Southwestern Students Recognized for Academic Honors Fall Term 2019

Anne Matthews Curry Campus, News, Student Success

Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College announces the names of students who excelled fall term 2019-2020. These students are being recognized with placement on the college’s Dean’s List (DL), Honor Roll (HR) and Academic Excellence (AE) list. •    Academic Excellence – students must receive a GPA of 4.0 in at least 12 credits •    Honor Roll – students …

Southwestern to renew accreditation, announces public comment phase

Anne Matthews Curry Campus, News

Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The college is updating its accreditation this year, a standard evaluation process that involves a visit from a NWCCU team and a public input and comment phase.  The comment phase is open now through March 8.  Interested parties can direct their comments to: Northwest …

Nature’s Coastal Holiday Creates Scholarship at Southwestern

Anne Matthews Curry Campus, News

Festival of Lights to benefit students attending college’s Curry Campus Brookings, OR – Nature’s Coastal Holiday, a nonprofit bringing the spirit of giving to the community through their Festival of Lights holiday light display in Azalea Park, is partnering with the Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation to offer three scholarships for students attending the Curry Campus in Brookings, Oregon. These scholarships …

Southwestern president is 2019 Outstanding Community College Administrator

Anne Matthews Curry Campus, News

Coos Bay, OR – The Oregon Community College Association (OCCA) announced Dr. Patty Scott, President of Southwestern Oregon Community College, is its Howard Cherry Award for Outstanding Community College Administrator of the year.  Oregon’s community colleges honored Dr. Scott on Nov. 7 at the annual OCCA conference at the Salishan Resort in Gleneden Beach, OR. “Patty is invested in Oregon and its …

Aspen Institute Names Southwestern as a Top 150 U.S. Community College Eligible for 2021 Aspen Prize

Anne Matthews Curry Campus, News

Coos Bay, OR – The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named Southwestern Oregon Community College as one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. Southwestern is the only school in Oregon invited to apply, and joins the …