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More than 330 items are up for auction by Southwestern College.
Posted Date: 8/26/2015
Chula Vista college approves partnership with Point Loma Nazarene University to offer 4-Year degrees.
Posted Date: 8/26/2015
SBA San Diego and Southwestern College Collaborate to Promote Growth of Small Businesses
SWC will co-sponsor a series of workshops on export trade with the help of the Small Business Administration and the Center for International Trade Development.
Posted Date: 7/29/2015
Due to unforeseen circumstances, as of Tuesday July 14th, our registration system became non-operational. Because of this, all student registration appointments were adjusted.
Posted Date: 7/17/2015
Photos from the 2015 Commencement Ceremony
Almost 750 students attended the 2015 Commencement Ceremony. Here are some of the exciting moments from that memorable day.
Posted Date: 6/8/2015
Dust off your hardhats – Proposition R parking lot and road construction starts in May.
Posted Date: 6/3/2015
Stewart Sisters Enjoy Minor Celebrity as College’s De-facto Prodigies
Carla, 17; Lara, 16; and Edna, 15, are Biotechnology majors (Edna and Lara said they also plan on double majoring in Math) and Student of Distinction Award (SODA) winners —Southwestern College’s highest scholastic honor.
Posted Date: 5/29/2015
Nish Wins Local Small Business Award
Southwestern College Superintendent/President Dr. Melinda Nish’s ability to guide local small business resources during difficult economic times earned her an appreciation award by the San Diego Small Business Association (SBA) recently.
Posted Date: 5/18/2015
At the May 6 special meeting of the Governing Board, trustees discussed selling a fourth series of bonds through Proposition R. The amount of the bond sale—Series D—is not to exceed $135 million.
Posted Date: 5/8/2015
Southwestern College’s Proposition R Citizens Bond Oversight Committee is looking for applicants to fill six committee seats that expire July 11, 2015.
Posted Date: 5/8/2015
Two lectures on the Middle East – one on misconceptions, the other on Palestine – will be hosted concurrently at Southwestern College this week.
Posted Date: 5/4/2015
Southwestern college will host a series of arts programs for 7th to 12th graders this summer.
Posted Date: 4/30/2015
SWC Architecture Club Wins Best-in-Show at Cal Poly SLO
A Southwestern College Architecture Club design team won the Best-in-Show and the Best Theme Interpretation awards at the 2015 Design Village Competition held at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo held April 17-19.
Posted Date: 4/29/2015
Fieldhouse and Football Field Awarded for Sustainability, Management
Notwithstanding a (literal) sea of obstacles that could have drowned its completion, Southwestern College’s DeVore Stadium renovation and fieldhouse construction are attracting serious outside attention.
Posted Date: 4/28/2015
A group of students and veterans applauded as Nick Popaditch, US Marine Corps Gunnery Sargent, Retired, took center stage in the Veterans’ Resource Center of Southwestern College earlier this month.
Posted Date: 4/22/2015
Southwestern College's Career Center hosted a showcase at its main campus as a way for students to learn about career opportunities in two of San Diego's growing industry sectors - Global Trade and Advanced Transportation
Posted Date: 4/10/2015
Two local Assemblywomen honored four Southwestern College women leaders with awards in March as part of Women’s History Month.
Posted Date: 3/23/2015
A bi-national photo exhibit, featuring photographs taken by four prolific artists, will be held at the Southwestern College Art Gallery in conjunction with the Tijuana Cultural Center beginning March 12.
Posted Date: 3/9/2015
A year ago, Villa Bonita Assisted Living’s Valentine’s Day dance was canceled because of a flu outbreak. Arturo Sanchez, president of the Southwestern College Administration of Justice Club, said nothing was holding the club back from delivering smiles to Bonita Villa residents this time around.
Posted Date: 2/27/2015
Southwestern College Strengthens Cross-border Connections
The Southwestern College Governing Board approved two memoranda of understanding (MOUs) Wednesday with two Tijuana-based universities to foster a mutually beneficial cross-border educational pathway for students.
Posted Date: 2/20/2015
Approximately $125,000 in scholarships is now available to Southwestern College students.
Posted Date: 1/22/2015
Wells Fargo Helps Fund Small Business Development Center
The South San Diego Small Business Development Center will be able to increase services to small business owners, thanks to a $50,000 grant from Wells Fargo Bank.
Posted Date: 1/21/2015
Posted Date: 1/21/2015
Southwestern’s Weekend College offers options for busy students/working adults
Posted Date: 1/15/2015
Spring 2015 semester begins Jan. 21, and Southwestern College is gearing up for another great second half of the school year.
Posted Date: 1/12/2015
An unprecedented expansion of student tutoring services at Southwestern College is set to launch in January, thanks to $400,000 in funding from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office.
Posted Date: 1/5/2015
Southwestern College needs tutors… and they are willing to pay a good wage. Southwestern College needs tutors… and they are willing to pay a good wage.
Posted Date: 12/16/2014
Southwestern's bowl victory fueled by pride
There were two ways of looking at the American Bowl football game on Saturday. Host Southwestern College and visiting Santa Monica City College were squaring off primarily for pride.
Posted Date: 11/24/2014
Southwestern College Dedicates 3.2-Megawatt SunPower Solar System
In a ceremonial flipping of the energy switch yesterday, Southwestern College and SunPower Corp. dedicated the installation of a 3.2-megawatt solar power system on the college’s Chula Vista campus.
Posted Date: 11/20/2014
SWC Professor Dr. Teresa Russell and Choir Students Travel to Rome to Perform
Southwestern College’s School of Arts & Communications professor Dr. Teresa Russell and 50 of her students recently traveled halfway across the world to perform in Rome, Italy.
Posted Date: 11/13/2014
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