The Summer Readiness Program at Southwestern College is more than just summer school. It's a full college immersion program that prepares local high school students for a successful transition to Southwestern College. Over the summer, students take two college courses at Southwestern College. They get a chance to meet their counselors, meet their new classmates (and possibly new best friends) and they participate in social and cultural activities all while getting to know ins and outs of their new home campus.
It was an intimate and touching moment as a small group of members of the men and women’s basketball team raced through the brand hallways of the new Wellness & Aquatics Complex to their new locker rooms and gym.
All week long, the Jag Kitchen Food Pantry hosted events to bring awareness for students facing hunger and housing insecurities by hosting special breakfast bars, a clothing and toiletry drive, a community discussion and panel and much more.
The Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa celebrated its 10 year anniversary on Wednesday, Oct. 26 with an open house that featured hands-on demonstrations of their popular signature programs. The celebration and campus tour featured demonstrations by Southwestern College's signature programs including the Police...
Under the Influence, hosted by Health Services and Campus Police, teaches students the dangers of drunk driving by putting them through a simulated drunk driving obstacle course and mock DUI checkpoints.
Art Professor Mark Van Stone has designed Maya glyphs for each of the new buildings at Southwestern College, including the new Wellness and Aquatic Complex. Professor Stone is a Maya expert who specializes Maya Hieroglyphs and calligraphy. For more on Mark Van Stone, visit http://markvanstone.com/.
Southwestern College celebrated its 56th birthday on Sept. 14 during College Hour at the Chula Vista campus. The campus community and special guests helped us celebrate by serving cake to students, giving away prizes and posing for photos.
If you missed the Associated Student Organization's fall semester club fair, you can still get involved on campus. Find a full list of clubs here: http://bit.ly/2vQirjz.
Through STEM classes and clubs like the Society of Women Engineers, the Math and Science Club, Southwestern College students are learning how to use 3d printers and create objects. Engineering major Giselle Romo has made Stormtroopers, a lightsaber, a Yoda pumpkin and a gray shark named "Mr. Jaws."