All SWTJC locations will be closed Friday, April 19th in observance of the Easter Holiday. Offices reopen and classes will resume on Monday, April 22nd at 8:00 am.

Southwest Texas Junior College News


Eta Beta Chapter recognized as a Top 100 chapter in the nation

College rodeo team hosts annual exhibition rodeo for kids in Uvalde

April 11, 2019

Members of the SWTJC’s Eta Beta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa attended Phi Theta Kappa’s annual national convention, where the chapter was recognized as a Top 100 chapter in the nation.

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SWTJC’s Randa Schell selected as a Texas Success Center research fellow

SWTJC’s Randa Schell selected as a Texas Success Center research fellow

April 11, 2019

SWTJC Student Engagement & Success Director, Dr. Randa Schell was recently selected to serve as a Texas Success Center Community College Research Fellow by the Texas Success Center (TSC), a member of the national Student Success Center Network.

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News Archive

July 2018 - August 2017 add

July 2018

College rodeo team wraps up season at nationals in Wyoming

June 2018

High School students get to experience College

SWTJC president's and dean's list announced for Spring 2018 semester

Del Rio campus announces Who's Who and Leadership recipients

SWTJC offering free summer science camps for youth

SWTJC faculty recognized for excellence

SWTJC rodeo team sends students to College National Finals Rodeo

May 2018

Qualified students may be eligible for additional summer financial aid

Board members take oath of office, board keeps same officers for coming year

Top faculty and staff honored at annual Dean's Breakfast

SWTJC awards over 600 degrees in 71st commencement ceremony

Creative arts winners announced during annual awards ceremony

Uvalde campus announces Who's Who and Leadership recipients

SWTJC commencement ceremonies slated for Friday and Saturday in Uvalde

April 2018

Stevens High School team places first in criminal justice competition

Uvalde college library opens Educator Resource Room

SWTJC psychology club attends seminar on anxiety disorders

Gala raises approximately 27K for scholarships to SWTJC

Eagle Pass Fine Arts Company hosts Rabbit Hole performances

Annual college gala slated for April in Uvalde

SWTJC Eagle Pass spring college day attracts big crowd

March 2018

SWTJC offers new Patient Care Technician Program

Kinesiology club named grand champion at annual college cooking event

College rodeo team hosts annual exhibition rodeo for kids in Uvalde

Phi Theta Kappa holds spring induction ceremony at SWTJC Uvalde

February 2018 

SWTJC spring college day attracts big crowd

Cowboys lose to Northwest Vista on the road

Catholic club hosts Ash Wednesday mass

Students, faculty and staff mourn loss of counselor

Area students test their STEM skills at robotics competition

January 2018

Entries being sought for annual college creative arts contest

SWTJC hosts second annual robotics tournament

SWTJC students dress to impress

Faculty report back on Jan. 9 to begin spring convocation

December 2017

Large crowd enjoys college holiday luncheon

Law enforcement academy graduates 41 in Uvalde

Brackett, Nueces Canyon win titles in 58th annual high school tournament

Student Engagement and Success team named 4DX top performer

College Christmas event draws large crowd

Board takes action on broad range of topics at November meeting

November 2017

High school basketball tournament begins today in Uvalde

College tree lighting ceremony and arrival of Santa Claus set for Nov. 28

Turkey Trot draws big crowd of runners, spectators on Nov. 18

Turkey Trot scheduled for Nov. 18 on Uvalde campus

Eagle Pass departments achieve 4DX bronze certificates

Eagle Pass campus recognizes 4DX top performing teams

Developmental Studies Division team named 4DX top performer

October 2017

STEM clubs complete service project benefiting Devils River

SWTJC basketball teams host Palo Alto College in home opener

SWTJC named in 150 top US Community Colleges; eligible for $1M Aspen Prize

Annual college cross-country meet draws over 600 runners

Del Toro earns service-learning scholarship

Phi Theta Kappa holds fall induction ceremony at SWTJC Uvalde

September 2017

College adopts effective tax rate, see increase in fall enrollment

College rodeo rides into town on Oct. 6

SWTJC cross country kicks off 2017 season

Local American Legion post shows appreciation to police academy cadets

College donates supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims

Palomino Fest draws record crowd, presents $25,000 check to SWTJC

August 2017

College encourages civic engagement for students, faculty and staff

SWTJC prepares for campus concealed carry

Local youth attend first college science summer camp