College News

Published April 11, 2016 11:49 am

CRESTON—High school freshmen who participate in the Educational Talent Search (ETS) program will have the opportunity to take part in an overnight campus visit on Tues., May 10, at the Southwestern Community College Creston campus.  Space is limited to the first 20 participants.  

Read more: Talent Search Freshmen Day at SWCC

Published April 6, 2016 2:30 pm

PTK Officers

Beta Eta Nu, the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, held its spring induction ceremony on Sun., April 3, 2016, at 3 p.m., in room 180 of the Instructional Center.  Bill Huntington, principal at Sidney High School and former career and technical education recruiter and cross country/track and field coach at SWCC, was the guest speaker for the event.

Read more: Beta Eta Nu Holds Spring Induction Ceremony

Published April 5, 2016 11:59 am

2 Theory of Mind Characters Talking

Minneapolis' Mixed Blood Theatre's production of Theory of Mind will have two performances during SWCC's Pay it Forward Week: Mon., April 18, 7 p.m., and Tues., April 19, 12 p.m. Both performances will take place in room 180 of the Instructional Center.

Read more: Mixed Blood Theatre Performing During PIF Week

Published April 4, 2016 11:39 am

Students at Health Careers Fair Table

Health Careers Fair
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 12:30-2:30 pm
Southwestern Community College, Instructional Center, Room 180

Read more: 2016 Health Careers Fair Scheduled for April 21

Published March 31, 2016 9:55 am

Course registration for the fall 2016 semester begins soon! Current career and technical education students will begin registering on Thurs. and Fri., April 7 and 8.  Current arts and sciences students will begin registering on Mon., April 11. Students new to SWCC for the fall 2016 semester may begin registering on Mon., April 18. 

Read more: Fall 2016 Registration Information

Published March 29, 2016 1:49 pm

If you registered for the Pay it Forward Week Tie Dye Retro 5K Run/Walk prior to Mon., March 28, please head to the following link and resubmit your registration form:  www.swcciowa.edu/RetroRun.  There were some issues with the online registration form and your original form was NOT saved on the system. 

Please help us spread the word if you know of others who have registered as well.

Complete Pay it Forward Week Schedule

Published March 29, 2016 9:14 am

Southwestern Community College is hosting a 2016 Regional Beginning Farmer and Military Veteran Workshop on Thurs., April 14, from 9-11:30 a.m., in room 180, of the Instructional Center.  The objectives for the workshop are to raise awareness of programs that support beginning farmers and military veterans and identify program processes and points of contact.

Read more: SWCC Hosting Regional Beginning Farmer Workshop

Published March 17, 2016 4:00 pm

The Southwestern Community College board of trustees held its regular meeting on Tues., March 8, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. in the board room of the Administration Center.

A public hearing was held for the college’s fiscal year 2017 budget.  No oral or written objections or petitions were heard or submitted.  The board approved the budget as presented.

Read more: SWCC Board Holds March 2016 Meeting

Published March 17, 2016 9:25 am

Tie Dye Run Header

Register now for the Tie Dye Retro Run 5K Run/Walk! You guessed it, there will be color stations throughout the run. The race will take place in conjunction with PIF Week on April 18, 2016, starting at 5:30 p.m. The run/walk will begin north of the Performing Arts Center (view the Retro Run Map).

Tie Dye Retro Run Online Registration

Registration is $20 per person and includes a race T-shirt.  Registration may be paid at the SWCC business office in the Administration Center or by credit card at 641.782.1448. Checks should be made out to Southwestern Community College.  Shirts for non-participants may be purchased for $10 each.

Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) and Business Professionals of America (BPA) are sponsoring the 5K walk/run event during Pay it Forward (PIF) Week to raise funds for their organizations.

Published March 17, 2016 9:13 am

March SWCC Shoppe Sale Graphic

The SWCC Shoppe has a Spring Break Sale underway from March 17-24.  With this sale, you may take 25 percent off clothes, gifts, and souvenirs.*  The SWCC Shoppe, located in the Student Center, is open from 7:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Monday-Friday. 

*This sale excludes items on sale rack, textbooks, and supplies.  Cannot be combined with any other offer.