Southwestern College Rising Scholar student, Alex Acuna, posing with his artwork showcased at SWC's Restorative Justice Art Gallery, “In A Perfect World”.

From Incarceration to Inspiration, SWC Alumnus, Alex Acuna, Shares his Journey of Transformation

Alex Acuna's journey through college took a unique path—one that began within the confines of a correctional facility cell. After serving 25 years, Acuna emerged into a world vastly different from the one he...

Business Development Centers Earn National and Regional Awards

As National Small Business Week wraps up, the San Diego & Imperial Women’s Business Center and San Diego & Imperial Small Business Development Center Network celebrated their recent national and regional awards for excellence.At...
Students in medical assisting program practice blood draw.

SDSU and SWC Receive BofA Grants to Increase Hispanic Healthcare Graduates

San Diego State University and Southwestern College have each been awarded a two-year $250,000 grant from Bank of America to support Hispanic students pursuing careers in high-growth fields, such as healthcare, through its Progresando Initiative....

New Call Center Up and Running

Southwestern College students can now get immediate answers to their questions by calling the new Jaguar Call Center. The call center, which launched Monday, is staffed by Outreach Peer Ambassadors 49 hours each week. The...

Southwestern College Receives Ambulance from AMR

Representatives from AMR cut the ribbon and handed over the keys to a fully-equipped ambulance to Southwestern College’s EMT/paramedic program Wednesday. The van-style ambulance will serve as a hands-on educational resource and recruitment tool...
J. Michael Straczynski speaks at Southwestern College Foundation's 2019 Jaguar Awards.

Visionary Writer and Alumnus J. Michael Straczynski to Deliver Opening Day Keynote Speech

Southwestern College alumnus and visionary writer J. Michael Straczynski will deliver the keynote speech at Southwestern College’s 2022 Opening Day. Straczynski is a Southwestern College alumnus, mentored by Professor Emeritus Bill Virchis, who created the...

Southwestern College Holding First Trustee Area Elections

Southwestern College will hold its first trustee-area elections this November for three newly established trustee election districts. On Nov. 8, voters in areas one, four and five will be able to vote for a...

The Southwestern College Sun Wins Top National Awards

The Society of Professional Journalists has awarded the Southwestern College Sun two of its most prestigious awards, the first-ever Corbin Gwaltney Award—named in honor of the founder of The Chronicle of Higher Education—and the...

County’s First Microenterprise Home Kitchen is Southwestern SBDC Client

The title of San Diego County’s first official microenterprise home kitchen operation (MEHKO) went to Diana Tapiz, owner of Tres Fuegos Cocina and client of the Small Business Development Center hosted at Southwestern College.Southwestern...
A Southwestern College delegation met with representatives from UABC at the university's Tijuana campus.

Southwestern College Visits Universidad Autónoma de Baja California to Certify Academic Partnership

Southwestern College sent a delegation to visit Universidad Autónoma de Baja California’s (UABC) Tijuana campus on Thursday afternoon to sign a historic memorandum of understanding. The signing certified the collaboration and academic partnership between...