Tennessee Promise

Welcome Message from the President, Dr. Nathan Essex

Nathan L. Essex, President, Southwest Tennessee Community College

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome all of our students to Southwest Tennessee Community College. We are delighted that you have chosen us to pursue your studies. Southwest has an outstanding and highly dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to your success. We hope your enrollment at Southwest will be enjoyable and beneficial as you prepare for your chosen career. Our mission is to anticipate and respond to the educational needs of students, employers, and communities within our service area. We strive to provide an effective teaching and learning environment designed to raise educational levels, enhance economic development, and enrich personal lives. Increasing student access and providing quality educational programs that will prepare you to function effectively in a diverse and globally competitive society are vitally important to us. Again, we are delighted to have you with us and wish you success in all of your endeavors.