College News

Published May 3, 2016 8:48 am

The regular season concluded for the Spartan Track & Field teams last Friday with the Viking Classic hosted by Grand View University. Serving as the final tune-up before the Region XI Championships, the Spartans had several outstanding marks.

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Published May 3, 2016 8:43 am

The Spartan Women individuals finished the season with a great learning experience. The women competed at Otter Creek in Ankeny for the 2016 Region XI Championship on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30. Nerves, a tough course, and wild golf conditions slowed the Spartans down.

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Published May 2, 2016 11:28 am

Students relaxing during fall 2015 Stress Free Zone

Take a break from finals and head to the Student Center for the Stress Free Zone on Wed., May 4, 2016, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  There will be food, fun, and activities to get your mind off of the books for a while.

The Stress Free Zone is sponsored by student activities and TRIO-Student Support Services.  For more information, please contact Laurie Besco or Tracey Evans.

Published May 2, 2016 10:16 am

The Spartan sports shooting team wrapped up a second place finish in less-than-ideal weather conditions on Sat., April 30, 2016, at the Iowa Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) State of Iowa Collegiate Championships in Ackley.

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Published May 2, 2016 9:02 am

BOGO Sale Graphic

The SWCC Shoppe is having a finals week BOGO sale from May 2-6, 2016.  Buy one SWCC apparel item/souvenir and receive half off the second item of equal or lesser value.  Textbook buyback is also underway this week.  When headed to the SWCC Shoppe for buyback, please have your student ID and original receipt with you at the buy back counter.  Book buyback funds may be used toward BOGO purchases.

NOTE:  The BOGO sale is not valid on textbooks, supplies, candy or ice cream.

Published April 29, 2016 8:45 am

TreVonte Jones signs with Spartan Men's Basketball

TreVonte Jones from Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln has signed his NJCAA Letter of Intent (LOI) to continue his education and basketball career at Southwestern Community College. 

With Jones at the helm, Abraham Lincoln has won back-to-back Missouri River Conference titles with a record of 41-6 and they qualified for the class 4A state tournament this season.  During that span, Jones led the conference in assists while being named First Team All-Conference both years and was named All Council Bluffs Area First Team this year. 

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Published April 28, 2016 8:57 am

SWCC Drama Club Presents "The Foreigner"

Tickets are now on sale for the SWCC drama club’s presentation of The Foreigner on April 28, 29, and 30 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center theater. Ticket prices are $7 for the general public and $5 for students.

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Published April 26, 2016 11:13 am

The Spartan men’s and women’s golf teams finished the season on a high-note in Okoboji, at the Iowa Lakes Spring Invitational hosted, Iowa Lakes Community College. The Spartan men finished third out of the five teams in attendance.

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Published April 26, 2016 10:32 am

Propelled by gusty winds on a cloudless Saturday, the Southwestern Spartan Track & Field teams saw numerous top three placings at the Warrior Invitational hosted by Waldorf University. For the men, Freshman Tyrell Paul (Ajax, ON, Canada) won the men’s 100m dash with a personal best time of 10.96, and the 400m dash in 49.69. Paul also teamed with Mustapha Moore (Kennesaw, GA), Mat Hopkins (Bloomfield), and Seth Starks (Springfield, NE) to win the 4 x 100m relay. Sophomore Keegan Longabaugh (Corning) won the shot put in 11.92m, the discus in 36.36m, and took second in the hammer throw with a toss of 28.90m. Moore  placed second in the long jump in 5.88m, and freshman Nate Hoyt (Shenandoah) earned third in the 5,000m run in 17:43.

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Published April 25, 2016 4:56 pm

Sydney Goltl signs with Spartan Golf

Doug North, Southwestern Community College head golf coach, announced this week Omaha’s Sydney Goltl has signed a National Letter of Intent to play golf at Southwestern starting with the fall 2016 semester.

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