President's Press Room

Costello Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Boy Scouts

The local Boy Scouts of America chapter presented SWIC President Georgia Costello, Ph.D., with the Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual banquet.

$6.1 million Early Childhood Education Center plans unveiled at SWIC

The state will spend $6.1 million to build an Early Childhood Education Center, but that wasn't the only major announcement.

Enyart, Hoyer Visit Sam Wolf Granite City Campus

President Georgia Costello, Ph.D., welcomed Congressman Bill Enyart, D-Belleville, and Congressman Steny Hoyer, D-Md., to the Industrial Technology Center.

Gov. Quinn Dedicates the New LAC

Along with President Georgia Costello, Ph.D., Quinn celebrated the building's forthcoming LEED-Gold certification from the United States Green Building Council and thanked the skilled-trades laborers, including a vast majority of SWIC graduates, who finished the project on-time and on-budget.

Community Colleges Prepare Students for Workforce

President Georgia Costello, Ph.D., spoke to NPR host Don Marsh about community college initiatives to build strong partnerships with local businesses in response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.

President Costello Wins Law Enforcement Award

President Georgia Costello, Ph.D., received the Presidential Award from the Southwestern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission and Southern Illinois Police Chiefs Association. Supporting the Police Academy is a priority at SWIC.