Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met for their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at 5:30 p.m., in the Administration Center, board room.

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Published May 11, 2022 4:06 pm

Schafer-Ray scholarship graphic

May 10, 2022, CRESTON, IOWA--The W.D. and Shirley Schaffer-Ray Educational Trust awarded more than $95,000 to 19 local scholarship recipients. Nine of these students will be enrolled at SWCC this fall.

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Published May 10, 2022 3:58 pm

Kole Vogel, automotive repair technology instructor; Nile Cornelison, SWCC Education Foundation donor; Lukas Moore, SWCC 2022 Tech Achiever award recipient; Jeff Magneson, SWCC auto collision repair/refinish instructor; and Jeff Sorensen, SWCC automotive repair technology instructor.

May 9, 2022, CRESTON, Iowa—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) auto collision repair/refinish student Lukas Moore of Emerson was honored as the 2022 SWCC Tech Achiever during a ceremony held on Wednesday, May 4, at 10 a.m., in the college’s automotive department, located in the SWCC Instructional Center.

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Published May 9, 2022 11:40 am

Southwestern Community College School for Music Vocations Downbeat Magazine award winners Aviana Gedler, Elijah Thiessen, and Hannah Goodwin.
DownBeat Magazine’s Student Music Awards were announced in the June issue, which was released earlier today, and the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) School for Music Vocations (SMV) had three current students and one future student honored in the issue.

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Published May 5, 2022 4:44 pm

Fall 2021 and spring 2022 SWCC Phi Theta Kappa inductees who were in attendance at the April 21 Spring Induction Ceremony.
Creston, IOWA—Beta Eta Nu, SWCC’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter, inducted new members during the 2022 Spring Induction Ceremony held on Thursday, April 21, at 5:30 p.m., in the Instructional Center, room 180.
The guest speaker for the event was Jody Nedley-Newcomb, past advisor for the SWCC PTK chapter.

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Published April 29, 2022 3:34 pm

2022-23 Rotary Scholarship winners

The Creston Rotary announced and honored students selected as 2022-23 Southwestern Community College (SWCC) scholarship recipients on Monday, April 25, 2022, at 12 p.m., during a luncheon at A&G Steakhouse in Creston.

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Published April 29, 2022 2:21 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

Students talking to a vendor at the Health Careers Employment and Education Fair

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

Dr. Marjorie McGuire-Welch signing the articulation document with Dr. Julie Zerwic looking on

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

Autumn Morrison

Autumn Morrison, SWCC TRIO-Student Support Services member from Osceola, was awarded an Educational Opportunity Association (EOA) Foundation scholarship at the Iowa TRIO Conference banquet, held at the Honey Creek Resort, on April 20, 2022.

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Published April 28, 2022 8:19 am