Museum of Tolerance diversity training trip

Members of the Associated Students Organization and the Campus Police traveled to the Los Angeles Museum of Tolerance for a diversity and inclusion training.

College for Kids

Each summer, Southwestern College hosts College For Kids, a chance for gifted, young elementary students to take courses and workshops at Southwestern College.

New Interim Superintendent/President’s First Days of School

Although the first day of school doesn't start until Aug. 22, Interim Superintendent/President Robert Deegan's first day at Southwestern College started a week earlier. His first couple of days on the job weren't spent stuck behind his desk answering emails, instead, he spent the...

Associated Students Organization Hosts Welcome Week

Thousands of students have walked onto Southwestern College this week to begin the fall semester. Eagerly awaiting to greet them were members of the Associated Students Organization. Whether it was through their Ask Me tables, the Black Lives Matter spoken word event, the bouncy...

Snack time with Interim Superintendent/President ‘Mr. Bob’

Interim Superintendent/President Robert Deegan joins snack time with the children at the Child Development Center.
Each afternoon, children of the Southwestern College Child Development Center have their snack break outside their classrooms before heading over to recess. Today, they invited the new Interim Superintendent/President Robert Deegan, or as they called him, “Mr. Bob,” to join them for their banana...

Padres Pitcher Cesar Vargas and Swinging Friar Kick of Hispanic Heritage Month

Padres Pitcher Cesar Vargas, the Swinging Friar and members of the Pad Squad came to Southwestern College to help kick off Hispanic Heritage Month
Padres Pitcher Cesar Vargas, the Swinging Friar and members of the Pad Squad came to Southwestern College to help kick off Hispanic Heritage Month. The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hosted the event that included Mexican candy and goody bags, autographs, selfies with...

Simulator teaches students perils of drunk driving

Health Services and Campus Police hosted Under the Influence, an event aiming to teach students the perils of driving under the influence. The event included a simulated drunk driving course, sobriety tests and information about alternative transportations home.
The Mayan Hall patio was taken over by orange cones and yellow tape set up by Health Services and Campus Police to take students on a golf cart driving course through the patio. First, the students breezed through the course with no impairments. Then,...

Southwestern College celebrates Halloween, Dia de los Muertos

On Oct. 31, Southwestern College was filled with Halloween spirit as the students and employees filled the campus dressed as everything from ghouls to goblins, heroes to villains, storybook characters to creatures of the night. The next day, on November 1, the Higher Education...

Gallery: Southwestern College Welcomes Future Students During College Preview Day

The campus community came together to welcome more than 1,200 students from the Sweetwater Union High School District. These students came from schools throughout the South Bay to experience everything Southwestern College had to offer. They attended a pep rally hosted by the Southwestern College cheerleaders, were welcomed to campus by college and student leaders, went on campus tours, had a box-lunch picnic on the grass, attended the Majors Pavilion and club fair, and more.
The campus community came together to welcome more than 1,200 students from the Sweetwater Union High School District. These students came from schools throughout the South Bay to experience everything Southwestern College has to offer. They attended a pep rally hosted by the Southwestern...

Phi Theta Kappa Celebrates Birthday with Refugee Awareness Week

Southwestern College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter—Alpha Pi Epsilon— celebrated its 98th birthday all week long with Refugee Awareness Week. Throughout the week, the honor society held events and a donation drive to bring awareness to barriers that refugees face in San Diego, including the recent...