Southwestern College Architect Students Receive National Awards

NEW YORK, NY. – Southwestern College architecture students have earned national recognition by winning two of the top five spots in the Coalition of Community College Architecture Programs, Inc. (CCCAP) 2018 Student Design Competition. Students were asked to design a visitor center in California’s Joshua...

Southwestern College Career Education Honored as Statewide “Strong Workforce Star”

CHULA VISTA, Calif. –Nineteen Southwestern College programs earned statewide recognition as a California Community Colleges’ Strong Workforce Star. Among the honorees, Southwestern’s Registered Nursing program received the highest level as a Gold Star for the program’s earning power and social mobility successes. Strong Workforce Stars...

Southwestern College Awarded Veterans’ Center and Dream Center Grants

Southwestern College has been awarded $325,000 to help fund student veteran success and establish a Dream Center for undocumented students.

Governing Board Takes Strong Stand Against Separation of Families at Border

Calling the separation of young immigrant children from their parents at the border dehumanizing and inhumane, the Southwestern College Governing Board unanimously passed a resolution calling for family reunification. At its meeting Tuesday, the Governing Board unanimously passed Resolution 2056 and called on the federal...

Wellness & Aquatics Complex Wins Construction Management Award

The newly opened Wellness and Aquatics Complex at Southwestern College has won the Program Management Buildings Award from the Construction Management Association of America’s (CMAA) San Diego Chapter—making it the third such win for a Southwestern College project. The 75,000-square-foot facility opened to students in...

Record Number of Graduates Will Walk in Southwestern College’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony

Students at last year's Commencement Ceremony.
Southwestern College will be celebrating its largest graduating class in history this Friday, May 25th at the 57th annual Commencement Ceremony. More than 3,300 degrees and certificates are being awarded this year and more than 900 students will walk across the stage at DeVore Stadium.

Southwestern College Opens New Campus Meditation Room

Southwestern College students and employees cut the ribbon to the Associated Student Organization's brand new Meditation Room.
Southwestern College students now have a safe, open and inclusive space to think, de-stress, meditate and pray thanks to the Associated Student Organization’s brand new Meditation Room.

Professor Shares Cinco de Mayo History

What comes to mind when you hear “Cinco de Mayo?” If you’re not acquainted with the celebration, you might know that it’s some kind of Mexican holiday and it means May Fifth in Spanish. But for Latinos at Southwestern College and Mexican Americans throughout the...

SWC Architect Students Win Prestigious Cal Poly SLO Design Village Award

Earth Day Weekend Win for Southwestern College Architecture Students SAN LUIS OBISPO — A team of Southwestern College Architecture and Design students earned recognition for Best Craftsmanship at the prestigious Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (SLO) Annual Design Village competition recently. The three-day event took place...

Southwestern College Awards More Financial Aid Than Any Other Community College in The Region

As a Southwestern College peer advisor, Andres Nunez knows one of the questions new Southwestern College students ask the most: "How am I going to pay for this?"