First Day of the Fall 2016 Semester

Thousands of students, both new and returning, walked onto Southwestern College on Aug. 22 to begin the fall semester to pursue their educational goals and dreams. Welcoming them to campus were members of the Southwestern College community, led by the Associated Students Organization.

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...

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.

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.

The Southwestern College Library

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Gey5LbBtNs&w=100&h=400] The mission of the Southwestern College Library lies in identifying, organizing, preserving, and making accessible resources which are in support of the college curriculum and general enrichment for students, faculty, staff, and the community. For more information on the library and its services,...

The Power Study Program at Southwestern College

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f3pz_0XBIg&w=100&h=400] The Power Study Program embeds trained tutors into classrooms to provide students with the help they need and makes the tutors available for follow-up sessions on campus. More than 5,000 students have been impacted by Southwestern College's program. For more information, visit...

Student Veterans at Southwestern College

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JXQ57uJFYo] Southwestern College supports student veterans with a variety of services including the Veterans' Services Office, the Veterans' Resource Center and the Student Veteran Organization to help student veterans and their families meet all their academic goals. For more information on veteran services, visit swccd.edu/veterans.

Guardians Scholar Program at Southwestern College

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3-9hYnQRLU] he Guardians Scholar Program provides a safe and welcoming environment for our foster youth students and, through specialized services, helps them succeed in their personal and academic goals. For more on the program, visit https://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?page=2777.

Career Readiness at Southwestern College

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZW_ghZVPDA] Southwestern College offers students many opportunities to develop their career and academic goals through services provided by the Counseling Center, the Career Center and Student Employment Services. For more information, visit http://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?page=316.

‘Puertas al Futuro’ opens doorways to the future

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q_OJbI5APc] "Puertas al Futuro" translates to "Doorways to the Future," and this program opens those doors for our Hispanic students through tutoring, counseling and more. The Title V "Puertas al Futuro" (Doorways to the Future) Project is funded by a five-year grant from the Federal...