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Southwestern Honored at Los Angeles Architectural Awards

Unique awards presented by the Los Angeles Business Council celebrate the best of the region's new and innovative architectural achievements  Southwestern earned the L.A. County Sustainability Award for The Residences at 7th during the 44th Annual Los Angeles Architecture Awards hosted by the Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) in June. The Residences, a 133-unit on-campus student housing complex, has trans ...

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A Momentous First Year – Southwestern’s Residences at 7th Earn Accolades from Residents and Recognition for Design and Sustainability

By the conclusion of the first academic year of use, it was clear that The Residences at 7th, Southwestern's new on-campus student residential complex, had fulfilled the goal of transforming the campus into a real living-learning village. Since The Residences opened in August, the students who have made their homes there, as well as other members of the Southwestern community, have enjoyed the spacious and ...

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The Residences at 7th Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

The Residences at 7th, Southwestern's new, on-campus student housing community, has been awarded LEED¬ģ Platinum certification. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. Certification recognizes the im ...

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Double Milestone Event: Welcoming Dean Prager and Celebrating New Housing Complex

Tuesday's beautiful weather made for a lovely outdoor welcome event for Dean Prager and ribbon-cutting for the Residences at 7th. You could even say our "Double Milestone" event was actually a triple milestone - four Southwestern Deans were in attendance for the festivities! Videos of the Double Milestone Event: Click here to view a video featuring the welcome for Dean Prager. Click here to watch Dean Susan ...

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Southwestern’s New Student Residences Transform an Urban Campus

Imagine: Just steps from your last class of the day, you walk through the bustling plaza and pick up a fresh brewed cup of coffee in the Pearl Lounge. You take the elevator to your apartment: You're home. A glowing view of downtown at dusk through the tall windows showcases the city and campus while you get ready to meet your friends for a quick dinner in the Tea Room before an evening of lively discussion ...

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In-person and Virtual Tours of On-Campus Housing Now Available

Prospective and future residents continue to tour Southwestern's new on-campus housing community as the countdown to the August opening continues. "As I toured the residences, I was able to see how beautiful they were in person - new, fully-furnished, energy saving appliances, and more," shared Megan France, a future resident and entering student. "With the courtyard, study rooms and other gathering areas, ...

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