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SWIC receives STEM scholarship grant to promote sciences

The future of technology might be found in the minds of Southwestern Illinois College students. To help, SWIC has received a more than $600,000 National Science Foundation S-STEM grant for scholarships that will go to students in college science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

SWIC Places in the Top 100 of Community Colleges

Southwestern Illinois College remains a top school for students seeking degrees or certificates in the U.S. According to a recent report by education magazine Community College Week, SWIC continues to provide the kind of quality education that stands out among colleges and universities around the nation. Each rat

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Monday, November 02, 2015

Adversity can't stop this SWIC graduate

Jennifer Coverdell has had her fair share of challenges in life. However, none of those could stop the SWIC 2015 graduation student speaker from reaching her dreams.

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Friday, October 30, 2015

Demand for cybersecurity jobs drives new SWIC partnership

Regional educational institutions team up to address lack of certifications needed for cybersecurity related positions at Scott AFB and other employers across the metro area

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

International dance performance coming to Metro East

America’s longest-running multicultural song and dance company, the Duquesne University Tamburitzans, returns to Granite City Saturday, Nov. 7 for the popular Southwestern Illinois College Foundation fundraiser for student scholarships.

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Friday, October 09, 2015

Manufacturing Day returns to SWIC

Check out high-tech automated manufacturing machinery, hear from regional manufacturers and discover how American Manufacturing is flourishing – all at Southwestern Illinois College.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

SWIC, Webster partner for dual admissions

Southwestern Illinois College and Webster University have announced a dual admission program for students who intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree at Webster upon completing an associate degree at SWIC.

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Friday, September 25, 2015

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