College News

Published November 30, 2015 11:30 am

Crafts and Games with the Spartans with snowflake design
NOTE:  Sorry, but this event has been canceled due to lack of registrations.

The Spartan softball team is hosting a craft and game event for children ages pre-school through fifth grade on Sun., December 13, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., in the Student Center gymnasium.

The cost to participate is $25 per child and will include several craft activities, a hay ride, and games.  Please RSVP by Thurs., December 10 to Amber Brown, assistant softball coach, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Lindsay Stumpff, head softball coach, at 641.782.1555.

Published November 30, 2015 11:30 am

CRESTON — The Trio Educational Talent Search (ETS) program at Southwestern Community College is offering free ACT Test Prep Courses for all ETS high school participants the morning of Sat., January 9, 2016.    

Two options are available for students who attend:  
Option 1 – 9 a.m. to noon.  Students who choose Option 1 will be participating in a mock exam consisting of similar conditions as the official ACT exam.  
Option 2 – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Students who choose Option 2 will attend three break-out sessions (math, English/reading, and science).  

Snacks will be provided to all registrants.  The deadline for signing up will be Thursday, January 7.  Students can sign up through their ETS advisor or by calling 800.247.4023, ext. 392, or locally at 641.782.1392.  

Trio Educational Talent Search is 100 percent federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education.  More than 800 students in eight schools are served by the ETS program.  The program’s offices are located on Southwestern Community College’s Creston campus. The goal of the ETS program is to encourage students to go to college.

Published November 30, 2015 10:28 am

2014-2015 Chamber Choir

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Chamber Singers will be presenting Holiday Carols in Concert in the SWCC Performing Arts Center on Sun., December 13, at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets prices for the Creston concert are $10 for general admission and $5 for students and senior citizens.

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Published November 30, 2015 9:33 am

Courtney Clark Signs with Spartan Golf

Courtney Clark, a senior at Clarke High School in Osceola, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play golf at Southwestern Community College (SWCC) starting fall 2016 semester. 

Clark played golf all four years in high school. Doug North, SWCC head golf coach, said Clark will be a tremendous addition to the college’s golf program.

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Published November 30, 2015 9:17 am

The Spartans looked to move their win streak to four in a row at home against the Pirates of North Central Missouri College.  It was a hot start for the Spartans as they jumped to an early 8-2 lead over the Pirates. 

The great start would not slow down for the Spartans who were in complete control of the game from start to finish, knocking the Pirates off at home 85-67 and improving to 4-3 overall on the season. 

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Published November 25, 2015 3:23 pm

Students may register now for winter fast track and Winterim online classes. Complete course and textbook information is available on the class schedules page.

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Published November 25, 2015 8:39 am

Posters on display spring 2015

Fall 2015 Poster Day will be held on Wed., December 2, 2015, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Center gymnasium and will feature topics such as biology, business/marketing, environmental science, history, psychology, and sociology.

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Published November 23, 2015 10:00 am

The Spartans improve to 3-3 on the season after defeating the Warriors of Little Priest Tribal College on the road 70-61 in Winnebago, NE.

Despite a slow start and being down early on the Spartans we able to tie the game 15-15 to end the first quarter. After taking the lead early in the second quarter the Spartans never looked back.

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Published November 20, 2015 11:56 am

Men's Basketball

The men’s basketball game vs. Graceland University on Wed., November 25, at 5:05 p.m., in the Student Center gymnasium, will be a thank you to fans as their Thanks(by)giving game.  Admission will be free! 

Come support the Spartans in their night-before Thanksgiving game!

Published November 20, 2015 9:17 am

Sparty being introduced

The Elk’s Lodge in Creston was full of college supporters for the SWCC athletic department’s annual Athletic Fundraiser held last Fri., November 13, starting at 6 p.m.  The event raised approximately $16,000 for the athletic scholarship fund.

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