Jones Wins Statewide Award for Excellence in Online Instruction

Marsha Jones Wins Statewide AwardMarsha Jones, Southwestern Community College online biology/anatomy instructor, was awarded the e11 Excellence in Online Instruction Award at the 2009 Iowa Community College Online Consortium (ICCOC) Spring Conference in West Des Moines on Monday, March 30.

Southwestern Students Place at National Ag Competition

SWCC Students Named to 2009 All-Iowa Academic Team

SWCC Students Headed to National PAS Competition

SWCC PAS OfficersCRESTON--Two Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students will be competing at the National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization (PAS) conference in Hershey, PA, from March 11-14.  They earned the right to compete nationally by placing first in their respective competitions during Iowa's PAS conference, which was held at DMACC in Ankeny in early-February.

Southwestern Board Holds February Meeting

Creston, IA-- Southwestern Community College’s board of directors met in regular session on Tuesday, February 10, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Center on SWCC’s campus. 

During the meeting, the SWCC board approved the appointment of Tony Cass of Creston to fill the college’s open District 8 board member position.  A committee had been established at the January board meeting for the purpose of interviewing candidates to fill the open position.  Cass is the assistant director of pharmacy services at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston.  He was a student at Southwestern from 1975-77.  He will serve in this position until the next regular school board election in September.  This position was vacated in December with the resignation of Larry Mark, who had been a long-time board member for the college.