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August 2019

Female student poses in front of a radio telescope.
August 16, 2019
SCC helped middle schoolers spend part of the summer at the Learning Center at Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute.
Graduate receives diploma
August 16, 2019
Cherokee resident recently earned her High School Equivalency and was one of 37 graduates honored in a July 11 ceremony.
A young man and woman examining an xray
August 14, 2019
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Young man in safety glasses solders two wires together alongside his instructor.
August 12, 2019
Automotive Program's 12th Year at Franklin High School
Brunette woman in gray shirt with a large smile
August 1, 2019
Small Business Center Workshops Aug. 21-22  

July 2019

Vintage red sports car with hood propped open showcasing engine
July 17, 2019
Auto Club's Annual Car Show Is August 9-10
Woman and man stand in foreground; musical stage in background
July 15, 2019
"Boots, Blue Jeans & Bling" will raise money for student scholarships.
man poses outdoors with diploma
July 9, 2019
The family has endowed a scholarship in memory of William B. and Catherine H. Dillard.
Woman wearing cap and gown receives diploma from man.
July 2, 2019
More than 380 graduates have been awarded theirr associate degrees, diplomas and/or certificates.
July 2, 2019
More than 380 graduates have been awarded their associate degrees, diplomas and/or certificates.

June 2019

A welding student produces an arc while working on a project
June 27, 2019
This two-night workshop is designed for new & experienced welders interested in learning about MIG.
Male student holds his portfolio open to show two designs he created while attending classes at SCC.
June 27, 2019
The event was an opportunity for our students to show off their skill and hard work.
Three men pose outdoors for a photo.
June 19, 2019
For the second consecutive year, Macon County swept the top prizes in the annual fundraiser for New Century Scholars.
A group of students poses for a photo indoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
June 13, 2019
Nine graduates of our Radiography program were recognized in a ceremony on May 9.
view of the earth from the moon
June 6, 2019
Check out these awesome library activities for kids this summer at your local library.
A student smiles at the camera as her instructor pins her
June 3, 2019
A pinning ceremony was held on May 13 for our Occupational Therapy Assistant program.

May 2019

A group of students poses for a photo indoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
May 30, 2019
Emergency Medical Science graduates were awarded their pins on May 16 in the Burrell Building on SCC's Jackson Campus.
Student received a certificate from his instructor.
May 30, 2019
A pinning ceremony to honor the 13 graduates was held on May 9 at our Jackson Campus.
Student holding framed certificate poses with his instructor
May 29, 2019
The highest-achieving students at Southwestern Community College were honored.
Animated yellow rubber duck wearing sunglasses
May 29, 2019
It's the second straight year Macon County won the primary fundraiser for our New Century Scholars program.
PTA students
May 22, 2019
Twelve graduates from the Physical Therapist Assistant program were honored on May 15.
Respiratory Therapy students
May 21, 2019
Fourteen graduates of Southwestern Community College’s Respiratory Therapy program were recognized on May 8.
Graduate in cap and gown
May 17, 2019
The fifth graduating class of SCC's program was hosted on campus this year.
Woman hugs her instructor after receiving her pin.
May 17, 2019
More than 50 graduates were honored on May 7 at our Jackson Campus.
A man stands between two women inside a building on SCC's Jackson Campus.
May 15, 2019
Three graduates of the Human Services Technology and Substance Abuse Treatment program were honored in a ceremony on May 6.
woman stands outdoors
May 13, 2019
Dolores Taylor, Bobbierae Maslo and Sarah Free represent widely varying programs.
katlin moss
May 9, 2019
Katlin Moss will soon be cooking up the career of her dreams.

April 2019

people standing at andy shaw ford
April 30, 2019
Local dealership continues long tradition of supporting SCC.
high school equivalency diploma bootcamp with graduates
April 30, 2019
Participants can complete their high school credential in only one month.
Three ladies stand beside a male SCC student inside a building on WCU's campus.
April 30, 2019
James Hopkins digitally categorized thousands of Cherokee Language files for WCU.
woman stands in front of evergreen tree
April 29, 2019
Diane E. Sherrill, an SCC graduate and local attorney, will lead the seminar.
James Buchanan
April 26, 2019
James Buchanan was honored April 10 in Raleigh.
Woman sits on outdoor bench, chatting with students
April 26, 2019
The public is invited to visit our Macon Campus from 5-7 p.m.
Animated man on couch talking to psychologist
April 26, 2019
Event is exclusively for SCC students.
Health Sciences Building
April 22, 2019
A groundbreaking ceremony for our new health sciences building is set for noon on Monday, May 6.
April 18, 2019
April 17, 2019
April 16, 2019
Moodle Orientations are available for SCC students! Jackson Campus, Bradford Building, Room 306• Monday, Aug. 19, 10 - 11 a.m. • Tuesday, Aug. 20, 4 - 5 p.m.Macon Campus, Room 106 • Tuesday, Aug. 20, 4 - 5 p.m.
Man stands in front of an ambulance.
April 11, 2019
Kyle Dowling has received Southwestern’s inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award and will be honored at SCC’s graduation ceremonies on May 18.
STEM challenge students
April 11, 2019
Macon Campus welcomed 64 students from Franklin, Nantahala and Blue Ridge high schools for the second annual STEM challenge.
Man holds plaque in garage with cars on lifts in background.
April 8, 2019
Our automotive systems technology program recently received the highest level of achievement recognized by NATEF.
Keegan Taylor
April 3, 2019
Taylor is one of nearly 2,400 students that New Century Scholars has served since its beginning in 1995.
Sheri Terk and Baby
April 3, 2019
Check out our Faculty Spotlight this week! 
Three Easter Eggs
April 2, 2019
For the second straight year, our Easter Egg hunt will have an online element.
Female student stands outdoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
April 1, 2019
Occupational Therapy Assistant student Hattie Stanbery went to Greece in the fall.
Smoky Mountains STEM Collaborative logo
April 1, 2019
SCC and the Smoky Mountains STEM Collaborative will host a Star Party on April 11 in downtown Sylva.

March 2019

Woman stands in front of SCC backdrop
March 29, 2019
Megan Crisp of Franklin recently received the Judy Moore Memorial Scholarship.
Woman poses outdoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
March 29, 2019
A wide variety of free seminars and training opportunities are available for entrepreneurs.
man stands in foreground; indoor rock climbing wall is behind him.
March 29, 2019
Paul Wolf, Outdoor Leadership program coordinator, received the Rebecca L. Carver ABC’s Award last month.
Kaitlyn Putnam standing by gazebo
March 21, 2019
Kaitlyn Putnam is excited to attend Chapel Hill in fall 2020 through the C-STEP program.

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