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SWIC Releases Fall Semester 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Semester Graduate List

The following is a list of Southwestern Illinois College students who graduated at the conclusion of the Fall 2021 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 2021 Graduate …

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SWIC recently graduated largest Police Academy class with Session 145

The Southwestern Illinois College Police Academy recently celebrated the graduation of Session 145. The SWIC Police Academy is an intensive academic and physical training program designed to prepare recruits to enter a career in law enforcement. It is one of only seven police academies in Illinois. Graduates in alphabetical order include:  Benjamin M. Abney of …

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SWIC PMT Program receives national accreditation renewal

Once again, Southwestern Illinois College Industrial Training programs have shown their mettle in metal. The SWIC Precision Machining Technology program received reaccreditation from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills recently. This accreditation signifies that the SWIC programs maintain industry standards for machinist training. It is the third consecutive time SWIC has received the accreditation since …

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SWIC Receives $1.2 Million Workforce Equity Grant for 2022

A $1.2 million Workforce Equity Initiative Grant from the Illinois Community College Board will enable Southwestern Illinois College to continue offering its one-year career training programs in East St. Louis. “We are excited to have another year to work with this population of students and help them change their lives” said Leonard “Gary” Cruise, East …

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SWIC Aviation programs win Spirit of Flight award

Southwestern Illinois College recently won the 2020/2021 Spirit of Flight Award from the Illinois Aviation Hall of Fame, the first two-year college to receive the award. Pictured from left, Dean of Technical Education and Workforce Development Bradley Sparks, Aviation Pilot Training Coordinator Keith Mueller and Aviation Maintenance Technology Coordinator Matthew Harter in the AVMT Hangar. …

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