Your Guide to the Fall 2021 Semester

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It has been an extraordinary past 18 months at Southwestern College and this fall semester, we are excited to re-open our campuses and see student services and some classes return in person. We know this hybrid model of online and in-person instruction and services can...

Spring 2018 Fast Track Classes Begin April 2

The spring semester may be almost halfway over, but there's still time to add a class or two to your schedule. If you're acing all your classes or think your class schedule is a little too light, you can add a fast-track class, Check...

Top 5 Study Spots for Southwestern College Students

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Brace yourself, finals are coming. With the final exam season almost upon us, I’ve definitely been kicking my study habits up a notch. As a college student, I spend enough time studying at home, so I try to take my books elsewhere when I...

Southwestern College Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Campus Dreamer Center

After years of serving the undocumented student population, Southwestern College officially cut the ribbon and celebrated the opening of the brand new Dreamer Center on the Chula Vista campus. The center, located in room 426, was made possible through a $125,000 grant from The California...

Our Most Popular Stories and Social Media Posts of 2019

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We're closing out the year (and decade!) at Southwestern College by looking back at some of our best moments across our News Center, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You made it another year to remember. You came to read our great stories and were there for...

Q&A: ASO President Kiara Mora

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Before Southwestern College student Kiara Mora ever even decided to run for president of the Associated Student Organization, she had already made history. Mora was the first student to fully campaign online for student government. She is the first ASO president to take office...

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,...

Southwestern College Vice President Chosen for Statewide Equity Committee 

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Vice President of Student Services Dr. Tina King has been chosen to serve on the USC Race & Equity Center’s Racial Equity in Guided Pathways Commission.  The College Futures Foundation recently awarded the USC Race and Equity Center a $1 million grant to advance racial...

Attempted Abduction at Southwestern College’s Chula Vista Campus

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Southwestern College Campus Police have been investigating an attempted abduction of a 16-year-old student on the Chula Vista campus today. At approximately 9:15 a.m., the student had been walking across the campus near the H Street entrance and was confronted by the suspect. He offered her $200 to get into his vehicle. She refused and walked away. The suspect then cut her off, got out of his vehicle and grabbed her. She was able to break free.

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.