College News

Published January 10, 2017 11:25 am

Creston— The Southwestern Community College board of trustees met on Tues., January 10, 2017, at 8 a.m. in the president’s office in the Administration Center for their regular monthly board meeting. 

During the meeting, the board approved the early retirement request of Jason Smith, SWCC professional music instructor, at the end of his current contract.  Smith has been a music instructor at the college since August 1992.    

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Published January 5, 2017 3:24 pm

Students visiting with employer at table

Registration is open for the Health Careers Employment and Education Fair at Southwestern Community College on Thursday, April 20, 2017.  The fair will be held from noon–2:30 pm, in the Instructional Center, room 180. 

Read more: Employers may Register for Health Careers Employment Fair

Published December 22, 2016 8:51 am

Steve Schmalzried, Richard Welsch, Josh Johnson, and Travis Stalder

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) automotive students Richard Welsch and Josh Johnson placed third in the hands-on portion of the 2016 Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC)/Iowa Automobile Dealers Association High School Automotive Skills Contest held on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, at DMACC in Ankeny. This competition recognizes some of the best high school auto technicians in the state.

Read more: SWCC Auto Students Place at 2016 Auto Skills Contest

Published December 15, 2016 4:36 pm

Southwestern Community College freshman Evann Farrens, of Lenox, is one of 23 Iowa college students who have been named to the Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team (CAT) for 2016-17.

Read more: SWCC Ag Student Named to Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team

Published December 15, 2016 2:35 pm

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees held their regular board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. in the college’s Administration Center.

During the meeting, board members voted to receipt and file the college’s Audit Report as presented.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board Holds December 2016 Meeting

Published December 15, 2016 9:57 am

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students Rebekah Kroese, Selena Sampson, and Ana Elizabeth Vasquez have been named to the All-Iowa Community College Academic Team.  

Read more: Three SWCC Students Named to All-Iowa Academic Team

Published December 12, 2016 2:40 pm

SWCC Shoppe Holiday Sale Ad

A huge holiday sale is underway at the SWCC Shoppe this week!  From December 12-16, all holiday merchandise will be 40 percent off.  In addition, clothing and souvenirs are buy one, get one 50 percent off.

Read more: Holiday Sale at the SWCC Shoppe

Published December 8, 2016 3:17 pm

Mandy Houk speaking to group

The South Central Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted a workshop, Intentional Marketing, on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Instructional Center, room 165. 

Read more: SBDC Hosts Marketing Workshop on Campus

Published December 7, 2016 12:07 pm

CRESTON — The TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS) program at Southwestern Community College is hosting an ACT Boot Camp on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., in the college’s Instructional Center, room 220, to assist high school students in preparation for the ACT Test.

Read more: ACT Boot Camp to be held at SWCC

Published December 5, 2016 4:07 pm

People food tasting at Food Around the World

Southwestern Community College's Multicultural Club hosted "Food Around the World," an international food fair, in the library on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016.  They had approximately 60 people in attendance. 

Read more: Multicultural Club Hosts International Food Fair