News and Events Blog

STEM scholarship deadline extended to April 17

You still have time to apply for the Southwestern Illinois College STEM Scholars Program for science, technology, engineering or mathematics majors.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Belleville AmeriCorps hiring volunteers of all ages

Belleville AmeriCorps at Southwestern Illinois College is looking to fill numerous paid volunteer positions. This nonprofit organization is looking for tutors (year-round) and summer camp counselors (June 1-July 28).

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Thursday, March 09, 2017

High School Art Show opens March 23

Get a look at some of the area’s up-and-coming artistic talent when the William and Florence Schmidt Art Center at Southwestern Illinois College’s Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave., hosts its annual High School Student Art Exhibition.

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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Study marine biology in the Atlantic Ocean, Florida Keys and Gulf of Mexico

You still have a chance to swim with manatees, snorkel in a coral reef and hike the Everglades in the Southwestern Illinois College Introduction to Marine Biology lab course.

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Thursday, March 09, 2017

SWIC to celebrate Herstory in March

Celebrate Women’s History Month with “Herstory” at Southwestern Illinois College in March. Events include open mics, self-defense training, lectures, poster displays, documentaries and more. Most events free and open to the public.

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Thursday, March 09, 2017

George Portz and the Friends of Bluegrass return to SWIC

Southwestern Illinois College is hosting a night full of entertainment and music when George Portz and the Friends of Bluegrass make their annual appearance this spring! This one-night concert event takes place Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the Belleville Campus Main Complex Theatre, 2500 Carlyle Ave.

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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Gentlemen of Vision to perform at SWIC

Gentlemen of Vision (GOV) will demonstrate the art of stepping Monday, Feb. 20 at Southwestern Illinois College in honor of Black History Month. There will be two separate step performances at two campus locations, both free and open to the public:

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Friday, February 17, 2017