In an email this morning to Southwestern employees, Dr. Barb Crittenden, SWCC president, outlined new guidance from the CDC and talked about how these updates will be implemented on campus.

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Published May 17, 2021 1:44 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met for their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 5:30 p.m., in the Agricultural Sciences Center.

Following a report by Tia Samo, SWCC chief financial officer, the board approved a $5 per credit hour tuition increase for the 2021-22 academic year. With this increase, SWCC’s in-state tuition and fees will be $202 per credit hour and out-of-state tuition and fees will be $209 per credit hour. Proposed changes to the course fees for the following classes were approved as well: ADN 561 medical surgical nursing II; PNN 172 fundamentals of nursing; MUA 101 applied voice; and MUA 201 applied voice II.

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Published May 12, 2021 4:55 pm

The Spartan Cafe will begin its summer hours on Monday, May 10. The Caf' will be open 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Spartan Cafe is located on the upper level of the Student Center.

Published May 7, 2021 3:56 pm

Advertisement featuring SWCC award winners listed below

DownBeat Magazine's Student Music Awards were announced today and a number of Southwestern Community College's professional music students made the list!

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Published May 6, 2021 3:40 pm

Red Oak Center coordinator Kattie Lewis with Matt York and his handmade flag

Southwestern Community College's Red Oak Center received a unique handmade gift this week from a current SWCC student. Matt York, a student in SWCC's business administration program, gifted the center a handmade American flag to display in the office area.

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Published May 5, 2021 4:20 pm

Experience Southwestern with female student smiling

New students for the fall 2021 semester may register now to Experience Southwestern this summer! 

During Experience Southwestern, new SWCC students will be invited to tour campus, register for classes, meet other new students, acquire campus parking stickers, get their student IDs, visit with faculty and staff, and learn about essential campus resources--all while having FUN!

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Published May 3, 2021 10:49 am

2021 Student Awards graphic

Congratulations to the 2021 Southwestern Community College Student Awards and Recognition recipients!

Student Ambassadors – Paige Busch, Creston; Myles Greene, Mount Ayr; Sydney Pantini, Creston; Victoria Reynolds, Martensdale; Hayley Whittington, Mount Ayr; and Addison Shay, Tingley

Student Senate – Riley Beard, Diagonal, President; Blaize Reha, Creston, Vice President; and Kylie Shackelford, Clarinda, Secretary

Distance Education – Tessa Powers, Creston, Perfect A Online Student; Ayla George, Osceola, Online Student of the Year; and Abbigail Hood, Creston, Online Student of the Year

Nursing – Emily McNeill,  Afton, Outstanding LPN Student; Nathan Swaink, Clarinda, Outstanding LPN Student; Elizabeth Hauser, Corning, Outstanding RN Student; and Britta Tracy, Murray, Outstanding RN Student

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Published April 27, 2021 4:45 pm

RN students making donation at Greater Regional

On Monday, April 26, 2021, Southwestern Community College's 2021 registered nursing (RN) class donated 123 items, as well as a cash match for each item donated, to the Greater Regional Health birthing center. 

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Published April 27, 2021 8:52 am

Golf ball on tee with tourney info from article

After a one-year hiatus, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Southwestern Community College athletic department is hosting its 21st Annual 4-Person Best Shot Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 15, at Crestmoor Golf Club, 1801 W. Townline St., in Creston. Tee times will be 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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Published April 26, 2021 11:29 am

SWCC Ag Showcase program flyer

The agricultural department at Southwestern Community College is hosting the SWCC Ag Showcase, an opportunity for high school students to tour the ag facilities and learn about SWCC's ag programs, the week of May 10-14, 2021.

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Published April 22, 2021 5:15 pm