College News

Published June 5, 2017 10:42 am

SWCC Speedway Volunteers

It was a great night at the Adams County Speedway in Corning on Saturday, June 3, 2017!  It was SWCC Night at the speedway and representatives from Southwestern Community College had games, prizes, and giveaways throughout the night.  The weather was perfect and after two weeks of cancelations due to the rain, race fans were ready for fun!  SWCC's HHR even led the main races as the pace car.

Read more: Great Night at the Speedway in Corning

Published June 2, 2017 1:40 pm

Drama Club graphic with photos from plays and camps

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Drama Club is accepting submissions of 10-minute play scripts for consideration for fall 2017 performances.  Submissions will be accepted until September 30.

Read more: Drama Club Accepting 10-Minute Play Scripts

Published June 2, 2017 9:52 am

Ed Sheeran - Win Tickets graphic

NEW!  Registration for the Ed Sheeran concert tickets has ended.  Watch the SWCC Facebook page tomorrow, June 16, 2017, at approximately 12:15 p.m. for announcement of the winner!  Good luck!

Headed to SWCC this fall?  Enter to win two tickets to see Ed Sheeran from the sixth row on June 30 in Des Moines!

Drawing will take place June 16!

ContestGraphic EdSheeran

Published May 31, 2017 3:06 pm

Entrebash graphic with business owners talking

Southwestern's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hosting an Entrebash event for area entrepreneurs on Wednesday, June 21, from 4-7 p.m. in the SWCC Instructional Center, room 180.

Read more: SBDC Hosting Entrebash for Area Entrepreneurs

Published May 30, 2017 9:09 am

Shawna Abell and Jenna Shepherd at BPA National Conference

Two Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students traveled to Orlando, FL, from May 10-14, 2017, to compete and place in the top 10 during the 2017 Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference.

Jenna Shepherd, arts and sciences college transfer/business administration major from Shannon City, and Shawna Abell, administrative office technology major from Greenfield, represented SWCC at the national conference. During the conference, Shepherd and Abell participated in a number of business-related contests. Shepherd placed eighth in the “Interview Skills” category. Abell placed 10th in “Fundamental Word Processing.” They qualified for the national competition by placing in the top three at state competition in Des Moines in February. 

Read more: Business Students Place at National Contest

Published May 16, 2017 4:01 pm

PTK Food Drive Items

Thanks to everyone who donated to the Phi Theta Kappa food drive!  The items are boxed and ready to be delivered to food pantries in Afton, Creston, Murray, and Osceola. 

Published May 16, 2017 10:47 am

Spartan Cafe logo

The Spartan Cafe is open during summer 2017, through June 30, from 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The daily menu is featured on the bottom right corner of the SWCC homepage under "Spartan Cafe Specials" heading.

Read more: Spartan Cafe Summer 2017 Hours

Published May 12, 2017 4:52 pm

SWCC Ag Students Presenting

The first annual Ag Day was held at the SWCC Red Oak Center on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. More than 40 students from Red Oak and Shenandoah High Schools participated in the day.

Read more: Red Oak Center Hosts Ag Day

Published May 12, 2017 4:43 pm

SWCC HHR on track at 2016 Speedway Night

SWCC Night at the Adams County Speedway in Corning is scheduled for Saturday, June 3, 2017.  Gates open at 5 p.m., hot laps start at 6:30 p.m., and racing begins at 7 p.m.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seventh-12th graders, and sixth grade and under are free.  Representatives from SWCC will be on-hand with games, prizes, college information, and giveaways. SWCC has two options for students interested in a career in automotive--auto collision repair/refinish and automotive repair technology.

Race night is aired on KCSI, 95.3 FM, of Red Oak.  For additional information, please visit

Published May 11, 2017 2:52 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the SWCC Administration Center for their regular monthly board meeting.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds May 2017 Meeting