SWIC in the News

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Art, entrepreneurship and education programs help veterans transition to civilian life in St. Louis

SWIC is proud to be a military friendly school and a Best Bet for Vets college. Read or listen to this interview on St. Louis Public Radio.

Group aiming to prevent veteran suicide meets in Belleville

SWIC was host to a state-appointed task force whose goal is to prevent suicides among veterans. Read the story in The Washington Times.

Belleville teen’s act of kindness gets noticed

When SWIC student Aubree Taylor helped three women having car trouble, he didn't expect it to go viral. "I didn't expect any of it. All I did was a good deed," he says. Read his story.

How one of the largest schools in the Metro East got started

KSDK recently featured SWIC as part of its “Show Me St. Louis” segment. The piece features several students and a couple of unique SWIC program features, including the iSTAN patient simulator and the Media Arts Lab. Watch the segment on KSDK.

Experts: Heroin Legislation, Community Effort Needed to Fight Epidemic

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin recently held a roundtable discussion at the Sam Wolf Granite City Campus about heroin deaths and drug prevention.

Plan Ahead to Avoid Remedial Math Classes in Community College

Recently retired Dean of Math and Sciences Amanda Starkey provides steps for success in math in this article from U.S. News & World Report. Read her advice.