Students in Southwestern Community College’s mechatronics engineering program have created a SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) robot for the Macon County Sheriff’s Office. The students’ creation is not only designed to resolve dangerous situations and reduce damage to property, but it could even save a life.
To honor some of our most tenacious students, our Student Recognition Retention Action Team has started a “Student of the Week” award. Faculty members nominate students based on their tenacity, and the team selects one per week.
Author Tyler Cook of Franklin will be signing copies of his latest novel, “Vigilante,” from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, March 17, in the Burrell Building Conference Center on Southwestern Community College’s Jackson Campus.
Faculty, staff and students at Southwestern Community College’s Macon Campus and Macon Early College teamed up recently on a variety of Valentine’s Day fundraisers that made $267.20 for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.
Southwestern Community College student James Howe recently co-authored a research paper that won Best Undergrad Student Paper from the North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (NCS-AAPT).
William Brothers, who has served as dean of career technologies since 2015, has been promoted to the position of vice president for financial and administrative services at Southwestern Community College.
In an effort to provide students with more hands-on experience than ever before, Southwestern Community College’s therapeutic massage program is offering an unprecedented number of sessions through its clinic over the next four months.
Electronics engineering technology student Jesse Moore didn’t know what to expect when he first starting taking STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) courses at Southwestern Community College.
Continuing a long tradition of supporting healthcare in Jackson County, Jack and Carol Hennessee recently endowed a $15,000 scholarship at Southwestern Community College on behalf of the W.C. and Stella Hennessee Foundation.
Before Lisa Pruett earned her high school equivalency diploma at Southwestern Community College in 2016, she already had a happily busy life: marriage, children, running a successful business with her husband and becoming a grandmother- just to name a few.
For the third straight year, Southwestern Community College’s Small Business Center will offer its free Appalachian Farm School for anyone who’s thinking about – or already running – their own agriculture-based business.
Upon receiving results from the latest round of tests at Southwestern Community College’s firing range, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality has recommended “capping” of a recently excavated section.
Students in Southwestern Community College’s English Learning Acquisition (ELA) (Formerly known as English as a Second Language) program and Spanish Club collaborated to construct a float for the Sylva Christmas Parade held last Saturday, which won first place in the float contest.
While fighting the worst rash of wildfires on record in the 13-state southern region, the U.S. Forest Service is getting logistical support from Southwestern Community College’s Public Safety Training Center.
Author Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle will be at Southwestern Community College’s Macon Campus in Franklin at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17 to give a talk on Native American writing titled, “Penning Collective Memory.”
Sitting across the table from SCC’s newest Project SEARCH® interns, you can’t help but smile when you look around and see their beaming faces as they end their daily classroom time with Devonne Jimison, SCC’s Project SEARCH® coordinator and head out to their internships.