News and Events Blog

Film and Mass Communication Open House

Looking to go into Internet broadcasting, start your own podcast, do voiceover, or make movies and videos ? Pursue any of these goals and more by studying Mass Communication and Film at Southwestern Illinois College. SWIC will host an open house Tuesday, April 26, from 5-7 p.m. on the Belleville Campus in

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Find out where you can travel to this fall with PSOP Travelogue

If you’ve been bitten by the travel bug and you’re just itching to go to a destination, foreign or domestic, plan to attend the Southwestern Illinois College Programs and Services for Older Persons Travelogue program Tuesday, April 12 at 6 p.m. at the PSOP facility, 201 N. Church St., Belleville. 

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Friday, April 08, 2016

Color-blind faith turned into artistry

Jake Bishop earned his first art award for his very first paint piece, Behind the Sun. His oil-on-canvas painting was selected for the 2012 Presidential Purchase Award.

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Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Celebrate Spring with the Plant Sale at SWIC

Dig out your gardening tools – it’s spring! And the Southwestern Illinois College Horticulture program is selling the flowers and plants grown by students over the winter. You can get your green thumbs (and fingers) on these plants at the annual Plant Sale April 22-24 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the SWIC Belleville C

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Monday, April 04, 2016

Deadline extended for STEM scholarships

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

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

How did you celebrate National Grammar Day?

Learning grammar can be fun ... No REALLY! Just ask National Grammar Day founder Martha Brockenbrough, who wanted to show her high school students back in 2008 that they could have fun with language. Read More >

Friday, March 04, 2016

SWIC Foundation names new executive director

The Southwestern Illinois College Foundation has named Haley Thompson of Trenton as its new executive director.

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Thursday, March 03, 2016