Southwestern College Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Wellness & Aquatics Complex

Governing Board President Griselda Delgado, basketball player Ed Winslow and swimmer Betsy Rozow (center, left to right) cut the ribbon to the new Wellness & Aquatics Complex with employees, community members and elected officials.
Southwestern College Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Wellness & Aquatics Complex

New state budget allocates more funds for Southwestern College, California College Promise

The Cesar E. Chavez Student Services Center.
California Governor Jerry Brown released his 2018-2019 proposed $190.3 billion budget on Jan. 10, which includes ongoing and one-time funding to California Community Colleges.

Phi Theta Kappa Student Wins Submission in National Literary Journal, $500 Scholarship

Southwestern College student Maria Isabel Medina de Sklavenitis.
When Maria Isabel Medina de Sklavenitis saw a national call for submissions for Phi Theta Kappa’s prestigious literary journal Nota Bene publication, she submitted some of her academic essays, a few research papers and other scholarly writings that she thought honor Phi Theta Kappa...

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.

Southwestern College’s State-of-the-Art Recording Arts and Technology Program

On the outside, building 850 at Southwestern College’s Chula Vista campus seems like any other building filled with regular classrooms. But inside, students won’t find classrooms with rows of desks leading to a whiteboard. They’ll enter Southwestern College’s $6 million Center for Recording Arts & Technology.

Architecture Professor Diana De La Torre Arredondo Builds Student Success

Architecture Professor Diana De La Torre Arredondo.
When Architecture Professor Diana de la Torre Arredondo was in the fourth grade, the recession hit her family so hard they had to move from San Diego to Tijuana where it was more affordable to live. Her father, who worked as a draftsman and in construction for most of her life, bought a small empty lot and designed and built their home across the border.

Southwestern College Hosts Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

All week long, the Jag Kitchen Food Pantry hosted events to bring awareness for students facing hunger and housing insecurities by hosting special breakfast bars, a clothing and toiletry drive, a community discussion and panel and much more.

The Sun Collegiate Newspaper Wins Top National and Local Awards

The Southwestern College Sun continues its reputation as one of the best collegiate newspapers in the country having recently won top awards at the local San Diego Press Club and the national Associated Collegiate Press award ceremonies.

Southwestern College Creates Permanent Tribute to Fallen Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta

With family members in the audience, Southwestern College dedicated a permanent tribute to fallen Marine and Navy Cross recipient Sgt. Rafael Peralta during a special ceremony last week in honor of Veterans’ Day.

Southwestern College Receives AA Rating, Sells First Proposition Z Bonds

A rendering of The Performing Arts & Cultural Complex, the first project funded by Proposition Z.
Southwestern College has received AA ratings for the first sale of $140 million of its Proposition Z bonds. The ratings from Moody’s Investors Service and Standard and Poor’s highlight the strength of the local market, the diversity of Southwestern College’s taxpayers and faith in the district and its taxpayers to repay the bonds.