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...

Southwestern College Helps Entrepreneurs

The Gluten Free Baking Co. Ribbon Cutting Before Covid
The coronavirus has upended the lives of business owners, but Southwestern College is helping entrepreneurs in two major ways. Through the Small Business Development Center, business owners can access capital and marketing strategies--for free. And students who want to take control of their own financial...

Nominate Students, Staff or Community Organizations for ACCESS Awards

Nominate Students, Staff or Community Organizations for ACCESS Awards          The ACCESS Awards need nominations of Southwestern College students, staff, or community organizations who have gone above and beyond in their efforts to create a sustainable learning environment for students with disabilities....

SWC Graduate Advocates for Undocumented Students

SWC graduate sits on a rock on the college campus
Mexline Garcia calls Southwestern College’s Dreamer Center a place that not only empowers undocumented students to step out of the shadows, but also helps them find their voices. As a recent graduate of Southwestern College, Garcia earned a paid fellowship through the Dreamer Center last...

Southwestern College Speech and Debate Team Win Top Honors at National Convention

The Southwestern College Speech and Debate Team with coaches Jordan Mills, Graciela Saez-Kleriga and Eric Maag.
The Southwestern College Speech and Debate Team wrapped up their season with two top honors at the Cross Examination Debate Association national tournament at Cal State University, Long Beach on April 3-7.

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...

Chula Vista Campus Building and Room Numbers Have Changed

A photo of a building with the new building number that reads "38."
When the spring semester begins on Jan. 29, returning students, employees and visitors will see big changes to Southwestern College’s Chula Vista campus. Every building and room number has been renumbered to create a more consistent numbering system and improve old, convoluted numbering. “The building...

Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Seeks to Fill Four Vacancies

Performing Arts Center under construction
Southwestern College is seeking applications for four vacancies on the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee—three community openings and a student opening. The deadline to apply has been extended to Tuesday, October 6, 2020. Members of the committee are responsible for informing the public and the college’s Governing...