Communications, Community & Government Relations

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

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

Administrator of the Year Awards

In 2022, the Southwestern Community College District Administrators Association (SCCDAA) added an Equity Champion Award to the existing three awards: Distinguished Administrator, Emerging Leader and Team Jaguar.

A new PDF overview provides the criteria for each of the awards. Please click on the red button below to see all the awards in one document. The nomination forms are located in the accordion menu below.

For a list of winners from 2013 to 2021, click this master list.

For a list of eligible candidates for Emerging Leader (five years as an administrator or less), click on this master list.

Administrator Awards Overview (PDF)

Get In Touch


Lillian Leopold, APR

Chief Public Information & Government Relations Officer 421-6700 x6564

Brenda Mora

Advertising, Marketing, Event Planning and Publications 421-6700 x5213

Ernesto Rivera

Marketing Communications Associate 421-6700 x5296