College News

Published April 25, 2016 1:18 pm

Valve Cover Car Race winners with instructors

Eight cars raced this year in the automotive department's Valve Cover Car Races held during CTE Day on April 8, 2016, on Southwestern Community College's Creston campus. 

Read more: Valve Cover Car Race Winners for 2016

Published April 25, 2016 9:50 am

Golfer hitting ball

Southwestern's athletic department is hosting its 17th Annual Four-Person Best Shot Golf Tournament on Sat., May 28, 2016, at Crestmoor Golf Club in Creston.  Tee times are 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Read more: Athletics Hosting Golf Tournament May 28

Published April 20, 2016 4:39 pm

Scene from play - Three actors talking

Tickets are now on sale for the SWCC drama club’s presentation of The Foreigner on April 28, 29, and 30 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center theater. Ticket prices are $7 for the general public and $5 for students.

Read more: Drama Club Performing "The Foreigner"

Published April 19, 2016 2:23 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds April 2016 Meeting

Published April 18, 2016 1:53 pm

Due to the weather, the SWCC 5K Tie Dye Retro Run/Walk scheduled for today at 5:30 p.m. has been postponed until tomorrow, Tues., April 19, at the same time (5:30 p.m.).  The event will begin at the same location (north of the Performing Arts Center on the SWCC campus).

Read more: Tie Dye 5K Retro Run/Walk Postponed

Published April 18, 2016 10:08 am

Poster Day Header
Southwestern Community College’s Spring 2016 Poster Day will be held on Wed., April 20, 2016, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Center gymnasium. During Poster Day, approximately 100 students' research projects will be displayed and students will be available to answer questions about their projects. 

Read more: Spring 2016 Poster Day is April 20

Published April 15, 2016 8:40 am

Jazz Night Header with photos of students

Grab a cup of coffee, relax, and enjoy as students from Southwestern Community College's professional music program perform at Adams Street Espresso, 213 W. Adams Street, in Creston, on Fri., April 22, 2016, from 7-9 p.m., during SWCC Jazz Night.

Various small ensembles will be performing vocal and instrumental music such as R&B, funk, and vocal jazz.  Approximately 20 students will perform throughout the evening.  This event is open to the public.

Published April 14, 2016 11:21 am

Photo of BUS-eum tour bus

Mason City, Iowa – TRACES Center for History and Culture is bringing its mobile exhibit (shown in photo above), “At Home in the Heartland: Forgotten Stories of How Iowans Got to be ‘Us,’” to the Southwestern Community College Creston campus on Thurs., April 21, 2016, from 8:30-11:30 a.m.  The exhibit is housed in a retrofitted school bus, the “BUS-eum.”

Read more: BUS-eum Stopping at SWCC - Public is invited!

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