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- Rebuilding credibility at Southwestern College
An opinion article by Governing Board President Hernandez and Superintendent/President Nish on the college’s new and continuing efforts to guarantee transparency and institutional integrity.
- Message From the Superintendent/President
Dr. Melinda Nish comments on re-phasing of Proposition R. (VIDEO)
- College Thanks San Diego Padres for Cooler Bags
SWC is pleased to accept a donation from the San Diego Padres to support the College for Kids Program and the Puente Project.
- Share Your Impressions of SWC
An online survey on your perceptions of the college, for those who haven't been able to speak out at Superintendent/President Dr. Melinda Nish's Listening Forums.
- College Hires Chief Public Information and Government Relations Officer
Award-winning educational public relations pro and former journalist Lillian E. Leopold has been named the college's new public information and government relations officer.
- District to Reevaluate Proposition R Projects
The Governing Board has unanimously voted to reevaluate all Proposition R projects to determine the best use of bond funds and reassess its priorities.
- Focused Special Review & Proposition R New Look 2025
Details of the draft report and presentation to the Governing Board
- A Note About Summer Classes
Due to the severe state budget cuts, there will be a reduction in courses offered by the college in summer 2012.
- Professor’s Mayan Prophecies Book Going Interactive
Prof. Mark Van Stone's popular book examining the Mayan calendar and end-of-the-world prophecies will be adapted as an interactive book for the iPad.
- More Than 100 Sections Start Monday
Short Session courses range from Art to Medical Laboratory Technology.
- Theatre Department to Present “ANON(YMOUS)”
The Theatre Department proudly presents local playwright Naomi Iizuka’s story of a young refugee boy searching for his mother.
- Otay Mesa Open House Photo Gallery
Police, fire and medical programs and others show off their latest at the Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa.
- SWC Scholarship Deadline
Midnight Friday, March 9 is the deadline to submit online scholarship applications.
- ASO Seeks Volunteers for Elections Board
The application deadline for campaign monitors has been extended to March 2.
- Construction Begins on New Floating Dock at Crown Cove Aquatic Center
Dredging has begun to make way for a new boating platform to support and expand aquatic programs at Crown Cove Aquatic Center. Construction is expected to be completed by April 12.
- Superintendent/President Nish's 30-Day Update
I would like to report to the campus my impressions of the first thirty days as your new Superintendent/President.