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Published July 12, 2018 11:06 am

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the college’s Administration Center for their regular board meeting.

The board approved the hiring of Marilyn Kinsella, of Creston, as a nursing instructor for the 2018-19 academic year. Kinsella comes to SWCC from Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston where she has been a nurse on the medical/surgical floor since 1998. In addition, Kinsella was a clinical instructor for the college from 2000-2007, providing guidance and monitoring for SWCC nursing students as they completed training in the hospital setting. Kinsella will begin her duties at the college in August.

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

Published July 9, 2018 9:46 am

Cory Marquardt

CRESTON, Iowa—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) electrical technology student Cory Marquardt, of Creston, came home from the 2018 SkillsUSA Championship, held June 25-29, 2018, in Louisville, KY, with some new hardware, a gold medallion indicating a first place national finish.

Read more: Southwestern student wins national SkillsUSA competition

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 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 May 18, 2018 8:52 am

Shawna Abell and Corissa Davenport with trophy

Southwestern Community College students Shawna Abell, sophomore of Greenfield, and Corissa Davenport, sophomore of Creston, competed and placed at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference held May 9-13, 2018, in Dallas.

Read more: SWCC students place at national business contest in Dallas