News & Announcements

Spring 2014 semester begins January 13!  If you haven't already registered for classes, call the admissions department at 641.782.1421 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get signed up.

Online classes begin on January 21.  If you are interested in learning more about online classes, please visit the Distance Education/Online pages or contact Doug Greene, director of distance education.

The spring 2014 class schedule is available on the Class Schedules page on the Web site.  Take a look at the class schedule prior to your appointment to get an idea of the classes you'd like to take.


ATIday IMG 7428Approximately 15 high school students and their instructors were on campus Wed., December 11, 2013, for the first-ever Advanced Technical and Industrial Exploration Day, hosted by Bill Huntington, career and technical education recruiter. 

Students who attended were nominated by their high school instructors. There was a limit of two students per high school.

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The Southwestern Community College Chamber Singers will be presenting Holiday Carols in Concert on Sun., December 15, at 7:30 p.m., in the SWCC Performing Arts Center theater.

The concert will feature favorite carols and masterworks by Poulenc, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Christiansen, Durufle, Shaw, and Mattson.  Ryan Howe, SWCC professional music instructor, will be the conductor for the event.

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Students from the Osceola High School and Creston college carpentry and building trades classes braved the wind, cold, and rain yesterday, November 20, to help neighbors in Osceola with a ramp project on their house. 

BreedersClassic2The SWCC agricultural department held the 2013 Breeder’s Classic Sale on Sun., November 10, 2013.  There were almost 200 people in attendance selling 26 head with an average of $1,646.  Bred females averaged $2,340.  There were more than 20 local consignors represented with over 50 area businesses and individuals sponsoring the event.

Sign your team up for the SWCC Intramural Dodgeball league this week in the Student Center lobby at lunchtime or by contacting Addae Houston, SWCC head women's basketball coach. Games will be played from 7-9 p.m. on the following dates in the Student Center gymnasium: Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 6, Nov. 11, and Nov. 19.

Teams must consist of six SWCC students.  Each team must be as equally balanced as possible with three men and three women. Some exceptions can be made (ex. five women, three men). Teams are encouraged to have fun and design team t-shirts or costumes! Teams will compete in pool play with two divisions format. Best record from divisions will play for the championship. Team phone numbers and e-mails must be provided in case of cancellation or time change.