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Grant Allows Kids' Club to Provide Free Childcare for Veteran Students

The Southwestern Illinois College Kids’ Club will receive a $30,000 grant from the Newman’s Own Foundation, as well as funding from the Fisher House Foundation, to support child care for currently enrolled active military and veteran students.   

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Posted by: Julie Ninnis

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Student Finds Success in Automated Welding

SWIC Welding Technology student Dawn Poston of Worden has been working as a welder/robot programmer at Seyer Industries in St. Peters, Missouri since February 2014. She said her education helped her move into a field that can give her a chance to make a better life for her children.

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Posted by: Julie Ninnis

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

SWIC Flight Training Has Gone Well for Pilot

Time hasn’t changed John Floyd’s opinion of Southwestern Illinois College – his education here helped start his career as an airline pilot.

Since earning his Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Aviation Technology in 1981 from then-Belleville Area College, Floyd went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 1983. Today, he is a national and international flight captain on a Boeing 767 for Delta Airlines.

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Posted by: Julie Ninnis

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Kids' Club Earns Gold Circle of Quality

"We are very proud to have been awarded the highest rating," said Kids’ Club Director Suzette Hechst. “Our goal to is nurture and develop the whole child while providing hands- and minds-on play experiences in a safe environment."

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Posted by: Julie Ninnis

Friday, July 17, 2015

Spring 2015 Graduates

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Posted by: Laurie Almodovar

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Spring 2015 Dean's List

Congratulations to the full- and part-time students on the Southwestern Illinois College Dean's List for the spring 2015 semester. View the dean's list . This list includes full-time students who completed 12 or more college-level semester credits during the semester and part-time students who completed six or more

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Posted by: Laurie Almodovar

Thursday, June 25, 2015

SWIC President Joins Education Roundtable on KTRS

Hear Southwestern Illinois College President Georgia Costello, Ph.D., examine issues facing higher education as part of the Ittner Architects’ Issues in Education roundtable discussion Thursday, June 25 at 11 a.m. on KTRS-AM 550 radio. Costello will be joined by Randy Dunn, Ed.D., president of the Southern Illin

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Posted by: Julie Ninnis

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

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