Congratulations to the following winners in the SWCC Week contests!

SWCC Bingo:

  • Jessica Pieper
  • Katrina DeVore
  • Lyndi Niehaus
  • Carmen Subbert
  • Emilie Palmer
  • Madison Walston

SWCC Bingo winners may pick up their prizes in the SWCC Bookstore!

Cookie Decorating Contest:
1st Place – Haley Woods (Haley’s cookie received 49 LIKES)
2nd Place – Shyla Harper (Shyla’s cookie received 42 LIKES)

Cookie Contest winners may pick up their prizes at the Friday Fun Zone or after that sometime in Terri Higgins’ office in the Administration Center.

Step Up @ SWCC:
1st Place – Sports shooting team (receiving 127 LIKES)

Remember the Friday Fun Zone is TODAY in the Student Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Also, clothing is 20 percent off today only in the SWCC Bookstore!!

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In celebration of SWCC Week, tonight's men's basketball game at 6:30 p.m. vs Wartburg will feature FREE Spartan Nation T-shirts (while supplies last).  Spectators, bring a canned good with you and get in FREE to the game.  At half-time, a "chosen instructor" will get a Pie in the Face. 

Head to the library today to make a donation toward the instructor of your choice.  The instructor with the most money at the end of the day today wins a Pie in the Face at tonight's game.

Students, if you don't already have your ticket for Thursday's SWCC Week movie night, head to admissions in the Administration Center to get one.  Bring your student ID with you when you come.

To view all SWCC Week activities, head to www.swcciowa.edu/SWCCweek.

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David Vollmar, strategic account manager for Alliant Energy, made a visit to Southwestern Community College last Friday to deliver a $50,547 rebate check to the college.  Rebate incentives are available from Alliant for energy efficiency projects in new and existing commercial, industrial or agricultural facilities.  The college has completed a number of these projects recently such as renovation of the 100-bay classrooms, Learning Resource Center lighting, and residence hall construction.

StepUpSWCC LogoForWebReady for the dancing skills of your club, organization, or athletic team to go viral??  We challenge you to Step Up @ SWCC!

All athletic teams and clubs/organizations are invited to enter. Choose a song, choreograph a dance & later have the video recorded right here on SWCC’s campus.

The videos will be judged by individuals pre-selected on campus and later posted on the SWCC Facebook page during SWCC Week. There will be a club/team selected as the "Judge’s Pick" and a "Fan Favorite" selected based on the most ‘likes’ on Facebook.  

Registration and song selection must be submitted to Caitlyn Lesan, admissions coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 641.782.1453 by Fri., November 7.

RULES:
- ALL songs must be pre-approved by November 7
- ALL video recording must take place on SWCC’s campus
- Videos will be recorded the week of November 10
- Dance moves and attire must be appropriate
- Clubs/teams with sponsors/coaches in the video will receive extra points from judges

BarnOfTerror GraphicIf you're in the mood for a Halloween adventure, head to the Barn of Terror this weekend at the SWCC Ag Site, October 31 and November 1, from 7-10:30 p.m. 

A special "Children's Hour" is designated between 7 and 8 p.m.  The regular haunted house will take place from 8-10:30 p.m.  Admission is $5 per person. 

The SWCC Ag Site is located north of the SWCC Creston campus on Green Valley Road.

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CRESTON, IA—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) began the process of educating students about the Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate (ALICE) training program on Tues., October 14, 2014, from 8-10 a.m. in the college’s Instructional Center.  Keith Olsen, SWCC employee and certified ALICE instructor, conducted the student training with assistance from John Coulter, Afton chief of police and certified ALICE instructor.