Chancellor Brice W. Harris Unveils Salary Surfer Website

Chancellor Brice W. Harris Unveils Salary Surfer Website Salary Surfer shows median incomes for widely enrolled community college programs El Cajon, Calif. – Chancellor Brice W. Harris unveiled today the groundbreaking online tool called Salary Surfer released by the California...

Southwestern College Student Housing Planning Grants Funded

Southwestern College will begin exploring the feasibility of affordable student housing for each of its four campuses: Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa and San Ysidro, thanks to nearly $1 million in state-awarded planning grants. The college received an award letter Tuesday informing the funding...

Southwestern College Leaders Honored by Assemblywoman Shirley Weber

Three Southwestern College leaders are recognized by Assemblywoman Shirley Weber at her annual Salute to Women Leaders of the 79th District.
Assemblywoman Dr. Shirley Weber honored three Southwestern College women at her annual Salute to Women Leaders of the 79th District this week. In a ceremony held Sunday, Weber named Superintendent/President Dr. Kindred Murillo, Southwestern College Black Alliance Co-Presidents Myesha Jackson and Trishana Norquist as women...

Attempted Abduction at Southwestern College’s Chula Vista Campus

Abduction Suspect Vehicle
Southwestern College Campus Police have been investigating an attempted abduction of a 16-year-old student on the Chula Vista campus today. At approximately 9:15 a.m., the student had been walking across the campus near the H Street entrance and was confronted by the suspect. He offered her $200 to get into his vehicle. She refused and walked away. The suspect then cut her off, got out of his vehicle and grabbed her. She was able to break free.

Southwestern College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Hosts Major’s Week

Dimitri Loa, Southwestern College's Phi Theta Kappa president, discusses Major's Week with a student.
Last week, Southwestern College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society hosted Major’s Week, a four-day event to teach students about different majors and guide them towards related resources.   The honor society knows that college students are faced with many options when it comes to choosing a...

Southwestern College Committed to Black Lives Matter

colors of the African flag lighting up the Wellness Center
“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” James Baldwin On Tuesday, July 21, the college will add “Black Lives Matter” to our corner marquee messages. This message will remain through August; however, the intention of...

Southwestern College’s Moves Toward Educational Equity Recognized

Students studying in the Academic Success Center
Southwestern College’s multi-year effort to reform curriculum, create a sense of student and employee belonging with hiring and policy reforms and remove institutional barriers to enrollment have earned the college a nationally recognized Institutional Excellence Award. The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education...

Southwestern College to Require Vaccines, Masks for Fall 2021 Semester

The Chavez Student Services Building on the Chula Vista campus.
Southwestern College will require all employees and students accessing in-person instruction and services to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the fall 2021 semester. Masks will be required in all indoor buildings and facilities. Southwestern College leadership surveyed the campus community, including students and employees, and...

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

A Southwestern College delegation met with representatives from UABC at the university's Tijuana campus.
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 the two institutions of higher education.  The partnership between both institutions...

Southwestern College Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Wellness & Aquatics Complex

Governing Board President Griselda Delgado, basketball player Ed Winslow and swimmer Betsy Rozow (center, left to right) cut the ribbon to the new Wellness & Aquatics Complex with employees, community members and elected officials.
Southwestern College Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Wellness & Aquatics Complex