News & Announcements

May 2019

A group of students poses for a photo indoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
May 30, 2019
Emergency Medical Science graduates were awarded their pins on May 16 in the Burrell Building on SCC's Jackson Campus.
Student received a certificate from his instructor.
May 30, 2019
A pinning ceremony to honor the 13 graduates was held on May 9 at our Jackson Campus.
Student holding framed certificate poses with his instructor
May 29, 2019
The highest-achieving students at Southwestern Community College were honored.
Animated yellow rubber duck wearing sunglasses
May 29, 2019
It's the second straight year Macon County won the primary fundraiser for our New Century Scholars program.
PTA students
May 22, 2019
Twelve graduates from the Physical Therapist Assistant program were honored on May 15.
Respiratory Therapy students
May 21, 2019
Fourteen graduates of Southwestern Community College’s Respiratory Therapy program were recognized on May 8.
Graduate in cap and gown
May 17, 2019
The fifth graduating class of SCC's program was hosted on campus this year.
Woman hugs her instructor after receiving her pin.
May 17, 2019
More than 50 graduates were honored on May 7 at our Jackson Campus.
A man stands between two women inside a building on SCC's Jackson Campus.
May 15, 2019
Three graduates of the Human Services Technology and Substance Abuse Treatment program were honored in a ceremony on May 6.
woman stands outdoors
May 13, 2019
Dolores Taylor, Bobbierae Maslo and Sarah Free represent widely varying programs.
katlin moss
May 9, 2019
Katlin Moss will soon be cooking up the career of her dreams.

April 2019

people standing at andy shaw ford
April 30, 2019
Local dealership continues long tradition of supporting SCC.
Three ladies stand beside a male SCC student inside a building on WCU's campus.
April 30, 2019
James Hopkins digitally categorized thousands of Cherokee Language files for WCU.
woman stands in front of evergreen tree
April 29, 2019
Diane E. Sherrill, an SCC graduate and local attorney, will lead the seminar.
James Buchanan
April 26, 2019
James Buchanan was honored April 10 in Raleigh.
Woman sits on outdoor bench, chatting with students
April 26, 2019
The public is invited to visit our Macon Campus from 5-7 p.m.
Animated man on couch talking to psychologist
April 26, 2019
Event is exclusively for SCC students.
Health Sciences Building
April 22, 2019
A groundbreaking ceremony for our new health sciences building is set for noon on Monday, May 6.
April 17, 2019
Man stands in front of an ambulance.
April 11, 2019
Kyle Dowling has received Southwestern’s inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award and will be honored at SCC’s graduation ceremonies on May 18.
STEM challenge students
April 11, 2019
Macon Campus welcomed 64 students from Franklin, Nantahala and Blue Ridge high schools for the second annual STEM challenge.
Man holds plaque in garage with cars on lifts in background.
April 8, 2019
Our automotive systems technology program recently received the highest level of achievement recognized by NATEF.
Keegan Taylor
April 3, 2019
Taylor is one of nearly 2,400 students that New Century Scholars has served since its beginning in 1995.
Sheri Terk and Baby
April 3, 2019
Check out our Faculty Spotlight this week! 
Three Easter Eggs
April 2, 2019
For the second straight year, our Easter Egg hunt will have an online element.
Female student stands outdoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
April 1, 2019
Occupational Therapy Assistant student Hattie Stanbery went to Greece in the fall.
Smoky Mountains STEM Collaborative logo
April 1, 2019
SCC and the Smoky Mountains STEM Collaborative will host a Star Party on April 11 in downtown Sylva.

March 2019

Woman stands in front of SCC backdrop
March 29, 2019
Megan Crisp of Franklin recently received the Judy Moore Memorial Scholarship.
Woman poses outdoors on SCC's Jackson Campus
March 29, 2019
A wide variety of free seminars and training opportunities are available for entrepreneurs.
man stands in foreground; indoor rock climbing wall is behind him.
March 29, 2019
Paul Wolf, Outdoor Leadership program coordinator, received the Rebecca L. Carver ABC’s Award last month.
Kaitlyn Putnam standing by gazebo
March 21, 2019
Kaitlyn Putnam is excited to attend Chapel Hill in fall 2020 through the C-STEP program.
Tiber Falzett holding bagpipes
March 21, 2019
Dr. Tiber Falzett will be at Southwestern Community College on April 4.
Woman stands in front of colorful background
March 18, 2019
SCC is offering a workshop to provide local nonprofits with the tools they need to succeed.
March 17, 2019
Woman speaks in front of a classroom
March 13, 2019
Every month this year, we’ll be highlighting faculty members from each division on campus.
Two men and a woman stand in front of a recently renovated steam locomotive.
March 11, 2019
One of the region’s top tourist attractions is providing an extra hand up to help students earn their college degrees.
Woman holding pottery
March 7, 2019
SCC Swain Center to Hold Open House March 28By: Kaitlyn-Carver CochranBRYSON CITY – Southwestern Community College’s Swain Center is extending an invitation to the public for its open house from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, March 28.
creative art summit graphic
March 7, 2019
Join Tiffany Henry of the Small Business Center on March 13 for this one-day, free event. 
ANGLes Challenge example
March 7, 2019
The “Apollo Next Giant Leap Student Challenge,” a nationwide drone and robotic challenge, is coming to Southwestern Community College’s Jackson Campus on May 4.
Woman smiles for picture
March 6, 2019
This summer, SCC will offer all the courses needed for a certificate in business administration online.
Shirley Maxson
March 5, 2019
Shirley Maxson’s lifelong passion for education was reflected in her career that spanned nearly 40 years.
graduates of scc
March 2, 2019
Our newsletter is officially live. Click HERE to catch up on what's happening at SCC.    

February 2019

Our student of the week
February 21, 2019
Congratulations, Ra'shell! 
Artists' rendering of what SCC's campus will look like upon completion of new building.
February 15, 2019
As has been the case for more than a year, Southwestern Community College officials are continuing to work with Macon County Commissioners.
Instructor shows student how to give a massage to lady lying on table.
February 13, 2019
Our Therapeutic Massage program will open its student-run clinic to the public throughout the spring semester.
graduates of scc
February 12, 2019
Check out our student newsletter this week.
SCC Logo
February 6, 2019
Recipients include both curriculum and continuing education students.
Student tutor at Learning Assistance Center
February 5, 2019
This week's newsletter is now online.
Student of the week, Nicole Revis
February 5, 2019
Congratulations, Nicole! 
February 4, 2019
Read about the latest happenings at SCC here. 


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