College News

Published April 25, 2017 1:59 pm

Beck, Burgmaier, Steinbach, and Thomas

Four student-athletes signed this past week with the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) sports shooting program for the 2017-18 academic year:

Read more: Spartans Sign Four Sports Shooters

Published April 25, 2017 12:42 pm

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, the Southwestern Spartans traveled to the 2017 Dick Young Invitational, hosted by Grinnell College in Grinnell. The Spartans maintained their impressive second half of the season spurt at Grinnell with numerous top eight finishes on both the men’s and women's side.

Read more: Dick Young Invitational 2017

Published April 21, 2017 9:10 am

On Saturday, April 15, 2017, the Southwestern Spartans traveled to the 2017 Darrel Gourley Open, hosted by William Jewell College in Liberty, MO.  The Spartans had their best performance of the season so far, finishing the competition with 18 personal best performances.  To put that into perspective, only 17 athletes were competing for the Spartans, meaning nearly every athlete achieved a new personal best; some competitors reached new marks in multiple events--running, jumping, or throwing the best they ever had in their athletic careers.

Read more: Spartans Set 18 PRs at 2017 Darrel Gourley Open

Published April 17, 2017 4:02 pm

Two students with poster

The academic work of Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students will be on display during Spring 2017 Poster Day, on Wed., April 26, 2017, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SWCC Student Center gymnasium.

Read more: College Student Research on Display April 26 at SWCC

Published April 14, 2017 11:55 am

Team members and coaches at Capitol

The Southwestern men's basketball team, 2017 NJCAA DII National Men's Basketball Champions, was honored with House Resolution 21 at the state Capitol in Des Moines on Wednesday, April 14, 2017.

The House Resolution was, "An Act recognizing and congratulating the Southwestern Community College men's basketball team and program on its outstanding regional and national athletic achievements."

State representatives reading the resolution included Representative Cecil Dolecheck-Mt. Ayr, Representative Joel Fry-Osceola, and Representative Tom Moore-Griswold.

To read House Resolution 21 in its entirety, please visit the Iowa Legislature Web site.

Pictured above (L to R):  Representative Joel Fry; Spartan team members Keegan Wederquist, Khallid Edwards, Nate Lee, Alijah Thomas, and Jordan Johnson; Spartan Head Coach Todd Lorensen; Spartan Assistant Coach Scott Davis; and Representative Tom Moore.

Published April 14, 2017 9:54 am

Jordan Johnson and Brodric Thomas

The National Junior College Athletic Association released the Division II All-American Teams on Thursday, April 13, 2017, and two Spartans earned this prestigious honor.  Southwestern, the 2017 NJCAA DII National Champions, was the only team to have more than one player recognized as an All-American.

Read more: Johnson and Thomas NJCAA All-Americans

Published April 14, 2017 9:32 am

SWCC Shoppe ad

One day only!

Eggs with discount surprises are hidden throughout the SWCC Shoppe today, Friday, April 14!  Find an egg and discover your prize!

Published April 14, 2017 8:55 am

Send bid to:
Southwestern Community College
Att: Tom Lesan
1501 W. Townline St.
Creston, IA,  50801

Southwestern Community College will be accepting sealed bids until 2 p.m. CST on Thursday, May 4, 2017.  At which time bids will be opened publicly in the Board Room at 1501 W. Townline St. Creston, Iowa. 

Read more: Notice to Bidders for New Gym Floor Project

Published April 13, 2017 2:46 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

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

Published April 13, 2017 8:25 am

Cam Arkema signs with SWCC golf

Doug North, Southwestern Community College head golf coach, recently signed Twin Cedars High School golfer Cam Arkema to the Spartan team for the 2017-18 season.

Arkema, who will graduate from Twin Cedars in May, received first team all-conference honors for golf and had a 79.8 scoring average his junior year. He also excelled in basketball, where he was a first-team all-conference selection for three years.

Read more: Twin Cedars Golfer Headed to SWCC