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.

Southwestern College Child Development Center Re-Accredited

Southwestern College Child Development Center Re-Accredited         The Southwestern College Child Development Center has been re-accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).         The NAEYC, based in Washington, D.C., serves as an institution that is committed to promoting excellence...

Southwestern College Governing Board’s and Superintendent/President’s Statement on Sexual Harassment/Assault

We understand there have been incidents in the past of an uncoordinated approach to investigating sexual assaults/harassment. That has changed since the Governing Board hired Dr. Murillo as Superintendent/President. Since January the Governing Board and Superintendent/President have taken concrete actions to expedite and ensure all...

Southwestern College Superintendent/President Kindred Murillo Awarded Phi Theta Kappa’s Paragon Award

Superintendent/President Kindred Murillo at Southwestern College's 57th birthday celebration in September.
Southwestern College Superintendent/President Dr. Kindred Murillo has been honored by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society with the Paragon Award for New Presidents.

Professor Honored as 40th Senate District Woman of the Year

Dr. Sylvia Garcia-Navarrete (right) receives a call from California State Senator Ben Hueso honoring her as the Woman of the Year for the 40th Senate District on Feb. 19 alongside Dr. Max Branscomb, her fellow professor who nominated her for the distinction.
English and Reading Professor Dr. Sylvia Garcia-Navarrete has been recognized as the Woman of the Year for the 40th Senate District by California State Senator Ben Hueso for her dedication to teaching diverse populations and overcoming a lifetime of adversities to become an inspiration...

Study Abroad Students Share Experiences from South Africa Trip

Southwestern College students who spent two weeks in Cape Town, South Africa will share their experiences with the college community at a special forum. The students and two faculty members spent their time in the Red Hill Township school. Tuesday’s forum will include a...

Southwestern College Awards More Financial Aid Than Any Other Community College in The Region

As a Southwestern College peer advisor, Andres Nunez knows one of the questions new Southwestern College students ask the most: "How am I going to pay for this?"