Q&A: ASO President Kiara Mora

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Before Southwestern College student Kiara Mora ever even decided to run for president of the Associated Student Organization, she had already made history. Mora was the first student to fully campaign online for student government. She is the first ASO president to take office...

5 Tips for Finishing the Semester Strong From Home

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You’ve heard it countless times by now, but I’ll say it again: these trying times are unprecedented. The COVID-19 virus and the public health crisis has dominated the news and semester for months now, and this spring semester has been unlike any before. For some...

Meet the 2020 Student of Distinction Award Recipients

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The Student of Distinction Award (commonly referred to as the SODA) is the highest honor a student can receive at Southwestern College. It is given each year to students who have displayed exemplary academic achievement and contributions to our campus and our communities. This year's...

Download These Zoom Virtual Backgrounds to Bring Southwestern College Home

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We miss being on campus, and we know many of you do, too. That’s why we created these Southwestern College virtual Zoom backgrounds to help you bring a part of Southwestern College home.  We know it’s not as good as the real thing. While we’re...

Your Guide to the Spring 2020 Semester

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We're starting the new decade with some big and exciting changes at Southwestern College. We have new building and room numbers, new changes coming to our annual Commencement Ceremony and information on parking. The spring 2020 semester begins on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Yes, the semester begins...

Our Most Popular Stories and Social Media Posts of 2019

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We're closing out the year (and decade!) at Southwestern College by looking back at some of our best moments across our News Center, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You made it another year to remember. You came to read our great stories and were there for...

5 Ways to Spend Time Between Classes (Besides Going on Your Phone)

Not every class schedule is perfect, and many Southwestern College students find themselves with a good amount of time between classes. You probably spend enough time skipping YouTube ads, checking new messages and refreshing your Instagram feed throughout the day. Instead of staring at...

Your Guide to the Fall 2019 Semester

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A new students guide to the fall 2019 including information on new campus maps and tips on parking, finding open classes, and more.

Advice for New College Students from Three Southwestern College Professors

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You’ve completed online orientation, registered for classes, gotten familiar with Canvas and skimmed through professor reviews on ratemyprofessor.com. Now comes the part of college that can be daunting for any new student, adjusting or re-adjusting to an unfamiliar academic environment and succeeding with your...

Academic Success Center Helps Students Ace Final Exams

Walk by the courtyard of the 420 building and you’ll notice Southwestern College students buzzing in and out of the Academic Success Center. With final exams beginning next week, Southwestern College students are even busier than usual with studying, final projects and essays. Many...