Published September 16, 2022

First year automotive students with Pro Spot welder

The Iowa Automobile Dealers Association (IADA) Foundation for Education recently awarded Southwestern Community College’s (SWCC’s) automotive programs a $6,294 grant to purchase a ProSpot SP-2 Smart MIG welder to be utilized by students in the auto collision repair/refinish and automotive repair technology programs.

Published July 21, 2021

Sergio Sandoval

Southwestern Community College is excited to announce Sergio Sandoval of Osceola has been selected as a Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarship recipient. Recipients receive $6,600 awards toward their studies!

Published April 22, 2021

Nile Cornelison, Jeff Magneson, Jeff Sorensen, and Sergio Sandoval.

April 22, 2021, CRESTON, Iowa—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) auto collision repair/refinish student Sergio Sandoval of Osceola was honored as a SWCC Tech Achiever during a ceremony held on Thursday, April 15, 2021, in the college’s automotive department. The presentation happened during SWCC’s Pay it Forward Week, an annual event on campus that promotes kindness and giving.

Published May 28, 2020

SWCC collision repair/refinish students Sergio Sandoval and Artemio Sanchez with the donated sandpaper

Arnold Motors Automotive Parts Store of Creston recently donated sandpaper, valued at $2500, to the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) auto collision repair/refinish program.

Published July 8, 2019

SWCC welding fabrication team at nationals

CRESTON, Iowa—Southwestern Community College’s (SWCC’s) welding fabrication team came home from the 2019 SkillsUSA Championship, held June 24-28, 2019, in Louisville, KY, with a third-place national finish.