College News

Published January 20, 2015 8:16 am

After a slow start in the first half the Spartans lose on the road 62-51 to Des Moines Area Community College last Saturday, January 17. The Spartans started the second half trailing 34-18 but was able to keep the game within range with solid play off the bench from Jordan Williamson who ended the game with 12 points and six rebounds.

Published January 19, 2015 5:07 pm

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Tickets are on sale now for the Spartan Baseball Dinner for the Bill Krejci Endowment.  Details follow:
Spartan Baseball Dinner
Elk's Lodge, 403 W. Montgomery Street, Creston
Fri., March 13, 2015
6 p.m., Social Hour; 7 p.m., Dinner

Published January 19, 2015 1:36 pm

In a battle of two-top ten, nationally-ranked teams, the Southwestern men’s basketball team fell in a lopsided contest with Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in Boone on Saturday, January 17, by a score of 102-52. 

The opening minutes had back and forth action with DMACC holding a 9-8 lead before blowing the game wide open with a huge run to take a 41-15 lead and eventually a 59-19 half-time lead. 

Published January 19, 2015 1:28 pm

Despite trailing at halftime for the first time at home all year, the Spartans won their ICCAC opener on Wed., January 14, 2015, with a score of 70-62 over Ellsworth.  The win pushed the ninth ranked Spartans record to 15-3 overall, 1-0 in ICCAC play, and a perfect 11-0 record at home.

Published January 19, 2015 8:27 am

Sol Butler Invitational, Dubuque--The Spartan men and women got the 2015 indoor campaign off to a record breaking start at the season’s first indoor track meet on January 17, 2015, hosted by the University of Dubuque.   It was a day of records as the Spartans set one track and five indoor school records in the 55m, 200m, 4x200, high jump, and long jump.  The Spartans finished third, a half point behind Monmouth College, at the ten team meet in Dubuque.

Published January 16, 2015 12:06 pm

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The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) automotive repair technology and collision repair/refinish programs have announced the 2015 Automotive Open House will be held Fri., April 10, 2015, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the automotive area in the Instructional Center.

Published January 16, 2015 11:38 am

Monday, January 19, 2015, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  As Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s wife, said, “The greatness of a COMMUNITY is most accurately MEASURED BY the COMPASSIONATE ACTIONS of its members…a HEART of grace and a SOUL generated by LOVE.”

Published January 16, 2015 8:12 am

The Spartans capture their first conference win at home 62-49 over the Panthers of Ellsworth Community College on Wednesday, January 14. “It was by far one of our best defensive games of the year,” commented coach Houston.

Published January 14, 2015 4:36 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College board of trustees met on Tues., January 13, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. in the board room of the Administration Center. 

The board voted to extend the college’s early retirement policy for employees through June 30, 2015.  Dr. Barb Crittenden, SWCC president, stated there are 26 staff members eligible for early retirement.  The college’s early retirement policy has an April 1, 2015, application deadline.

Published January 14, 2015 3:06 pm

Men's Basketball Team

After returning from a long break with two blow out wins the Spartans Men’s Basketball team moved from #10 to ninth in the latest polls released by the NJCAA.  Southwestern is 14-3 on the season and 10-0 at home as they enter league play Wednesday night against Ellsworth who won their conference opener vs. Iowa Central by a score of 77-67.

NJCAA DII Men's Basketball Poll