Posted May 3rd, 2019 by & filed under Reflections from the President, Ecotherapy, Featured.
The Weed by the Water
by President Ann Filemyr
Sitting on the breakwater next to Navy Pier in Chicago, I look down at my feet. I’ve taken a moment from the busy higher education conference to sit beside the lake. I notice in front of me the seed…
Posted February 11th, 2019 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Ecotherapy.
My name is Alyssa Ellegaard and I am a first-year student at Southwestern College. My journey at SWC began before classes started during this past fall’s Vision Quest in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona. I had just moved from Northwestern Minnesota a week before I was to embark on the Vision Quest. I knew very little…
Posted January 9th, 2019 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories.
When you move to Santa Fe you might wonder what some of the things are that you can do to relax. Well just 15 minutes from campus you will find El Rancho de Las Golondrinas a living history museum.
The museum is open to the public from the Spring Festival in June through…
Posted January 9th, 2019 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC.
- by Deborah Schroder
I recently picked up the newly-released edition of Beautiful Boy, David Sheff’s powerful story of addiction and recovery within his own family. I was overwhelmed with the exquisite authenticity of Sheff’s description of family art therapy because I was the art therapist in the scene that he eloquently shared. His…
Posted January 2nd, 2019 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories.
Deadlines. What a word. Here at Southwestern, we do have deadlines, but we also have rolling admission. How does that work?
If you are considering applying to Southwestern College, I would urge you to consider how graduate school fits into the trajectory of your own story. Does fall entry make sense for you? Perhaps winter…