Southwestern College Board Appoints Dr. Kindred Murillo as Superintendent/President

Chula Vista, CA – The Southwestern Community College District Governing Board unanimously approved Dr. Kindred Murillo as the new Superintendent/President at its meeting Wednesday. Murillo, who served the last five years as the Superintendent/President of the Lake Tahoe Community College District, will begin at Southwestern...

Southwestern College Chamber Singers perform “September”

The Southwestern College Chamber Singers are helping us ring in the holiday season. Watch them perform "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire. In the mood for more music and updates from the Chamber Singers, connect with them on Facebook. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woyT6QclOaM]

Southwestern College Board Selects Dr. Kindred Murillo as Finalist for Superintendent/President

At its Dec. 5 meeting, the Southwestern Community College District Board of Trustees selected Dr. Kindred Murillo as the finalist for the College’s new Superintendent/President, pending a final vote at their regular Dec. 14 meeting. Dr. Murillo has served as Superintendent/President of the Lake Tahoe...

CONCERT RESCHEDULED – “A Night of Instrumental Music” Rescheduled to December 8

Tonight’s performance of "A Night of Instrumental Music" has been rescheduled. The concert will be moved to December 8 at 7:30 p.m. Please note the location has been changed to Room 801. The performance by the Southwestern College Concert Band was originally scheduled for tonight, December...

Three Finalists for Southwestern College’s New Superintendent/President

Southwestern College has narrowed the search for its new superintendent/president to three final applicants. The search committee chose the final three from a pool of 28 applicants and invited the finalists to participate in an open forum on campus. Each applicant presented their qualifications...

Phi Theta Kappa Celebrates Birthday with Refugee Awareness Week

Southwestern College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter—Alpha Pi Epsilon— celebrated its 98th birthday all week long with Refugee Awareness Week. Throughout the week, the honor society held events and a donation drive to bring awareness to barriers that refugees face in San Diego, including the recent...

South Bay Voters Pass Proposition Z

Bond will help support job training, infrastructure needs and veterans’ resources through new facilities and classrooms

Storify: Southwestern College Hosts College Preview Day

More than 1,200 students from 13 different high schools and two alternative schools visited Southwestern College to get a taste of campus programs and culture. Students headed to DeVore Stadium to grab their free SWC swag bags and high-fives from faculty, staff and Johnny Jaguar.

Southwestern College Contributes $931.1M to Local Economy

Southwestern College graduate Viry Martino explains the impact community college had on her life
Newly commissioned study measures College’s return on investment for students/community. CHULA VISTA, CA. – Southwestern College and its students contribute $931.1 million to the South County economy through wages, operating expenses, construction and taxes, a recently released economic impact report shows. The report, prepared by Economic...

Southwestern College Breaks Ground on $81M Math, Science & Engineering Building

MSE Building groundbreaking Ceremony
Two-story building will include state-of-the-art labs, greenhouse, telescope platform. CHULA VISTA, California ­– Southwestern College broke ground on a new two-story, 100,000-square-foot Math, Science & Engineering Building on the Chula Vista campus Wednesday. The groundbreaking brought together the campus community, college leadership, South Bay officials,...