College News

Published November 14, 2016 10:55 am

Electrical student working on panel

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds & Director Townsend Highlight Apprenticeship Appreciation and Awareness Week - Events planned throughout Iowa Nov. 14-20, 2016

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, and Iowa Workforce Development Director Beth Townsend encourage Iowans to explore registered apprenticeship opportunities, including those offered by Southwestern Community College's electrical technology program, during Registered Apprenticeship Appreciation and Awareness Week, November 14-20, 2016.

Read more: National Apprenticeship Awareness Week is November 14-20

Published November 14, 2016 8:56 am

The SWCC Drama Club will perform their Fall Plays on Thursday, Nov. 17, and Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center theater.

Read more: Drama Club Performing Fall Plays this Week

Published November 10, 2016 10:23 am

Ag Dinner December 1 Graphic

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) agricultural department is hosting a dinner and live auction on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, starting at 5 p.m. at the SWCC Ag Site, 1545 Green Valley Rd, Creston.

Read more: Ag Department Hosting Dinner and Auction

Published November 9, 2016 10:10 am

Creston— The Southwestern Community College board of trustees met electronically on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at 8 a.m. in the president’s office in the college’s Administration Center.

Read more: Board of Trustees Holds November 2016 Meeting

Published November 7, 2016 10:09 am

2015 Chamber Singers

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Chamber Singers will be touring in the Des Moines area the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2016, presenting “Holiday Carols in Concert” with carols and masterworks by Mendelssohn, Rutter, Poulenc, Mattson, Hogan, and Sirett.  The public is invited to attend.

Read more: Chamber Singers Performing in Des Moines Area

Published October 19, 2016 3:22 pm

New PTK Members

Beta Eta Nu, Southwestern Community College's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, held its Fall 2016 Induction at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in the Allied Health & Science Center auditorium. 

Read more: Phi Theta Kappa Holds Fall Induction

Published October 12, 2016 3:22 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, at 5:30 p.m., in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

During the meeting, Ken Rech of Red Oak was re-elected as president of the college’s board.  Rech has been president of the board since 2008.  Dr. Tony Cass of Creston was elected as the board’s vice president.  Cass was first elected to the role of vice president in 2015.  SWCC Assistant to the President Mary Jo Skarda was appointed as board secretary and SWCC Chief Financial Officer Tia Samo was appointed as board treasurer.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds October 2016 Meeting

Published October 5, 2016 3:50 pm

Actors from 2015 Fall Plays

Tryouts for the Fall Plays will be held on Tues. and Thurs., October 11 and 13, from 4-6 p.m., in room 145 of the Instructional Center.

Read more: Fall Play Tryouts October 11 and 13

Published October 4, 2016 1:49 pm

The SWCC automotive departments have announced a late addition to their fall 2016 CTE Day activities, a full motion racing simulator!  If you've ever wanted to drive a race car, here's your opportunity!  To see the simulator in action, watch the video featured above.

Read more: Drive a Racing Simulator at CTE Day

Published October 4, 2016 10:30 am

CRESTON, IOWA – (October 4, 2016) – Southwestern Community College’s Educational Talent Search (ETS) program invites high school seniors and their parents to attend Creston’s FAFSA Ready Iowa to complete college financial aid paperwork on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, from 3-7 p.m., in the college’s Instructional Center, rooms 208 and 210.

Read more: SWCC Offering FAFSA Assistance Program