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The Southwestern College Office of Communications, Community and Government Relations is a one-stop shop for the latest news on the College, its programs, activities, faculty, staff, and students.

The goal of the office of Communications, Community and Government Relations is to enhance awareness, increase name recognition, and improve the image of the College – thereby generating enrollment and community goodwill for South San Diego County’s only public institution of higher learning.

Additional services provided by the office:

  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Web design and development
  • Publications
  • Event planning.

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  • Chief Public Information & Government Relations Officer: Lillian Leopold, APR, (619) 421-6700, ext. 6564
  • Advertising, marketing, event planning and publications: Brenda Mora, (619) 421-6700, ext. 5213
  • Instructional support, web production, iTunesU and publications: Tom Bugzavich, (619) 421-6700, ext. 5296
  • Web & Marketing Content Strategist: Graig Harris, (619) 421-6700 ext. 5782
SWC will co-sponsor a series of workshops on export trade with the help of the Small Business Administration and the Center for International Trade Development.... READ MORE
Due to unforeseen circumstances, as of Tuesday July 14th, our registration system became non-operational. Because of this, all student registration appointments were adjusted.... READ MORE
Almost 750 students attended the 2015 Commencement Ceremony. Here are some of the exciting moments from that memorable day.... READ MORE
Dust off your hardhats – Proposition R parking lot and road construction starts in May.... READ MORE
Carla, 17; Lara, 16; and Edna, 15, are Biotechnology majors (Edna and Lara said they also plan on double majoring in Math) and Student of Distinction Award (SODA) winners —Southwestern College’s highest scholastic honor.... READ MORE
Last updated: 3/3/2015 3:24:58 PM