Your Guide to the Spring 2021 Semester

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The start of the spring semester is just days away. As you work to finalize your plans and get ready, we've put together this guide that will hopefully answer many questions we know you have. The COVID-19 pandemic has kept Southwestern College campuses closed for the spring semester,...

Student Veteran Spotlight 2018

Southwestern College is proud to serve our student veterans and grateful for their service to our country. Recently, Southwestern College was recognized in Military Times' 2019 “Best for Vets” list for our dedication and ongoing campus support to our student veterans through services such...

Advice for New College Students from Three Southwestern College Professors

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You’ve completed online orientation, registered for classes, gotten familiar with Canvas and skimmed through professor reviews on Now comes the part of college that can be daunting for any new student, adjusting or re-adjusting to an unfamiliar academic environment and succeeding with your...

Our Most Popular Social Media Posts of 2017

It's been a historic year for Southwestern College, and we've had many "likable" moments along the way on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – 26,041 to be exact (as of Dec. 14). That's right, you folks liked 15,728 Facebook posts, 2,822 tweets and 7,491 Instagram photos throughout the year.

A Welcome Message from the New Superintendent/President

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Hello, Jaguars, I'm Dr. Mark Sanchez and I have just completed my first week as the new superintendent/president of Southwestern College. As a Southwestern College graduate, I know very well the multiple priorities students manage in working to complete their higher education. I also realize this is...

Your Guide to the Fall 2019 Semester

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A new students guide to the fall 2019 including information on new campus maps and tips on parking, finding open classes, and more.

Black History Month: The First Female Black ASO President

Kirstyn Smith, the first female black Associated Student Organization president.
Every February, we hear the stories of Martin Luther King, Jr.; Rosa Parks; Angela Davis; and other influential black people who have had a huge impact on African Americans in this country. While those stories are important and are rightfully celebrated, we hardly ever hear the stories of everyday black people who are living in their legacy.

Meet the 2021 Student of Distinction Award Recipients

It’s been an extraordinary year at Southwestern College, filled with rapidly evolving changes and unique challenges for Southwestern College students. What hasn’t changed is the ability of Southwestern College students to meet those challenges and excel in their academic and personal goals.  This year, we...

Our Most Popular Stories and Social Media Posts of 2018

Our 2018 most popular stories and posts.
As 2018 comes to a close, we're looking back at the most popular Southwestern College stories and social media posts across our News Center, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We opened new buildings, gave you sneak peeks at future facilities, graduated a record number of...

5 Ways to Spend Time Between Classes (Besides Going on Your Phone)

Not every class schedule is perfect, and many Southwestern College students find themselves with a good amount of time between classes. You probably spend enough time skipping YouTube ads, checking new messages and refreshing your Instagram feed throughout the day. Instead of staring at...