Southwestern College Breaks Ground on $81M Math, Science & Engineering Building

MSE Building groundbreaking Ceremony
Two-story building will include state-of-the-art labs, greenhouse, telescope platform. CHULA VISTA, California ­– Southwestern College broke ground on a new two-story, 100,000-square-foot Math, Science & Engineering Building on the Chula Vista campus Wednesday. The groundbreaking brought together the campus community, college leadership, South Bay officials,...

Universidad Tecnológica de Tijuana Receives 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Award

Santander Bank-Sponsored Competition to Fund ILMEXUS: Building a Binational International Logistics Workforce. Tijuana/San Diego: The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced the winners of the Santander Bank, N.A.-sponsored competition of the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation...

Traffic Detour for Child Development Center, Parking Lots G and F

Map of sewer line upgrade that will impact the Child Development Center and Parking Lots G and F. Alternative route is shown.
There will be a small detour that will impact the Child Development Center and parking lots G and F from Oct. 5 to Nov. 30, 2016. The district is upgrading the sewer lines that run through that area. The area will still be accessible...

College seeks to feed hungry students

By Gary Warth. Southwestern College students who sometimes don’t get enough to eat now have a place to pick up some free food on campus through a new partnership with the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank. “I think it’s wonderful for those who need it,”...

South Bay leaders meet to figure out how to feed thousands who are going without food

By Joe Little. CHULA VISTA, Calif. - Help is on the way for tens of thousands of South Bay residents unable to afford to put food on the table. According to the South Bay Hunger Relief Forum, held Monday at the Chula Vista Civic Center Library, many...

Community Colleges Roll Out Welcome Mat For Jilted ITT Tech Students

By Megan Burks, KPBS. Southwestern College is reaching out to some 1,000 ITT Technical Institute students who learned Tuesday their school in National City had abruptly shut down. ITT Tech closed all 130 of its schools nationwide, including another local campus in Vista, after the U.S. Department...

Southwestern College Offers Assistance to ITT Technical Institute Students

Workshop for ITT Tech students to be held Monday, Sept. 12 at the Higher Education Center in National City. CHULA VISTA, California ­– Southwestern College is offering assistance to the students affected by the sudden closure of ITT Technical Institute through personalized counseling, evaluations and...

Southwestern College Breaks Ground on $22.5M National City Expansion

SWC Leadership shovels dirt durign the HEC NC Groundbreaking Ceremony.
Two-story building will expand course sections and programs, use state-of-the-art construction technology NATIONAL CITY, California ­– Southwestern College, SUNDT Construction and Johnson Favaro Architects broke ground August 31 on a new two-story expansion at the Higher Education Center in National City. The event brought together...

Southwestern College Refinances Prop. R Bond

Taxpayers to save more than $17 million CHULA VISTA, California ­– Southwestern College taxpayers will save more than $17 million after the Governing Board voted to refinance a portion of Proposition R bonds. Originally, the savings were estimated at $13.4 million, but due to significant...

Classes Begin for Southwestern College’s Fall Semester

Students head to Jaguar Walk, where the Associated Student Organization held its Welcome Week activities.
More than 18,000 students will take classes this fall at Southwestern College campuses throughout South San Diego County CHULA VISTA, California ­– This week, Southwestern College is welcoming more than 18,000 students to its campuses throughout South San Diego County. They will fill nearly 2,000...