SWIC in the News

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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.

Leaders of Local Universities Honored

The Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois recognized SWIC and other area colleges and universities at its Salute to Southwestern Illinois dinner. Read the article in the Belleville News-Democrat.