College News

Published February 23, 2017 5:07 pm

KeShawn Wilson

It was a record-setting win for Southwestern as they defeated DMACC 98-69 on the road Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.  The victory pushed their season record to 26-1, which breaks the single-season win mark of 25 set by last year’s team and the 1996-97 team coached by Bill Taylor, current SWCC vice president of instruction.

Read more: Spartans Break Win Record at DMACC

Published February 23, 2017 3:44 pm

Student Welding

High school students are invited to compete in a welding competition and explore post-secondary and career opportunities in the welding field.

Thursday, April 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Southwestern Community College, Technical Center, welding lab
1501 W. Townline St., Creston, IA  50801

For additional information, or to register for the event, please contact Micah Elefson, welding instructor, or Doug North, career and technical education recruiter.

Read more: Welding Skills Challenge and Industry Career Fair

Published February 23, 2017 11:42 am

In case you missed the SWCC Student Ambassadors' wake-up call on KCCI-TV's morning show, on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 5 and 6 a.m., here is your opportunity to see it (video link above)!  Also, below is a version that didn't quite make the cut, but might bring a smile to your face.

Have a great day!

Read more: Student Ambassadors Give Wake-Up Call on KCCI Morning Show

Published February 22, 2017 8:16 am

Ronald Henderson

On Friday and Saturday, Feb. 17 and 18, the Southwestern Spartans track and field team traveled to the 2017 NJCAA Region XI Indoor Championships hosted by Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. To highlight the competition, the Spartans had four All-Region performances.

Read more: 2017 NJCAA Region XI Indoor Championships

Published February 20, 2017 2:01 pm

The third-ranked Spartans had 12 players score and only two in double figures en route to an 81-61 ICCAC win over Ellsworth Community College on Saturday, Feb. 18.  The win moved their season record to 25-1 overall and 7-1 in ICCAC play.  With their 25th win, the Spartans tied the single-season win record with last year's team (25-6) and the 1996-97 team, coached by Bill Taylor, who also went 25-6.

Read more: Balanced Attack for Spartans Win

Published February 17, 2017 3:52 pm

Creston—The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Center on the Creston campus. 

The board set a public hearing for review and approval of the college’s fiscal year 2018 budget.  The public hearing was set for March 14, 2017, at 5:30 p.m., in the board room of the college’s Administration Center.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds February 2017 Meeting

Published February 17, 2017 11:03 am

SWCC Men's Basketball vs. Central CC Columbus

Coming off their first loss of the season, the Spartan men bounced back with a 93-71 non-conference win over Central Community College of Columbus, NE, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.  The victory completed a perfect non-conference season at 18-0 which includes victories over five NJCAA DI programs.  Southwestern defeated Central on November 19 in Columbus by a score of 83-67.

Read more: Spartans Bounce Back with 93-71 Win

Published February 15, 2017 4:05 pm

Following are the instructions to bidders and bid documents for the Southwestern Community College Instructional Center Chiller Improvement Project.  Bids are due on Wednesday, March 1, at 2 p.m.

Read more: Bid Documents for College Chiller Improvement Project

Published February 15, 2017 12:11 pm

Tyler Waddingham

On Sunday, Feb. 12, five members of the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Livestock Judging Team headed to the Iowa Beef Expo at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines to compete with students from across the state.  SWCC student Tyler Waddingham (shown above), sophomore of Creston, came home with a first place finish!

Read more: Waddingham Places at Iowa Beef Expo

Published February 15, 2017 9:38 am

BOGO Sale Ad

Stop by the SWCC Shoppe on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, from 7:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m., for buy one get one 50 percent off!

The sale is good on all clothes, gifts, and souvenirs.

No rain checks.  Prices good for one day only.