College News

Published May 5, 2017 2:48 pm

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) came home with four gold medal finishes following the Iowa SkillsUSA competition on Friday, April 28, at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny.  These first place finishes qualify the students for national SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, KY, from June 18-23.

Read more: SWCC Students Headed to National 2017 SkillsUSA Competition

Published May 4, 2017 9:46 am

Joel Hartstack and Jamie Young with awards

Joel Hartstack, of Corning, and Jamie Young, of Humeston, both automotive collision repair/refinish students, recently placed at the SkillsUSA competition at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in Ankeny on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Read more: Collision Repair Students Place at State Contest

Published May 3, 2017 3:28 pm

Gary McVay and Gavin Monroe

Gary McVay (at left in photo), of Creston, and Gavin Monroe (at right in photo), of Afton, both students in SWCC’s information technology systems networking (ITSN) program, competed at the SkillsUSA competition at DMACC in Ankeny on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Read more: ITSN Students Place in SkillsUSA Competition

Published May 3, 2017 3:21 pm

Beginning Monday, May 8, 2017, the SWCC Shoppe will be buying back textbooks and students will be able to return rental textbooks.  Buyback runs all week, May 8-12, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., each day.

Read more: Textbook Buyback Begins May 8 at the SWCC Shoppe

Published May 3, 2017 3:16 pm

4 graduates from 2016

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) spring commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Center gymnasium.  The commencement speaker will be Randy Hughes, retiring SWCC history instructor.

Read more: Spring Commencement is May 12

Published April 27, 2017 11:43 am

Happiness Sprinkling participants with signs

Thanks to everyone for an amazing Pay it Forward (PIF) Week from April 15-21!  The involvement from across campus was unbelievable this year.  All your hard work is very much appreciated and the impact was felt community-wide. 

Read more: Great Job Making PIF Week Successful

Published April 17, 2017 4:02 pm

Two students with poster

The academic work of Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students will be on display during Spring 2017 Poster Day, on Wed., April 26, 2017, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SWCC Student Center gymnasium.

Read more: College Student Research on Display April 26 at SWCC

Published April 14, 2017 9:32 am

SWCC Shoppe ad

One day only!

Eggs with discount surprises are hidden throughout the SWCC Shoppe today, Friday, April 14!  Find an egg and discover your prize!

Published April 14, 2017 8:55 am

Send bid to:
Southwestern Community College
Att: Tom Lesan
1501 W. Townline St.
Creston, IA,  50801

Southwestern Community College will be accepting sealed bids until 2 p.m. CST on Thursday, May 4, 2017.  At which time bids will be opened publicly in the Board Room at 1501 W. Townline St. Creston, Iowa. 

Read more: Notice to Bidders for New Gym Floor Project

Published April 13, 2017 2:46 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

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