News & Announcements

September 2020

A large brick building is being constructed
September 18, 2020
The building is expected to open next fall with new health programs
A group of students smile as they stand around a large telescope with their instructor
September 17, 2020
The virtual NASA competition is set for Oct. 2-4
A man in a suit smiles in a crowd of people
September 16, 2020
The first job fair is set for Wednesday, Sept. 30.
A blonde woman in a striped shirt stands in front of a podium wearing a black mask
September 14, 2020
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September 14, 2020
Jackson County Board of Elections will be on the Jackson Campus, Balsam Building,  from 9A - Noon to assist you with voter registration on the following days:Tuesday, September 15 Thursday, October 8 The Board of Elections can provide you:  Sample ballots, absentee ballot requests & voter registration applications.
Female student speaks into a mircophone
September 11, 2020
Second event is Sept. 24 and will feature candidates for the Jackson County Board of Commissioners.
Female student works on a laptop outdoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
September 10, 2020
If you're wishing you hadn't decided to take a gap year, we have good news! There's still time to take fall classes.
A young blonde woman with a clipboard questions a male in workout clothes on a table
September 9, 2020
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A group of four women stand safely apart while smiling outside
September 4, 2020
The $1.6 million grant renewal will last through 2025
A young woman styles the hair of a mannequin while a female instructor watches
September 2, 2020
The salon will be open for services Tuesday-Thursday
Woman stands in foreground of busy job fair
September 1, 2020
Weekly Facebook Live sessions are scheduled for 1 p.m. on Thursdays.

August 2020

Two men examine a car engine on a computer screen
August 31, 2020
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A young woman wearing a mask with gold leaves on it
August 25, 2020
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A woman smiles while shaking hands with two men and presenting a check
August 24, 2020
Leatherman has been partnered with the college since 2015
A female math instructor speaks to students
August 20, 2020
She is among 24 STEM faculty members across the nation recently chosen to participate
Two men place their hands on a bible
August 19, 2020
Both men will continue their service on the Board through June 2024
Stay Safe. Always Be In The Know. Download SCC Alert App Today.
August 18, 2020
Packed with security features to help keep you safe, it's available on Google Play and Apple's App Store.
Two young men in paramedic uniforms carry a female on a stretcher
August 18, 2020
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Men hold pieces of metal while wearing protective face gear
August 10, 2020
The program saved SCC nearly $2,500 by making 50 openers
A young woman in a graduation gown is wearing a mask
August 7, 2020
Click on this story to get the Livestream link for Saturday's ceremony.
Three graduates smile for the camera
August 6, 2020
The N.C. Community College System office has notified SCC officials that BestColleges.com put Southwestern atop its most-recent ranking.
A woman smiles in a blue sweater while sitting behind a laptop
August 5, 2020
Tiffany Henry, Director of the Small Business Center at SCC, connects area small businesses with free COVID-19 support resources through the recently launched R3 Program.

July 2020

Woman Giving Massage Wearing Cloth face Covering
July 29, 2020
Massage therapy continuing education classes start in August
Man outdoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
July 22, 2020
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Students wearing backpacks hike outdoors.
July 7, 2020
Dustin Wilson, who now works for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in Washington, D.C., is this year's honoree.
"AmazonSmile. You shop, Amazon gives."
July 7, 2020
AmazonSmile donates part of your purchase total to the SCC Foundation
Two women hold up a package of masks while a man stands between them
July 6, 2020
The NHF has distributed more than 35,000 masks across WNC
A man wearing a mechanic uniform and black masks handles a tire
July 6, 2020
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A group of young students smile while sitting on a large inflatable chair
July 1, 2020
To date, more than 2,400 student have changed their life through NCS.
Young lady poses near a tree on SCC's Jackson Campus.
July 1, 2020
We honor this year's highest-achieving students.

June 2020

A young woman smiles while typing on a laptop
June 30, 2020
SCC's online programs have earned it statewide recognition
A female nurse aide in brown scrubs adjust the leg of a patient who is laying down
June 29, 2020
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Two massage students practice on another student
June 26, 2020
Fall classes will start August 17
Aerial photo of SCC's Jackson Campus.
June 26, 2020
Providing important info for students: Face coverings are now mandatory.
A young girl smiles outside of a science camp
June 23, 2020
Register by Friday for only $15
A culinary student prepares a piece of salmon
June 22, 2020
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Health Update
June 20, 2020
College officials confirmed on June 20 that a student has reported testing positive for COVID-19.
For sale sign
June 16, 2020
Two courses will be offered on the college's Jackson Campus.
A woman paints a handmade bowl
June 16, 2020
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A young man operates an xray machine
June 9, 2020
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A woman speaks with other people at a workshop
June 2, 2020
The Reboot, Recover and Rebuild (R3) program launched June 1
A female instructor watches two female students in scrubs practice a medical exercise
June 2, 2020
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May 2020

May 29, 2020
SCC is closely following state guidance during COVID-19
A man is welding
May 27, 2020
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A man and a woman inspect a tired part in an automotive shop
May 26, 2020
"The Southwestern Career Connection" live videocast will feature new speakers each week
Young woman smiling in a graduation cap and gown
May 15, 2020
We have an important video message for our new graduates.
A man and woman stand together in formal dress
May 12, 2020
The Henry and Jo Durham Sigma Chi Transfer Scholarship is now available 
A young woman in gray scrubs smiles in front of a colorful wall
May 12, 2020
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Two women smile and stand side by side outside.
May 6, 2020
The mother-daughter team worked with Tiffany Henry to get started
A group of law enforcement students kneel and pose for a picture
May 5, 2020
Congratulations to the 19 brave men and women

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