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...

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,...

Video: The Jag Kitchen Food Pantry

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2uX-Li3ZtY] The Jag Kitchen Food Pantry at Southwestern College aims to make sure no student facing food insecurity goes hungry. In a recent survey, more than 80 percent of students said they've faced food insecurity while being a student. With the Jag Kitchen, students...

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...

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...

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...

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.