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

Southwestern College Dance Students Prepare for Annual Concert ‘On Stage’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1RTB8rsgDs?ecver=1] Students from the Southwestern College dance department have been preparing for their annual spring dance concert, "On Stage," which runs May 11-13. The performance will feature student-choreographed dances with styles such as folklorico, contemporary, ballet, tap, salsa and bachata. Tickets can be purchased...

Southwestern College Hosts Mental Health Fair

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AChAzL7WFQ4&w=1060&h=615] The Associated Student Organization, Health Services and the Personal Wellness Center hosted the two-day Mental Health Fair that featured a one-man Broadway show, noodle sword fights, sing-alongs and more.

Associated Student Organization hosts ‘Revolutionary Art’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iae2zFZeohc&w=1060&h=615] Students turned blank canvases into expressions of culture, social justice and activism when the Associated Student Organization of Southwestern College hosted "Revolutionary Art."

Storify: Angela Davis Speaks at Southwestern College

Thousands applauded and cheered when legendary activist and civil rights icon Angela Davis took the stage at the Southwestern College gymnasium on Wednesday night. Presented by Southwestern College's Professional Development Department, Davis spoke to 1,900 from throughout San Diego County. Attendees quickly took to...

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...

Philosophy and Humanities Professor Peter Bolland Performs ‘Wild and Precious Life’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMNznRguvc8] When he’s not lecturing on spirituality, philosophy and world religions, Philosophy and Humanities Professor Peter Bolland moonlights as an acclaimed singer/songwriter and musician. His music has been described as “Americana,” perhaps because he’s twice won best Americana Album at the San Diego Music...