News & Announcements

January 2021

MLK Week of Service
January 11, 2021
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Surgeon and Surgical Tech work together in operating room.
January 4, 2021
The new programs are pending state and SACSCOC approval.

December 2020

Christmas tree on SCC campus.-
December 22, 2020
SCC reopens virtually on Jan. 4; students can start enrollment process
December 22, 2020
Virtual ceremony honors latest inductees.
Teacher speaks to elementary students in a classroom setting.
December 21, 2020
To help prepare the next generation of educators, we're introducing an Associate in Arts – Teacher Preparation pathway. Classes start Jan. 11.
Count On Me NC logo
December 16, 2020
The voluntary program provides guidance regarding best practices for the state's phased reopening.
Two men exchange a check while a third stands behind them. All three are social distancing and wearing masks.
December 16, 2020
Employees at Pepsi-Cola of Whittier annually forego their holiday party in order to support our students.
Firemen prepare their gear before a training exercise
December 15, 2020
Our Public Safety Training Center in Macon County trains area law enforcement, emergency medical services, fire department and rescue agencies.
Woman speaks in front of a classroom
December 11, 2020
The eight-week school starts Jan. 11 and supports area farmers and agriculture-centered businesses
Female student inserts an IV into arm of a simulation mannequin
December 8, 2020
The most-recent graduates  posted a 92-percent success rate on the national licensure exam.
Woman wearing blue cap and gown receives diploma cover from SCC president.
December 7, 2020
Click here for a link to video recording of the ceremony.
Happy Holidays
December 1, 2020
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November 2020

Student stands outdoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
November 10, 2020
Create your own customized virtual campus visit experience from our a la carte menu of options.

October 2020

Students fire their weapons.
October 28, 2020
All recent sampling has been safely within state standards.
Woman sitting at desk speaks with a student during an advising session.
October 27, 2020
It's the perfect time to start the enrollment and advising process for the upcoming semester.
Female student speaks into a microphone.
October 22, 2020
Click here to access recordings of all four debates from this campaign season.
A young woman with black hair smiles under a tree on a foggy morning
October 20, 2020
The Foundation was able to award 142 individual scholarships in 2020-21
A woman smiles outside in front of a brick wall
October 16, 2020
Don't let COVID-19 hold you back from earning your high school credential
Instructor works with two students at computer monitor
October 15, 2020
College officials have decided to start classes as scheduled on Jan. 11, and the semester will run through Thursday, May 13.
Two students practice massage on another student laying face down on a table
October 15, 2020
The final deadline to apply is January 7
Man stands in front of flat screen displaying world map
October 15, 2020
The high rating comes two decades after SCC launched the nation's first-of-its-kind associate degree program.
A woman wears a headset while typing on a computer
October 14, 2020
Register for the course through Workforce Continuing Education
Three ladies stand outside on SCC's Jackson Campus
October 12, 2020
Our program was honored with an "Employment Outcome Award"
A carved pumpkin with cutouts of people inside it
October 12, 2020
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Vote 2020.
October 9, 2020
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A woman in scary Halloween makeup holds a pumpkin
October 6, 2020
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Two females in brown scrubs demonstrate nursing skills on a mannequin
October 5, 2020
The grant will cover spring tuition for eligible students

September 2020

Two gentleman shake hands while wearing masks and standing apart
September 28, 2020
The money will be used to provide student scholarships at SCC
A young woman in purple scrubs smiles outside
September 28, 2020
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SlowCOVIDNC App
September 23, 2020
On Tuesday afternoon, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services launched “SlowCOVIDNC”
A large brick building is being constructed
September 18, 2020
The building is expected to open next fall with new health programs
A group of students smile as they stand around a large telescope with their instructor
September 17, 2020
The virtual NASA competition is set for Oct. 2-4
A man in a suit smiles in a crowd of people
September 16, 2020
The first job fair is set for Wednesday, Sept. 30.
A blonde woman in a striped shirt stands in front of a podium wearing a black mask
September 14, 2020
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September 14, 2020
Jackson County Board of Elections will be on the Jackson Campus, Balsam Building,  from 9A - Noon to assist you with voter registration on the following days:Tuesday, September 15 Thursday, October 8 The Board of Elections can provide you:  Sample ballots, absentee ballot requests & voter registration applications.
Female student works on a laptop outdoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
September 10, 2020
If you're wishing you hadn't decided to take a gap year, we have good news! There's still time to take fall classes.
A young blonde woman with a clipboard questions a male in workout clothes on a table
September 9, 2020
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A group of four women stand safely apart while smiling outside
September 4, 2020
The $1.6 million grant renewal will last through 2025
A young woman styles the hair of a mannequin while a female instructor watches
September 2, 2020
The salon will be open for services Tuesday-Thursday
Woman stands in foreground of busy job fair
September 1, 2020
Weekly Facebook Live sessions are scheduled for 1 p.m. on Thursdays.

August 2020

Two men examine a car engine on a computer screen
August 31, 2020
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A young woman wearing a mask with gold leaves on it
August 25, 2020
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A woman smiles while shaking hands with two men and presenting a check
August 24, 2020
Leatherman has been partnered with the college since 2015
A female math instructor speaks to students
August 20, 2020
She is among 24 STEM faculty members across the nation recently chosen to participate
Two men place their hands on a bible
August 19, 2020
Both men will continue their service on the Board through June 2024
Stay Safe. Always Be In The Know. Download SCC Alert App Today.
August 18, 2020
Packed with security features to help keep you safe, it's available on Google Play and Apple's App Store.
Two young men in paramedic uniforms carry a female on a stretcher
August 18, 2020
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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 BestColleges.com put Southwestern atop its most-recent ranking.

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