Classes Begin for Southwestern College’s Fall Semester

Students head to Jaguar Walk, where the Associated Student Organization held its Welcome Week activities.
More than 18,000 students will take classes this fall at Southwestern College campuses throughout South San Diego County CHULA VISTA, California ­– This week, Southwestern College is welcoming more than 18,000 students to its campuses throughout South San Diego County. They will fill nearly 2,000...

August 2016 – Governing Board News

The Governing Board was honored to help kickoff the food drive for the new Jag Kitchen food pantry created by the Child Development Center and the Associated Students Organization.
In less than one week, thousands of students will walk onto Southwestern College for the fall semester. Some will be returning students but for others, it’ll be their first semester of college. There’s a lot of excitement surrounding those momentous occasions, and it’s a...

Southwestern College to Place Bond on November Ballot

Rendering of the new Performing Arts & Cultural Center.
The $400M bond will help support job training, infrastructure needs and veterans’ resources CHULA VISTA, California ­– The Southwestern College Governing Board unanimously voted at its Aug. 9 meeting to place a $400 million general obligation bond on the Nov. 8 ballot. The bond will...

Governing Board Appoints Interim Superintendent/President

Robert Duncan has more than 30 years of community college experience, including 10 years as superintendent/president of Palomar College.
CHULA VISTA, California ­– The Southwestern College Governing Board voted at its Tuesday meeting to to appoint Robert Deegan as the district’s new interim superintendent/president. The former president of Palomar College will come out of retirement to serve in his new role effective Aug. 15...

Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Seeks to Fill Five Vacancies

CHULA VISTA, California ­– Southwestern College has extended the deadline for those interested in applying for one of five vacancies on the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee for the college’s Proposition R bond measure. The new deadline is Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. Members of the committee are...