Southwestern Community College and Northwest Missouri State University Sign Joint Enrollment Agreement
CRESTON —Southwestern Community College (SWCC) President Dr. Barb Crittenden and Northwest Missouri State University (NWMSU) Provost Dr. Kichoon Yang met to sign an articulation and joint enrollment agreement on March 31, 2009, at Southwestern. This agreement will create significant new academic opportunities for Southwestern grads seeking to earn a bachelor’s degree.
Jones Wins Statewide Award for Excellence in Online Instruction
Marsha Jones, Southwestern Community College online biology/anatomy instructor, was awarded the e11 Excellence in Online Instruction Award at the 2009 Iowa Community College Online Consortium (ICCOC) Spring Conference in West Des Moines on Monday, March 30.
Southwestern Announces Welding Contest Winners
CRESTON—Students from seven high schools were on Southwestern Community College’s campus Friday, March 27, 2009, to compete in the college’s 2009 High School Collision/Welding Contest. Justin Willcox, a junior from Clarke High School in Osceola placed first in the individual welding contest. Second place went to Ryan Gibson, a junior from Creston and third place was awarded to Brandon Hildreth, a sophomore from Clarke.
SWCC Students Headed to National PAS Competition
CRESTON--Two Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students will be competing at the National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization (PAS) conference in Hershey, PA, from March 11-14. They earned the right to compete nationally by placing first in their respective competitions during Iowa's PAS conference, which was held at DMACC in Ankeny in early-February.
The competition will be open to all SWCC students and surrounding High School students. Each team will be composed of four players. Once we have all the teams signed up we will form a bracket. You will be given a certain time to show up and then hopefully begin your way to the championship. The top two college teams will be given the opportunity to represent SWCC at the Iowa Community College Halo3 tournament, which we will be hosting later in the spring. We will be looking for the best players so form your teams soon!
Date: March, 27 2009
Cost: $40 per team
Signup you team here!
CRESTON--A team of students from Southwestern Community College's computer club placed 12th nationally at the 2009 National Cyber Defense Competition held February 20-21 in Ames. This was the second consecutive year SWCC students have participated in the event. During the 2008 competition, the SWCC team placed 25th.
|Nate Clark||SS||Hoover High School, Des Moines|
|Montana Kiler||RHP||Mill Valley High School, Kansas City|
|Chris Fluharty||LHP||Marshall University, Huntington, WV|
|Jake Deffenbaugh||INF||Martensdale St Mary’s HS|
|Andy Kollbaum||C||Sgt Bluff Luton HS|
|Tyler Woolums||RHP||Chariton HS|
|Craig Chentfant||RHP||Sgt Bluff Luton HS|
|Nick Ferin||C||Martensdale St Mary’s HS|
|Quin Gooch||OF||Hoover High School, Des Moines|
|Ryan Harmsen||RHP||Clarke HS, Osceola|
2009-10 Spartan Commitments
|Cal Dannenberg||RHP||Lincoln HS||Sioux Falls, SD|
|Dillan Brady||C/Util||Lee’s Summitt West||Lee’s Summitt, MO|
|Kenny Namanny||LHP/OF||Denison HS||Schleswig, IA|
|Tyler Wertenberger||IF/RHP||Lee’s Summitt West||Lee’s Summitt, MO|
|Ben Anderson||IF||Central Decatur||Leon, IA|
|Dustin Guihan||OF/LHP||West Burlington||Burlington, IA|
|Mike Wild||IF||Bellevue East||Bellevue, NE|
|Jake Daniels||IF||I-35 High School||Truro, IA|
|Cameron Rieks||RHP||Southeast Polk||Altoona, IA|
|Joey Mazzie||RHP||Dowling Catholic||West Des Moines, IA|
|Tyler Gustafson||RHP||Burlington HS||Burlington, IA|
|Brock Anderson||IF||Burlington HS||Burlington, IA|
|Douglas Burwinkle||UT/RHP||Bettendorf HS||Bettendorf, IA|
|Montana Deppe||RHP||Andrew HS||Makoqueta, IA|
|Daniel Worb||IF/RHP||Vauxhall Academy||Vauxhall, Alberta|
|Chris Dunn||LHP/OF||Tri-County HS||Hancock, IA|
|Chris Nichols||OF/RHP||Rivercrest HS||Bogata, TX|
|Ben George||LHP||Bondurant-Farrar||Bondurant, IA|
|Nathan Sawatzky||IF/RHP||Bondurant-Farrar||Bondurant, IA|
|Caleb Cline||IF||Southeast Polk||Altoona, IA|
|CJ Schreiber||RHP/IF||Southeast Polk||Altoona, IA|
A group of Southwestern Community College students, accompanied by SWCC student services staff members, traveled to Des Moines to the State Capitol on February 19, 2009.
Throughout the morning, the group met with state legislators, toured the Capitol, and sat in on the Joint Education Appropriations Sub-Committee meeting.
Group members got to meet with Representative Clel Baudler (R-House District 58) from Greenfield, Representative Cecil Dolecheck (R-House District 96) from Mt. Ayr, Representative Mike Reasoner (D-House District 95) from Creston, and Senator Kim Reynolds (R-Senate District 48) from Osceola.
House photo, above (L to R): Lisa Carstens, Doug Greene, Erica Frey, Laurie Besco, Meghan Cavanaugh, Student Carla Willis, Student Caitlyn Lesan, Lindsay Stumpff, Student Jess Borton, Student Barb Curry, Deb Pantini, Representative Mike Reasoner, Student Mary Puderbaugh, Student Jamahl DePriest, Student Nikkie Vreeland, Representative Cecil Dolecheck, Sandy Webb, Student Tiffany Coon, Sarah Smith, Marilyn Werner, Jane Bradley, Pat Butcher, Matt Thompson, Terri Higgins, Mindy Oswald, and Stacy Gibbs
Senate photo, at left (L to R): Pat Butcher, Stacy Gibbs, Mindy Oswald, Student Tiffany Coon, Deb Pantini, Student Caitlyn Lesan, Terri Higgins, Marilyn Werner, Student Mary Puderbaugh, Erica Frey, Lindsay Stumpff, Student Carla Willis, Student Jess Borton, Meghan Cavanaugh, Lisa Carstens, Student Jamahl DePriest, Student Nikkie Vreeland, Student Barb Curry, Sandy Webb, Sarah Smith, Doug Greene, Senator Kim Reynolds, Jane Bradley, and Laurie Besco.
- SWCC Board Holds February Meeting
- SWCC Teams Sponsoring Pink Zone Event
- Networking Students Place in Statewide Competition
- Pink Zone Event on Campus in February
- SWCC Carpentry Students Place in Statewide Contest
- SWCC Automotive Programs to Host Open House
- SWCC Automotive Programs to Host Open House in March
- Spartans Sign Creston's Morgan Evans
- Students and Staff Come Together to Watch Obama Inauguration
- SSS Hosting Transfer Workshop