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    Motlow keeps college affordable: No online course fees

    Motlow keeps college affordable: No online course fees

    • July 28th, 2021

    A recent Treasury Department report noted that Motlow State was recognized as a leader in controlling the cost of college attendance. Motlow distinguished itself as a leader in preventing the increase of fees associated with online learning. Tennessee's public higher education institutions have provided online courses for more than two decades. The prevalence of online courses increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. At some colleges and universities, students are charged higher mandatory fees than students who attend class in person.

    Motlow offers high-demand, short-term skills training

    Motlow offers high-demand, short-term skills training

    • July 28th, 2021

    The Workforce Development Department at Motlow State Community College recently purchased an aptitude assessment program called YouScience that uses brain games to determine a student's aptitude for specific careers.

    Seal Awarded Arts Educator of the Decade

    Seal Awarded Arts Educator of the Decade

    • July 26th, 2021

    Motlow State's very own theater instructor, Emily Seal, was awarded Arts Educator of the Decade during the 2020 BroadwayWorld Nashville awards. "The award came in the middle of the pandemic when I had not stepped foot on a stage in a year. It was a nice light in the dark time," said Seal, an Associate Professor for Theatre and Communication who has worked at Motlow for ten years. "People voted online. Many of the community theatre members are the people who voted for me, and that was very kind."

    Motlow’s EMS program fast tracks your career

    EMS fast tracks your career

    • July 19th, 2021

    Are you looking for a quick pathway to a career? Look no further than Motlow State Community College's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program. In as little as three months, you can get EMT basic training certification that can give you a leg up on the competition in any field. "I saw Motlow State was offering a summer course in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), so I decided to take a leap of faith and register for it. This was probably the best decision I have ever made," said Gabrielle Hernandez, graduate of Motlow's Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program.


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