News and Events Blog

SWIC to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 26

American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Will be honored at a special observance event Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Campus Main Complex Theatre, 2500 Carlyle Ave. The program starts at 11 a.m. and continues until 12:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Schmidt Art Center to feature faculty art show

The William and Florence Schmidt Art Center kicks off its 2017 schedule with an exhibition featuring the works of Southwestern Illinois College art faculty.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

SWIC highlighted as one of the region’s largest colleges

In its 70th year of serving the community, Southwestern Illinois College ranked as one of the largest higher-education institutions in the region by the St. Louis Business Journal.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Red Bud Campus holds annual poetry contest

The Southwestern Illinois College Red Bud Campus will be hosting its annual poetry contest for area students and residents this spring. 

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Students give historical society an early holiday gift

Pictured, left to right, St. Clair County Historical Society Curator William P. Shannon IV club president Brion Hopson of Maryville Dock Wells of O’Fallon club vice president Nathaniel Stripeik of Belleville Lia Baratti of Collinsville Alex Rice of O’Fallon Read More >

Friday, December 16, 2016

Tech Ed coordinator honored with regional teaching award

Southwestern Illinois College Industrial Technology Coordinator Mark Bosworth has a lot to be proud of after receiving the Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Thursday, December 08, 2016

STEM Scholars tour SWIC

STEM Scholars are a group of students who have earned tuition scholarships to study science, technology, engineering and math disciplines. The students toured sites of interest around the SWIC Belleville Campus to discover different education opportunities.

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Thursday, December 08, 2016