New state budget allocates more funds for Southwestern College, California College Promise

The Cesar E. Chavez Student Services Center.
California Governor Jerry Brown released his 2018-2019 proposed $190.3 billion budget on Jan. 10, which includes ongoing and one-time funding to California Community Colleges.

Puente Student Wins Competitive California Latino Caucus Foundation Scholarship

Christian Sanchez, Southwestern College Puente Project student and English major.
Christian Sanchez, Southwestern College Puente Project student and English major, has won a competitive and prestigious $5,000 scholarship from the California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation. Sanchez is one of only 50 students from across California and one of only a handful of community college...

Southwestern College Transitions Summer Session To Distance Learning

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Southwestern College's 2020 summer session will be held online and through distance learning as Southwestern College continues to do its part to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by practicing crucial social distancing. The summer schedule will be available online through WebAdvisor on April 21....

Southwestern College Launches ‘Belong’ Equity Effort for Inclusive Excellence

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Southwestern College this week launched its “Belong” effort and a website to house its work to build and strengthen equity and inclusion actions while addressing issues of racism and discrimination. The Belong website—www.swccd.edu/belong—brings together data and research that will inform the college’s diversity, equity and...

Crown Cove Aquatic Center Receives $42,000 Grant

Southwestern College’s Crown Cove Aquatic Center Receives $42,000 Grant CORONADO – On-the-water boater safety will be enhanced at the Crown Cove Aquatic Center (CCAC), thanks to a new $42,000 grant. The grant –awarded by the California Department of Boating and Waterways—will...

The Southwestern College Sun Named Top 100 Publication in America

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The Sun, Southwestern College’s student newspaper, has been named one of America's Top 100 college publications of the last century by the Associated Collegiate Press, home of the prestigious Pacemaker often considered the Pulitzer prize of college media. To celebrate its centennial, the Associated Collegiate...

Deadline Extended for Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Applications

Southwestern College has extended the deadline for applications for four vacancies on the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee—three community openings and a student opening. The new deadline is Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Members of the committee are responsible for informing the public and the college’s Governing Board...

Southwestern College Breaks Ground on New Chula Vista Buildings

Southwestern College employees and students came together to break ground on the new Performing Arts Center and College Police Building.
Southwestern College broke ground on two new campus buildings, the Performing Arts Center and the College Police Building, Wednesday, Sept. 10.

20th Fruit and Vegetable Giveaway

On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, over 125 Nutrition students volunteered in our 20th Fruit and Vegetable Giveaway. The students prepared and distributed all of the energy producing food. They distributed information on the Health benefits of these carbohydrates, and websites to use as resources....

Statement from Southwestern College on Resolution Supporting State Ban of the Carotid Restraint Training from POST

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On Tues., June 9, the Southwestern College Governing Board will be voting on Resolution No. 2183, which supports a state ban of carotid restraint training from the Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and supports the college’s police department in their ban of the...