World Languages Department Hosts Carnival Mardi Gras Celebration

The World Languages Department hosted a Carnival Mardi Gras celebration on March 5.
The World Languages Department hosted a Carnival Mardi Gras celebration on March 5.

Southwestern College Aquatics Makes Waves in National City

The Southwestern College men's and women's swim teams practice at Las Palmas Pool in #NationalCity.
  Southwestern College pools are getting an upgrade, but that didn’t sink the college’s swim teams. The old swimming pools and the 1000 building have been demolished and cleared to make way for the new Math, Science and Engineering Building. By the next spring semester, however,...

Office of Student Equity Programs and Services Hosts Persian New Year Celebration

Colorful eggs on a "haft-seen" table.
The Office of Student Equity, Programs and Services brought cultural spring festivities to Southwestern College with their Persian New Year celebration, known as Nowruz. Held on Tuesday, March 19, the celebration included a variety of traditional Persian treats, dance demonstrations and a presentation on the cultural meaning...

Local Middle School Students Tour Campus

Students from Bonita Vista, Hilltop, Montgomery and National City middle schools toured Southwestern College on March 14.
Southwestern College got a little younger today when 350 middle school students from the Sweetwater Union High School District stopped by for a visit. They were here to see what their hometown college had to offer, and the opportunities awaiting them when they graduated...

Gallery: 58th Annual Commencement Ceremony

More than 950 students walked into DeVore Stadium on May 24 for the 58th annual Commencement Ceremony. These Jaguars made history for being the largest graduating class in Southwestern College history.
More than 950 students walked into DeVore Stadium on May 24 for the 58th annual Commencement Ceremony. These Jaguars made history for being the largest graduating class in Southwestern College history.

Honor Our Heroes pays tribute to veterans past and present

The second annual "Honor our Heroes" event on Thursday, May 18 was part of an early Memorial Day celebration at Southwestern College. Members of the campus community were invited to the Veterans Resource Center to sign the Book of Honor and place a flag in the Flag Garden in remembrance of a loved one who served in the U.S. military.
One by one people lined up to flip through the pages of the leather-bound Book of Honor looking for an empty spot to write down the name and honor a veteran in their lives. The second annual "Honor our Heroes" event on Thursday, May 18,...

Southwestern College Celebrates 58th Birthday

Students and community members celebrate Southwestern College's 58th birthday.
Southwestern College students, employees and community members celebrated 58 years of student success Thursday, Sept. 12 on the Chula Vista campus with Southwestern College's annual birthday party. For the past 58 years, we've graduated more than more than half a million Jaguars who have...

Crown Cove Aquatic Center’s Annual Open House

The Crown Cove Aquatic Center's Annual Open House on May 21.
It was the perfect San Diego afternoon as the sun was shining and the cloudless blue sky hung above the Crown Cove Aquatic Center's Annual Open House on May 21. Hundreds of community members drove down the Silver Strand State Beach in Coronado to enjoy free paddling, sailing, kayaking and even a classic Italian gondola ride in celebration of National Safe Boating Week. The event also included live entertainment by Heali'i Polynesian Review dancers.

Southwestern College Rededicates Veterans Resource Center, Sgt. Peralta Garden of Honor

Southwestern College celebrated the rededication of the new and improved Veterans Resource Center and the Sgt. Rafael Peralta Garden of Honor.
  Southwestern College celebrated the rededication of the new and expanded Veterans Resource Center and the Sgt. Rafael Peralta Garden of Honor Thursday, Sept. 26. The expanded Veterans' Resource Center comes with the help of the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office who awarded Southwestern College...

Photo Gallery: Southwestern College’s 56th Annual Commencement

DeVore Stadium was filled with cheers, applause and screams as more than 800 students walked onto the field to celebrate Southwestern College's 56th Annual Commencement Ceremony.