Posted September 3rd, 2019 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories, Top News.
By Deborah Schroder
I continue to be just stunned by the continuing wall of beauty that contains the Capstone murals. The weekend course, or Part One of Capstone, when the mural painting happens, is how we encourage students who are finishing up Practicum, to explore what they know and have experienced about group work, and…
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 Wilderness Fast in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona. I had just moved from Northwestern Minnesota a week before I was to embark on the Wilderness Fast. 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 2nd, 2019 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories, Top News, SWC Blog.
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…
Posted December 11th, 2018 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories.
I come from the east coast, specifically from Virginia. Though I graduated from an art school with a BFA, a lot of the concepts that we discussed in class were done so in an almost exclusively cerebral way. Addressing art this way is valuable—line, shape, color are all important when making a piece. But…