Published March 4, 2021

John Register event information

NAMI is hosting a virtual speaker’s series during the months of March and April on the SWCC Creston campus. These presentations will be presented as open forums in the Instructional Center, room 125, from 11:50 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. and are open to all SWCC employees and students.

Published March 3, 2021

Breaking News graduation graphic

Students wishing to participate must complete the graduation application by March 10!

UPDATE: As of 3.17.21, the 2021 Commencement Ceremonies have been finalized and will take place as follows on Friday, April 30, 2021, in the Student Center gymnasium:

  • 11 a.m. - Licensed Practical Nursing Commencement and Lamplighting Recognition Ceremony
  • 2 p.m. - Career and Technical Education (CTE) Commencement Ceremony
  • 6 p.m. - Arts and Sciences (college transfer) Commencement Ceremony

Doors will open one hour prior to each ceremony. Graduates, please watch your SWCC email in the coming weeks for additional important information related to the day of graduation, including cap/gown pick-up, ticket information, arrival time, photographer information, etc. As a reminder, face coverings and social distancing will be required for all ceremonies

Published February 22, 2021

SWCC Shoppe BOGO sale ad

The SWCC Shoppe is offering buy one get one (BOGO) half off this week, through Friday, Feb. 26, on apparel! Stop in to get some new Spartan gear.

Published February 19, 2021

Southwestern is fortunate to have a strong and active Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter. The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders. PTK Awareness Week is February 22-26!

Published February 19, 2021

Quilt with birdhouse sitting on it

Stop by the library this month to see more than 30 beautiful and unique handmade quilts on display! The quilts were all made by SWCC faculty and staff members. 

Published February 18, 2021

Osceola Center adjunct instructor Don Sheridan in front of his students during class

Southwestern Community College's Osceola Center is searching for adjunct instructor candidates to grow its face-to-face course offerings.

Published February 18, 2021

Cell phone with social media apps on screen

Southwestern's adult and continuing education department has two upcoming courses that may be of interest to those in SWCC's region: CDL Driver Prep Classes and Facebook and Digital Marketing Essentials both begin on March 8, 2021.

Course and registration information follows:

Published February 12, 2021

SWCC Students,

I hope you are all staying safe and warm on these cold, snowy days!

As a reminder, Southwestern Community College is continuing all existing COVID-19 mitigation strategies, including the use of face coverings in all College facilities.

Published February 10, 2021

Feb. 10, 2021, CRESTON, IOWA—The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met electronically on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting was held electronically due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published February 8, 2021

Ann Coulter and Kysa Gordon

Creston, IA—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) employees were honored in January, at the college’s all-staff in-service, for their years of service to the institution. Two of these employees, Ann Coulter (pictured above left) of Creston and Kysa Gordon (pictured above right) of Lenox, have achieved more than 35 years of service each.