San Diego Small Business Association Honors Southwestern College Director

San Diego Small Business Association Honors Southwestern College Director San Diego Contracting Opportunities Director Also Makes His Mark         The Small Business Association San Diego District Office has awarded Victor Castillo the Minority Small Business Champion of the Year. Castillo...

Southwestern College Hosts 80th Assembly District Candidates Forum

Southwestern College hosts 80th Assembly District Candidates Forum          The race for the 80th State Assembly seat made a stop at Southwestern College recently. Democratic candidates Steve Castaneda and Lorena Gonzalez each presented their qualifications to the Southwestern College community in a...

State Board of Governors Grants Center Status to Two College Centers

Board of Governors Approves Center Status for Two Southwestern College Centers Approval means college can maintain/grow programs in San Ysidro and National City          The Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges voted unanimously today to grant Southwestern College...

San Diego, Imperial Small Business Development Center Hires Regional Director

San Diego, Imperial Small Business Development Center Hires Regional Director          Southwestern College and the San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is proud to announce Dr. Aleta Wilson as its new Regional Director. Dr. Wilson comes to the SBDC...

Southwestern College Governing Board Appoints Nora Vargas to Fill Vacancy

Southwestern College Governing Board Appoints Nora Vargas to Fill Vacancy Longtime community activist anxious to get to work         The Southwestern College Governing Board appointed longtime community activist Nora Vargas to fill vacant seat #1 Monday night.         Vargas was one...

Inspiring Speakers Await Southwestern College Students

Inspiring Speakers Await Southwestern College Students         From homeless to Harvard and now to HUBU. Local community members, including a medical doctor, bank executive, attorney and inspiring educator Doug Luffborough, will spend the afternoon with students as part of the Hermanos Unidos, Brothers United...

Southwestern College’s Student Veteran Organization Hosts “Sisters in Arms”

Southwestern College’s Student Veteran Organization Hosts “Sisters In Arms” CHULA VISTA – The Southwestern College Student Veteran Organization (SVO) hosted a “Sisters In Arms” ceremony during Women’s History Month to honor and celebrate women who have served in all branches...

National Organization Honors Two Southwestern College Leaders

National Organization Honors Two Southwestern College Leaders         Southwestern College Governing Board Member Norma L. Hernandez and Assistant Professor Dr. Sylvia Garcia-Navarrete have earned two of the highest awards bestowed by The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) for their contributions to...

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Releases Student Success Scorecard

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Releases Student Success Scorecard Helps public track rate of students completing certificates, degrees and transfer CHULA VISTA – The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office released the Student Success Scorecard this week, giving colleges...

Crown Cove Aquatic Center Receives $42,000 Grant

Southwestern College’s Crown Cove Aquatic Center Receives $42,000 Grant CORONADO – On-the-water boater safety will be enhanced at the Crown Cove Aquatic Center (CCAC), thanks to a new $42,000 grant. The grant –awarded by the California Department of Boating and Waterways—will...