The Iowa Intermediary Network has been working diligently to modify work-based learning opportunities to fit the current needs of educators, students, school districts, and employers, while ensuring equitable access across the state.

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Published November 11, 2020 11:25 am

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) has signed and returned the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act certification and agreement form and intends to use the funds to provide the mandated amount of at least 50 percent of the emergency financial aid grants to students.

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Published November 10, 2020 4:30 pm

Online orientation graphic with student at computer

Southwestern Community College's Spring 2021 New Student Orientation will be offered virtually due to large group gathering restrictions in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic. New students should watch their email for additional details and instructions. Students will register for orientation utilizing the college’s online portal, SWCCyou. The email will provide instructions for how to login to SWCCyou so students may get started.

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Published November 4, 2020 4:30 pm

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The spring 2021 semester at Southwestern Community College (SWCC) begins on Jan. 11, 2021. Registration is now open!

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Published November 3, 2020 10:14 am

Paula Ebersole speaking to SWCC criminal justice class

Paula Ebersole, assistant special agent in charge for the Omaha field office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was a guest speaker in SWCC's criminal justice classes on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2020. Ebersole discussed cases, talked about career opportunities within the FBI, and answered student questions.

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Published November 2, 2020 8:55 am

Cody Miller

Southwestern Community College sophomore ag business student Cody Miller of Thayer was recently honored by Kubota Tractor Corp., in partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition, as one of five farmer veterans nationwide to receive Kubota equipment as part of the 2020 Geared to Give program.

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Published October 29, 2020 10:56 am

I am PTK logo

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) hosted fall 2020 new member virtual inductions for the Beta Eta Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) on Sunday, Oct. 25, at 3 p.m., and Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 5:30 p.m. 

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Published October 29, 2020 10:02 am

Dio Ayala with FBI Academy completion certificate

Diogenes "Dio" Ayala, Southwestern Community College criminal justice instructor, of Winterset, graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Citizens Academy program on Oct. 14, 2020.

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Published October 28, 2020 1:13 pm

A wide variety of upcoming virtual events are scheduled for the months of November and December! These events are brought to you by the SWCC student activities department.

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Published October 27, 2020 9:33 am

Screenshot of benchwarmers TikTok-Softball player at bat

Congratulations to the 2020 SWCC Week TikTok Challenge winners! Originally, we were going to select two winners, but because the competition was so fierce, and so plentiful, we selected four. And to all of the participants, your videos were amazing … and hilarious … and full of school spirit! It was wonderful to have so many to choose from!

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Published October 23, 2020 1:37 pm