News and Events Blog

Pilot training student earns huge scholarship and a future in flight

Today, Narcis Glamocak of St. Louis works at Barnes-Jewish Hospital as an interpreter. But in the future, he plans on sitting behind the flight deck controls of a jet airplane, taking his future onwards at subsonic speeds.

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Thursday, December 01, 2016

Get gifts for art lovers at the Pottery and Art Sale

If you want to snag some one-of-a-kind treasures for the art lovers on your holiday gift list this year, check out the inaugural Pottery and Art Sale featuring works created by SWIC art students, as well as a few faculty members. The William and Florence Schmidt Art Center at the Southwestern Illino

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

SWIC named to Victory Media’s 2017 Military Friendly Schools list

Southwestern Illinois College has earned the 2017 Military Friendly School® designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM, and Military Spouse. This is the fourth year the college has been recognized as a Military Friendly School®.

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Fire Science program receives international accreditation

The International Fire Service Accreditation Congress recently gave its seal of approval to four Southwestern Illinois College Fire Science program certificates.

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Running Start to host homeschool informational meeting

The Southwestern Illinois College Running Start program will host an informational meeting for homeschool students and their parents interested in the accelerated program.

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

SWIC to host performances of “True West”

The Southwestern Illinois College Liberal Arts Division, in conjunction with College Activities, will present “True West” by Sam Shepard in the Belleville Campus Main Complex Theatre, 2500 Carlyle Ave. Performances will be held Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Laugh with PSOP and humorist Jeanne Robertson

If you’re in need of a good laugh, look no further! Southwestern Illinois College’s Programs and Services for Older Persons is taking a trip to the Family Arena in St. Charles, Missouri on Sunday, Nov. 27 to see humorist Jeanne Robertson.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016