In the middle of what many experts consider one of the wildest election seasons in American history, a handful of Southwestern Community College students have an opportunity to become a key part of the process.
In an effort to help prospective college students wih their financial aid paperwork, Southwestern Community College will hold a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Day workshop from 9 a.m.-noon on Oct. 29 at the the SCC Macon Campus.
Get ready to travel back in time and see the talented portrayal of historical figures as North Carolina-based actor, playwright and director Mike Wiley will be visiting Southwestern Community College from Oct. 26-Nov. 2.
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded a grant worth $527,379 to Southwestern Community College for its “Pathways to Employment, Education and Training for Automotive and Related Industries” program in Jackson, Macon and Swain Counties.
Dozens of car enthusiasts brought their vintage vehicles and muscle cars to the Southwestern Community College Automotive Club’s annual car show on Aug. 12-13 at the Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center.
Southwestern Community College student Alyssa Cable of Whittier has been awarded an educational scholarship from SUBWAY® restaurants through the Peter S. Slomianyj Scholarship Fund. The fund is named for the president of Chapel Hill-based North Carolina Subway Group, Inc.
After raising more than $55,000 at last month’s Bluegrass, Blue Jeans & Bling gala, the Southwestern Community College Foundation is now on the home stretch in its “March to a Million” for the Student Success Campaign.
For five action-packed days last month, 20 elementary and middle-school students participated in Southwestern Community College’s inaugural Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Academy at the Jackson Campus.
Jackson County residents who received their nursing pins during a May 5 ceremony in Sylva were, front row, from left: Lindsay Ammons of Sylva and Abigail Watson of Cullowhee. Middle row: Brea Hagler of Cullowhee and Ted Moore, Jr., of Sylva. Back row: Jessie Small of Cullowhee and Erik Monsrud of Sylva.
Swain High senior and Southwestern Community College Upward Bound participant Katharine Murray has been accepted to Berea College (Ky.) and received the school’s Tuition Promise Scholarship, which is currently valued at $97,200 over four years.