College News

Published February 1, 2017 3:27 pm

SWCC Students in transfer college T-shirts

Mark your calendar, SWCC students!  Southwestern Community College’s annual Transfer Day will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., in room 180 of the Instructional Center.

Read more: SWCC's Transfer Day Scheduled for March 1

Published January 30, 2017 9:51 am

Community by Design workshop graphic

You are invited to register for an interactive workshop, Community by Design, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 12:30-3:15 p.m., in Southwestern Community College's Instructional Center, room 180.

This interactive workshop will unpack the concepts of diversity and inclusion, as well as offer an examination of the most common and fundamental barriers to actually providing an inclusive experience, for example, the roles played by unwritten rules, and unconscious or implicit bias.

Read more: Diversity and Inclusion Workshop Scheduled for February 8

Published January 27, 2017 8:45 am

SWCC Shoppe Sticker Sale Ad

The SWCC Shoppe, located in the Student Center, is having a one-day Sticker Sale today, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  Find an item with a sticker, draw for a discount percentage, and save that much on your purchase.  Savings amounts go all the way to 30 percent off!

Read more: SWCC Shoppe Sticker Sale TODAY!

Published January 18, 2017 2:37 pm

Tom Lesan receiving award from Dr Barb Crittenden

Creston, IA—Tom Lesan, Southwestern Community College (SWCC) vice president of economic development, was honored at the college’s all-staff in-service, held on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, for achieving 35 years of service to the institution.  

Read more: Lesan Honored for 35 Years of Service at SWCC

Published January 18, 2017 9:30 am

The Writing Center has announced its hours for spring semester:

Tuesday – 2:30-4:30 p.m., English Instructor Stephen Jefferies
Wednesday – 1-3 p.m., English Instructor Kelly Franklin

Read more: Writing Center Announces Hours for Spring

Published January 10, 2017 11:25 am

Creston— The Southwestern Community College board of trustees met on Tues., January 10, 2017, at 8 a.m. in the president’s office in the Administration Center for their regular monthly board meeting. 

During the meeting, the board approved the early retirement request of Jason Smith, SWCC professional music instructor, at the end of his current contract.  Smith has been a music instructor at the college since August 1992.    

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Published January 5, 2017 3:24 pm

Students visiting with employer at table

Registration is open for the Health Careers Employment and Education Fair at Southwestern Community College on Thursday, April 20, 2017.  The fair will be held from noon–2:30 pm, in the Instructional Center, room 180. 

Read more: Employers may Register for Health Careers Employment Fair

Published December 22, 2016 8:51 am

Steve Schmalzried, Richard Welsch, Josh Johnson, and Travis Stalder

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) automotive students Richard Welsch and Josh Johnson placed third in the hands-on portion of the 2016 Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC)/Iowa Automobile Dealers Association High School Automotive Skills Contest held on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, at DMACC in Ankeny. This competition recognizes some of the best high school auto technicians in the state.

Read more: SWCC Auto Students Place at 2016 Auto Skills Contest

Published December 15, 2016 4:36 pm

Southwestern Community College freshman Evann Farrens, of Lenox, is one of 23 Iowa college students who have been named to the Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team (CAT) for 2016-17.

Read more: SWCC Ag Student Named to Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team

Published December 15, 2016 2:35 pm

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees held their regular board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. in the college’s Administration Center.

During the meeting, board members voted to receipt and file the college’s Audit Report as presented.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board Holds December 2016 Meeting