College News

Published September 22, 2017 9:33 am

Community by Design event graphic with hands of all races

Registration is now open for Community by Design, an interactive workshop focusing on diversity and inclusion, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, from 12:30-3:15 p.m., in the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Instructional Center, room 180.

Community by Design will unpack the concepts of diversity and inclusion, as well as offer an examination of the most common and fundamental barriers to actually providing an inclusive experience, for example, the roles played by unwritten rules, and unconscious or implicit bias.

Read more: Registration is Open for Diversity Workshop November 8

Published September 18, 2017 9:36 am

Students browsing tables at 2016 Community Awareness Day

SWCC will host its annual Community Awareness Day this Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 9-11 a.m. in the main hallway of the Instructional Center. A variety of community agencies will be on hand to provide information to SWCC students and staff about the services they provide. Faculty are welcome to bring their classes through the event!

Read more: 2017 Community Awareness Day for Students

Published September 15, 2017 1:55 pm

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) is anxiously awaiting final results from the school election held Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. On the ballot was the college’s Six-Cent Levy, in place since 2007.

Dr. Barb Crittenden, SWCC president, said initial reporting is looking good for the college.

Read more: College’s Six-Cent Levy Looks to Pass

Published September 15, 2017 1:47 pm

Thinkfast game show poster

Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, is Constitution Day for our country! Plan to stop by the Student Center (upstairs) between 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to receive a cookie and a flyer detailing important facts we all should know about the United States Constitution.

Read more: Constitution Day Activities Include Chance to Win $200

Published September 15, 2017 9:13 am

Girl taking test

CRESTON — The TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS) program at Southwestern Community College is hosting an ACT Boot Camp on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in the college’s Instructional Center, room 180, to assist high school students in preparation for the ACT Test.

Read more: ACT Boot Camp to be held October 21 at SWCC

Published September 14, 2017 4:58 pm

Ken Rech presiding over board meeting

Ken Rech (pictured above, second from left) of Red Oak, president of the Southwestern Community College board of trustees, presided over his last regular board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Center, board room.

Read more: Rech Presides Over Final Regular Board Meeting

Published September 14, 2017 4:13 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees met Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

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

Published September 11, 2017 9:07 am

Jim Wand featured on event poster

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, hypnotist Jim Wand will be performing on campus from 12-1 p.m., in the Student Center gymnasium. 

Read more: Hypnotist Jim Wand Performing on Campus Wednesday

Published September 7, 2017 11:29 am

First Friday graphic with four SWCC students pictured

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) admissions department is inviting future SWCC students to visit the Creston campus during First Fridays @ SWCC, to be held once per month, beginning in October, and extending throughout the 2017-18 academic year.

Read more: Admissions Hosting First Fridays @ SWCC for Future Students

Published September 5, 2017 1:37 pm

Graphic of Adult Ed Homepage

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) adult and continuing education department has a number of classes starting in September and October 2017: