College News

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.”

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Published April 13, 2016 4:33 pm

Tyrell Paul

On Saturday, April 2, the Southwestern Spartan Track & Field team traveled to Concordia University in Seward, NE to participate in the Concordia Outdoor Invite. Competing under sunny skies in the 65 degree weather, the Spartans successfully battled the persistent gusty winds throughout the day. In the non-scored meet, the Spartans turned in several outstanding performances.

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Published April 12, 2016 10:07 am

Taylor Damewood Signs with Spartan Volleyball

Taylor Damewood of Southwest Valley High School in Corning signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her volleyball career at Southwestern Community College while working toward her Associate of Arts degree.

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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.  

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Published April 8, 2016 8:42 am

Terrence Smith

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) released its Division II All-American Team this week and Sophomore Terrance Smith from Memphis, TN, was selected as a Third Team All-American.  He is the first Spartan men’s basketball player to be named to an All-American Team since David Kragel was selected in the 1974 season. 

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Published April 7, 2016 8:50 am

Spartan player shooting

The Southwestern athletic department has scheduled a number of youth basketball camps for summer.  Registration is now open for these camps:

Individual Skills Camp - K-2nd grade. June 13-16, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Cost $35. Open to boys and girls.

Individual Skills Camp - 3rd-8th grade. June 13-16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost $95. Open to boys and girls.

Elite Boys Camp - 9th-12th grade. July 29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost $40.

High School Boys Team Camp - June 18-19 and July 30-31.

Head to the 2016 Basketball Camps page on the SWCC Web site for registration information.

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.

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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.

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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

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Published April 4, 2016 11:36 am

Congratulations to the Southwestern Community College sports shooting team on their seventh place finish at nationals!

The Spartans competed against approximately 80 other teams from across the nation from March 29-April 3 during the 2016 ACUI National Collegiate Shooting Championships at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio. The Spartans took 14 sports shooters to the national competition. There were approximately 800 shooters competing overall.

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