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."
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.
Motlow State Community College and the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) signed a partnership in June that brings the mechatronics degree to Tullahoma with two classes this fall, and a plan to offer the full mechatronics associate degree at UTSI by Fall 2022.
Alexandra Perez is a Motlow 2017 graduate with a degree in Criminal Justice. A hard worker with a drive to succeed, Alex attributes a great deal of her academic success to the support and encouragement she received at Motlow from program leaders, faculty, and her Tennessee Promise Mentor Debra Smith, Motlow Dean of Students. Now, Alex is paying it forward and becoming a mentor herself.
Motlow State Community College is partnering with educators throughout Tennessee to use immersive technologies like virtual and augmented reality in the learning environment. These tools, collectively known as XR or Immersive Learning, have proven to provide powerful learning outcomes in many fields. Tullahoma High School recently joined the XR Community of Practice with Motlow, adding to the growing number of educational institutions turning to immersive learning.