Superintendent/President Kindred Murillo Appointed to Governor’s Community College Student Success Funding Formula Committee

Superintendent/President Kindred Murillo has been appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to serve on the Community College Student Success Funding Formula Oversight Committee.

Southwestern College Transfer Rate to be Honored June 2

CHULA VISTA, CA. – Southwestern College’s significant increase in sending graduates into the California State University (CSU) system through the Associate for Degree (ADT) program will be honored in Sacramento June 2 by Secretary of State Alex Padilla and the Campaign for College Opportunity....

Southwestern College Taking the Lead in Conservation

CHULA VISTA – California’s drought is giving Southwestern College new ways to keep the campus beautiful while slashing the college’s ecological footprint. From installing a computerized irrigation system that can reduce water use by more than 30 percent to building the largest solar...

Wellness & Aquatic Complex Wins Prestigious Green Building Design Award        

Southwestern College has been awarded the City of Chula Vista’s Green Building Design Award for the construction of the new Wellness & Aquatics Complex as part of its annual Ribbons & Shovels awards. The 12 awards highlight community projects that improve and enhance the appearance of Chula Vista and celebrate the best in art, architecture, landscape, historic preservation and environment.

Superintendent/President Nullifies ASO Election

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On Thursday, Southwestern College Superintendent/President Dr. Kindred Murillo declared this year’s Associated Student Organization election null and void because the process has been compromised. The issues include multiple alleged violations of college policies and procedures; additionally, there are allegations of potential violations of Governing...

Governing Board News March – April 2017

A community member who attended our March Board meeting recently greeted me with, “You’re rock stars!” That might have been a slight exaggeration, but I appreciated the recognition of everything this Board is doing during an unusually challenging time to serve our students. Unusual times...

Dental Hygiene Has a Streak of an Overall 100% Passing Rate

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Since the inception of the Southwestern College Dental Hygiene Program, graduates have had stellar outcomes on the written and clinical licensing exams, and this year the streak continued with 100 percent passing. Southwestern College students perform well above the national average and that success can...

COVID-19 Update: Data Dashboard, Decision Tree, Town Hall

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Dear Southwestern College, Before we get into some important operations updates and answer many questions you might have, I want to start by saying how proud I am of Southwestern College. I want to say thank you for your hard work and passion in everything...

San Diego Small Business Association Honors Southwestern College Director

San Diego Small Business Association Honors Southwestern College Director San Diego Contracting Opportunities Director Also Makes His Mark         The Small Business Association San Diego District Office has awarded Victor Castillo the Minority Small Business Champion of the Year. Castillo...

Congresswoman Susan Davis, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Visit Southwestern College

Congresswoman Susan Davis, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Visit Southwestern College Lead panel discussion on Equal Pay Act-50 years later           Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Susan Davis joined a panel of women mentors today at Southwestern College to...