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College Lit-Fest Attracts Big Names
Social justice poet and college professor Sonia Gutierrez kicked off a half day of binational poetry readings Tuesday as part of Southwestern College’s four-day Spring Literary Festival.
Posted Date: 4/8/2014
Southwestern College has moved away from a precipice and toward prosperity, said the college’s superintendent/president during a recent update on the educational institution.
Posted Date: 4/2/2014
8th Annual Street Painting Festival a Flurry of Colors
Southwestern College’s 8th annual street painting festival this week was a fanfare of color and wonder as artists from all over San Diego convened to strut their stuff and promote Women’s History Month.
Posted Date: 3/28/2014
On the Border, US - Mexico Relations
Experts say San Diegowould benefit fromefforts to strengthen cross-border business
Posted Date: 3/25/2014
Bidding on a government project is competitive, complex and time-consuming.
Posted Date: 3/25/2014
Southwestern College Continues TERT In Paramedic Program
Recently, 24 students, from Southwestern College in San Diego, traded in their pens and notebooks for breathing apparatuses, bulky gloves, rubber boots and protective suits.
Posted Date: 3/21/2014
Doris Bittar's Southwestern College exhibit raises issues about treatment of both
Posted Date: 3/13/2014
To encourage SWC faculty, staff, students and community members to participate in the UC, San Diego Chancellor’s town hall meeting, the Governing Board has moved its March 12 meeting to the Higher Education Center, National City.
Posted Date: 3/12/2014
Join us for the 2014 Career Expo! Attend workshops, explore careers, and view employment/internship opportunities. Open to the public, free parking.
Posted Date: 2/27/2014
If you are planning to transfer to the University of California (UC) and have earned college units at both a university and community college, schedule an appointment with a college counselor.
Posted Date: 2/21/2014
For demonstrated commitment to the local construction industry through Proposition R over the last year, Southwestern College has been selected as a distinguished owner by the Construction Management Association of America’s San Diego chapter.
Posted Date: 2/19/2014
Mere hours before last week’s opening night reception for Maxx Moses’ exhibition, “Good Morning America” at Southwestern College Art Gallery, the artist had a thunderclap of inspiration and got on the phone to gallery director Vallo Riberto.
Posted Date: 2/11/2014
Your guide to tutoring hours, library services, copiers, student computers and study areas at all campuses.
Posted Date: 1/30/2014
Leaders, students urge Sacramento legislators to continue support for community colleges
It was a more upbeat mood than the past four years when representatives from community colleges in San Diego and Imperial counties met with state legislators this week to advocate for funding and programs benefitting the more than 140,000 students who attend the nine colleges in the region.
Posted Date: 1/29/2014
SWC Student Publications Continue Raking in the Recognition
Many across South County know Southwestern College’s student-run newspaper, The Sun, has been the recipient of multiple national, statewide and local awards over the years.
Posted Date: 1/29/2014
You may be eligible for an education tax credit this year.
Posted Date: 1/23/2014
Maxx Moses exhibit pulls no punches, taking on slavery, religion and politics. The exhibit is free.
Posted Date: 1/16/2014
Important information on Parking Lot
Attention students! Please read the information below on some important parking changes and road construction that will effect students and staff for the Spring 2014 semester
Posted Date: 1/15/2014
SWC group's win of the $1000 AT&T Don't Text and Drive Challenge published in 'Our Hometown' local magazine
The Southwestern College's ASO Club - ADN Class of 2014's win of the $1000 AT&T Don't Text and Drive Challenge has been published in the 'Our Hometown' local magazine
Posted Date: 1/14/2014
Homeland Security and Public Safety Expo and Forum
Representatives from numerous local and federal law enforcement agencies gathered recently at Southwestern College for a career expo and Q&A in front of Southwestern Students.
Posted Date: 12/17/2013
San Diego’s longest-running professional theatre production will be giving Southwestern College’s Chicano Latino Coalition an early Christmas gift—and there’s nothing the forces of darkness can do to
Posted Date: 12/11/2013
Spring semester is just around the corner and SWC enrollment is currently open to new and returning students.
Posted Date: 12/10/2013
Southwestern College hosted an international border relations forum recently where education was the hot topic. The two keynote speakers, along with in-house experts in the arts and business, described the unique challenge involved with cross-border learning.
Posted Date: 12/10/2013
ATTENTION STUDENTS - Nine CSU campuses are still open for applications (excluding SDSU and CSU, San Marcos)
Posted Date: 12/3/2013
Online learning and the future of digital education
Southwestern College recently played host to the “Never Stop Learning” tour stop presented by Blackboard Learning and CaliBUG (California Blackboard User Group)
Posted Date: 11/12/2013
Lot O reopens after construction. Access directly from Elmhurst Street.
Posted Date: 10/22/2013
Dr. Nish Earns Prestigious Award
Superintendent/President Dr. Melinda Nish is given a regional award for her candor and transparency in dealing with construction bond.
Posted Date: 10/3/2013
Southwestern College Education Foundation Honors Vets at Gala
The SWC Education Foundation raises over $87,000 at Gift of Scholarship Gala and honors veterans young and old.
Posted Date: 9/27/2013
Study Abroad in Florence, Italy
Southwestern College is committed to providing quality international educational experiences to its students and the surrounding community.
Posted Date: 9/24/2013 9:00 AM
Southwestern College Opens Veterans’ Resource Center
Southwestern College leadership, student veterans and community leaders gather to dedicate a new Veterans' Resource Center.
Posted Date: 9/17/2013
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