College News

Published September 25, 2015 9:08 am

The Spartan volleyball team traveled to West Burlington on Wednesday, September 23 for one of their shortest outings of the season, defeating the Southeastern Blackhawks in three sets, giving up only 30 points on the match. This win moves the Spartans to 9-7 on the season.

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Published September 23, 2015 10:03 am

TRIO SSS Become a Fan Graphic

TRIO-Student Support Services is now on Facebook!  Head to and hit the "Like" button!

Southwestern Community College's TRIO-Student Support Services program assists first-generation college students, low-income students, and students with disabilities by encouraging them to strive toward their academic and personal goals.  TRIO-SSS provides support services designed to increase retention, graduation, and transfer rates.

Published September 22, 2015 9:55 am

Mud Volleyball Team Picture

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) softball team is hosting a Mud Volleyball Tournament on Sun., September 27, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on the Creston campus.

There is a $10 per person entry fee.  You may pull together a team or register individually and be assigned to a team.

Register with any SWCC softball player to play in the tournament.

Published September 22, 2015 8:48 am

On Friday, September 18, the Southwestern Women’s cross country team competed at the Viking Classic Cross Country Invitational hosted by Grand View University at Water Works Park in Des Moines.  The Spartan women finished last out of eight teams, which included Region XI foes DMACC, Indian Hills, and Iowa Lakes. 

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Published September 22, 2015 8:40 am

Jessica Drey joins the Dazzlers

Jessica Drey, a freshman at Southwestern Community College (SWCC) in Creston, has committed to the SWCC Dazzlers drill team for the 2015-16 year.

Drey, a May 2015 Creston High School graduate, was on the honor roll and graduated with distinction from high school. She lettered in cross country and track.

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Published September 21, 2015 1:43 pm

Maria Perez visits with prospective student

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) participated in Osceola's 11th Annual Latino Festival held on the Clarke County Courthouse lawn yesterday, September 20, 2015, from 1-7 p.m.

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Published September 17, 2015 9:51 am


After a solid weekend tournament performance, the Spartan hoped their momentum would carry over into their home match with eighth ranked DMACC, but lost the match in three sets. The Spartans struggled in the first match against the Bears dropping that game 16-25. In the second and third game, the Spartans surged and even held a lead late in the sets, but they could not outlast the strong DMACC intensity, going 20-25 and 22-25.

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Published September 17, 2015 9:43 am

SWCC Retirees

Southwestern Community College invited retired college employees to visit campus on Wed., September 16, 2015, beginning at noon in the Allied Health and Science Center. 

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Published September 16, 2015 2:22 pm

Ricky Smith talking to SWCC students

Comedian and do-gooder Ricky Smith from Los Angeles, CA, was on campus, Tues., September 15, 2015, to share his Random Acts of Kindness Everywhere (#RAKE) philosophy with SWCC students.

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Published September 14, 2015 9:06 am

The Spartan volleyball team traveled to Marshalltown on Friday, September 11, to compete in the Tiger Invitational tournament hosted by Marshalltown Community College. The Spartans snapped their four-game losing streak in grand fashion with a sweep of the tournament. Among their opponents was 11th ranked Fort Scott CC, that the Spartans defeated in a five game match, 25-17,22-25,24-26,25-22,7-15.

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