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  • Southwestern University
    The Impact of Community-Engaged Learning

    Southwestern’s Spanish III students volunteer in community-partnered classrooms, practicing their language skills and mentoring elementary-school students.

  • Ellie Crowley ’20 hiking at Camino de los Cruces in Uspallata.
    The Magic of Studying Abroad

    Ellie Crowley ’20 spent Fall 2018 learning, growing, and opening her mind in Córdoba, Argentina.

  • Dr. Ross takes her Spanish class outdoors. 
    The Staying Power of the Humanities

    Why a degree in the humanities is just as important as a degree in STEM.

  • Teachers, administrators, parents, children, and community members gathered to commemorate the generous donation of 18 laptop computers, a projector, and various textbooks to an elementary school in Miagao, Philippines.
    Connecting the World

    Marie Nugpo ’18, Southwestern Information Technology, and the Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice received a certificate of appreciation for bringing learning technology tools to a school in the Philippines.

  • Megan Schubert Leese ’01
    Looking out for the Community

    Inspired by a service trip to Honduras during one eye-opening spring break, Megan Schubert Leese ’01 now champions public health.

  • Armando Vidana ’19 in front of Cataratas del Iguazú, the largest waterfall system in the world.
    Moody Fellow Studies Abroad in Argentina

    Armando Vidana ’19 expands his worldview and builds lifelong relationships in Buenos Aires.

  • The Bright Light Social Hour
    The Bright Light Social Hour Performs at Pirate Parrrty!

    The award-winning band, founded by SU alumni Curtis Roush ’05 and Jackie O’Brien ’07, returns to campus for a performance hosted by FNL Presents.

  • Hatton W. Sumners Scholars Program at Southwestern
    Hatton W. Sumners Scholars Program Recognizes Top Achievers

    Southwestern checks in with Sumner Scholars including recent grads, rising seniors and the newest class of scholars

  • Blake Stanford ’81, Distinguished Southwestern Service

    Blake Stanford is a community leader, a husband and dad, a proud Kappa Sigma brother, and a fierce advocate for child nutrition. He is this year’s recipient of the award for Distinguished Southwestern Service. Stanford serves Southwestern University as a member of the Board of Trustees, charged with overseeing the system of governance, academic life, student life and the University’s fiscal affairs and served as president of the Southwestern University Alumni Association from 2012 to 2014.

  • Jacob Beswick ’07, Distinguished Young Alumnus

    How many Southwestern alumni have contributed to the U.N. Secretary General’s report on the protection of civilians in armed conflict? By our count, just one: Jacob Beswick, a 2007 magna cum laude graduate with a double major in political science and Spanish.