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Three Southwestern College Governing Board Members Sworn In

collage of 3 governing board members taking oath of office
New Governing Board members Robert Moreno and Corina Soto joined returning Board Member Don Dumas in a swearing-in ceremony last night. In the first trustee area election for the college, each board member now lives within the community they represent. Moreno represents area 1 which...

CA Community Colleges Chancellor Volunteers at SWC Jag Kitchen

Chancellor Gonzales working with her team in the Cares Closet
Bearing bags of clothes to donate, California Community Colleges Chancellor Dr. Daisy Gonzales and members of her executive leadership team spent a day of service in Southwestern College’s Jag Kitchen and SWC Cares Closet. Gonzales and her team spent the morning sorting clothes and packaging...

BVHS Student Dual-Enrolled at Southwestern College is Editor-in-Chief of El Sol Magazine

Nikki holding Sun newspaper and El Sol magazine
Nicolette (Nikki) Monique Luna emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic with some pretty impressive accomplishments under her belt. While a 16-year-old student at Bonita Vista High School, she also helmed the Southwestern College Sun newspaper and El Sol magazine into another award-winning year, earning recognition...

SWC President Sanchez Named Among San Diego’s 500 Most Influential

SWC President Sanchez standing in front of Performing Arts Center
The San Diego Business Journal has named Southwestern College Superintendent/President Dr. Mark Sanchez as among the top 500 most influential people in San Diego. Sanchez, who has led the college since 2020, was included as among the most influential in higher education. Earlier this year,...

New Call Center Up and Running

Southwestern College students can now get immediate answers to their questions by calling the new Jaguar Call Center. The call center, which launched Monday, is staffed by Outreach Peer Ambassadors 49 hours each week. The call center is located in the Cesar E. Chavez Student...

Southwestern College Honors Vets in Annual Ceremony

Veterans Ceremony GIF
Southwestern students, faculty and employees gathered for the annual Veterans' Day ceremony Thursday. Held in the new venue of the Performing Arts Center Black Box theater because of the inclement weather, the enthusiasm was not dampened. For the first time, two students each received $500...

Spring Semester 2023 Student Vaccine and Mask Guidelines

Students walking and talking near Math & Science Building
When Southwestern College spring semester 2023 begins on Jan. 3, students will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination for in-person classes and services and masks will be optional indoors and outdoors, with a few exceptions outlined below. Southwestern College leadership finalized the...

Southwestern College Receives Ambulance from AMR

Representatives from AMR cut the ribbon and handed over the keys to a fully-equipped ambulance to Southwestern College’s EMT/paramedic program Wednesday. The van-style ambulance will serve as a hands-on educational resource and recruitment tool for new students interested in the field of emergency medicine. “We...

All African Diaspora Education Summit in Ghana

attendees to diaspora conference in Ghana
A recent trip to Ghana provided a new perspective on Africa for San Diego County community college educators and students and ignited a push to highlight the important role that the continent and its people have made to the world. "It was the experience of...

Southwestern College Dedicates Institutional Technology Building

officials at the Institutional Technology Building ribbon cutting
In a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, Southwestern College leaders and partners dedicated the college’s newest building funded by Proposition R. The 16,000-square-foot building will be the heartbeat of the college’s technology, bringing together the college’s information technology infrastructure and its related technology operations support. “To me,...