Texan finds home at Southwestern

Justin explains his experience at Southwestern and what it means to be a builder. He found the value of building relationships.

Alumn returns to help first year students.

First year student interviews first year adviser about experiences at Southwestern College.

Student leader’s perspective on being a Builder

Tessa Castor describes her experience at Southwestern College and all the tough challenges that come with going to college. Castor also explains what it means to her to be a Builder.

Interview with Papa

I spoke with my Papa about some general life questions. He has dementia so I tried to pick questions that would not frustrate him and questions that would not be too hard for him.

Bammie’s Life Story

It was very fun to listen to her childhood and things I had not known already. She gets so excited when people want to know her more so I know she really appreciated this time that we had together.

My mom and I (Patricia and Madelyn Birkhead) talk about her experiences growing up and her family in Missouri.

This interview, made in November 2017 in O’Fallon, Missouri, Madelyn (15) interviews her mother (50) about her childhood and her experiences growing up as well as her experiences later in life. She shares her memories of her friends and relatives....

A Glimpse into My Grandma Vickie’s Life

This is an interview between my grandma Vickie and I. We’ve always been close but this just helped me to learn more about her than I could imagine.