Southwestern Community College (SWCC) has signed and returned the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act certification and agreement form and intends to use the funds to provide the mandated amount of at least 50 percent of the emergency financial aid grants to students.

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Published November 24, 2020 2:22 pm

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Fall 2020 semester is winding down and it will soon be time to sell your textbooks! The SWCC Shoppe, Southwestern Community College's bookstore, has partnered with MBS Textbook Exchange, the nation's largest textbook wholesaler, to offer you the best prices for your used books online. This online buyback will be open from Dec. 7-16, 2020. 

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Published November 23, 2020 9:53 am

Students who are planning to graduate at the end of the spring 2021 semester or a summer 2021 session should complete the graduation application in the SWCCyou portal. Login to SWCCyou and go to the ‘Students’ tab. Then click on ‘Forms.’

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Published November 19, 2020 10:34 am

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Get ready to have your mind blown, with lots of laughs included! Comedy Mentalist Sean Bott will be performing virtually for Iowa community college students on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at 7 p.m. The link is provided at the end of this article.

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Published November 16, 2020 9:40 am

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees held their regular board meeting electronically on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting was held electronically due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published November 13, 2020 9:42 am

For a limited time, select residents of western Iowa, who have graduated from Southwestern Community College, are eligible for $1,000 scholarships to enroll in distance education programs at one of Iowa's three state universities.

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Published November 12, 2020 3:42 pm

The Workplace Learning Network (WLN), a member of the Iowa Intermediary Network, housed at Southwestern Community College provides work-based learning activities to Region 14 School Districts through appropriated Iowa Legislative funds. As a requirement of the grant funding, a yearly Business Needs Assessment is sent to business and industry professionals within Region 14, covering school districts: Bedford; Central Decatur; Clarke; Creston; Diagonal; East Union; Lamoni; Lenox; Mormon Trail; Mount Ayr; Murray; Nodaway Valley; Orient-Macksburg; Red Oak; Southwest Valley; and Stanton.

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Published November 11, 2020 2:27 pm

The Iowa Intermediary Network has been working diligently to modify work-based learning opportunities to fit the current needs of educators, students, school districts, and employers, while ensuring equitable access across the state.

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Published November 11, 2020 11:25 am

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) has signed and returned the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act certification and agreement form and intends to use the funds to provide the mandated amount of at least 50 percent of the emergency financial aid grants to students.

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Published November 10, 2020 4:30 pm

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Southwestern Community College's Spring 2021 New Student Orientation will be offered virtually due to large group gathering restrictions in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic. New students should watch their email for additional details and instructions. Students will register for orientation utilizing the college’s online portal, SWCCyou. The email will provide instructions for how to login to SWCCyou so students may get started.

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Published November 4, 2020 4:30 pm