News & Announcements

October 2019

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.
Construction site of a new building on a fall day.
October 14, 2019
The latest news on the HSB
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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Young man in safety glasses solders two wires together alongside his instructor.
August 12, 2019
Automotive Program's 12th Year at Franklin High School
Brunette woman in gray shirt with a large smile
August 1, 2019
Small Business Center Workshops Aug. 21-22  

July 2019

Vintage red sports car with hood propped open showcasing engine
July 17, 2019
Auto Club's Annual Car Show Is August 9-10
man poses outdoors with diploma
July 9, 2019
The family has endowed a scholarship in memory of William B. and Catherine H. Dillard.
Woman wearing cap and gown receives diploma from man.
July 2, 2019
More than 380 graduates have been awarded theirr associate degrees, diplomas and/or certificates.
July 2, 2019
More than 380 graduates have been awarded their associate degrees, diplomas and/or certificates.

June 2019

A welding student produces an arc while working on a project
June 27, 2019
This two-night workshop is designed for new & experienced welders interested in learning about MIG.
Male student holds his portfolio open to show two designs he created while attending classes at SCC.
June 27, 2019
The event was an opportunity for our students to show off their skill and hard work.
Three men pose outdoors for a photo.
June 19, 2019
For the second consecutive year, Macon County swept the top prizes in the annual fundraiser for New Century Scholars.
A group of students poses for a photo indoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
June 13, 2019
Nine graduates of our Radiography program were recognized in a ceremony on May 9.
view of the earth from the moon
June 6, 2019
Check out these awesome library activities for kids this summer at your local library.
A student smiles at the camera as her instructor pins her
June 3, 2019
A pinning ceremony was held on May 13 for our Occupational Therapy Assistant program.


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