Wiley Ray with third place team
Southwestern Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter, Beta Eta Nu, traveled to Denver for Catalyst, the international conference for members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, from April 7-10, 2022, and came home with a variety of recognitions.

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Published April 22, 2022 2:18 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met by phone for their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting was held electronically due to the potential for extreme weather in SWCC’s region.

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Published April 14, 2022 2:41 pm

SWCC Welding Sculpture team
Southwestern Community College (SWCC) career and technical education students had a great run at the Iowa SkillsUSA Championships in Ankeny on Friday, April 8, 2022, with nine students placing first and therefore qualifying for the National SkillsUSA Championships in Atlanta, Georgia, from June 20-24.

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Published April 13, 2022 4:51 pm

Student working in science lab

High school students from Southwestern Community College’s region have a unique online learning opportunity this summer! Beginning June 6, 2022, Southwestern is offering three credit courses from the pre-nursing outline; due to state funding through the Summer College Credit Program, students are eligible to complete these courses free of charge.

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Published April 12, 2022 1:51 pm

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) admissions department is hosting two virtual parent sessions during the next three months to answer questions about the admissions process, campus life, housing, scholarships, and more!

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Published April 11, 2022 9:46 am

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