CRESTON, IA — SWCC students Caitlyn Lesan and Jake Waddingham were recently named to the 2010 All-Iowa Academic Team and honored at the All-Iowa Academic Team Recognition Ceremony held on March 10 in Des Moines.
Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds March Meeting
Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at 5:30 p.m. in the administration center on the Creston campus.
The board accepted the resignation of board member Jan DeMott of Bedford. DeMott represented District 7. Ken Rech of Red Oak, SWCC board president, thanked DeMott for her years of service. She has served on the board since fall 1987. Rech appointed a subcommittee to fill the board member vacancy. Subcommittee members will include Rech; Denny Davis of Greenfield, board vice president; and Vicki Sickels of Mt. Ayr.
MARCH 8, 2010--As the Southwestern Community College Spartans faced Iowa Central Community College on Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at 6:30 p.m., in the college’s gymnasium, the basketball game wasn’t the only thought on spectators’ minds. The women’s basketball team was hosting their second annual WBCA Pink Zone® event for breast cancer awareness.
This year’s event raised $3,547, about $100 more than the 2009 event. All proceeds from the event and activities leading up to the event were donated to the Kay Yow/Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Cancer Fund™, a nationwide organization striving to create “breast cancer awareness on the court, across campuses, in communities, and beyond.”
Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds February Meeting
Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met Tuesday, February 9, 2010, at 5:30 p.m. in the administration center on the Creston campus.
Spartans Receive Academic Honors
Creston, IA—A number of Southwestern Community College (SWCC) volleyball and cross country athletes were recently named academic all-region by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
To be named first team all-region, the student-athlete must have earned a 3.5 grade point average or above. For 2nd team all-region recognition, the student must have earned at least a 3.0 grade point average.
SWCC to Host Youth Softball Camps
Creston, IA—Southwestern Community College Head Softball Coach Lindsay Stumpff and the Spartan team will be hosting youth softball camps on Saturday, February 20, and Sunday, February 21.
SWCC’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, Beta Eta Nu, is collecting donations for the earthquake victims in Haiti throughout this week, January 25-29. Please drop your monetary donations off at the Spartan Coffee Shop in the main hallway of the instructional center from 7-11 a.m. each day.
CRESTON—When Creston Automotive recently loaned Southwestern Community College’s (SWCC) automotive programs a hybrid vehicle for classroom-demonstration purposes, SWCC automotive students had opportunities to see first-hand how the automotive industry is changing as the demand for environmentally-friendly vehicles increases.
World Renowned Vocal Groups to Headline SWCC Vocal Jazz FestCreston, IOWA—Two world renowned vocal groups, Rajaton from Finland and M-pact from Los Angeles, will headline the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) 13th Annual Vocal Jazz Fest concerts on Friday, February 26, and Saturday, February 27, at 7:30 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center. Limited tickets will be available to the public each night at a cost of $25 per ticket.
- SWCC Board Holds January Meeting
- SWCC Employees Honored for Years of Service
- Southwestern's Automotive Students Place in Statewide Contest
- Music Department Presents Holiday Carols in Concert
- Intramural Volleyball League Wraps Up
- ACT Prep Course Available at SWCC
- Phi Theta Kappa Collecting Box Tops for Education
- Pink Zone Game Scheduled
- Growth and Change at SWCC Osceola Center
- Carpentry Students Don Pink Hard Hats for Cancer Awareness