News Releases

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees met in special session on Tues., October 27, at 8 a.m. in the president’s office of the Administration Center.

During the meeting, the board reviewed quotes from two companies for completion of the asbestos abatement project in the 200-bay of the Instructional Center.  College administration had first explained this project to the board during the regular October board meeting, following discovery of the presence of asbestos in ceiling materials during renovation of the 200-bay.

Read more: SWCC Board Meets in Special October 2015 Session

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds October 2015 Meeting

Career Coach Web Page

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) is pleased to announce the launch of Career Coach, a free online tool that allows students and community members to explore potential careers.  Career Coach may be accessed by visiting the Career-Related Services page on SWCC’s Web site. 

Read more: SWCC Launches Online Career Search Tool

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees met Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

Jolene Griffith, SWCC director of human resources, briefed the board regarding revisions made to the Quality Faculty Plan.  The Quality Faculty Plan, in accordance with Iowa Code, has been in place since 2003 to assure the hiring and developing of quality faculty members at the college.  Following Griffith’s presentation, the board approved the Quality Faculty Plan as presented.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board Holds September 2015 Meeting

Ricky Smith with students at a school

Scientific studies reveal a strong link between random acts of kindness and overall good health, including stress reduction and happiness. Students at four of Iowa’s community colleges will get the opportunity to benefit from this when Ricky Smith, comedian, visits campus this month.  One of his stops will be Southwestern Community College (SWCC) in Creston, where he will perform Tues., September 15, at noon in the Student Center.

Read more: Comedian Ricky Smith to Visit SWCC