Dio Ayala, Blaize Reha, and Tim Kenyon

During 2020, Southwestern Community College’s criminal justice program partnered with the Union County attorney’s office to create a unique internship opportunity for the college’s criminal justice students. The collaboration began following a discussion between Diogenes Ayala, Southwestern criminal justice instructor, and Tim Kenyon, Union County attorney.

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Published October 23, 2020 10:20 am

Nacho Game Night with graphic of nachos and guacamole behind it

The SWCC Computer Club is hosting a National Nacho Game Night for ALL SWCC students on Friday, Nov. 6, at 5 p.m., in the Technical Center II on the SWCC Creston campus.

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Published October 22, 2020 10:22 am

TikTok prizes

SWCC students, we're waiting on your TikTok videos! Show your Spartan Spirit in a TikTok video contest. Prizes will be awarded for the best and most creative SWCC Week TikToks (prize baskets are shown above). Videos must be clean! And humor gets extra points! Use #swcciowa and #swccweek when you post your video.

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Published October 20, 2020 11:11 am

It's SWCC Week 2020! SWCC has a number of face-to-face and virtual activities set up for students throughout the week. And be sure to pay attention to the Spirit Week days so you'll know what to wear.

And remember, when you are on campus or at the centers, use the SWCC Week Snapchat filter!!

Head to the official SWCC Week page for complete details!

Published October 19, 2020 10:32 am

Board of trustees touring ag site

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at 5:30 p.m., in the Agricultural Sciences Center on the Creston campus.

Following the approval of consent agenda items, including the tentative agenda, payables, and depository resolution, the board recessed to hold an exempt collective bargaining strategy session.

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Published October 14, 2020 5:02 pm

Students standing holding social media graphic signs

Congratulations to the week one SWCC Media Prefs survey drawing winners!

Winners for week one (names were drawn on Friday, Oct. 9) included:

  • Kimberly Bowers - $50 VISA gift card and SWCC T-shirt
  • Sydney Pantini – SWCC T-shirt
  • Morgan Pierce – SWCC T-shirt
  • Jill Wallace – SWCC T-shirt
  • Kathleen Menjivar – SWCC T-shirt

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    Published October 12, 2020 1:31 pm

Southwestern Community College administrators announced to students, faculty, and staff on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, the college will be modifying the spring 2021 semester calendar eliminating Spring Break due to continued proactive mitigation strategies related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Published October 12, 2020 8:56 am

Ag Apparel Order Form

The SWCC Ag Club is selling SWCC agriculture department apparel. The club is offering T-shirt, hat, jacket, and vest options. The order form above includes pricing and design details.

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Published October 8, 2020 9:20 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 October 7, 2020 9:48 am

A wide variety of upcoming virtual events are scheduled for the month of October! These events are brought to you by the SWCC student activities department.

Contact Tracey Evans, student activities coordinator, if you have questions. Follow the links below to the SWCC Master Calendar for event login info and to add event reminders to your calendar.

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Published October 1, 2020 4:41 pm