The Education Foundation scholarship deadline for spring 2019 semester is Dec. 1, 2018. The scholarship application may be completed online and is available on the Scholarships webpage.

Students who are eligible to apply for spring scholarships include students who are new to Southwestern, as well as returning students who were not awarded a scholarship for the fall 2018 semester.

Questions regarding scholarships may be directed to Cait Maitlen, executive director of the SWCC Education Foundation. Spring 2019 semester at SWCC starts on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.

Published November 8, 2018 9:43 am

Balloons at SWCC Donor/Scholar Dinner

The SWCC Education Foundation’s 2018 Donor-Scholar Dinner was held Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m., in the Student Center gymnasium. There were approximately 150 people in attendance.

The annual event provides opportunities for student scholarship recipients to express gratitude to the donors of their scholarships, as well as a time for celebration of the academic success of the college’s students.

The evening was kicked off by Education Foundation Executive Director Cait Maitlen. Following her opening remarks, Maitlen introduced Meredith Dohmen, director of scholarships for the Bright Foundation, an Iowa Foundation that has been a generous scholarship donor at SWCC for a number of years. Dohmen awarded medallions to the college’s 2018 Bright Scholar award recipients Katelyn Belding, freshman of Lenox, and Hannah Pollard, freshman of Woodburn.

Student speakers for the evening included Josie Jones, sophomore of Mount Ayr; Jesper Holke-Farnam, sophomore of Grundy Center; and Isaac Wignall, sophomore of Creston.

The event was catered by The Windrow in Creston.

Published November 8, 2018 9:34 am

2017-18 Chamber Choir

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Chamber Singers will be touring in the Des Moines area the week of November 26-30, 2018, presenting “Holiday Carols in Concert” with carols and masterworks by Bach, Rachmaninoff, and Mattson; as well as pieces written by director Ryan Howe. The public is invited to attend.

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Published November 2, 2018 10:52 am

SWCC Shoppe sale ad with same details as article and small pic of Frankenstein

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

2018 Holiday Open House; Thursday, November 8, 2018; 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; SWCC Shoppe

The SWCC Shoppe will be hosting its 2018 Holiday Open House on Thursday, Nov. 8, from 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

During the Holiday Open House, there will be holiday shopping with free gift wrap, scrumptious food samples, door prizes, and 20 percent off apparel items.

The 20 percent discount on apparel items is being offered that day in support of the women's and men's basketball teams, who will be playing their first home doubleheader of the 2018-2019 season. The women's game begins at 5:30 p.m. with the men's game following at 7:30 p.m.

The SWCC Shoppe is located in the upstairs of the Student Center, 1501 W Townline St., Creston.

Published October 29, 2018 12:40 pm

Fall 2018 PTK Inductees

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!

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

Campus Crawl T-Shirts

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