetteville Center promotes graduation

10/6: Motlow College Promotes Graduation at Fayetteville Center
Motlow College Fayetteville Center administration, faculty and staff recently dressed in caps and gowns in order to promote and encourage retention and graduation among Motlow students.

Smyrna Center promotes graduation

10/6: Motlow College Smyrna Center promotes graduation
Motlow College Smyrna Center administration, faculty and staff donned caps and gowns recently to promote and encourage retention and graduation among Motlow students.

John and Martha Scarborough Scholarship

10/2: McMinnville's Tecca Sheets receives Motlow College Foundation Scarborough Scholarship
Motlow College mechatronics student and McMinnville resident Tecca Sheets recently received the prestigious John and Martha Scarborough Scholarship from the Motlow College Foundation.

The Promise Begins at Motlow

10/1: Motlow McMinnville Center to host 'The Promise Begins at Motlow' Oct. 7
Tennessee high school seniors who plan to graduate in 2015 are invited to attend 'The Promise Begins at Motlow' at the Motlow College McMinnville Center.

Voter Registration

9/30: Motlow College SGA hosts Voter Registration Drive in Moore County
The SGA recently hosted a voter registration drive in the Clayton-Glass Library rotunda on the Moore County campus in an effort to encourage election participation among students.

community college

9/30: Community Colleges: The Secret Sauce
Motlow State Community College in Tennessee is working with Bridgestone Tire Company and other employers to expand their mechatronics program.

Motlow Smyrna Center bird boxes

9/29: Motlow Smyrna Center COR club, biology class to study eastern bluebird activity
The Motlow College Smyrna Center Conservation and Outdoor Recreation (COR) club recently constructed and installed bird boxes.

October Skies Star Party

9/26: October Skies Motlow College Star Party is Oct. 4 on Moore County campus
The Motlow College Foundation and the Motlow STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) outreach program invite the public to attend the annual October Skies Motlow College Star Party.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

9/25: Motlow supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Oct. 1 activities
The Motlow College Moore County campus is hosting a 'Pink-Out' in support of breast cancer awareness and other cancers on Wednesday, Oct. 1.

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9/24: Motlow College Honors Program selling Cookbook as Fundraiser
The Motlow College honors program is currently selling cookbooks as its final fundraiser for the academic year, according to Dr. Scott Cook, associate professor of history and honors program advisor.

The Promise Begins at Motlow

9/23: Motlow Fayetteville Center to host 'The Promise Begins at Motlow' Sept. 30
Tennessee high school seniors who plan to graduate in 2015 are invited to attend 'The Promise Begins at Motlow' at the Motlow College Fayetteville Center.

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9/23: Motlow Ladies' Philanthropic Society will host Fall Coffee Oct. 13 at Fayetteville Center
The Motlow Ladies Philanthropic Society (MLPS) will host its annual Fall Coffee at the Fayetteville Center on Monday, Oct. 13, at 10:00 am.

Fall Break is Oct. 13-14

9/22: Motlow College Fall Break is October 13-14
Motlow College will observe Fall Break Oct. 13-14, according to college officials. Offices will remain open on their regular schedule, but no classes will be held during the break.

Constitution Day Forum

9/19: Constitution Day Panel Discusses Fourth Amendment at Motlow
A panel comprised of Motlow College professors recently led a discussion on the Fourth Amendment in observance of National Constitution Day.

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9/16: Motlow Honors Program offers Free Tutoring to Students
The Motlow College honors program is offering tutoring for Motlow students until the last week of classes, according Dr. Scott Cook, associate professor of history and honors program coordinator.

Meghan O'Connor Art Exhibit

9/15: Meghan O'Connor Art Exhibit Opens at Motlow College
Artist Meghan O'Connor recently attended a reception to open the exhibit of her work inside the Eoff Hall Art Gallery on the Motlow College Moore County campus.

Omitowoju Scholarship

9/11: Rock Island's Julie Sullivan receives Omitowoju Nursing Scholarship
Julie Sullivan of Rock Island was named the recipient of the Veronica Olanrewaju Omitowoju Nursing Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Meghan O'Connor Art Exhibit

9/9: Meghan O'Connor Art Exhibit opens with Sept. 11 Reception in Motlow's Eoff Hall
Artist Meghan O'Connor will display her work from Sept. 11 through Oct. 27 in the Eoff Hall Art Gallery on Motlow College's Moore County campus.

Tennessee Promise Scholarship Saturday

9/9: Motlow College to host Tennessee Promise "Scholarship Saturday" event Sept. 20
Tennessee high school seniors who plan to graduate in 2015 are invited to attend "Scholarship Saturday" at the Motlow College Moore County campus on Sept. 20.

Lynne Tolley

9/8: Jack Daniels' Lynne Tolley Donates to the Motlow Ladies Philanthropic Society
Lynne Tolley, great grandniece of Jack Daniel and a Master Whiskey Taster at Jack Daniel Distillery, recently gave a speech at the AEDC Women's Club and designated that her honorarium be given to the MLPS.

College Fair

9/4: Over 1,000 Attend College Fair at Motlow College
Motlow recently hosted its annual College Fair, which brought over 1,000 students to the Moore County campus to speak with representatives from almost 50 colleges and universities.

Contitution Day Forum is Sept. 17

9/3: Constitution Day Forum at Motlow College to be Centered on Fourth Amendment
A panel of Motlow College professors will celebrate Constitution Day by heading a discussion, "Understanding the 4th Amendment", on Wednesday, Sept. 17.

Lincoln County Maker Faire program

9/1: Motlow's Billy Hix instructs Lincoln County Teachers in Maker Faire session
Billy Hix, associate professor of education at Motlow College, recently contributed to the Lincoln County school system's adoption of the national "Maker Faire" campaign.

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8/28: Over 30 Colleges and Universities to be Featured at Motlow College Fair Sept. 3
Motlow College invites its student body, students from area high schools and those who are home-schooled, and the general public to the annual College Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Moore County campus.

Gattis Leadership Group

8/27: Gattis Leadership Class Meets at Motlow College
Members of the Gattis Leadership class recently attended an Education Day program hosted by Motlow College at the Clayton-Glass Library on the Moore County campus.

Motlow Service Awards

8/26: Motlow College Recognizes Personnel for Years of Service
Motlow College college recently held its fall assembly and recognized employees for their years of service to the College.

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8/19: Motlow College Foundation Golf Tournament Sept. 19 at Bear Trace
The Motlow College Foundation is planning its 21st annual golf tournament for Friday, Sept. 19 at The Bear Trace at Tims Ford State Park.

The Tennessee Promise

8/14: Tennessee Promise means two years tuition-free at Motlow College
Tennessee high school seniors who complete their Tennessee Promise application by Nov. 1 and graduate from high school next spring will have the opportunity to attend Motlow College tuition-free beginning with the fall 2015 semester.

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8/14: Motlow College Honors Program hosts inaugural Survival Run Fundraiser
The Motlow College honors program will host its first annual Survival Run fundraiser on the Moore County campus Sept. 13, according to Dr. Scott Cook, associate professor of history and honors program coordinator.

Sign up for RAVE

8/13: Motlow encourages students, employees and public to join RAVE mobile alert system
Motlow College is encouraging all students, faculty and staff to register for the RAVE mobile alert system. The service is free and is also open to members of the general public.

Motlow to close on Labor Day

8/11: Motlow College to close for Labor Day
Motlow College will be closed from Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 for the Labor Day holiday, according to college officials.

William R. Carter, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

8/8: Fayetteville's Brianna Chick receives William R. Carter, Sr., Memorial Scholarship
Brianna Alexandra Chick, a 2014 graduate of Lincoln County High School, has received the William R. Carter, Sr., Memorial Scholarship to attend Motlow College during the 2014-15 academic year.

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8/4: Motlow College offers ACT test preparation course
Motlow College has scheduled dates for the ACT test preparation course for high school students. The course is being offered on the Moore County campus and at the McMinnville Center.

MTSU, Motlow sign Mechatronics Agreement

8/4: Motlow College, MTSU reach agreement on Mechatronics Education
Motlow College and Middle Tennessee State University recently reached an articulation agreement that will allow Motlow mechatronics students to continue their education at MTSU.

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7/31: All Motlow College campuses closed half day Aug. 18 for fall convocation
All Motlow College locations - the Moore County campus and Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna centers - will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 18 to permit faculty and staff to attend fall convocation.

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7/28: GED® and HiSET tests to be administered at Motlow College Moore County campus
Motlow College will administer the General Educational Development (GED®) and High School Equivalency (HiSET) tests several times throughout the remainder of 2014.

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7/23: Motlow schedules dates for COMPASS Assessment Test
Motlow College is offering the COMPASS assessment test at all Motlow campuses. Students planning to enroll at Motlow for the fall semester who need to take the COMPASS, should do so as soon as possible.

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7/22: Motlow College schedules Residual ACT test twice in August
Motlow College will administer the complete Residual ACT assessment test twice during the month of August. The Residual ACT assessment test will be given on Friday, Aug. 1 and Thursday, Aug. 14.

Rachel Calhoun receives Harvey Butler Scholarship

7/17: Rachel Calhoun receives first Harvey Butler Graham Nursing Scholarship at Motlow College
Rachel Calhoun of Smyrna is the first student enrolled in the Motlow College LPN to RN Transition program to receive the inaugural Harvey Butler Graham Nursing Scholarship.

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7/16: Fall semester application deadline for Motlow College is Aug. 17
Students planning on attending Motlow College this fall must submit an application for admission or readmission by Aug. 17, according to Greer Alsup, director of admissions and records at the College.

King University Agreement

7/9: Motlow College, King University sign Reverse Transfer Agreement
Motlow College and King University recently announced the signing of a reverse transfer agreement between the institutions during a meeting on Motlow's Moore County campus.

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6/26: Financial Aid priority processing date is July 15 at Motlow College
Students who plan on attending Motlow College this fall and wish to apply for financial aid should fulfil application requirements by the July 15 priority processing date.

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6/24: Motlow College initiates new Paramedic program
Motlow College recently received approval from the Tennessee Board of Regents to offer a new associate of applied science degree in Paramedic and an Emergency Medical Paramedic Certificate of Credit.

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6/17: Motlow College honors program hosts yard sale fundraiser on Moore County campus
The Moore County campus honors program at Motlow College will host a yard sale on Saturday, July 12, to raise funds for a trip to the National Collegiate Honors Council Conference in Denver this coming November.

Angela Burks

6/12: Motlow's Angela Burks featured at Julia Martin Art Gallery in Nashville
The artwork of Motlow College adjunct professor Angela Burks is featured in an art show being hosted at Nashville's Julia Martin Gallery until June 28.

Chancellor's Award

6/12: Motlow College Foundation recognizes Rutherford County for support
Rutherford County received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Philanthropy at the biannual meeting of the Motlow College Foundation Board of Trustees on June 6, 2014.

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6/10: 758 Motlow College students earn academic honors during spring semester
The latest dean's list and honor roll at Motlow College includes the names of 758 students who attained academic honors for the spring 2014 semester, according to Dr. MaryLou Apple, president of the college.

Motlow closed July 4

6/10: Motlow College to close for July 4 holiday; fall registration continues
Motlow College will be closed for the July 4 Independence Day holiday. The closing includes all facilities on the Moore County campus and at the Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna centers.

Oakland High School Mechatronics Students

6/6: Oakland High School students earn Motlow College Mechatronics certification
Twenty-four students from Oakland High School recently earned Level 1 certification in mechatronics during commencement ceremonies at Motlow College.

PTK National Convention

6/4: Motlow College and Bridgestone initiate innovative student internship program
Motlow College and Bridgestone Americas have joined together to create a unique program that allows Motlow mechatronics students to continue their education while working as interns for Bridgestone.

PTK National Convention

5/30: Motlow College Phi Theta Kappa members receive National Awards
Members of the Alpha Xi Pi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at Motlow College recently received awards at the Hallmark Awards Gala during PTK's annual convention in Orlando, Fla.

Nursing Graduates

5/27: Motlow College Nursing Program Graduates 66 in 2014
Motlow College graduated 66 nursing students during commencement ceremonies on May 10. The night before graduation the nurses took part in the annual nurse pinning ceremony at Nisbett Center.

Moltow will be tobacco free

5/27: Motlow College will become tobacco-free beginning July 1
All Motlow College campuses will become "tobacco-free / no-smoking" beginning July 1, 2014, college officials recently announced. Motlow has campuses in Fayetteville, McMinnville, Moore County and Smyrna.

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