Local Middle School Students Tour Campus
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...
Demolition Begins on Mayan Hall
Demolition began on Mayan Hall on March 16. The venue has served as a hub for performing arts since its construction in 1969 and featured countless student performances and events. Mayan Hall was replaced with the new Performing Arts Center.
Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa Celebrates 10 Years
The Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa celebrated its 10 year anniversary on Wednesday, Oct. 26 with an open house that featured hands-on demonstrations of their popular signature programs. The celebration and campus tour featured demonstrations by Southwestern College's signature programs including the Police...
World Languages Department Hosts Carnival Mardi Gras Celebration
The World Languages Department hosted a Carnival Mardi Gras celebration on March 5.
Storify: Angela Davis Speaks at Southwestern College
Thousands applauded and cheered when legendary activist and civil rights icon Angela Davis took the stage at the Southwestern College gymnasium on Wednesday night. Presented by Southwestern College's Professional Development Department, Davis spoke to 1,900 from throughout San Diego County. Attendees quickly took to...
San Ysidro Community Turns Tragedy to Triumph
Thirty-five years ago, friends and family of Gloria Salas thought she was crazy when she vowed to never allow the McDonald’s on West San Ysidro Boulevard to open again after 21 community members were killed by a gunman there on July 18, 1984. “Most of...
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.
Office of Student Equity Programs and Services Hosts Persian New Year Celebration
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...
Associated Student Organization hosts ‘Revolutionary Art’
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iae2zFZeohc&w=1060&h=615] Students turned blank canvases into expressions of culture, social justice and activism when the Associated Student Organization of Southwestern College hosted "Revolutionary Art."
Basketball Teams Christen New Gym Inside Wellness & Aquatics Complex
It was an intimate and touching moment as a small group of members of the men and women’s basketball team raced through the brand hallways of the new Wellness & Aquatics Complex to their new locker rooms and gym.