College News

Published January 26, 2015 2:00 am

Current students, did you know you can sign-up for direct deposit and have your student refunds sent right to your bank account? Refunds may include financial aid, as well as tuition and book buybacks. Work-study paychecks are not included in the direct deposit program.

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Published January 23, 2015 8:05 am

The Spartans fall on the road to Iowa Central 82-54 after struggling in the first half. “I thought we had a good start to the game but late in first half we lost focus on the defensive end.” The Spartans went into the half down 43-19.  Although the Spartans were able to produce 35 second half points they could not slow down Iowa Central’s offense.

Sophomore Jordan Williamson finished with 13 points and 3 steals to lead the Spartans and Freshman Sa'Lisa Bruce added 10 points in the loss.

Published January 22, 2015 10:39 am

SWCC Students Wearing Transfer College Shirts

Current students, get a jump on your transfer planning!  Browse information tables and visit with college transfer representatives about your next steps after graduating from SWCC.

Transfer Day
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
10 a.m-12 p.m.
Instructional Center, room 180

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Published January 22, 2015 9:05 am

James “Alex” Milholland signing

Southwestern Community College’s baseball team has gained the commitment of a pitcher from Cameron, MO, for the 2015-16 academic year. James “Alex” Milholland, currently a senior at Cameron High School, has signed a national letter of intent and will be joining the Spartans baseball program this fall.

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Published January 21, 2015 4:56 pm

The athletics department is hosting a free chili feed prior to the women’s and men’s basketball games on Saturday, January 24, vs. Kirkwood.  The doors open for the chili feed at 12:30 p.m., the women’s game starts at 1 p.m., and the men’s game will follow at 3 p.m.  The chili will be served until gone.

Come support the Spartans!

Published January 20, 2015 9:45 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.

The Spartan women posted some solid results, despite being short handed for the meet.  The ladies' highlight for the day was the 4x400m team of Charley Buddenhagen, Addilie Herman, Rachel Flickinger and Kylie Bidrowski who finished ninth in the 4x400 and second in their heat. 

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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.

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Published January 19, 2015 5:07 pm

Baseball Dinner Info Graphic

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

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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. 

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Published January 19, 2015 1:28 pm

SWCC vs Ellsworth

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.

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