Landscape & Nursery Technology: A Look at Three Types of Seed Media

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Holly McMullen, an instructor in the Landscape and Nursery Technology department, takes you on a quick experiment of sowing seeds with three different types of media. Watch as she gives a preview of one of the lessons from LNT-100, offered this fall completely online...

‘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...

Southwestern College Tutors Transition Online to Keep Helping Students

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Our tutors have a quick message for Southwestern College students taking classes online: We're still here to help. While our physical campuses are closed, Southwestern College tutors have been working hard to transition their services online and continue to meet one-on-one with students. Current...

Philosophy and Humanities Professor Peter Bolland Performs ‘Wild and Precious Life’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMNznRguvc8] When he’s not lecturing on spirituality, philosophy and world religions, Philosophy and Humanities Professor Peter Bolland moonlights as an acclaimed singer/songwriter and musician. His music has been described as “Americana,” perhaps because he’s twice won best Americana Album at the San Diego Music...

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."

Southwestern College Hosts Mental Health Fair

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AChAzL7WFQ4&w=1060&h=615] The Associated Student Organization, Health Services and the Personal Wellness Center hosted the two-day Mental Health Fair that featured a one-man Broadway show, noodle sword fights, sing-alongs and more.

Southwestern College Dance Students Prepare for Annual Concert ‘On Stage’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1RTB8rsgDs?ecver=1] Students from the Southwestern College dance department have been preparing for their annual spring dance concert, "On Stage," which runs May 11-13. The performance will feature student-choreographed dances with styles such as folklorico, contemporary, ballet, tap, salsa and bachata. Tickets can be purchased...

Commencement 2017: “I’d like to thank . . .”

"I'd like to thank..." students
More than 2,000 students will graduate this year from Southwestern College and head off to continue their educational or workforce goals and dreams. We stopped a few of them one afternoon on Jaguar Walk and asked them, "Who would you like to thank?" for helping them along the way.

3D Printing at Southwestern College

Giselle Romo looking at a 3D Printer printing a small gray shark.
Through STEM classes and clubs like the Society of Women Engineers, the Math and Science Club, Southwestern College students are learning how to use 3d printers and create objects. Engineering major Giselle Romo has made Stormtroopers, a lightsaber, a Yoda pumpkin and a gray shark named "Mr. Jaws."

Summer Readiness Program at Southwestern College

The Summer Readiness Program at Southwestern College is more than just summer school. It's a full college immersion program that prepares local high school students for a successful transition to Southwestern College. Over the summer, students take two college courses at Southwestern College. They get a chance to meet their counselors, meet their new classmates (and possibly new best friends) and they participate in social and cultural activities all while getting to know ins and outs of their new home campus.