SWCC students in front of Instructional Center

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

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) and the University of Iowa (UI) will be finalizing a new partnership agreement allowing SWCC nursing graduates to seamlessly transfer to the UI College of Nursing to complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees, during a formal signing ceremony on Thursday, April 21, 2022, 2 p.m., at the Allied Health and Science Center, on SWCC’s Creston campus.

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Published April 7, 2022 10:05 am

Students completing a crime scenario

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

SWCC students Noah Leist, Anthony Comfort, and Alex Fascia; Clint Williams, SWCC science instructor; and Wayne Nelson, from Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO).

Students in Southwestern's environmental science class took a field trip Monday, March 28, 2022, to the Corning solar farm.

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Published April 1, 2022 11:44 am

Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes every community’s role in growing a better tomorrow for all children, together.
CRESTON, IA, March 29, 2022--Southwestern Community College's Parents as Teachers, Union County Family Support Council and Prevent Child Abuse Iowa recognizes the importance of community-based support for all children and families during National Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month in April. The theme of this year’s awareness and impact campaign is “Growing a Better Tomorrow for All Children, Together.”

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Published March 30, 2022 5:25 pm

AC/GC First Place Welding Contest team

High school students were on Southwestern Community College's campus today, Thursday, March 24, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., competing in the 2022 Welding Skills Challenge and Industry Career Fair. 

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Published March 24, 2022 4:04 pm

SWCC ribbon cutting ceremony with Chamber members, SWCC students and employees, and community members

In honor of National Agriculture Week, the SWCC agriculture department hosted an Open House and Creston Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, in the Agricultural Sciences Center at the Ag Site, north of the Creston campus.

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Published March 24, 2022 11:30 am

Iowa’s community colleges were awarded $2 million in federal funding for the College and Career Transition Counselor (CCTC) Initiative as a part of the omnibus spending bill approved by Congress and signed by President Biden last week. The Community Project Funding was supported by Iowa Representative Marianette Miller-Meeks and will support shared positions between high schools and community colleges statewide.

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Published March 24, 2022 11:03 am

Tom Lesan and Joni Ehm
Creston, Iowa – Southwestern Community College was presented with a flag at a recent Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council meeting in recognition of its ongoing commitment to driving STEM education and awareness in Iowa. 

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Published March 11, 2022 3:23 pm

saje group photo

Grammy-nominated vocal supergroup saje will be guest artists for Southwestern's School for Music Vocations' (SMV) annual vocal festival, April 7-9, 2022. The quartet will be performing two public concerts at 6 and 8 p.m., on the evening of Friday, April 8, in SWCC's Performing Arts Center.

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Published March 11, 2022 12:04 pm