Joni Ernst, United States senator for Iowa, and Tom Shipley, Iowa senator, were on the Southwestern Community College Creston campus Wednesday, May 30, 2018, to meet with college employees and community leaders. Their discussion included training for students, economic development, and career paths to assist students in the direction of high-demand professions.

PICTURED ABOVE (L to R): Lindsay Stoaks, SWCC assistant vice president of instruction; Tom Lesan, vice president of economic development; Joni Ernst, United States senator; Wayne Pantini, Union County Development director; Bill Taylor, SWCC vice president of instruction; Tom Shipley, Iowa senator; and Beth Kulow, SWCC dean of student services.