Southwestern College Selects RedNet for Pro Tools|HD Studio Networking

The Recording Arts and Technology program at Southwestern College in the San Diego California suburb of Chula Vista is one of the nation’s top audio programs. Begun in May 2008, under the direction of Professor Jay Henry, a two-time Grammy® award nominee for his engineering and production skills, the...

Southwestern College Vice President Chosen for Statewide Equity Committee 

Portrait of Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Tina King
Vice President of Student Services Dr. Tina King has been chosen to serve on the USC Race & Equity Center’s Racial Equity in Guided Pathways Commission.  The College Futures Foundation recently awarded the USC Race and Equity Center a $1 million grant to advance racial...

Largest Graduating Class to Participate in 2019 Commencement Ceremony

Mariana Silva-Gómez, former Associated Student Organization Vice President of Outreach, participates in the 2018 Commencement Ceremony on May 25.
More than 950 students will walk into DeVore Stadium for the 58th annual Commencement Ceremony and make history once again for being the largest graduating class. The ceremony on May 24 will mark another record year for Southwestern College commencement ceremonies, which has broken...

Utility Infrastructure Updates Will Impact Campus Traffic

Map of utility infrastructure construction that will impact campus traffic.
Utility line installation will affect portions of campus traffic from mid-March through April 21, as contractors close portions of parking lots and redirect traffic. Construction fencing has been installed in Parking Lots A, B and C. Utility line instillation in Parking Lot A began March 20, and several parking stalls will be closed through March 27. Beginning March 27—which is also the beginning of Spring Break—Gotham Road and the on-campus MTS bus stops will be closed as construction crews move from Lot A towards Lot C. The bus stops will be re-routed to the stops located on Otay Lakes Road until April 2, when they will resume to their regular stops on campus. Gotham Road will also reopen April 2. Campus access via Elmhurst Street will be unaffected during the construction.

Southwestern College Earns Spot on 2020-2021 Military Friendly Schools List

Grace Chavez, Student Veteran Organization president, speaks at Southwestern College's Veterans Day Ceremony.
Southwestern College has again made the list of the top Military Friendly schools in the country. The Veterans’ Services department earned this designation with top marks on admissions, veterans services and financial aid, including accepting the GI Bill and providing veteran-specific scholarships.  “Our Veterans’ Services...

Southwestern College Students Win Prestigious Women in California Leadership Scholarship

Photo of Southwestern College student Jenai Funk.
Two Southwestern College students have been selected for the prestigious 2020 Minerva Scholarship from the Women in California Leadership. Jenai Funk and Anna Sanchez will each be awarded a $2,500 scholarship for their educational accomplishments and roles as student leaders at Southwestern College. Funk and...

State Board of Governors Grants Center Status to Two College Centers

Board of Governors Approves Center Status for Two Southwestern College Centers Approval means college can maintain/grow programs in San Ysidro and National City          The Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges voted unanimously today to grant Southwestern College...

Centers for International Trade Development Earn Presidential Award

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Gains White House Award for Export Services Centers for International Trade Development program recognized for increasing U.S. exports SACRAMENTO – The White House today conferred the president’s top award for export services to...

Record Number of Graduates Will Walk in Southwestern College’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony

Students at last year's Commencement Ceremony.
Southwestern College will be celebrating its largest graduating class in history this Friday, May 25th at the 57th annual Commencement Ceremony. More than 3,300 degrees and certificates are being awarded this year and more than 900 students will walk across the stage at DeVore Stadium.

New VPs Join Southwestern College Leadership Team

With the unanimous approval of the Southwestern College Governing Board Tuesday, Superintendent/President Dr. Kindred Murillo filled two key positions on her executive leadership team. Dr. Kelly Hall will serve as the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Business and Financial Affairs and Dr. Tina King will serve...