News & Announcements

The Education Foundation spring 2023 semester scholarship application deadline, Dec. 1, is quickly approaching! Head to the scholarship information page to access the application: SWCC Education Foundation Scholarships.

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Published November 17, 2022 10:18 am

Spring 2023 course registration is underway! Returning career & technical education students, as well as returning arts & sciences students may register anytime. New SWCC students will begin spring registration on Monday, Nov. 7.

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Published October 31, 2022 10:14 am

October 17-21, 2022, is National Transfer Student Week. Among Iowa’s community colleges, SWCC is #1 in transfer rate.

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Published October 20, 2022 8:43 am

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) has signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that SWCC will use the applicable amount of funds designated by the Supplemental Support under the American Rescue Plan (SSARP) program which provides Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

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Published October 7, 2022 1:45 pm

Tricky Treating is Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022! Register your team of four individuals as soon as possible so you don't miss out on the fun... and prizes!!

Tricky Treating Online Registration Form

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Published October 7, 2022 11:00 am

Representatives from Iowa State University were on the SWCC Creston campus four separate days during the past two weeks--Sept. 26 and 27 and Oct. 3 and 4--to share Parenting: It’s a Life through Iowa State with SWCC College Experience students.

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Published October 7, 2022 10:30 am

The college's 12th annual SWCC Week/Alcohol Awareness Week will be held Oct. 17-21, 2022! Fun FREE events are planned for SWCC students throughout the week. Some highlights include a campus-wide cookout, grocery bingo, Tricky Treating, and a pumpkin decorating contest.

Check out the full SWCC Week schedule (including the Osceola Center SWCC Week schedule as well) at the following link:

SWCC Week 2022 Schedule

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Published October 6, 2022 2:08 pm

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, keynote speaker Ethan Fisher will be on campus as part of 2022-23 Alcohol Awareness Week activities. Ethan’s story is unique and could be compelling to many SWCC students and employees.

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Published September 29, 2022 4:42 pm

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Day at Southwestern is Friday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. CTE Day offers high school students opportunities to explore various career fields and learn about related careers they could pursue. Lunch will be provided and there will be opportunities to tour student housing.

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Published September 22, 2022 8:48 am

Southwestern's registered nursing students are collecting hygiene products to donate to area schools from now until Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. A drop-off location is set up in the Allied Health & Science Center lobby.

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Published September 8, 2022 1:16 pm

Southwestern's annual Community Awareness Day will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, from 9-11 a.m., in the main hallway of the Instructional Center.

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Published August 25, 2022 10:52 am

Did you accomplish what you set out to do today? Did you accomplish what you wanted to do yesterday? If someone else’s priorities are becoming your priorities, or their priorities are causing your priorities to never get done or delayed, it’s time to reexamine what’s going on in your work life. Southwestern has a short-term leadership program for you--How to Move from Reactive to Proactive Leadership – from Fire Fighter to Fire Chief.

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Published August 3, 2022 2:29 pm

Southwestern Community College has a number of activities planned for students during Finals Week, May 2-6, 2022.

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Published April 28, 2022 4:58 pm

The 2022 Health Careers Employment and Education Fair was held April 21 at Southwestern Community College. During the event, 23 vendors shared their employment and higher education opportunities with high school students from Diagonal, East Union, Nodaway Valley, and Orient-Macksburg, as well as with current SWCC LPN and RN students. Work-based learning opportunities like this help form a connection between the classroom and the workforce.

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Published April 28, 2022 3:21 pm

Last Thursday, April 21, 2022, at 2 p.m., in the Allied Health & Science Center on the Creston campus, Southwestern Community College (SWCC) and the University of Iowa nursing department celebrated the new RN to BSN SWCC/IOWA 3+1 articulation agreement with a signing ceremony.

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Published April 28, 2022 3:14 pm

Southwestern Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter, Beta Eta Nu, traveled to Denver for Catalyst, the international conference for members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, from April 7-10, 2022, and came home with a variety of recognitions.
 

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Published April 22, 2022 2:18 pm

High school students from Southwestern Community College’s region have a unique online learning opportunity this summer! Beginning June 6, 2022, Southwestern is offering three credit courses from the pre-nursing outline; due to state funding through the Summer College Credit Program, students are eligible to complete these courses free of charge.

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Published April 12, 2022 1:51 pm

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) admissions department is hosting two virtual parent sessions during the next three months to answer questions about the admissions process, campus life, housing, scholarships, and more!

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Published April 11, 2022 9:46 am

Students who will be new at SWCC for the fall 2022 semester are invited to attend Experience Southwestern this summer! Dates for summer include June 7, Aug. 3, and Aug. 22, 2022.

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Published April 7, 2022 10:48 am

The SWCC criminal justice program recently presented to the iJAG program in Red Oak.

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Published April 1, 2022 12:07 pm