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SWIC Students attend annual cyber conference

A group of Southwestern Illinois College Cybersecurity and Networking students attended the fifth annual STLCyberCon held recently at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. From left, front row, students included Michael Agne of Belleville, Alan Winters of Granite City, and Marc Ellington of O’Fallon; back row, Roy Frazier of Belleville, Jason Gnann of Maryville, Jacob Cook …

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Tech Ed students win DOD competition

A team of Southwestern Illinois College students who captured gold medals at the national SkillsUSA competition earlier this year also won a Department of Defense Advanced Manufacturing contest in Danville, Virginia recently. From left, Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment Program Director A. Adele Ratliff, SWIC student Gavin Becherer of Troy, Precision Machining Technology Instructor Dave Berry, …

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SWIC Industrial Electrical students put their skills to work at the Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum

Pictured: Joseph Moslander of Granite City works on running a new branch circuit that will be used to eventually power a jet formerly owned by Howard Hughes. Southwestern Illinois College students and instructors from the Industrial Electrician program volunteered to help complete some much-needed electrical work at the Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum …

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SWIC Nursing Students have Thanksgiving spirit

Southwestern Illinois College Nursing Education Students, from left, Macella Miller of Freeburg, Madeline Herbert and Keith Spier, both of Belleville, Amy Sand of Mascoutah, Terri Blackman of O’Fallon, Cheryl Laubinger of Belleville, Bethany Holik of Granite City, Tremika Clark of Belleville, Jennifer Burkett of O’Fallon, Carrie Gonzalez of Nashville and Amanda Boswell of Freeburg load …

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Tamburitzans to bring international cultures to the stage Nov. 23

One of the world’s finest, longest-running live musical variety stage shows of its kind returns to Metro East Saturday, Nov. 23. The Tamburitzans will return for the popular Southwestern Illinois College Foundation annual student scholarship fundraiser. The internationally renowned troupe performs at the Edwardsville High School Performance Theater stage, 6161 Center Grove Road in Edwardsville, …

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SWIC Jazz Band to perform Nov. 4

Enjoy jazz music from a variety of composers such as Horace Silver and Charles Mingus, performed by the Southwestern Illinois College Jazz Band with Tom Birkner as leader.   The performance will be Monday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Belleville Campus Theatre 2500 Carlyle Ave. The event is free and open to the …

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