News & Announcements

February 2019

Our student of the week
February 21, 2019
Congratulations, Ra'shell! 
student on laptop
February 19, 2019
Our Student Newsletter is live! Click HERE to read.     
Artists' rendering of what SCC's campus will look like upon completion of new building.
February 15, 2019
As has been the case for more than a year, Southwestern Community College officials are continuing to work with Macon County Commissioners.
Instructor shows student how to give a massage to lady lying on table.
February 13, 2019
Our Therapeutic Massage program will open its student-run clinic to the public throughout the spring semester.
graduates of scc
February 12, 2019
Check out our student newsletter this week.
SCC Logo
February 6, 2019
Recipients include both curriculum and continuing education students.
Student tutor at Learning Assistance Center
February 5, 2019
This week's newsletter is now online.
Shirley Maxson
February 5, 2019
Shirley Maxson’s lifelong passion for education was reflected in her career that spanned nearly 40 years.
Student of the week, Nicole Revis
February 5, 2019
Congratulations, Nicole! 

January 2019

Student of the week, Arlene Christian
January 31, 2019
Congratulations, Arlene!
Radiography student
January 31, 2019
Read this week's student newsletter online by clicking HERE.  
Woman deals a hand of blackjack to several classmates inside a casino training room.
January 28, 2019
SCC is the first college in the state approved to offer casino-preparation classes.
January 24, 2019
To honor and celebrate the region’s multicultural heritage, our diversity committee will sponsor its inaugural Cultural Fusion Festival.
Students standing
January 24, 2019
The latest on what's happening at Southwestern Community College.
Photo of woman sitting outdoors
January 24, 2019
Our Small Business Center is hosting an agriculture-based business conference on Monday at the Jackson campus.
Five students load large bags filled with donations into a van.
January 21, 2019
Students have already provided more than 900 hours of community service since August.
Man stands in front of robot; banner with text in Japanese language is in background
January 14, 2019
Philip Warner, a 2011 SCC graduate, now works for IBM in Japan.
graduation cap and books
January 10, 2019
Southwestern Community College is now accepting nominations for the SCC Foundation’s inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award.
Students pose indoors.
January 9, 2019
Eight students who recently completed the program were honored in a pinning ceremony on Dec. 17.
students learning
January 9, 2019
Learn how to navigate being a business owner in the outdoor industry. 
Artists' rendering of what SCC's campus will look like upon completion of new building.
January 8, 2019
Our new Health Sciences Building is on schedule to be completed in 2021.

December 2018

Woman poses for photo indoors
December 18, 2018
SCC's Tiffany Henry received the State Small Business Center Director award.
heather mull
December 13, 2018
Congratulations, Heather! 
Scott Mitchell showing how his SWAT robot works
December 11, 2018
After a year-long process of designing, SCC Mechatronics student Scott Mitchell donated his SWAT Robot project to Jackson County Sherriff’s Office.
Standing in front of a U.S. flag, a man holds up one hand and places the other on the Bible.
December 11, 2018
Stephen Steen of Cullowhee was sworn in as a student representative to our Board of Trustees on Tuesday, Nov. 27.
Jackson County students
December 11, 2018
Forty-two seventh grade students from Jackson, Macon and Swain counties were inducted as New Century Scholars on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at Southwestern Community College.
Lady stands in foreground; downtown shops in background
December 7, 2018
A free seminar on Dec. 14 will show area business owners how they can succeed in the government marketplace.
From left to right: Janet Greene, Nancie Wilson, Megan Crisp, Maryanne Davey
December 5, 2018
Two Southwestern Community College nursing students were recently honored at Tartan Hall for receiving Rotary Club scholarships.
Amanda Matousek and her son Ky
December 5, 2018
Congratulations, Amanda! 

November 2018

Wynette Wiles, Student of the Week
November 27, 2018
Congratulations, Wynette! 
November 26, 2018
Tiffany Henry teaching appalachian farm school
November 19, 2018
By: Kaitlyn Carver-Cochran For Tiffany Henry, Small Business Center Director at Southwestern Community College, the Appalachian Farm School is about giving local farmers the skills they need to thrive.
Woman is shown outdoors
November 16, 2018
Our Small Business Center will be hosting a free Jump Start Summit on Nov. 28
Two ladies pose for a photo inside SCC's Burrell Building in Sylva.
November 14, 2018
Endowed by Founding Trustee W. Paul Holt, Jr., the award is given annually to a Nursing student.
Four men and two women pose outdoors in autumn on SCC's campus in Sylva.
November 14, 2018
Vietnam vet raised money for suicide awareness.
Trevor Gates, pictured here.
November 13, 2018
By a twist of fate, this student may have the opportunity to regain his vision through the miracle of technology, and the generosity of his community.
Chad, his wife, and five children
November 8, 2018
Congratulations, Chad! 
Two rows of young ladies pose outside on a fall day.
November 2, 2018
Students in our Medical Sonography program will soon be working with much newer equipment.
Beth Gibson and husband
November 1, 2018
Congratulations to our student of the week, Beth Gibson!
A young lady holds a child wearing a pumpkin costume.
November 1, 2018
No tricks-- just treats at Southwestern Community College this Halloween.

October 2018

October 31, 2018
For Tyler Cook, his aunt’s lasting legacy was a cause worth fighting for.
Young lady speaks into a microphone
October 19, 2018
Election season is upon us, and students at Southwestern Community College are excited to be a part of the action.
Student gives massage to man lying on table.
October 8, 2018
Southwestern Community College’s Therapeutic Massage program will offer an advanced clinic on Tuesdays.
October 7, 2018
pta students
October 4, 2018
October is National Physical Therapy month, and college students in Jackson County have decided they want to celebrate by serving their community.

September 2018

Two men hold up their right hands and place left hands on bible held by a third man. A fourth man reads pledge from a sheet of paper.
September 28, 2018
Ken Henke and Jeremy Hyatt of Sylva were recently sworn in for their terms on our Board of Trustees.
space center
September 27, 2018
Shooting for the stars can be done a little closer to home.
Man and woman celebrate in front of the stage during the gala.
September 20, 2018
This year's fundraiser, which was held Aug. 25 in Cherokee, netted more than $72,000.
Brett Woods
September 19, 2018
CFRE International has named Brett L. Woods as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). 
September 18, 2018
Congratulations to all. 


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