There are just two weeks left to help Southwestern Community College’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) club with their "SWCC BPA NLC" fundraising campaign through Schwan’s Cares! Simply head to https://www.schwans-cares.com/c/25343 and place an order before January 27, 2016, to assist with their efforts!

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Pay It Forward Logo

Pay it Forward (PIF) Week 2016 has been scheduled for the week of April 18-22!  For those of you new to SWCC, during PIF Week SWCC students, faculty, and staff get involved by encouraging positive behaviors and service to the community.  The hope is that these efforts will ripple and spread community-wide in Creston, Osceola, and Red Oak. 

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The Spartan Cafe is open this week, Mon., January 4, through Fri., January 8, from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. daily.  They will be closed on Saturday.  On Sunday the Spartan Cafe will resume their normal hours--Sunday, 4-7 p.m., and weekdays, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Artwork from 2D class

Students and future students, when you are registering for spring 2016 semester consider an art class!  The art department is offering the following classes during the spring semester:

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Richard Welsch, Travis Stalder, and Steve Schmalzried

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students Richard Welsch and Travis Stalder, both juniors from Nodaway Valley High School in Greenfield, placed eighth in the hands-on portion of the 2015 Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC)/Iowa Automobile Dealers Association (IADA) High School Automotive Skills Contest on Friday, December 11, 2015, at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny. This competition recognizes some of the best high school auto technicians in the state.

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Class posing in front of St. George Orthodox

On Fri., December 4, Southwestern Community College's survey of world religions class took a field trip to Des Moines to visit six religious groups and tour their facilities.

Stops during the field trip included the Hindu Temple and Cultural Center, Sikh Temple, Grace Church, St George’s Greek Orthodox Church, Temple B’nai Jeshurun (Jewish Synagogue) and Islamic Center.  During the visits, class members had opportunities to see inside the different facilities and hear from leaders within each religion about their core beliefs and practices.

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