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

Arrive Alive Tour Vehicle on display

UNITE's Arrive Alive Tour will visit SWCC on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., as a part of alcohol awareness activities.

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Published September 13, 2018 2:09 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees met Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

Following approval of the minutes, Bill Taylor, SWCC vice president of instruction, spoke about a proposed project between the college’s carpentry and building trades program and Sonntag Development, LLC to construct a townhome in the Cottonwood Estates subdivision in Creston. This would be the third year for a joint project between the college and Sonntag Development. Taylor said the project would allow the college to provide required lab experience for students without incurring the expense and risk associated with building a spec home. Through the agreement, Sonntag Development, LLC will pay for all permits and materials necessary for the construction project. Following Taylor’s report, the SWCC board approved the project as presented.

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Published September 12, 2018 1:47 pm

Dr. Jim Wand

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, hypnotist Jim Wand will be performing on campus from 12-1 p.m., in the Student Center gymnasium. 

Always a fan favorite, Wand travels the world with his one-of-a-kind hypnotist show. This event is free to SWCC students and employees. Everyone in attendance is offered the opportunity to be hypnotized.

This event, which is free to SWCC students and employees, is being organized by Tracey Evans, student activities coordinator. 

Published September 10, 2018 11:53 am

CRESTON, IOWA – (September 6, 2018) – Southwestern Community College’s Educational Talent Search (ETS) program invites high school seniors and their parents to attend Creston’s FAFSA Ready Iowa to complete college financial aid paperwork on Wed., October 3, 2018, from 3-7 p.m., in the college’s Instructional Center, rooms 208 and 210.

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Published September 6, 2018 10:08 am

SWCC auto students and instructors pictured with new machine

Students and instructors from Southwestern Community College's automotive programs took time from their schedules to pose for a photo to thank the Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation for Education (IADA) for a $5,700 grant awarded to SWCC for the purchase of a refrigerant recovery machine.

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Published September 6, 2018 9:04 am

Hypnotist Jim Wand

Student activities has a lot planned for September! Get active and plan to attend the following events:

  • Sept. 5, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Student Center - Tailgate prior to the first HOME volleyball match
  • Sept. 12, 12 p.m., Student Center gymnasium - Hypnotist Jim Wand
  •  Sept. 17, 12 p.m., Instructional Center, room 220 - Nerdology Game Show - Constitution Edition
  • Sept. 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., location TBD, Arrive Alive Tour
  • Sept. 26, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Student Center - Campus Cookout



Published August 31, 2018 11:56 am

SWCC shoppe sale ad picturing cookie monster with deals listed in article

The SWCC Shoppe is having a U Survived Sale today and tomorrow, Aug. 30-31, 2018!

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Published August 30, 2018 11:23 am