Jim Haverstick, Author at Southwestern Illinois College

SWIC Toy Drive Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters

Southwestern Illinois College’s Annual College Activities Toy Drive was a huge success this year. The toy drive kicked off at the college’s Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony in November. All 156 toys, donated by SWIC students and employees, were given to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois for distribution to local families. From left, front …

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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 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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Homefield Energy Replaces Trees Across Southwestern Illinois College’s Belleville Campus

Furthering Southwestern Illinois College’s tree diversification efforts and sustainability goals, Homefield Energy is donating 20 trees to the school to assist with replacing trees lost due to the spread of the emerald ash borer and Dutch elm disease. SWIC President Nick Mance, along with college staff and students, local officials, and representatives from Homefield Energy …

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SWIC to Host Poverty Simulation Oct. 25

Will you start out the month with only the enclosed $10 bill to meet your family’s basic needs? … Or, will you be one of the unlucky ones? You’ll find out when you join us for a unique opportunity to experience the virtual realities of poverty. The Adult Education and Family Literacy Department of Southwestern Illinois College …

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