Southwestern Community College (SWCC) TRIO-Student Support Services Staff

Laurie Besco, Director

  • Master of Arts in Sociology, Emphasis in Criminology (University of Kansas)
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology (Northwest Missouri State University)
  • Started with TRIO-SSS in November 2000
  • You can e-mail Laurie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Andrea Rivera Rojas, Advising Coach

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Food and Nutrition with a minor in Business (Texas Woman’s University)
  • Associate of Arts Degree (Iowa Western Community College)
  • Started with TRIO-SSS in August 2015
  • You can contact Andrea at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Keith Olsen, Advising Coach

Lisa Chapin, Office Manager/FYE Coordinator

  • Associate of Science in Accounting Degree (Iowa Central Community College)
  • Office Administration Certificate (Southwestern Community College)
  • Started with TRIO-SSS in August 2015
  • You can contact Lisa at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

1501 W. Townline St. 
Creston, IA. 50801
641.782.1360

Fall/Spring Hours: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Summer Hours:  7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday