College News

Published March 5, 2015 2:54 pm

SWCC Students with Pedal Car

Southwestern Community College's (SWCC’s) auto collision repair/refinish program came home with first place honors in the Pedal Car Challenge, part of the 60th Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels, held February 27-March 1, 2015, at the Century Link Center in Omaha, NE.

Published March 5, 2015 9:26 am

Students with pedal car

Southwestern's auto collision repair/refinish program came home with first place honors in the Pedal Car Challenge, part of the 60th Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels, held February 27-March 1, at the Century Link Center in Omaha, NE.

Published March 5, 2015 8:25 am

Connor Giles signs with SWCC golf

Student-athlete Connor Giles, of Mount Ayr, has committed to Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Head Golf Coach Larry Shimono and the Spartan golf team for the 2015-16 academic year.

Giles, who will graduate from Mount Ayr High School in May, has played multiple sports in high school including football, golf, and basketball. He was named second team all-district for football his senior year.

Published March 4, 2015 3:51 pm

SWCC vs ICCC

With a sea of red-clad Spartan fans in the stand, the Spartans finished 86-74 over the Iowa Central Community College Tritons in the first round of post season play. They will now head to Cedar Rapids on Thursday night to face Kirkwood in a 7:30 p.m. tip-off. Keep the momentum Spartans!

Published March 3, 2015 4:43 pm

Dustin Wolters signs with SWCC

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Head Golf Coach Larry Shimono did not have to look far to gain the latest golfer for the Spartans spring 2015 golf team.

Dustin Wolters, a 2014 graduate of Maryville High School in Maryville, MO, is currently a freshman in SWCC’s carpentry and building trades program. He was recruited to SWCC by Charlie Mundy, SWCC sports shooting coach.

Published March 2, 2015 10:07 am

Red Out Flyer

The Spartans men's basketball team will be facing Iowa Central is quarterfinal action Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Center!  Be sure to wear red!

Published February 27, 2015 4:57 pm

Callie Beason and Allie Shields Sign with Spartan Volleyball

Two area student-athletes made it official this week, they will be playing volleyball for the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Spartans this fall. SWCC Head Volleyball Coach Ting Liu announced the addition of Callie Beason of Bedford and Allie Shields of Mount Ayr to her 2015 roster.

Published February 27, 2015 4:23 pm

Bill Huntington

Creston, IA—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) cross country and track and field coach Bill Huntington has announced he is leaving the college for a position as high school principal (grades seven-12) at Sidney Community School in western Iowa.  Huntington will be exiting the college in May and begin his position in Sidney in July 2015.

Huntington has coached cross country for the Spartans since inception of the program in 2006.  In 2012, he was hired by the college’s admissions department as a career and technical education recruiter.  Track and field was added during the summer of 2012 and Huntington began coaching that team as well.

Published February 27, 2015 10:08 am

2014-15 Men's Basketball Team

Mark your calendars!  The Spartans men’s basketball team is headed into tournament action next week.  Southwestern Community College (SWCC) will host their Region XI Quarterfinal game on Tues., March 3, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in the SWCC Student Center gymnasium.  Their opponent will be determined following the end of regular season play this Saturday.  The Spartans head into tournaments as the #3 seed.  

Published February 26, 2015 1:38 pm

The SWCC softball team is hosting a free-will donation breakfast this Sun., March 1, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Center.   This event is open to the public!

Breakfast will include pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, and coffee.