Under the Influence teaches students the dangers of drunk driving

Under the Influence
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.

Professor Mark Van Stone keeps Maya history alive in new campus buildings

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’s 56th Birthday

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.
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.

Associated Student Organization Fall 2017 Club Fair

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.

3D Printing at Southwestern College

Giselle Romo looking at a 3D Printer printing a small gray shark.
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."

Storify: Commencement 2017

Recap Southwestern College's 56th Annual Commencement Ceremony with tweets, photos and videos.

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.

Commencement 2017: “I’d like to thank . . .”

"I'd like to thank..." students
More than 2,000 students will graduate this year from Southwestern College and head off to continue their educational or workforce goals and dreams. We stopped a few of them one afternoon on Jaguar Walk and asked them, "Who would you like to thank?" for helping them along the way.

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 honorĀ a veteran in their lives. The second annual "Honor our Heroes" event on Thursday, May 18,...