News & Announcements

Mundy MasonicTeacherOfYear

Charlie Mundy, SWCC high school carpentry and building trades instructor in Osceola, was the recipient of the 2014 Iowa Masonic Teacher of the Year Award at the 170th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Iowa at Cedar Rapids on Sept. 18, 2014.

iManufacture Article

To celebrate 2014 National Manufacturing Day, on Thurs., October 2, iManufacture will be held in the SWCC Student Center, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

SWCC students, area high school students, and community members are invited to attend an open house that will connect them to manufacturing in interactive ways through hands-on demonstrations. Participants will also be able to explore advanced manufacturing through interactive applications on an iPad Air!

This event is being hosted by SWCC's Workplace Learning Network. Questions may be directed to Valerie White, Workplace Learning Network coordinator.

CommunityAwarenessPoster2014SWCC will host its annual Community Awareness Day on Wednesday, September 10, 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.

Agencies that will be providing information include:

  • Crest Area for Life
  • Crisis Intervention and Advocacy Center
  • First National Bank
  • Iowa Works
  • Life Care Pregnancy Center
  • Matura
  • Neighbors Loving Neighbors Outreach
  • PCSB Bank
  • Proteus
  • TRiO--Student Support Services
  • Vocational Rehabilitation

 

 

KimOaks IALLaward
During the Iowa Association for Lifelong Learning (IALL) Summer Conference, held July 16-17 in Ames, Kim Oaks, SWCC business coordinator, received the Distinguished Service Award.

National-Automotive-Service-Professionals-Week

National Automotive Service Professionals Week is June 9-15.  Thanks to all of our automotive repair technology and auto collision repair/refinish students, future students, and instructors for all they do! 

STEM GovBwithKids
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds (shown in photo above) were at Southwest Valley High School in Corning for a town hall meeting to talk about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) on Tues., May 6, 2014.

The discussion was followed by STEM-related activities and demonstrations by students and their teachers.

For more information related to the Southwest Iowa STEM Region, please visit www.swcciowa.edu/stem.