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

Welding clubs members with instructor and Vermeer representatives

Members of the Southwestern Spartan Welding Club traveled to Pella on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, to tour Vermeer Corporation, which is an industrial and agricultural equipment manufacturer.

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Published October 11, 2018 10:23 am

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met Tues., October 9, 2018, at 5:30 p.m., in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

During the meeting, Dr. Tony Cass, of Creston, was re-elected as president of the college’s board. Cass, who has served on the SWCC board since February 2009, was the board’s vice president from 2015-17, and was elected as president for the first time in October 2017. Fred Shearer, of Corning, was re-elected as vice president of the college’s board of trustees. Shearer joined the SWCC board in 2002 and became vice president in 2017. SWCC Assistant to the President Mary Jo Skarda was appointed as board secretary and SWCC Chief Financial Officer Tia Samo was appointed as board treasurer.
The board re-appointed the following members to the Education Foundation board for the 2018-19 year: Amy Hook of Creston, Randy Huewe of Creston, Rick Oshel of Osceola, Allen Pohren of Red Oak, Jerry Smith of Osceola, Alec Turner of Corning, and Dr. Barb Crittenden, SWCC representative.

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Published October 10, 2018 4:39 pm

SWCC Movie Night tonight, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at the Strand Theater in uptown Creston! FREE for SWCC students. The movie is "Venom" in 3-D. Remember to bring your current SWCC student ID. You MUST have it to get in FREE!

Published October 4, 2018 8:55 am

Applications are due Oct. 15; Prestigious program begins in Iowa in Jan. 2019

Creston, IOWA--Iowa’s community colleges, including Southwestern Community College, are calling on Iowa small business owners to apply for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, which will come to Iowa for the first time beginning in January 2019. The program, which is provided at no cost, and is offered in partnership with Iowa’s community colleges, includes curriculum developed by Babson College – recently named No. 1 for Entrepreneurship by U.S. News & World Report for the 22nd year in a row.

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Published October 3, 2018 5:20 pm

Fall into Savings with leaves falling

The SWCC Shoppe is having a Fall Into Savings Buy One Get One 50% Off sale from Sept. 28-Oct. 5, 2018!

BOGO 50 percent off sale is good on regular-priced clothing, gifts, and souvenirs. Some exclusions may apply.* There are many more mark downs in-store.

The SWCC Shoppe is located in the Student Center on the Creston campus. The SWCC Shoppe is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

* Discount is given in the SWCC Shoppe only. Sale prices cannot be combined with other discounts, coupons, or offers.

Published September 28, 2018 10:58 am

Human Trafficking: It's not like the movies. What to look for and how to help

Have you heard about human trafficking, but need a better understanding of what it is ... and isn't? SWCC's adult and continuing education department will be hosting Human Trafficking: It's not like the movies on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 6:30-8 p.m., in the Instructional Center, room 180, on the SWCC Creston campus.

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Published September 27, 2018 9:24 am

NAMI members posing at NEDA Walk

Southwestern's National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Club held its first meeting of the 2018-19 academic year on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at noon, in the Instructional Center, room 135.

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Published September 27, 2018 9:03 am

Students in bleachers at 2017 CTE Day

Business and industry registration is now open for the 2018 CTE Day Vendor Fair at Southwestern Community College (SWCC) on October 19, 2018, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. This fair will be a part of CTE Day, which brings hundreds of high school students to SWCC's campus each year.

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Published September 14, 2018 2:40 pm

High school students are invited to attend the Creston College Fair on Wed., October 10, 2018, from 9:30–11 a.m., at the Creston High School Gymnasium, 601 West Townline Street, in Creston.

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Published September 14, 2018 11:49 am