College News

Published November 15, 2017 10:04 am

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees met electronically on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at 7:30 a.m. in the president’s office in the college’s Administration Center.

The board approved corporate authorization resolutions for Houghton State Bank, First National Bank, Clarke County State Bank, and Iowa State Savings Bank.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds November 2017 Meeting

Published November 13, 2017 9:41 am

Phi Theta Kappa 2017-18 Officers

Beta Eta Nu, Southwestern’s chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, will hold their Fall 2017 Informal Induction for new members on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Instructional Center, room 180, on the Creston campus.

Read more: SWCC Phi Theta Kappa Holding Induction Ceremony

Published November 2, 2017 3:31 pm

2016 Chamber Singers

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Chamber Singers will be touring in the Des Moines area the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 1, 2017, presenting “Holiday Carols in Concert” with carols and masterworks by Mendelssohn, Rutter, McGlynn, Mattson, and J.S. Bach; as well as pieces written by directors Ryan Howe and Grammy-nominated Dr. Jeremy Fox.

Read more: Chamber Singers to Perform in Des Moines Area Nov. 27-Dec. 1

Published November 1, 2017 11:35 am

Various student activities are being planned for the month of November at SWCC! Students, watch for registration information and plan to join in the fun at these activities:

  • Capture the Flag, Thursday, Nov. 2, noon, Spartan Suites - Meet at the Spartan Suites lobby at 12 p.m. to divide into teams. Then work with your team to capture the flag and return it to your side of campus. Dress warm. Need not pre-register for this event.
  • Group Trivia Night, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m., Spartan Suites lobby - Watch for sign-up sheets outside Tracey Evans' office in the Student Center. For this event, you will need to sign up as a team of four. Questions will be from various categories. There will be prizes for the winning teams!

    Read more: Student Activities Planned for November

Published October 26, 2017 10:14 am

Little Caesars

A big thank you goes out to Little Caesar’s in Creston, the newest member of the SWCC Zone. SWCC students and employees may enjoy 15 percent off of an order of $10 or more at Little Caesar's by showing their current SWCC ID.

Read more: Little Caesar's Joins the SWCC Zone

Published October 24, 2017 10:44 am

Holiday Open House graphic with tree ornaments and holly

The SWCC Shoppe will be hosting its 2017 Holiday Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Read more: SWCC Shoppe 2017 Holiday Open House is November 1

Published October 23, 2017 11:07 am

SWCC Week logo

SWCC Week/Alcohol Awareness Week activities for 2017 are underway! Have fun getting involved with this week's events.

Read more: SWCC Week 2017 is Underway

Published October 19, 2017 8:58 am

CTE Day Header

This Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, more than 300 high school students and instructors will be on campus for the college’s annual Career & Technical Education (CTE) Day.

Read more: CTE Day for High School Students on Friday

Published October 12, 2017 9:22 am

Sara Sanson

Jackson, MS – Sara Sanson, of Lorimor, a student at Southwestern Community College, in Creston, IA, is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Read more: Southwestern’s Sara Sanson Named 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Published October 11, 2017 3:22 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met Tues., October 10, 2017, at 5:30 p.m., in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds October 2017 Meeting