College News

Published July 3, 2017 4:24 pm

The Bright Scholars of Iowa award is once again available to Iowa high school seniors, who are strong academically but may lack the financial means to enable them to earn a college degree, planning to attend Southwestern Community College (SWCC) this fall.

Read more: Bright Scholars Awards Available for 2017-18

Published June 28, 2017 3:25 pm

Joel Hartstack and other national collision repair winners

Joel Hartstack (pictured in photo above, at far right), of Clarinda, a May 2017 Southwestern Community College (SWCC) auto collision repair/refinish graduate, was named the country’s 2017 Collision Repair Technology Champion at the National SkillsUSA Championships in Louisville, KY, from June 18-23.   

Read more: SWCC Collision Repair Student Finishes Top in Nation

Published June 16, 2017 4:09 pm

Dazzlers Team members in dance poses

The Dazzlers dance team has open spots remaining for the 2017-18 squad!

Read more: Dazzlers Team Looking for Members

Published June 14, 2017 4:18 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the college’s Administration Center for their regular board meeting.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds June 2017 Meeting

Published June 14, 2017 11:13 am

SWCC Shoppe logo

The SWCC Shoppe is having a 35 percent off sale through June 30! Save on clothes, souvenirs, and gifts.

Read more: SWCC Shoppe Sale through June 30

Published June 5, 2017 10:42 am

SWCC Speedway Volunteers

It was a great night at the Adams County Speedway in Corning on Saturday, June 3, 2017!  It was SWCC Night at the speedway and representatives from Southwestern Community College had games, prizes, and giveaways throughout the night.  The weather was perfect and after two weeks of cancelations due to the rain, race fans were ready for fun!  SWCC's HHR even led the main races as the pace car.

Read more: Great Night at the Speedway in Corning

Published June 2, 2017 1:40 pm

Drama Club graphic with photos from plays and camps

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Drama Club is accepting submissions of 10-minute play scripts for consideration for fall 2017 performances.  Submissions will be accepted until September 30.

Read more: Drama Club Accepting 10-Minute Play Scripts

Published June 2, 2017 9:52 am

Ed Sheeran - Win Tickets graphic

NEW!  Registration for the Ed Sheeran concert tickets has ended.  Watch the SWCC Facebook page tomorrow, June 16, 2017, at approximately 12:15 p.m. for announcement of the winner!  Good luck!

Headed to SWCC this fall?  Enter to win two tickets to see Ed Sheeran from the sixth row on June 30 in Des Moines!

Drawing will take place June 16!

ContestGraphic EdSheeran

Published May 31, 2017 3:06 pm

Entrebash graphic with business owners talking

Southwestern's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hosting an Entrebash event for area entrepreneurs on Wednesday, June 21, from 4-7 p.m. in the SWCC Instructional Center, room 180.

Read more: SBDC Hosting Entrebash for Area Entrepreneurs

Published May 30, 2017 9:09 am

Shawna Abell and Jenna Shepherd at BPA National Conference

Two Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students traveled to Orlando, FL, from May 10-14, 2017, to compete and place in the top 10 during the 2017 Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference.

Jenna Shepherd, arts and sciences college transfer/business administration major from Shannon City, and Shawna Abell, administrative office technology major from Greenfield, represented SWCC at the national conference. During the conference, Shepherd and Abell participated in a number of business-related contests. Shepherd placed eighth in the “Interview Skills” category. Abell placed 10th in “Fundamental Word Processing.” They qualified for the national competition by placing in the top three at state competition in Des Moines in February. 

Read more: Business Students Place at National Contest