Southwestern College Again Named a Military Friendly School

Southwestern College celebrates Veterans Day 2018.
Southwestern College has again been named a Military Friendly School by Viqtory Media, publisher of the “Guide to Military Friendly Schools.”

Southwestern College Superintendent/President Kindred Murillo Awarded Phi Theta Kappa’s Paragon Award

Superintendent/President Kindred Murillo at Southwestern College's 57th birthday celebration in September.
Southwestern College Superintendent/President Dr. Kindred Murillo has been honored by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society with the Paragon Award for New Presidents.

Southwestern College Black History Month Efforts Recognized by National City

National City Mayor Alejandra Sotelo-Solis and the National City City Council recognized members of Southwestern College's Black Alliance and the Southwestern College Governing Board at the council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 5. The Black Alliance has partnered with college student organizations Black Student Union, Umoja,...

SWC Cares Closet Helps Students Dress to Impress

Emily Lynch Morissette inside the SWC Cares Closet, a mini-boutique for students who need free professional business clothing.
The SWC Cares Closet is a mini-boutique serving all Southwestern College students who need professional clothing assistance. The Cares Closet is located in room 104B on the Chula Vista campus.

Your Guide to the Spring 2019 Semester

Your Guide to the Spring 2019 Semester graphic
Southwestern College is getting ready to kick-off the new semester and welcome approximately 20,000 students to our campuses when the spring semester begins this Monday, Jan. 28. We know a brand new semester comes with a whole new batch of questions, so we've put together this guide to...

5 Tips for Making Online Courses a Success

Rachel Perez, working on her online class at Grind House, a coffeeshop on Third Avenue in Chula Vista.
With Southwestern College gearing up to spring into the new semester, you might be scrambling to find an extra class or two to add to your already packed schedule. Instead of rearranging your entire schedule to fit in another class, you might want to...

Our Most Popular Stories and Social Media Posts of 2018

Our 2018 most popular stories and posts.
As 2018 comes to a close, we're looking back at the most popular Southwestern College stories and social media posts across our News Center, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We opened new buildings, gave you sneak peeks at future facilities, graduated a record number of...

Superintendent/President Kindred Murillo Appointed to Governor’s Community College Student Success Funding Formula Committee

Superintendent/President Kindred Murillo has been appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to serve on the Community College Student Success Funding Formula Oversight Committee.

Paramedic Program Celebrates 30 Years of Training First-Responders

Paramedic student Michelle Bostrom works with other students and her professor on cardiac patient assessment.
It’s a busy day for students of the Southwestern College Paramedic Program at the Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa. They’re on a strict schedule, and four Southwestern College paramedic professors and staff members are leading them through real-world scenarios and workshops they’ll encounter...

International Student Spotlight: Mariana Silva-Gómez

If you’ve attended campus events throughout the past year, such as the Mother’s Day Celebration, Professors and Pizza or the Jag Kitchen pop-ups, you’ve probably seen Mariana Silva-Gómez helping lead them. As the Associated Student Organization Vice President of Outreach, Silva-Gómez has helped make...