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Motlow College 2010-11 Academic Year News


6/29: Motlow Announces Changes for Dual Enrollment Students
Additional Lottery Scholarship funds are now available to high school juniors and seniors taking college courses in the dual enrollment program due to recent legislation.


6/29: Motlow to Offer New ACE (Adult College Express) Program
Charly Coffey, director of education for Motlow College recently announced a new Adult College Express (ACE) program to be offered this fall.


6/28: Coach Nichols and the Bucks Conduct Successful Camp
A fundamentals camp held for girls and boys ages 6-13 allowed Coach Jerry Nichols and the Bucks basketball players to work one-on-one with area youth.


6/28: CIC Foundation, Inc. Donates to Motlow College Foundation
Les Enoch, board member of the CIC Foundation, Inc., presented a $10,000 check to Dr. MaryLou Apple, president of Motlow College, during the recent Motlow College Foundation annual meeting.


6/23: Photography Buffs to Reunite at Motlow
Bonnie Davis of McMinnville, a photographer and former Motlow student and teacher, announces a special community event to be held Friday, July 8, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. in the Clayton-Glass library at Motlow's Moore County campus.


6/23: Motlow Reveals a Fresh Look
Motlow College began over 40 years ago in rural Moore County and since that first groundbreaking the growth and changes have been phenomenal.

6/23: Photography Buffs to Reunite at Motlow
Bonnie Davis of McMinnville, a photographer and former Motlow student and teacher, announces a special community event to be held Friday, July 8, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. in the Clayton-Glass library at Motlow's Moore County campus.

6/20: Dean's List and Honor Roll for Motlow's 2011 Spring Term
The dean's list and honor roll announcement for the spring 2011 semester reveals a total of 761 students achieving academic excellence at Motlow, according to Dr. MaryLou Apple, president of the college.

6/16: Former Player now Head Coach at Motlow
Tori Raby-Gentry has been named the new head coach for the Motlow Lady Bucks fast pitch softball team according to Athletic Director Jerry Nichols.

6/16: LeEllen Bedford Carter Earns Doctorate
Dr. LeEllen Bedford Carter of Lynchburg is a shining example of the ever-expanding educational possibilities that are available in rural counties like Moore and others served by community colleges.

6/15: Motlow Bucks to Host Basketball Camp
Motlow head coach Jerry Nichols announces a basketball camp open to area youth to be held in Copperweld Arena at Motlow's Moore County campus. The camp dates are June 23-25 with morning and afternoon sessions.

6/14: Jerry Nichols Named Athletic Director for Motlow College
Motlow College recently named Jerry Nichols as the new athletic director according to Regina Burden, assistant vice president of student affairs.

6/13: Motlow College Welcomes Jan Rogers As New Director of Advancement
Motlow College announces the appointment of Jan Casey Rogers as the new Director of Advancement.

6/13: Urgent Reminder for Fall; Only Two Weeks Left to File FAFSA
Students wishing to attend Motlow College's fall semester have just a little over two weeks to file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in time to make the financial aid processing deadline of July 15.

6/13: New 2011-12 Presidential Student Leadership Institute Meets
Six years ago Motlow College President MaryLou Apple formed the Presidential Student Leadership Institute (PSLI) to provide opportunities for students who are committed to increasing their roles as leaders.

6/13: Angelica Lightfoot Completes Term of Student Government President
At the final President's Council meeting for the 2011 spring semester, Dr. MaryLou Apple, president of Motlow College, acknowledged and thanked Angelica Lightfoot of Moore County for her excellent job serving as president of the Student Government Association (SGA) for the 2010-2011 school year.

6/08: American City Bank Honored at Foundation's Annual Meeting
The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) began a special award in 2002 to honor those who give generously of their time and finances to a TBR institution.

6/2: Honors Graduates of Smyrna Center Recognized at Symposium
Students enrolled in the Honors Program at Motlow's Smyrna Center recently participated in a symposium hosted by Nathan Sweeton, instructor of English and coordinator of the program in Smyrna.

5/31: Fayetteville Center Graduates First 'Adult College Express' Students
Motlow College began its Adult College Express (ACE) program in 2007.

5/26: Jared Kirby, Creates and Donates Atomic Carbon Models to Motlow
Jared Kirby, a recent graduate of Motlow, built four atomic models of the "allotropes of carbon" and donated them to the College.

5/23: MP3 Pilot Program Celebrates Success; Participants Proud of Achievements
MP3 is proven; it is powerful, and it is popular. Most importantly, it is successful.

5/19: Motlow's Smyrna Center Nurses Thank Christy Houston Foundation
When the gift is big, so should be the thank you.

5/12: J. Stanley Rogers Honored in Surprise Reception
J. Stanley Rogers of Manchester traveled to Moore County Saturday knowing he was the speaker for Motlow College's two graduation ceremonies to be held that day.

5/2: Motlow's Pinning Ceremony for Nurses May 6 at Copperweld Arena
Before donning their cap and gown and marching to "Pomp and Circumstance" on Saturday, sixty-two students who have met requirements to enter the nursing profession will participate in a pinning ceremony Friday evening.

5/2: Motlow's Graduation in Two Ceremonies Saturday at Moore County's Campus
Personal dedication to education will pay off for nearly 700 students as Motlow holds its graduation Saturday, May 7, in two separate commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

4/28: Patty Johnson Wins Full Faculty Scholarship
It's off to London, England for Patty Johnson of Winchester, an associate professor of information systems at Motlow College. She has been awarded a full faculty scholarship from the Motlow College International Education Committee.

4/27: Honors Scholars Conduct Symposium at Motlow
Students taking classes in the Honors Program at Motlow's Moore County campus recently gathered for a symposium to highlight their individual topics of study.

4/18: Save the Date for Career Fair at Motlow
Motlow College's courtyard on the Moore County's campus will be converted to a networking center April 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. as the College hosts their annual Career Fair for students, businesses and area citizens.

4/15: Scott Cook Receives 2011 Faculty Excellence Recognition at Motlow
Ten members of Motlow's faculty were recognized as finalists for Faculty Excellence and Adjunct Faculty Excellence awards during a recent reception at the Clayton-Glass Library on the Moore County campus.

4/15: Motlow's PTK Wins Top Award at Regional
Motlow's Alpha XI Pi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) recently attended the PTK regional convention in Memphis and brought home top honors.

4/14: Former Regent, J. Stanley Rogers to speak at Motlow's Graduation
J. Stanley Rogers of Manchester will address Motlow State Community College graduates May 7 in Copperweld Arena of the Nisbett Center on the Moore County campus.

4/14: Motlow's Roxanne Evans Awarded 2 Scholarships
Roxanne Evans, a financial aid clerk at Motlow College, recently learned she will receive two scholarships to further her education.

4/11: 20th Annual Lincoln County Golf Tournament set for May 13
Calling all golfers! It's time to tee-off for a good cause. Participants in the 20th Annual Charles Gleghorn Invitational Golf Tournament can win cash and prizes while proceeds from the event benefit the Motlow College Foundation.

4/06: Health Awareness Week at Motlow Deemed a Success
The Student Government Association (SGA) of Motlow's Fayetteville Center recently planned and hosted a Health Awareness Week at the College.


4/06: Motlow Students Volunteer for VITA Program
The Internal Revenue Services' Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offers free help for people in the low-to-moderate income range.

3/24: Mimi Hughes to Speak at Motlow
"I don't have any money; I don't have any political clout, but I can swim," a profound statement by Mimi Hughes that sums up how she uses her talent to bring light to causes that can make a difference in the world.

3/24: Invitation to a Star Party (Bring Your Own Chair)
Billy Hix, a professor of education at Motlow College, is cranking up his telescope, setting up the sound system and inviting everyone to the parking lot of the Hands On Science Center (HOSC) in Tullahoma for an educational and fascinating look at our night sky.

3/18: Motlow Ladies' Philanthropic Society Seeks New Members
Charity begins at home; a statement that rings true for the Motlow Ladies' Philanthropic Society (MLPS.)

3/18: Jerry Nichols Named Coach of the Year
The Motlow College Men's basketball program recently completed a stellar season. The team, individual players and head coach have all received accolades because of their performances.

2/21: SGA Answers Call for 'Count Me In' Campaign
Tullahoma based non-profit organization 5 Loaves 4 Kids recently put out a plea for 200 individuals, businesses or clubs to commit $13 a month to help feed a child in Tullahoma.

2/16: Motlow Students Honored at Phi Theta Kappa All-Tennessee Academic Luncheon
Motlow students Tina M. Redmon and Kyle A. McCurry were among the 28 students across Tennessee named to the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) 2011 All-Tennessee Academic Team at their annual luncheon held in Nashville on February 15.

2/18: Sophomore Athletes Recognized
"Being an athlete and a successful student is tough," according to All-American Athlete Freddie Goldstein.

2/14: Motlow Foundation Announces Annual Gala
Representatives of American City Bank, The Clayton Family Foundation and the Motlow College Foundation have completed the planning details for the foundation's largest annual fundraising event.

2/3: Local and International Speakers Headline Black History Programs
An international view of Black History will be presented to Motlow communities this month as the college hosts three guest speakers and performers who were born as nearby as Lincoln County, Tenn. and as far away as Malawi, Central Africa.

2/3: Let Motlow Help You Prepare for the ACT
Area high school students planning on taking the ACT this spring are encouraged to prepare for the test with a course offered at three of Motlow College's sites; Moore County, Fayetteville and McMinnville.