College News

Published June 14, 2018 4:22 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the college’s Administration Center for their regular board meeting.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds June 2018 Meeting

Published June 13, 2018 3:53 pm

Dr. Barb Crittenden, Steve Schmalzried, Jeff Sorensen, Jacob Kinyon, Jeff Magneson, and Cait Maitlen

Two Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students— Jacob Kinyon, second-year automotive repair technology student, of Corning, and Jamie Young, second-year auto collision repair/refinish student, of Humeston—recently benefitted from the generosity of a former SWCC student.

Read more: SWCC students awarded tool chests and sets

Published June 13, 2018 3:49 pm

Dr. Barb Crittenden, Steve Schmalzried, Jeff Sorensen, Jacob Kinyon, Jeff Magneson, and Cait Maitlen

Two Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students— Jacob Kinyon, second-year automotive repair technology student, of Corning, and Jamie Young, second-year auto collision repair/refinish student, of Humeston—recently benefitted from the generosity of a former SWCC student.

Read more: SWCC students awarded tool chests and sets

Published June 8, 2018 2:57 pm

Maureen Weaver, SWCC director of nursing, and Alexa Losee

CRESTON, Iowa—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) nursing student Alexa Losee, of Earlham, was recently selected by the Iowa Health Educators Association (IHEA) as one of two $500 scholarship winners statewide.

Read more: SWCC student wins Iowa Health Educators Association Scholarship

Published June 7, 2018 8:42 am

Soccer player down on field with athletic trainer attending him and other players watching

A concussion can be a very serious injury. Concussions are not only a result of organized sports, concussions can happen to anyone.

A Discussion About Concussion, scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, 2018, from 5:30-8 p.m., in the Southwestern Community College Instructional Center, room 180, is a FREE workshop being presented by Greater Regional Rehabilitation Services and Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa. During the event, valuable information will be shared concerning the signs and symptoms of concussions, the significance and treatment, valuable resources, and potential lasting effects and rehab indications.

Read more: Free concussion workshop being held at SWCC

Published June 6, 2018 10:50 am

Kattie Lewis with children behind her walking to after-school program

The Red Oak Center and Center Coordinator Kattie Lewis (pictured in foreground, at right) have been involved with a program, The Walking School Bus, aiming to assist Red Oak youth with positive growth, physical activity, and wellness.

Read more: Red Oak Center involved in youth program

Published June 5, 2018 3:30 pm

Refurbished '61 Ford Uniside

MAY 10, 2018--Today was the final day of classes for SWCC's second-year collision repair/refinish students. They were just a few days short of having this team project complete--a PPG Hot Rod semi gloss black with BASF orange dye/metal flake accents.

Read more: 2017-18 collision repair students complete team project

Published May 31, 2018 10:04 am

Joni Ernst and Tom Shipley with SWCC staff members

Joni Ernst, United States senator for Iowa, and Tom Shipley, Iowa senator, were on the Southwestern Community College Creston campus Wednesday, May 30, 2018, to meet with college employees and community leaders. Their discussion included training for students, economic development, and career paths to assist students in the direction of high-demand professions.

Read more: Ernst and Shipley visit campus Wednesday

Published May 24, 2018 12:21 pm

Campers at Drama Camp

Youth may now register for the SWCC Drama Club's Joseph Larson Little Spartan Drama Camp, scheduled for June 25-28, in the SWCC Performing Arts Center in Creston.

Read more: Register now for Joseph Larson Little Spartan Drama Camp

Published May 23, 2018 8:22 am

Coaches and campers at 2017 basketball camp

Summer youth basketball camps are quickly approaching! Get registered today! 

Southwestern Summer Basketball Camps

June 4-7 - K-2nd & 3rd-8th grade skills camp (boys & girls are invited)
July 31 - 9th-12th grade Elite Camp
June 2-3, June 9-10, and July 28-29 - High School Team Camp