Spring 2018 Fast Track Classes Begin April 2

The spring semester may be almost halfway over, but there's still time to add a class or two to your schedule. If you're acing all your classes or think your class schedule is a little too light, you can add a fast-track class, Check...

Black History Month: The First Female Black ASO President

Kirstyn Smith, the first female black Associated Student Organization president.
Every February, we hear the stories of Martin Luther King, Jr.; Rosa Parks; Angela Davis; and other influential black people who have had a huge impact on African Americans in this country. While those stories are important and are rightfully celebrated, we hardly ever hear the stories of everyday black people who are living in their legacy.

Our Most Popular Social Media Posts of 2017

It's been a historic year for Southwestern College, and we've had many "likable" moments along the way on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – 26,041 to be exact (as of Dec. 14). That's right, you folks liked 15,728 Facebook posts, 2,822 tweets and 7,491 Instagram photos throughout the year.

How I Overcame the Community College Stigma

During my first semester at Southwestern College, I ran into a classmate from high school who greeted me with, “Why do you go here? I thought you were smart.” Well, hello to you too, I thought. Taken aback, I shrugged and continued with my day – ignoring his comment.

Winners Chosen for #SWCpov Instagram Contest

The results are in, and the winners have been chosen for Southwestern College's first-ever Instagram contest. We asked the Southwestern College community to showcase their unique Southwestern College experience, upload it to Instagram and tag it with #SWCpov. The staff of the office of Communications,...

Southwestern College Peer Ambassadors Answer FAQs

peer ambassadors answer frequently asked questions
The beginning of each new semester always comes with a new batch of questions. Some are straightforward, like how to get to a classroom, and others are about specific programs or majors. Many of these questions can be answered by a counselor or a...