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Guide Essentials CSC Fall 2017

atorStudents enrolled in Guide Essentials will participate in hands-on learning in the great outdoors to prepare to lead outdoor excursions for a variety of outdoor recreation activities and events.  Earn nationally recognized credentials in American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED, Wilderness & Remote First Aid, and Leave No Trace Trainer while completing the Guide Essentials CSC in as little as one semester.

Participants will receive career services with resume/cover letter writing assistance, mock interviews, field trips to local tourism businesses, and more. Graduates are guaranteed an interview with one of our partners including Spearhead Trails, Breaks Interstate Park, and Southern Gap Outdoor Adventures.

For more information, call 276.964.7505 or email Visit online at , or like us at, to stay informed of future opportunities.


SWCC signs articulation agreement with the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy at ETSU

Gattong Articulation Agreement

Pictured are (sitting, left to right): Dr. Debbie Byrd, dean and professor, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy ETSU; Dr. J. Mark Estepp, president of SWCC; and Dr. Barbara Fuller, SWCC vice president of Academic and Student Services. (Standing, left to right): Dr. Steve Ellis, assistant dean for Student Affairs and Cathy Smith-Cox, SWCC dean for Health Technologies, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Science, and Social Science Division.

The Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) and Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC) has signed a Collaborative Education Attainment Agreement.  The purpose of the agreement is to provide “priority admission,” meaning that SWCC students who have completed pre-pharmacy curriculum will be afforded benefits that facilitate the student’s application and acceptance into the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy degree program.

For more information about the pre-pharmacy program at SWCC, contact Professor Georgia Householder at or visit the Science Pre-med program pages for more information.

Great Education – Low Cost with SWCC’s Science pre-med specializations.

Transfer Representatives Campus Visits

Transfer visits for 2017-2018 will be posted to this page as they are scheduled.

For information about transfer visits, please contact Student Support Services at (276) 964-7624 or in B-152 for more information.

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