College News

Published October 22, 2015 9:18 am

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The SWCC Drama Club is presenting Alice in Deadland, an Alice in Wonderland-themed haunted house, on Sat., October 31, from 7-11 pm, at the SWCC Performing Arts Center theater.

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Published October 22, 2015 8:49 am

2015 SWCC Volleyball Team

With a large crowd on-hand last night, the Spartan volleyball team started slow, but fought back to earn the win 3-2 during conference play at home vs Ellsworth.  The Spartans started with losses in the first two sets, but then came on strong to win three in a row and go home with the victory.

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Published October 20, 2015 11:01 am

Last night, the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Spartans volleyball team took down Highland Community College 3-1 (25-11, 25-20, 15-25, 25-19) in a 6:30 p.m. volleyball match. 

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Published October 20, 2015 10:55 am

Jordan Johnson

The Spartans' Jordan Johnson, a 6'1" freshman guard from Theodore Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, has been named as a top incoming freshman by the NJCAA as part of the season preview series.  Johnson was a three-year starter for the Rough Riders basketball program and led his team in scoring and assists during his junior and senior campaigns.  As a sophomore, he helped lead Roosevelt to the Iowa High School State Tournament.

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Published October 19, 2015 1:51 pm

Xuntong Zhang

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) freshman Xuntong (Wendy) Zhang earned Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) Athlete of the Week honors in Division II for the week of October 5-11, 2015.

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Published October 19, 2015 1:38 pm

On Fri., October 16, the Southwestern Community College cross country teams competed at the Dr. Tucker Invitational in Dubuque.  Competing against a host of Division III and NJCAA schools, the Spartans performed admirably, with multiple students setting personal bests.  The Spartan men finished seventh out of 10 teams, defeating NJCAA Region XI rival Scott Community College by seven points (207- 214).  Freshman Inia Sili (Suva, Fiji) led the team with a personal record time of 28:03 over the 8,000m course.  Gabe Esser (Winterset) ran a 29:03, teammates Joe Blake, Chasen Selsor, and Sean Schmidtz comprised the scoring runners.

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Published October 19, 2015 11:39 am

The Spartan golf team bounced-back and posted a season-low round on Sun., October 18, 2015, in Plymouth, IN.  The Spartan men’s golf team competed against familiar and unfamiliar competition, all at the junior college level. The NJCAA National Championship Preview, hosted by Ancilla College sported several teams from across the Midwest, including in-conference competition--Kirkwood Community College.  Swan Lake Resort has hosted previous National Championship tournaments, and will be doing so again this spring.

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Published October 16, 2015 8:10 am

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

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Published October 15, 2015 5:31 pm

People playing bean bag toss

NEW ON THE SWCC WEEK SCHEDULE!  Register your team of two now for the SWCC Corn Hole Toss Tournament to be held Tues., October 20, at 5 p.m. at the SWCC Ag Site (located ¼ mile north of the main campus).  The entry fee is $20 per team and the winners will walk away with $50.

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Published October 14, 2015 8:58 am

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Register your team of four SWCC students in the admissions department BY 5 P.M. TOMORROW (10/15/15) for U DECIDE Tricky Treating, which will take place Mon., October 19, at 9 p.m., as part of SWCC Week.  Grand prize for this nighttime trick-or-treating scavenger hunt is $200!  

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