News & Announcements

August 2020

Men hold pieces of metal while wearing protective face gear
August 10, 2020
The program saved SCC nearly $2,500 by making 50 openers
A young woman in a graduation gown is wearing a mask
August 7, 2020
Click on this story to get the Livestream link for Saturday's ceremony.
Three graduates smile for the camera
August 6, 2020
The N.C. Community College System office has notified SCC officials that put Southwestern atop its most-recent ranking.
A woman smiles in a blue sweater while sitting behind a laptop
August 5, 2020
Tiffany Henry, Director of the Small Business Center at SCC, connects area small businesses with free COVID-19 support resources through the recently launched R3 Program.

July 2020

Woman Giving Massage Wearing Cloth face Covering
July 29, 2020
Massage therapy continuing education classes start in August
Man outdoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
July 22, 2020
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Students wearing backpacks hike outdoors.
July 7, 2020
Dustin Wilson, who now works for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington, D.C., is this year's honoree.
"AmazonSmile. You shop, Amazon gives."
July 7, 2020
AmazonSmile donates part of your purchase total to the SCC Foundation
Two women hold up a package of masks while a man stands between them
July 6, 2020
The NHF has distributed more than 35,000 masks across WNC
A man wearing a mechanic uniform and black masks handles a tire
July 6, 2020
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A group of young students smile while sitting on a large inflatable chair
July 1, 2020
To date, more than 2,400 student have changed their life through NCS.
Young lady poses near a tree on SCC's Jackson Campus.
July 1, 2020
We honor this year's highest-achieving students.

June 2020

A young woman smiles while typing on a laptop
June 30, 2020
SCC's online programs have earned it statewide recognition
A female nurse aide in brown scrubs adjust the leg of a patient who is laying down
June 29, 2020
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Two massage students practice on another student
June 26, 2020
Fall classes will start August 17
Aerial photo of SCC's Jackson Campus.
June 26, 2020
Providing important info for students: Face coverings are now mandatory.
A young girl smiles outside of a science camp
June 23, 2020
Register by Friday for only $15
A culinary student prepares a piece of salmon
June 22, 2020
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Health Update
June 20, 2020
College officials confirmed on June 20 that a student has reported testing positive for COVID-19.
For sale sign
June 16, 2020
Two courses will be offered on the college's Jackson Campus.
A woman paints a handmade bowl
June 16, 2020
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A young man operates an xray machine
June 9, 2020
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A woman speaks with other people at a workshop
June 2, 2020
The Reboot, Recover and Rebuild (R3) program launched June 1
A female instructor watches two female students in scrubs practice a medical exercise
June 2, 2020
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May 2020

May 29, 2020
SCC is closely following state guidance during COVID-19
A man is welding
May 27, 2020
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A man and a woman inspect a tired part in an automotive shop
May 26, 2020
"The Southwestern Career Connection" live videocast will feature new speakers each week
Young woman smiling in a graduation cap and gown
May 15, 2020
We have an important video message for our new graduates.
A man and woman stand together in formal dress
May 12, 2020
The Henry and Jo Durham Sigma Chi Transfer Scholarship is now available 
A young woman in gray scrubs smiles in front of a colorful wall
May 12, 2020
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Two women smile and stand side by side outside.
May 6, 2020
The mother-daughter team worked with Tiffany Henry to get started
A group of law enforcement students kneel and pose for a picture
May 5, 2020
Congratulations to the 19 brave men and women
An instructor and students huddle in group discussion
May 4, 2020
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April 2020

Woman raises arms in celebration.
April 29, 2020
Owner Connie Millsaps was honored in a recent Google Meet Call for winning the competition, which was organized by SCC.
Two people interacting at a job fair
April 28, 2020
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A group of EMS students practice on a simulation mannequin while their instructor observes
April 24, 2020
Certain health and public safety programs will continue operations
Two EMS students are practicing on a mannequin
April 21, 2020
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A young woman with blonde hair and red lipstick stands outside for a picture
April 20, 2020
Faith Bourque is our student of the week
A woman in a cardigan smiles against a brick wall
April 16, 2020
The free webinar will be held April 22
An instructor watches two female students in scrubs practice a patient care procedure
April 14, 2020
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Male student writes a poem in sidewalk chalk on SCC's Jackson Campus.
April 13, 2020
Throughout the week of April 20-23, students will have an opportunity to participate.
A group of young male students huddle close and smile for a picture
April 9, 2020
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Woman smiles
April 7, 2020
Tiffany Henry, who oversees our Small Business Center, has been quick to respond to the community's needs
Man stands in front of crowded Job Fair venue
April 6, 2020
Event will be held through our Job Board and Google Meet
Woman sitting at desk speaks with a student during an advising session.
April 4, 2020
Advising and registration kicks off; learn more here.

March 2020

A woman smiles in front of a healthcare research poster
March 31, 2020
Wendy Williams is a graduate of our Medical Laboratory Technology program
A female instructor stands over a digital anatomy table while students observe
March 31, 2020
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A man works on the inside of a car while his dog affectionately tries to play with him
March 26, 2020
An interview with David Myers
SCC Campus Cupboard
March 26, 2020
Our Student Services division is offering curbside food pick-up from 1-3 p.m. every Tuesday through April 28.
Students surround man sitting on a large rock outdoors
March 25, 2020
We anticipate a steady uptick in the number of students seeking assistance through our Student Emergency Fund.


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