News Releases

2016 PTK Regional Officers

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) sophomore Tom Hol, from Osceola, was elected as vice president of the southwest district for the Phi Theta Kappa Iowa Region during the Iowa Regional Convention, held February 26-27, at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Urbandale.

Read more: SWCC Student Elected Phi Theta Kappa Regional Officer

Jerry Smith and Ken Rech at Awards Banquet

Ken Rech, president of the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees, was honored for 35 years of service to community colleges during an Awards Banquet at the Iowa Association of Community College Trustees (IACCT) 2016 Conference at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines on Mon., February 22, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.

Read more: Board President Honored for Years of Service

The Real Group

The Real Group, a world renowned five-member a cappella ensemble from Sweden, will be performing two concerts on Fri., April 8, at 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m., at Southwestern Community College’s Performing Arts Center in Creston.  The performances are open to the public.  Tickets are $25 each.

Read more: The Real Group Headlining Southwestern’s Fox Fest

Creston—The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met on Wed., February 10, 2016, 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 2017 budget.  The public hearing was set for March 8, 2016, at 5:30 p.m., in the board room of the college’s Administration Center.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board Holds February 2016 Meeting

February 16, 2016, Des Moines, IOWA - Elevate Advanced Manufacturing, a non-profit initiative spreading the word about career opportunities in manufacturing, is offering 15-$500 scholarships to Iowa high school seniors interested in studying a manufacturing-related career at one of Iowa’s 15 community colleges including Southwestern Community College (SWCC) in Creston.  One award will be made per college region.

Read more: Scholarships Available for In-Demand Manufacturing Training