Pink Ribbon

Come support the Spartans women's basketball team at the PINK OUT game for cancer awareness this Sat., February 28, in the Student Center gymnasium, as the SWCC team faces Iowa Lakes Community College at 1 p.m.  Various activities will take place during the event including a cancer awareness display by Greater Regional Medical Center, a cancer awareness ribbon for each spectator, and a halftime event by the SWCC student ambassadors.  The Spartan team will wear their pink cancer awareness uniforms.

One more thing, be sure to wear pink and you'll get in free!

City Scene Quilt

Throughout the month of February, the Creston Fabricators, a local arts and fibers club, has more than 30 artistic quilts on display at the Southwestern Community College library in the Instructional Center on SWCC’s campus, 1501 West Townline Street, Creston.  The display is open to the public.

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Jeremy Fox

Jeremy Fox, SWCC professional music graduate (’96) and former professional music instructor (2002-2010), has been nominated for a Grammy in the “Best arrangement, instruments and vocals” category.  The nomination is for his arrangement of “All My Tomorrows,” featuring vocalist Kate McGarry and flugelhorn player Jared Hall.  The arrangement is from his “With Love” album, which is available on iTunes and Amazon.

According to Fox’s Web site, “The track features more than 40 orchestral players, piano (Daniel Strange), guitar (Rene Toledo), bass (Geoff Saunders), and drums (Michael Piolet).”

The 57th Grammy Awards are being held this weekend in Los Angeles, CA.  The live awards show will be broadcast on CBS starting at 7 p.m. Sunday night.  

To listen to “All My Tomorrows,” please visit www.jeremyfox.net.

Representative Joel Fry with SWCC students and employees

Three SWCC Student Senate members attended the 27th Iowa Association for Community College Trustees (IACCT) Student Legislative Seminar in Des Moines on Wed., January 28, 2015.

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Current students, did you know you can sign-up for direct deposit and have your student refunds sent right to your bank account? Refunds may include financial aid, as well as tuition and book buybacks. Work-study paychecks are not included in the direct deposit program.

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SWCC Students Wearing Transfer College Shirts

Current students, get a jump on your transfer planning!  Browse information tables and visit with college transfer representatives about your next steps after graduating from SWCC.

Transfer Day
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
10 a.m-12 p.m.
Instructional Center, room 180

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