GRANITE CITY, Ill. – As Southwestern Illinois College’s (SWIC) Sam Wolfe Granite City Campus marks 40 years of serving the region with quality learning opportunities, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, joined college leaders and local residents Saturday for a community event in celebration.

“This campus is an integral part of our local economy and has sparked opportunity for countless students over the past four decades,” Hoffman said. “As we look ahead to another great 40 years, I’m thankful for the staff and teachers who continue to serve students and help people pursue their dreams.”

Saturday’s event included a special Sugar Art Garden display designed by Peggy Tucker, reflecting the style of glass artist Dale Chihuly. More than 30 local vendors participated in the event, which featured a car show, food trucks and activities for kids.  

The Sam Wolfe Granite City Campus offers unique programs within the SWIC network including culinary arts and food management, aviation maintenance technology and an industrial technology center. For more information, please visit

Rep. Jay HoffmanRep. Jay Hoffman

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