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Did you know that if you apply pesticides in the State of California "for hire", then you must be licensed as a California Pesticide Certified Applicator?
Posted Date: 7/12/2014
The Southwestern College Governing Board unanimously adopted a $97 million tentative budget recently.
Posted Date: 6/25/2014
Larry Lambert Named to Prestigious Blackboard MVP Program
Larry Lambert is no stranger to success. In his nearly 30 years as an educator he has received a gallery of well-deserved awards, including “Higher Education Teacher of the Year.”
Posted Date: 6/24/2014
The G.I. Bill, helping San Diego veterans succeed in higher education
Seventy years ago today, America made a promise to its veterans. And our local community colleges are doing everything to ensure that promise is kept.
Posted Date: 6/23/2014
San Diego Small Business Professionals Brave Open Waters
Southwestern College’s National City Higher Education Center hosted exclusive interviews with the producers of the ABC show “Shark Tank” last week.
Posted Date: 6/11/2014
[VIDEO] Time lapse of the new turf being installed at DeVore Stadium
A great time lapse video of the turf being installed at DeVore Stadium on SWC's Chula Vista campus. Stadium construction is part of the $389M Proposition R bond.
Posted Date: 6/9/2014
Southwestern College Students Honored at Commencement
Dark robes and decorated mortarboards filled Sleep Train Amphitheater as graduates celebrated Southwestern College’s 53rd annual commencement Tuesday.
Posted Date: 6/5/2014
Southwestern College is seeking a new business representative for its Proposition R Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee. The current two-year term is expiring July 11.
Posted Date: 5/21/2014
Parking Lot Closures
On May 12th Lot A will close all but 40 staff and visitor parking spaces until August 15, 2014. May 19th will see the closure of lots B and C, which will not reopen until August 22, 2014.
Posted Date: 5/12/2014
Twenty-four community college, including Southwestern College, and six law schools sign agreement to smooth way to law degree.
Posted Date: 5/9/2014
This summer marks the 30th anniversary of the devastating McDonald's massacre in San Ysidro that left 21 victims dead in 1984.
Posted Date: 5/8/2014
College Lit-Fest Attracts Big Names
Social justice poet and college professor Sonia Gutierrez kicked off a half day of binational poetry readings Tuesday as part of Southwestern College’s four-day Spring Literary Festival.
Posted Date: 4/8/2014
Southwestern College has moved away from a precipice and toward prosperity, said the college’s superintendent/president during a recent update on the educational institution.
Posted Date: 4/2/2014
8th Annual Street Painting Festival a Flurry of Colors
Southwestern College’s 8th annual street painting festival this week was a fanfare of color and wonder as artists from all over San Diego convened to strut their stuff and promote Women’s History Month.
Posted Date: 3/28/2014
On the Border, US - Mexico Relations
Experts say San Diegowould benefit fromefforts to strengthen cross-border business
Posted Date: 3/25/2014
Bidding on a government project is competitive, complex and time-consuming.
Posted Date: 3/25/2014
Southwestern College Continues TERT In Paramedic Program
Recently, 24 students, from Southwestern College in San Diego, traded in their pens and notebooks for breathing apparatuses, bulky gloves, rubber boots and protective suits.
Posted Date: 3/21/2014
Doris Bittar's Southwestern College exhibit raises issues about treatment of both
Posted Date: 3/13/2014
To encourage SWC faculty, staff, students and community members to participate in the UC, San Diego Chancellor’s town hall meeting, the Governing Board has moved its March 12 meeting to the Higher Education Center, National City.
Posted Date: 3/12/2014
Join us for the 2014 Career Expo! Attend workshops, explore careers, and view employment/internship opportunities. Open to the public, free parking.
Posted Date: 2/27/2014
If you are planning to transfer to the University of California (UC) and have earned college units at both a university and community college, schedule an appointment with a college counselor.
Posted Date: 2/21/2014
For demonstrated commitment to the local construction industry through Proposition R over the last year, Southwestern College has been selected as a distinguished owner by the Construction Management Association of America’s San Diego chapter.
Posted Date: 2/19/2014
Mere hours before last week’s opening night reception for Maxx Moses’ exhibition, “Good Morning America” at Southwestern College Art Gallery, the artist had a thunderclap of inspiration and got on the phone to gallery director Vallo Riberto.
Posted Date: 2/11/2014
Your guide to tutoring hours, library services, copiers, student computers and study areas at all campuses.
Posted Date: 1/30/2014
Leaders, students urge Sacramento legislators to continue support for community colleges
It was a more upbeat mood than the past four years when representatives from community colleges in San Diego and Imperial counties met with state legislators this week to advocate for funding and programs benefitting the more than 140,000 students who attend the nine colleges in the region.
Posted Date: 1/29/2014
SWC Student Publications Continue Raking in the Recognition
Many across South County know Southwestern College’s student-run newspaper, The Sun, has been the recipient of multiple national, statewide and local awards over the years.
Posted Date: 1/29/2014
You may be eligible for an education tax credit this year.
Posted Date: 1/23/2014
Maxx Moses exhibit pulls no punches, taking on slavery, religion and politics. The exhibit is free.
Posted Date: 1/16/2014
Important information on Parking Lot
Attention students! Please read the information below on some important parking changes and road construction that will effect students and staff for the Spring 2014 semester
Posted Date: 1/15/2014
SWC group's win of the $1000 AT&T Don't Text and Drive Challenge published in 'Our Hometown' local magazine
The Southwestern College's ASO Club - ADN Class of 2014's win of the $1000 AT&T Don't Text and Drive Challenge has been published in the 'Our Hometown' local magazine
Posted Date: 1/14/2014
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