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COVID-19 Crisis update

Southwestern Illinois College campuses will remain closed throughout Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order in Response to COVID-19. Summer and Fall registration are now open.  All summer courses will be conducted through on-line/alternative delivery methods. If the Governor lifts the executive order, courses that include a face-to-face requirement (i.e. labs, clinicals, vocational) will have the ability to …

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SWIC taking additional precautions in response to COVID-19

Southwestern Illinois College is closely watching the activities associated with the coronavirus. The following policies will be implemented by SWIC beginning March 22, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  INSTRUCTION • SWIC college courses will be delivered via online or alternative delivery mechanisms beginning March 22 for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester …

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SWIC to extend spring break March 16-22 as precaution

Southwestern Illinois College’s President Nick Mance announced the College will extend spring break for students by one week (March 16-22) as a precautionary measure related to COVID-19. Students currently enrolled in online courses are continuing their academic progression as normal. To reduce the density of people on campus, alternative instructional delivery will resume on March …

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SWIC to host a Virtual Spring Job Fair April 28

If you’re looking for a new job or just want to explore your employment possibilities, it’s time for you to attend the Southwestern Illinois College Virtual Spring Job Fair. Employers from a variety of career fields are expected to participate in the event. The virtual fair runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April …

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Fire Science program receives equipment donation

Thanks to O’Fallon Fire Department and Chief Brad White, the Southwestern Illinois College Clay Baitman Fire Science Training Center received a donation of Amkus and Phoenix Vehicle Extrication Tools. These tools will be used to train firefighters across the program in various specialties. The SWIC Fire Science training program includes a two-year, 66-semester-credit Associate in …

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SWIC Running Start alum gets a jump-start on his career

Maryville native Jackson Smith always knew he wanted to pursue engineering as a career. Smith’s ambition and passion for engineering is what helped him achieve a high school diploma and two associate degrees, at the same time, by being a part of the Southwestern Illinois College Running Start program. He graduated from Triad High School, …

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SWIC releases fall 2020 dean’s list

The following is a list of full- and part-time students on the Southwestern Illinois College Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 Semester. This list includes full-time students who completed 12 or more semester credits during the semester and part-time students who completed six or more semester credits during the semester while maintaining a 3.5 or …

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SWIC releases fall 2020 grad list

The following is a list of Southwestern Illinois College students who graduated at the conclusion of the fall 2020 semester. The students’ names are listed alphabetically according to hometown. The list also denotes students who graduated with honors (a 3.5 grade point average or higher) and with a perfect 4.0 GPA. SWIC Fall 2020 Graduate …

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Southwestern Illinois College Team Featured in Pilot Episode of ‘Clash of Trades’ and Advancing to National Skilled Trades Competition

A team of students from Southwestern Illinois College are finalists in the Project MFGTM National Challenge this month, a skilled trades competition for a chance to win scholarships, prizes and title of national champion. The team will be featured in the upcoming pilot episode of Clash of Trades to celebrate National Welding Month in April. …

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SWIC Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation

Southwestern Illinois College announced today, Feb. 26, 2021, that it has earned the designation of 2021-2022 Top 10 Military Friendly ® School. Institutions earning the Military Friendly ® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with 747 earning the …

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SWIC ANNOUNCES POETRY OUT LOUD WINNERS

Local high school students had the chance to show off their creative abilities through poetry through the 2020-2021 Poetry Out Loud competition, hosted by Southwestern Illinois College Feb. 11. Each contestant submitted recited works they selected from an anthology of more than 1,100 poems. Judges evaluated student performances on criteria including voice and articulation, evidence …

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