College News

Published December 19, 2016 9:06 am

Bollingbrook, Il, native Brodric Thomas made the most of Southwestern’s road trip through Chicago this weekend by leading the team with 34 points in a 90-77 win over Wilbur Wright College.  He followed the Wilbur Wright game by contributing 11 points in a 79-66 victory over Olive-Harvey College.  The two road wins moved the NJCAA DII #2-ranked Spartans record to 15-0 and finished a 12-game road stretch.

Read more: Spartans Win 2 in Chicago

Published December 15, 2016 4:36 pm

Southwestern Community College freshman Evann Farrens, of Lenox, is one of 23 Iowa college students who have been named to the Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team (CAT) for 2016-17.

Read more: SWCC Ag Student Named to Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team

Published December 15, 2016 2:35 pm

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees held their regular board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. in the college’s Administration Center.

During the meeting, board members voted to receipt and file the college’s Audit Report as presented.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board Holds December 2016 Meeting

Published December 15, 2016 9:57 am

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students Rebekah Kroese, Selena Sampson, and Ana Elizabeth Vasquez have been named to the All-Iowa Community College Academic Team.  

Read more: Three SWCC Students Named to All-Iowa Academic Team

Published December 14, 2016 10:41 am

Lavon Hightower

Southwestern used three road wins to improve their record to 13-0 last week which propelled them to #2 in the latest NJCAA DII rankings.  Southwestern received three of the available 12 votes for the top spot in the country.  Since climbing in the initial rankings of the 2015-16 regular season, the Spartans have been ranked in every poll since then.  Last season’s team peaked at the #4 spot last season while receiving one vote for the top spot. 

Read more: Spartans #2 in NJCAA DII; Hightower Player of the Week

Published December 14, 2016 10:35 am

Julanie Carter

Southwestern is currently 8-4 on the season and riding high on a seven-game winning streak.  The Spartans went 3-0, winning against Graceland JV and twice against Little Priest last week.  Spartan guard Julanie Carter put up outstanding numbers over the three-game stretch, averaging 27.6 points, six rebounds, and 2.3 assists, earning her the title of ICCAC Athlete of the Week Women’s Basketball for Dec. 5-12, 2016.

Read more: Carter Named Athlete of the Week

Published December 13, 2016 2:10 pm

Over the weekend, the Spartan women's basketball team traveled to Winnebago, NE, to compete in two games against the Warriors of Little Priest Tribal College looking to extend their five-game winning streak.

On Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, it was all Southwestern as they got off to a hot start with a 15-0 run in the opening minutes of the game. The Spartans were able to connect on eight three-pointers in the first quarter and recorded a season-best 34 points in a single quarter.

Read more: Spartan Women Earn Pair of Weekend Road Wins

Published December 12, 2016 2:40 pm

SWCC Shoppe Holiday Sale Ad

A huge holiday sale is underway at the SWCC Shoppe this week!  From December 12-16, all holiday merchandise will be 40 percent off.  In addition, clothing and souvenirs are buy one, get one 50 percent off.

Read more: Holiday Sale at the SWCC Shoppe

Published December 12, 2016 12:22 pm

SWCC vs Marshalltown tipoff

Southwestern men's basketball, ranked #4 in NJCAA DII, had three road games this past week and picked up three victories to move to 13-0 on the season.  They defeated NJCAA DI Marshalltown 94-80 on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, then defeated NJCAA DII Little Priest Tribal College (LPTC) 99-74 on Friday, and finished the weekend with a 107-69 win on Saturday again over LPTC. 

Read more: Spartans 3-0 on Road

Published December 8, 2016 3:17 pm

Mandy Houk speaking to group

The South Central Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted a workshop, Intentional Marketing, on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Instructional Center, room 165. 

Read more: SBDC Hosts Marketing Workshop on Campus