STUDENT AWARD NOMINATIONS
The SWC Student Access Award recognizes a student who has made a significant difference to life on campus for students with disabilities through involvement and advocacy for access and Universal Design.
The student must meet the following criteria:
- Be a current SWC student
- Minimum 2.0 grade point average
- Letter of recommendation from an SWC faculty or staff member.
SWC FACULTY/STAFF/ADMINISTRATOR AWARD NOMINATION
The SWC Diane Branman Access Award recognizes a SWC faculty, staff, or administrator, outside of Disability Support Services (DSS), who is distinguished by their especially significant contribution to the education of persons with disabilities through Universal Design principles. This award is named for Diane Branman, who was the first DSS counselor at SWC and recently retired after more than thirty years of service devoted to students with disabilities.
- Open to all current SWC faculty, staff or administrators outside of the DSS Office
SWC COMMUNITY AWARD NOMINATION
The SWC Community Organization Access Award recognizes the outstanding contribution by individuals or groups outside of SWC that directly or indirectly benefit persons with disabilities.
- Open to any individual, group, or organization outside of SWC
Any Southwestern College District stakeholder may submit a nomination. The nominator must submit a nomination form and a letter of recommendation describing how the student has made a significant difference to life on campus for students with disabilities through involvement and advocacy.
ACCESS AWARDS NOMINATION FORMS 2018 (PDF)
Thank you to local businesses and organizations who have made donations to the 2018 Annual Access Awards:
- ABLE Club
- Lowes Coronado
- Patti Flores-Charter
- San Diego Padres
- San Diego Symphony
- Southwestern College Foundation
- USS Midway Museum
ACCESS AWARDS & DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH PICTURES 2016
STUDENT AWARD SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS KARINA MENDOZA & GUADALUPE ARREAGA
SWC FACULTY/STAFF/ADMINISTRATOR WINNER TONI PFISTER
SWC COMMUNITY AWARD WINNER MOBILTY SOLUTIONS
KEY NOTE SPEAKER OZ SANCHEZ WITH DSS STAFF
INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT/PRESIDENT ROBERT DEEGAN
DIRECTOR OF DISABILITY SUPPORT SERVICES PATRICIA FLORES-CHARTER
DISABILTY AWARENESS MONTH CELEBRATION