The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees met electronically in special session on Tuesday, Sept. 28., at 8 a.m.

During the meeting, the board approved the employment of Marc Elcock for the position of criminal justice instructor for the 2021-22 academic year. Elcock will replace Travis Hamilton, who is leaving Southwestern for other employment.

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Published September 28, 2021 9:57 am

CTE Day banner with photo collage of students working in technical careers

Did you know SWCC has more than 20 career-related programs? 

Whether you select agriculture, automotive, carpentry, criminal justice, electrical, industrial technology, information technology, nursing, etc., CTE Day will give you a chance to explore a field and learn about related careers you could pursue. CTE Day will be held on the SWCC Creston campus on Friday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Published September 27, 2021 10:34 am

SWCC students posing for the camera at the Creston Balloon Days parade

SWCC employees and students have been busy throughout the college’s region participating in high school homecoming parades! Watch for SWCC in a parade near you!

The parade line-up for fall 2021 follows:

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Published September 23, 2021 8:45 am

Chad Elliott and Kathryn Fox

Southwestern Community College’s professional music department is offering a number of performance opportunities throughout the remainder of September:

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Published September 21, 2021 4:41 pm

David Bartley

Speaker David Woods Bartley will be on Southwestern Community College's campus on Thursday, Sept. 23, from 12:45-2 p.m., in the Allied Health & Science Center auditorium, as part of his suicide prevention training series. Bartley’s topic will be “The why of suicide and the how of hope.” Everyone is invited to attend. 

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Published September 16, 2021 4:57 pm

Jim Wand

Hypnotist Jim Wand will be performing on campus on Wednesday, Sept. 22, from 12-1 p.m., in the Student Center gymnasium.

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Published September 16, 2021 4:53 pm

Creston—The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees met on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at 5:30 p.m., in the board room of the college’s Administration Center.

In personnel, the board accepted the resignation of Travis Hamilton, criminal justice instructor. Hamilton asked to be released prior to the end of his current contract. The board approved Hamilton’s resignation based on a mutually agreed upon date, provided college administration is able to secure a suitable replacement for the position.

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Published September 16, 2021 10:11 am

Congratulations to the winners of the COVID-19 vaccine drawing. These SWCC students walked away with some outstanding prizes!

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Published September 13, 2021 9:37 am

The Iowa Association for College Admissions Counseling (IACAC) and Southwestern Community College (SWCC) are hosting a college fair on Wed., September 22, from 1:30–3 p.m., at the Creston Community High School Gymnasium, 601 West Townline Street, in Creston.

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Published September 10, 2021 2:44 pm

CRESTON — The TRIO Talent Search (TS) program at Southwestern Community College is hosting an ACT Boot Camp on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., in the college’s Instructional Center, room 220, to assist high school students in preparation for the ACT Test.

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Published September 8, 2021 4:31 pm