Photo Gallery: Southwestern College’s 56th Annual Commencement

DeVore Stadium was filled with cheers, applause and screams as more than 800 students walked onto the field to celebrate Southwestern College's 56th Annual Commencement Ceremony.

Crown Cove Aquatic Center’s Annual Open House

The Crown Cove Aquatic Center's Annual Open House on May 21.
It was the perfect San Diego afternoon as the sun was shining and the cloudless blue sky hung above the Crown Cove Aquatic Center's Annual Open House on May 21. Hundreds of community members drove down the Silver Strand State Beach in Coronado to enjoy free paddling, sailing, kayaking and even a classic Italian gondola ride in celebration of National Safe Boating Week. The event also included live entertainment by Heali'i Polynesian Review dancers.

Honor Our Heroes pays tribute to veterans past and present

The second annual "Honor our Heroes" event on Thursday, May 18 was part of an early Memorial Day celebration at Southwestern College. Members of the campus community were invited to the Veterans Resource Center to sign the Book of Honor and place a flag in the Flag Garden in remembrance of a loved one who served in the U.S. military.
One by one people lined up to flip through the pages of the leather-bound Book of Honor looking for an empty spot to write down the name and honor a veteran in their lives. The second annual "Honor our Heroes" event on Thursday, May 18,...

Local Middle School Students Tour Campus

Students from Bonita Vista, Hilltop, Montgomery and National City middle schools toured Southwestern College on March 14.
Southwestern College got a little younger today when 350 middle school students from the Sweetwater Union High School District stopped by for a visit. They were here to see what their hometown college had to offer, and the opportunities awaiting them when they graduated...

Southwestern College Aquatics Makes Waves in National City

The Southwestern College men's and women's swim teams practice at Las Palmas Pool in #NationalCity.
  Southwestern College pools are getting an upgrade, but that didn’t sink the college’s swim teams. The old swimming pools and the 1000 building have been demolished and cleared to make way for the new Math, Science and Engineering Building. By the next spring semester, however,...

Southwestern College Vocational Nursing Commencement

The 2016 class of the Southwestern College vocational nursing program held their commencement and pinning ceremony on Friday, Dec. 9.
The 2016 class of the Southwestern College Vocational Nursing program held their commencement and pinning ceremony on Friday, Dec. 9. The class of 23 students celebrated the completion of their three-semester program with a ceremonial pinning, speeches by their mentors, remarks by class President...

ASO’s Thanksgiving Feast Makes Everyone Feel At Home

The Associated Student Organization hosted "Thanksgiving Feast," as a way to provide a dinner to those who may not be able to have one.
The Associated Student Organization's Thanksgiving Feast had all the fixings of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. There was sliced turkey layered over stuffing, vegetables everyone avoided but reluctantly said yes to, board and card games to play to kill the time before a second helping and...

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...

Gallery: Southwestern College Welcomes Future Students During College Preview Day

The campus community came together to welcome more than 1,200 students from the Sweetwater Union High School District. These students came from schools throughout the South Bay to experience everything Southwestern College had to offer. They attended a pep rally hosted by the Southwestern College cheerleaders, were welcomed to campus by college and student leaders, went on campus tours, had a box-lunch picnic on the grass, attended the Majors Pavilion and club fair, and more.
The campus community came together to welcome more than 1,200 students from the Sweetwater Union High School District. These students came from schools throughout the South Bay to experience everything Southwestern College has to offer. They attended a pep rally hosted by the Southwestern...

Southwestern College celebrates Halloween, Dia de los Muertos

On Oct. 31, Southwestern College was filled with Halloween spirit as the students and employees filled the campus dressed as everything from ghouls to goblins, heroes to villains, storybook characters to creatures of the night. The next day, on November 1, the Higher Education...