College News

Published September 26, 2016 2:54 pm

Sarah Nolte, sexual abuse specialist from the Crisis Intervention & Advocacy Center, will have office hours at Southwestern Community College's Creston campus, in the Instructional Center, room 727 (upstairs, across from the TRIO-SSS offices), on Mondays, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., or by appointment, to provide advocacy for survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, as well as their supporters.

Read more: Advocate Available on Campus for Students

Published September 22, 2016 4:00 pm

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Tomorrow ONLY, buy one item get one item half off at the SWCC Shoppe

This BOGO sale is good on regular-priced apparel, souvenirs, and gifts.*  The SWCC Shoppe, which is located in the Student Center on the Creston campus, will be open from 7:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Read more: BOGO Sale Friday at the SWCC Shoppe

Published September 22, 2016 9:07 am

Brooke Decker jumping to spike the ball

The Spartans were challenged at home Wednesday night as the Blackhawks from Southeastern Community College came to town.  Coming in, the teams were tied in conference standings.

After dropping the first set, the Spartans regrouped and came out firing in the second.  Brooke Decker asserted herself as the main target offensively, as the Spartans were able to hang on to their late lead.  Decker continued her attack in the third set as the sophomore totaled 11 kills and five blocks.  The Spartans handled the third set, and held the Blackhawks to 17 points.

Read more: Spartans Edge Out Blackhawks at Home

Published September 21, 2016 2:40 pm

SWCC's Lindsay Stoaks and Dennis Downing with Creston group receiving award

The Elm Street Corridor project in Creston—a partnership between Southwestern Community College, the City of Creston, and the Southern Iowa Council of Governments—received the HousingIowa Award for Innovation from the Iowa Finance Authority during the 2016 HousingIowa Conference in Des Moines earlier this month.

Read more: Carpentry Partnership Receives Statewide Award

Published September 21, 2016 2:07 pm

SCICF Flag being installed

The South Central Iowa Community Foundation (SCICF) board of directors will be in attendance Mon., September 26, at 6:45 p.m., for a flag dedication ceremony prior to the Spartans volleyball match-up vs. Marshalltown in the Student Center gymnasium. 

Read more: Flag Dedication Ceremony Monday

Published September 19, 2016 4:38 pm

Alyssa Proffit running at Viking Invitational

Rain and course conditions at Water Works Park in Des Moines early in the week forced the 12th Annual Viking Classic to be moved to Pickard Park in Indianola on Friday, September 16. The change in venue did not phase the Spartan cross country team, as the men placed third in the six school competition, while the women did not score as a team, but had athletes set season best times.

Read more: Spartans Set Season Bests Over Hills and Mud

Published September 19, 2016 2:36 pm

High school students are invited to attend the Creston College Fair on Wed., October 12, 2016, from 9:30–11 a.m., at the Creston High School Gymnasium, 601 West Townline Street, in Creston.

Read more: High School Students Invited to Creston College Fair

Published September 19, 2016 9:35 am

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Head to the Student Center today between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. to cast your ballot as we learn who would be the next president of the United States if it were Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students deciding. 

Read more: Celebrating Constitution Day Today

Published September 19, 2016 9:17 am

SWCC volleyball team celebrating

 A pair of Graceland teams came to Creston to play Southwestern in a double header Friday night.  The two teams are the junior varsity teams for the Yellowjackets who compete in the NAIA.  The first match opponent was the “Jackets” followed by the “Yellowjackets.”

Read more: Volleyball Splits in Graceland Double Header

Published September 15, 2016 4:36 pm

The SWCC Computer Club is hosting a breakfast fundraiser on Tues., September 20, from 7:30-10:30 a.m., at a mobile food cart that will be set up in front of the Administration Center.

For just $5, you can order pancakes, with the following:

  • eggs or sausage
  • coffee, water, or orange juice

All proceeds will go toward the Computer Club.  If questions, please contact Rumy Kabir, IT systems networking instructor.