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.
Attention designers, artists, actors, and digital illustrators and animators, beginning in the Spring of 2022, Motlow State Community College will be offering three new Associate of Fine Arts degrees at the Moore County campus.
Cyber defense is critical for daily operations. Cyber-attacks are increasingly more common and there are many different types. Many people have received phishing emails or have been the victim of a cybercrime. This modern dilemma is why Motlow State Community College is continuously preparing students for the future.
Motlow recently approved a new Penetration Testing and Network Defense Course for students that is scheduled to begin in Spring 2022. The course focuses on essential skills for penetration testers and other network security professionals, such as how hackers attack computers and networks, and how to protect Windows and Linux systems.
Beginning this Fall, Motlow State Community College will offer a concentration in Digital Agronomy as part of its current Associate of Applied Science Degree in Entrepreneurship.
"This new degree pathway is part of Motlow's commitment to developing a new pipeline of agricultural professionals equipped to support the technology needs of today's farmers," said Dr. Melody Edmonds, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs at Motlow.
Dr. Erica Lee, completion coach; and Barbara Scales, chief compliance, equity, and inclusion officer at Motlow State Community College, are among 21 faculty and staff members from colleges and universities across Tennessee who were selected to participate in the 2021-22 Class of the Maxine Smith Fellows program.
Houston Austin, of Sparta, was recently named the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director for Motlow State Community College. Prior to this new role, he served as the EMT/AEMT Coordinator for the College.
Souls have been touched, stories have been shared, and truths have been declared throughout history. Today more than ever, this must prevail as we strive to develop successful scholars who truly reflect the diversity, equity, enthusiasm, and empowerment.
Involvement and engagement heighten when people feel welcomed, seen, heard, and appreciated. The energy of any project soars when all are treated with dignity, respect, acceptance, and appreciation. Motlow State Community College is dedicated to student success. We are ever mindful that we must provide scholarly engagements that offer a diversity of thought, contribution, voices, and experiences as an institution.
Motlow State Community College is seeking adjunct instructors. Motlow recruits talented and effective educators as adjuncts. The College hosted a virtual adjunct recruitment event in early June. Collaboration between Academic Affairs and External Affairs resulted in approximately 300 potential applicants registered.
Dr. Amy Holder named new Dean of Nursing and Allied Health