Dr. Dan Platt, Jody Nedley-Newcomb, Chase Miner, and Thomas Esterhuyse

On October 14-15, 2021, SWCC students Chase Miner, Phi Theta Kappa chapter president, and Thomas Esterhuyse, Phi Theta Kappa vice president of leadership, joined dozens of other Iowa honor students at the Iowa Regional Leadership Conference for Phi Theta Kappa (PTK). Also representing SWCC at the conference were Dan Platt, English instructor and PTK faculty advisor, and Jody Nedley-Newcomb, adjunct sociology instructor and PTK advisor emerita.

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Published October 21, 2021 3:17 pm

Bright Scholar Recipients

On Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at 6 p.m., the Southwestern Community College Education Foundation brought together foundation donors and student scholarship recipients for a formal dinner and program in the Student Center gymnasium.

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Published October 21, 2021 3:11 pm

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SWCC Week is Oct. 25-29, 2021! The schedule has been posted. Two of the SWCC Week events do require pre-registration so take time to look at the week's events. There is a lot planned for you!

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Published October 20, 2021 4:54 pm

Guest speakers talking to criminal justice class

Southwestern Community College's criminal justice program welcomed guest speakers Alex Murphy and Nicci Gregg to class on Oct. 14, 2021, to teach students about child welfare. Murphy is a social worker 3, while Gregg is a supervisor with the Department of Human Services.

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Published October 20, 2021 8:54 am

Left to right: Senator Tom Shipley, Vice President of Instruction Lindsay Stoaks, and SWCC President Marge Welch

Iowa State Senator Tom Shipley was on campus today touring SWCC's home simulation-lab, constructed for the electrical technology and carpentry and building trades programs. This lab area, located in the Agricultural Sciences Center, simulates a real home allowing students opportunities to complete hands-on tasks related to their career fields in a safe and structured environment.

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Published October 19, 2021 4:25 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, at 5:30 p.m., in the board room of the Administration Center.

The board approved consent agenda items, including the tentative agenda, payables, and depository resolution.

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Published October 14, 2021 8:25 am

SWCC nursing student holding stethoscope

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Red Oak Center is hosting a Nursing Program Open House, on Thursday, Oct. 28, from 4-7 p.m., to feature the college’s nursing program and highlight Red Oak’s registered nursing offerings. Future SWCC students and the general public are invited to attend.

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Published October 13, 2021 9:42 am

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) has signed and returned to the Department Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used the applicable amount of funds designated under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA) and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) program which provides Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

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Published October 8, 2021 10:55 am

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Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is an amazing organization for academics and leadership. If you got an invite to join PTK, but aren’t sure how to proceed, these upcoming meeting are great opportunities to become involved and learn more:

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Published October 7, 2021 9:55 am

The Spartan Café was recently notified they will receive the Creston Chamber of Commerce Hi-Five Recognition for October 2021!

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Published October 1, 2021 10:07 am