News & Announcements

Southwestern Community College volleyball camps have wrapped up for summer 2012.  A high school team tournament volleyball camp, held on Friday, August 3, 2012, ended a series of volleyball camps held throughout the summer. According to camp director and SWCC Head Volleyball Coach Melissa Blessington, there were 10 high school teams in attendance on Friday. The SWCC admissions department served lunch to the participants.

Other camps held this summer included a high school individual camp with 24 participants and a middle school camp, where the SWCC volleyball coaches and players hosted approximately 45 participants.

Read more: Summer Volleyball Camps Wrap Up

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Approximately 70  new Southwestern Community College students were on campus Friday, July 20, 2012, for new student orientation.  Students learned about the SWCC campus, registered for classes, purchased books, and completed necessary requirements for registration.  New students who have not yet attended a new student orientation may register by completing the New Student Orientation Registration.

Classes begin at SWCC on August 29.  "Read More" for more photos.

Read more: New Students on Campus for Orientation

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Thanks to everyone who assisted with and attended the 2012 SWCC Speedway Nights on June 23 at the Adams County Speedway in Corning and June 30 at the Clarke County Speedway in Osceola!  The events were great opportunities to showcase the college and spread the word about everything SWCC has to offer students.  It was a lot of fun for speedway visitors to play games and win prizes.  Photos from the events are now available on SWCC's Facebook page.

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Special Note:  The SWCC Bookstore will be closed for fiscal year-end inventory on Wednesday, June 27, and Thursday, June 28.  The store will re-open, at 7:30 am, on Friday, June 29. 

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Mark your calendars! SWCC Nights at two area speedways will be held during the month of June.  Clarke County Speedway Night will be held on Sat., June 16, 2012, and the Adams County Speedway Night will be held on Sat., June 23, 2012. 

The Clarke County Speedway is located at 2495 Highway 34 (on the north side of Highway 34) just east of Osceola.   Pits open at 5 p.m., hot laps begin at 6:30 p.m., and racing begins at 7 p.m.

The Adams County Speedway is located at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Corning.  The fairgrounds are located one mile north of Highway 34 on Highway 148, then east on 12th Street.  Gates open at 5 p.m. and the races begin at 7 p.m.  The Adams County Speedway's 2012 schedule kicked off on April 21 and continues each Saturday night through September 22.

Planning is underway for the Fri., May 11, 2012, Spring Commencement Ceremony.  The ceremony will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Center on the Creston campus.

Graduates, if you haven't already received a letter in the mail related to the commencement ceremony, please read this important Graduation Information. 

Graduation Checklist