College News

Published April 15, 2015 10:17 am

Marie Hood and Raegen Smith sign with SWCC Dazzlers

Kaeleigh Ballentine, Southwestern Community College’s (SWCC) newly named drill team coach, has announced her first two recruits for the SWCC Dazzlers 2015-16 team. Marie Hood and Raegen Smith, both seniors at Creston High School, are the newest SWCC Dazzlers.

Published April 10, 2015 8:43 am

Spartan Sports shooting at nationals

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) sports shooting team placed sixth in the nation in trap shooting during the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Collegiate Clay Target Championships in San Antonio, TX, held March 24-29, 2015. There were approximately 630 student-athletes, from 75 colleges, competing in the event.

Published April 10, 2015 8:19 am

Gabryelle DuBois

Freshman softball utility player Gabryelle DuBois, from Des Moines, was named as the ICCAC DII Softball Batter of the Week. DuBois contributed to the Spartan's seven of eight wins this week by batting .633 on 19 hits with four doubles, a pair of home runs, and 19 RBIs. In addition to her excellent batting, she also stole four bases and scored 11 runs.

Published March 30, 2015 9:37 am

Sam Hartsock signs with Spartan Golf

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Head Golf Coach Larry Shimono has acquired another athlete from the 2015 Creston High School (CHS) golf squad for his 2015-16 Spartan team.

Sam Hartsock, a multi-sport athlete at CHS, has confirmed he will join the Spartans golf program for its 2015-16 campaign. Hartsock joins fellow student-athlete Christian Groumoutis, who signed with the Spartans earlier in March.

Published March 27, 2015 7:59 am

Brittany Langendoerfer signed to SWCC volleyball

Brittany Langendoerfer, a 5’7” outside hitter and defensive specialist for the Nebraska Impact Volleyball Club, has made it official. She is headed to Southwestern Community College (SWCC) to play volleyball at the collegiate level.

Published March 26, 2015 3:12 pm

Evy Wells signs with Spartan Golf

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Golf Coach Larry Shimono announced Evy Wells, a senior at Knoxville High School, will be joining the Spartans golf program as of fall 2015.

Published March 25, 2015 12:14 pm

Students at 2014 Health Careers Fair

Health Careers Fair
Thursday, April 2, 2015
12:30-3 pm
Southwestern Community College, Instructional Center, Room 180

Published March 23, 2015 5:33 pm

Students learning CPR

Creston’s local insurance agents, Greater Regional Medical Center, and Southwestern Community College (SWCC) are combining forces to provide FREE education and training for individuals in CPR and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs).

Published March 12, 2015 8:16 am

Krechele Brown signs to SWCC Volleyball

Krechele Brown, a 5’6” libero/defensive specialist from Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball for the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Spartans as of fall 2015.

Published March 11, 2015 5:09 pm

The Southwestern Community College board of trustees held its regular meeting on Tues., March 10, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. in the board room of the college’s Administration Center.

A public hearing was held for the college’s fiscal year 2016 budget.  No oral or written objections or petitions were heard or submitted.  The board approved the budget as presented.