News & Announcements

The Finals Countdown Sale is underway at the SWCC Shoppe from Dec. 10-14, 2018!

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Published December 10, 2018 8:28 am

The SWCC Art Club is hosting a Holiday Arts and Crafts Sale next week at the following locations:

  • Monday, Dec. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Instructional Center, main hallway
  • Tuesday, Dec. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Student Center, upstairs
  • Tuesday, Dec. 11, 6-9 p.m., Student Center, gymnasium (during basketball game)

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    Published December 6, 2018 8:31 am

The SWCC student activities department is planning Finals Week events to help students survive the week. Final exams at Southwestern are scheduled for Dec. 10-14.

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Published December 6, 2018 8:27 am

The Creston Law Enforcement Center would like to make students aware a Snow Removal Ordinance is now in effect for the city of Creston. The following article was sent to students on Nov. 15, 2018, by email and appeared in the Nov. 20 issue of the SWCC Weekly as well.

For the purpose of facilitating the removal of snow from the streets and making it possible to keep the streets open and free from obstructions, the following limitations and restrictions are imposed from Nov. 15 to March 31:

1. On the street sides where buildings bear even numbers, that is, on the south and west sides of all streets, parking is prohibited on all odd numbered days from 1-7 a.m.

2. On the street sides where buildings bear odd numbers, that is, on the north and east sides of all streets, parking is prohibited on the even numbered days from 1-7 a.m.

The City Council may designate certain streets in the city as snow routes. When conditions of snow or ice exist on the traffic surface of a designated snow route, it is unlawful for the driver of a vehicle to impede or block traffic.

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Published November 29, 2018 2:13 pm

Intramural volleyball wrapped up for the fall 2018 semester with a tournament on Monday, Nov. 26. Notorious DIG (pictured above) came away with a first-place finish, followed by second-place finishers Porter's Team (pictured below).

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Published November 29, 2018 12:03 pm

The work of Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students will be on display during Fall 2018 Poster Day on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Student Center gymnasium.

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Published November 19, 2018 10:22 am

The SWCC Shoppe is celebrating Halloween with an All Treats! No Tricks Sale! on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, from 7:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

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Published October 30, 2018 4:10 pm

The Beta Eta Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at SWCC held their fall informal induction of new members on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at 5:30 p.m., in the Instructional Center, room 180.

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Published October 25, 2018 6:17 pm

It's SWCC Week 2018 from Oct. 22-26! Check out the SWCC Week 2018 schedule to decide how you want to get involved. And be sure to use the SWCC Week 2018 Snapchat filter throughout the week while you're on campus!

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Published October 21, 2018 9:28 pm

Various SWCC clubs and athletic teams will be hosting a Campus Yard Sale on Friday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Student Center gymnasium. The public is invited!

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Published October 18, 2018 9:51 am

SWCC students, get ready to take a trip across campus you will never forget!  Learn the dangers of alcohol and drugs first-hand during the 2018 SWCC Campus Crawl on Thurs., October 25, 2018, beginning at 7 p.m. on the basketball court outside of Spartan Suites—and get a FREE T-shirt in the process! 

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Published October 16, 2018 11:53 am

Register now for winterim classes offered at SWCC.

Face-to-face classes offered during the winterim term, Dec. 17, 2018-Jan. 3, 2018, include the following:

  • ENG 106, Composition II, Instructor Kelly Franklin, three credits
  • HUM 164, Non-Western Culture - Japan, Instructor Don Sheridan, three credits

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    Published October 11, 2018 10:25 am

Members of the Southwestern Spartan Welding Club traveled to Pella on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, to tour Vermeer Corporation, which is an industrial and agricultural equipment manufacturer.

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Published October 11, 2018 10:23 am

SWCC Movie Night tonight, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at the Strand Theater in uptown Creston! FREE for SWCC students. The movie is "Venom" in 3-D. Remember to bring your current SWCC student ID. You MUST have it to get in FREE!

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Published October 4, 2018 8:55 am

The SWCC Shoppe is having a Fall Into Savings Buy One Get One 50% Off sale from Sept. 28-Oct. 5, 2018!

BOGO 50 percent off sale is good on regular-priced clothing, gifts, and souvenirs. Some exclusions may apply.* There are many more mark downs in-store.

The SWCC Shoppe is located in the Student Center on the Creston campus. The SWCC Shoppe is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

* Discount is given in the SWCC Shoppe only. Sale prices cannot be combined with other discounts, coupons, or offers.

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Published September 28, 2018 10:58 am

Have you heard about human trafficking, but need a better understanding of what it is... and isn't? SWCC's adult and continuing education department will be hosting Human Trafficking: It's not like the movies on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 6:30-8 p.m., in the Instructional Center, room 180, on the SWCC Creston campus.

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Published September 27, 2018 9:24 am

Southwestern's National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Club held its first meeting of the 2018-19 academic year on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at noon, in the Instructional Center, room 135.

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Published September 27, 2018 9:03 am

Business and industry registration is now open for the 2018 CTE Day Vendor Fair at Southwestern Community College (SWCC) on October 19, 2018, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. This fair will be a part of CTE Day, which brings hundreds of high school students to SWCC's campus each year.

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Published September 14, 2018 2:40 pm

UNITE's Arrive Alive Tour will visit SWCC on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., as a part of alcohol awareness activities.

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Published September 13, 2018 2:09 pm

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, hypnotist Jim Wand will be performing on campus from 12-1 p.m., in the Student Center gymnasium. 

Always a fan favorite, Wand travels the world with his one-of-a-kind hypnotist show. This event is free to SWCC students and employees. Everyone in attendance is offered the opportunity to be hypnotized.

This event, which is free to SWCC students and employees, is being organized by Tracey Evans, student activities coordinator. 

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Published September 10, 2018 11:53 am