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Published February 18, 2018 8:21 pm

Indoor disc tourney graphic

Update: The Indoor Disc Golf Tournament scheduled for tonight, Thursday, Feb. 22, has been postponed due to poor weather and road conditions. Please watch for a future announcement of the makeup date.

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Disc Golf Club will be hosting an indoor disc golf tournament on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the SWCC Student Center gymnasium in Creston.

Entry to the tournament is free and open to the public. Beginner and experienced players are welcome. The first 25 students (college and younger) who participate will receive a free golf disc featuring the SWCC Disc Golf stamp. Prizes will be awarded to the top scores. Players are encouraged to bring their own putters to use.

The disc golf club is open to any SWCC student, faculty, or staff member interested in the game of disc golf, but as mentioned, the tournament is open to everyone. The purpose of the club is to increase awareness of the game, improve playing skills and understanding of the rules, and among other things, play disc golf.

For more information, contact Joel Wires at 641.782.1488 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Published February 16, 2018 2:13 pm

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Center on the Creston campus. 

The board set a public hearing for review and approval of the college’s fiscal year 2019 budget. The public hearing was set for March 13, 2018, at 5:30 p.m., in the board room of the college’s Administration Center.

Read more: Southwestern’s board of trustees holds February 2018 meeting

Published February 15, 2018 4:40 pm

BOGO Sale graphic with piggy bank

The SWCC Shoppe is having a Buy One Get One 50% Sale on all regular-priced clothing on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. In addition, all clothing and souvenirs will be 20 percent off.

Read more: SWCC Shoppe February 16 BOGO 50 percent off sale

Published February 15, 2018 4:12 pm

Education Foundation Scholarships for Fall 2018, Deadline March 15, Apply NOW graphic

It's scholarship time! The SWCC Education Foundation (EF) scholarship application is now open and may be submitted online at any time. These scholarships will be awarded for the 2018-19 academic year. The deadline for scholarship applications is March 15, 2018, 5 p.m. CST. 

Read more: Scholarship applications for fall 2018 semester due March 15

Published February 12, 2018 11:25 am

Miracle Network Dance Marathon logo

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) student ambassadors will be hosting a Miracle Network Dance Marathon on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 6-10 p.m. in the SWCC Student Center gymnasium. Everyone is invited to attend and get involved! 

Read more: SWCC Hosting Miracle Network Dance Marathon

Published February 7, 2018 4:50 pm

Top 10 Best Online College logo

Creston, IOWA—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) was recently announced as one of the top 10 Best Online Colleges in Iowa by Value Colleges, Southwestern, who came in eighth on the top 10 list, was the only community college to make the list.

Read more: SWCC makes Top 10 Best Online Colleges in Iowa

Published February 5, 2018 9:48 am

Art Club Jewelry Flyer featuring photos of jewelry

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Art Club is selling one-of-a-kind handmade glass jewelry for Valentine's Day. Pricing starts at $5.

Read more: SWCC Art Club selling handmade jewelry

Published February 1, 2018 10:40 am

Blood Drive with the Red Cross

SWCC Student Ambassadors will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 7, , from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in room 180, Instructional Center, 1501 W. Townline Street, Creston. The public is invited. During this blood drive, all presenting donors will receive a free Red Cross T-shirt, while supplies last!

To schedule an appointment to give blood, please contact Lauren England in the SWCC admissions office at 641.782.1444 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Be sure to bring your Red Cross donor card or a government or school issued photo I.D. when you come.

Published January 31, 2018 8:51 am

SWCC Shoppe Blue Moon Red Moon Sale

The SWCC Shoppe will be having a Blue Moon Red Moon sale from January 31 through February 2. Come get 20 percent off clothing and gifts.

Some exclusions apply. Cannot be combined with other staff discounts, coupons or offers.  No adjustments to prior purchases. No cash value or rain checks issued.  Offer good while supplies last.  Valid only at the SWCC Shoppe Creston location.

Published January 30, 2018 4:09 pm

Students listening to speaker at orientation

New student orientation dates have been set in preparation for the fall 2018 semester!

Read more: Fall 2018 New Student Orientation Dates Announced