News & Announcements

May 2012

May 17, 2012
On Monday, April 30, 2012, the students of the Advertising & Graphic Design (ADG) program at Southwestern Community College presented their work at the 2012 ADG Portfolio Show.  Many of these students graduated this spring and will use these portfolios in their job searches. In attendance were SCC faculty and staff, parents, and potential employers.
May 9, 2012
Mathematics Instructor Mary Bradley encouraged students to strive for excellence. Bradley was the featured speaker during Southwestern Community College’s Academic Awards Ceremony Tuesday, April 17, on the Jackson Campus.
May 7, 2012
Southwestern Community College Radiography Class of 2012 received their pins during a 7 p.m. ceremony on the Jackson Campus Friday, May 4.
May 7, 2012
Southwestern Community College Emergency Medical Science Class of 2012 was pinned during a 6 p.m. ceremony on the Jackson Campus Friday, May 4.
May 4, 2012
Southwestern Community College’s medical sonography program coordinator Debbie Green and director of clinical education Jennifer Forrester presented pins to the six members of their Class of 2012.
May 4, 2012
The Southwestern Community College physical therapist assistant Class of 2012 received their pins during a 6 p.m. ceremony May 3 on the Jackson Campus.
May 4, 2012
Fans lined the finish for the 2012 Ducks on the Tuck race, held Sunday April 29th.
May 4, 2012
The Grand Prize Champion of the 2012 SCC Science Fair...
May 4, 2012
Southwestern Community College respiratory therapy Class of 2012 received their pins during an evening ceremony Wednesday, May 2, on the Jackson Campus.
May 4, 2012
Natalie Bucki is the display artist for the month of May at the Macon Campus of Southwestern Community College. 

April 2012

April 24, 2012
A spring 2012 ceremony inducting new members into the Southwestern Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society 
April 24, 2012
The Southwestern Community College Chapter of the National Technical Honor Society held its spring induction of new members Thursday, April 19, in the Bradford Conference Center at the Jackson Campus.
April 13, 2012
During tonight’s (April 12) Spring Induction Ceremony on the Jackson Campus, new members were inducted into Southwestern Community College’s Alpha Beta Gamma (ABG) International Business Honor Society.

March 2012

March 28, 2012
SCC student Samantha Brehm of Cullowhee has been selected for the NC Community College System Student Leadership Development Program. 
March 28, 2012
SCC's Medical Assisting and Culinary Arts clubs raised $2850 in a spaghetti dinner benefit March 23 for 10-year old Riley Schwalm, who was just diagnosed with leukemia.
March 27, 2012
SCC Student Support Services representatives travel to UNC-Wilmington to discuss Honors Program participation.
March 27, 2012
Marc Copeland, SCC Medical Laboratory Technology student, has been awarded the Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics-American Society of Clinical Pathology scholarship.
March 26, 2012
SCC Macon Early College student Andrew Mershimer appears right there on the big screen in “The Hunger Games” movie.   
March 26, 2012
SCC President Don Tomas signs his name to participate in Earth Hour this Saturday, March 31, from 8:30-9:30 p.m. 
March 23, 2012
Internationally certified coach, speaker and business development expert Meridith Elliott Powell will share her customized version of Mastering the Workplace in SCC's final career seminar of the semester.
March 22, 2012
Sean Meagher could have used his GI Bill to attend any college or university in North Carolina but he chose SCC because he liked the feel of it.
March 21, 2012
Why Salespeople Don’t Worry during Hard Times 
March 21, 2012
Juanita Wilson, SCC's program director for The Right Path (“Du-yu tv-i)  Adult Leadership Program, has been selected to the national Circle of Leadership Academy.
March 17, 2012
Former SCC Upward Bound student Daniel Sevigny, Director of Restorative Justice for Rowan County, directs an initiative that has just been ranked number one in the nation.
March 16, 2012
Personal enrichment classes starting April 2 include iPhone basics, digital camera techniques, quilting concepts and conversational Spanish.
March 12, 2012
Ashley Vanden Heuvel of Haywood County, a March 9 graduate of SCC's Basic Law Enforcement Training Class, was awarded the Lt. Ellith McFalls Basic Law Enforcement Training Scholarship.

February 2012

February 23, 2012
Mitch Fischer has been appointed as SCC's next Dean of Health Sciences.
February 22, 2012
In March, two free seminars for entrepreneurs will be offered by Southwestern Community College.
February 9, 2012
SCC Upward Bound student Sean Nilan of Franklin received the Berea College Pinnacle Scholars Award of Excellence.
February 9, 2012
SCC carpentry instructor Derek Oetting and his students at Swain County High School are up in the air over their latest project.
February 8, 2012
For assistance filing your FAFSA, attend FAFSA Day at SCC on Saturday, Feb. 18.
February 7, 2012
SCC took second place in the 2012 Upward Bound Scholars' Bowl held at St. Augustine's College Feb. 4.
February 7, 2012
             
February 1, 2012
At the NC Excellence in Community College Awards Darrin Bark will represent not only SCC but the Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts.

January 2012

January 31, 2012
Cheryl Davids retired from Central Carolina Technical College Jan. 17 and on Jan. 23 she plunged right into her new position as Dean of SCC's Macon Campus.
January 27, 2012
The glass panels installed on the new Burrell Building feature tempered glass for strength and safety and polarization to reduce emissions.
January 26, 2012
Southwestern Community College announced the President’s and Dean's lists for Fall 2011. To earn the honor of President’s List students must achieve and maintain a 3.85 Grade Point Average. Students with a GPA between 3.50 and 3.84 earn the honor of the Dean's List.
January 26, 2012
It’s officially happened! Southwestern Community College has its first honors class.Vance Waggener made his Calculus III class an honors class.
January 24, 2012
Creating Success with Ken Rhoades
January 20, 2012
Instant Piano, spinning, quilting, woodworking, computer basics and Fight Like a Girl will all be offered this February.
January 6, 2012
SCC and Macon County JobLink Career Center have joined forces to provide a “one-stop shop” for people who are looking for a job and want to enhance their career skills.
January 4, 2012
SCC partners with Rural Center to make loans of up to $25,000 available for rural businesses.

December 2011

December 15, 2011
Among the 115 graduates Dec. 13 were mom, Linda McIntosh, and son, Joseph Moore, both of Webster, and sisters, Amanda Barnes and Karen Reed, both of Sylva.
December 14, 2011
Commencement speaker Dale Hall told graduates, “What you have learned here at SCC is important because it will change the lives of others."
December 13, 2011
Southwestern Community College held its fall commencement ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 13, with 115 students graduating.
December 12, 2011
Picking up the slack for an aging Santa, Matt Cass' physics students design and test aerial prototype.
December 12, 2011
Student Support Services awarded supplemental TRIO Grants for Fall 2011.
December 9, 2011
SCC graduates 29 in National Park Service-Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Class of # 87
December 8, 2011
Faculty and staff gathered Wednesday evening, Dec. 7, to share holiday cheer and enjoy a holiday buffet prepared by the culinary students.

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