News & Announcements

November 2019

Female instructor leaning over a desk to help female student on a computer.
November 15, 2019
The HSE Bootcamp at SCC continues to grow
Young woman smiles underneath a gazebo on a sunny fall day.
November 14, 2019
The logo was designed by Dare Towe
Sparks fly while a man is welding.
November 13, 2019
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A group of first-year radiography students stand on a staircase in their uniforms alongside female instructor.
November 13, 2019
Radiography students start clinicals
Event posted for a mental and sexual health event
November 12, 2019
SCC is hosting an event on mental and sexual health
Young woman poses in sonography scrubs
November 12, 2019
Christi Castro is our student of the week
November 7, 2019
Our Medical Sonography program will hold an info session at 3:30 p.m. in Room 240 of the Balsam Center.
Man holds transparent sphere between a telescope and the sun.
November 6, 2019
Solar telescopes will be set up on our Jackson Campus for public viewing of the Transit of Mercury.
A woman and her son take a selfie underneath some trees outside
November 5, 2019
Mandy Couch is our student of the week
Young blonde woman styles wig next to female professor
November 4, 2019
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Woman standing to accept an award with another woman behind her.
November 1, 2019
SCC Partner TERO Receives Governor's Award

October 2019

Two young kids dressed as "The Flash" for Halloween.
October 30, 2019
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Vicki Todd, Mathematics Instructor at SCC.
October 29, 2019
An interview with Instructor Vicki Todd
Young man and woman participating in a tutoring session together
October 22, 2019
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Man stands beside large peanut statue
October 22, 2019
Judd Gregory is our student of the week
Three female students wearing turquoise scrubs practice their respiratory therapy skills on a simulation mannequin inside a room on SCC's Jackson Campus in Sylva.
October 17, 2019
Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation awarded SCC $70,000 in grant funding to be used on cutting-edge training mannequin.
Tiffany Henry, Director of the Small Business Center, poses in blue clothing standing inside of a local small business.
October 14, 2019
SBC offering free seminars this fall
Family wearing Halloween costumers from the Wizard of Oz pose for a picture
October 11, 2019
"Shocktoberfest" with new theme Oct. 31
Group of physical therapy students huddle together and celebrate their second place win at quiz bowl
October 10, 2019
PTA students place second at state conference
Young woman stands outside against a tree.
October 7, 2019
Kara Little is our student of the week.
Man and woman dressed in Halloween costumes inspired by the wizard of oz pose with child
October 7, 2019
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Dr. Brown & Dr. Tomas shake hands at a board room table..
October 2, 2019
SCC, WCU leaders signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

September 2019

Mike Despeaux and Jodie Waldroup from Career Services stand proudly at a job fair
September 30, 2019
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Student in gray sweatshirt holding pumpkin on top of her head.
September 30, 2019
Kadamma Jackson is our student of the week.
Photo of the moon
September 30, 2019
Astronomers Matt Cass of SCC and Dr. Enrique Gomez of WCU will host the event in downtown Sylva.
Daniel Tomberlin (center) is pictured here with his family, from left: Cindy, Jody and Heather Tomberlin on Sept. 25 in Franklin.
September 27, 2019
MEC senior with cancer garners community support
The dance floor was crowded during SCC’s Boots, Blue Jeans & Bling gala on Sept. 7 at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.
September 27, 2019
Gala raises over $86,000 for student scholarships
Group of students stand outside underneath a tree on a fall day.
September 24, 2019
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Young, blonde female student sits outside with her backpack on a sunny summer day.
September 24, 2019
Accelerated online courses start Oct. 21
A blue logo featuring a planet and mountain that says "Southwestern Community College Space Apps Challenge 2019"
September 23, 2019
NASA challenge coming to SCC
Young man and woman standing in front of a college fair booth.
September 17, 2019
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Aerial photo of SCC's Jackson Campus
September 16, 2019
Following a lockdown of just over three hours, Southwestern Community College’s Jackson Campus was declared safe Monday afternoon by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.
Mike Despeaux
September 13, 2019
Opportunities to meet with prospective employers wil be offered at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Female instructor and young man sitting on couch and having a serious discussion
September 13, 2019
"Bridges" Conference will be held on Friday, Sept. 20.
Young man placing electrical stimulation pads on the back of a young woman as part of physical therapy treatment.
September 11, 2019
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Young man from the Therapeutic Massage program provides a massage to a health fair attendee.
September 5, 2019
Health Fair is Sept. 12.
Female instructor providing demonstration to Respiratory Therapy students
September 4, 2019
SCC's Marissa Gilligan Receives Statewide Award
Two young women provide respiratory therapy to a health mannequin.
September 3, 2019
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August 2019

Group of students holding basketballs outside.
August 27, 2019
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Woman wearing blue graduation cap and gown stands in front of red brick columns
August 26, 2019
Participants can complete their high school credential in a little over a month.
Female attorney stands with her students in a local court room reading legal books.
August 26, 2019
Paralegal Technology program receives national ranking
August 25, 2019
Lambert Wilson of Bryson City is the new Chair, and Vance Davidson of Yellow Mountain will serve as Vice Chair.
Gov. Cooper smiles
August 22, 2019
Gov. Roy Cooper was on SCC's campus today to meet with recipients of the Finish Line Grant.
Young man playing golf outside with students around him
August 20, 2019
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Water color painting of a mountain scene
August 19, 2019
Online bidding now open for gala to support student scholarships
Female student poses in front of a radio telescope.
August 16, 2019
SCC helped middle schoolers spend part of the summer at the Learning Center at Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute.
Graduate receives diploma
August 16, 2019
Cherokee resident recently earned her High School Equivalency and was one of 37 graduates honored in a July 11 ceremony.
A young man and woman examining an xray
August 14, 2019
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