The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees held its regular meeting on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The board held the meeting electronically due to concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first action item on the agenda was consideration of the fiscal year 2022 budget. A public hearing was held and no oral or written objections or petitions were heard or submitted. The board approved the budget as presented.
Published March 15, 2021 2:20 pm
CRESTON, Iowa—Dr. Barb Crittenden, who has been president at Southwestern Community College since November 1996, announced today she will retire later this year. Crittenden made her announcement during this evening’s regular monthly board meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the college’s Administration Center.
“I have been fortunate to have the opportunity to be a part of Southwestern for nearly 40 years, including the past 24 years as president,” said Crittenden. “During that time, faces and names have changed, but the college has consistently had a strong core of faculty, staff, and board members who believe in the mission of community colleges and work hard every day to provide opportunities for the students and communities we serve.”
Published March 9, 2021 6:37 pm
Who: ETS participants who have completed 8th grade through 11th grade
When: July 5-9, 2021
Where: Southwestern Community College, Creston Campus
TRIO Talent Search (TS) participants (8th-11th grade) will get hands-on experience building robots and shooting off rockets at STEM camp this summer at Southwestern Community College. STEM camp curriculum will provide unique opportunities for students to learn engineering design, scientific process, technological literacy, and mathematics in contexts that students find engaging and understand.
Published March 4, 2021 2:08 pm
NAMI is hosting a virtual speaker’s series during the months of March and April on the SWCC Creston campus. These presentations will be presented as open forums in the Instructional Center, room 125, from 11:50 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. and are open to all SWCC employees and students.
Published March 4, 2021 1:49 pm
Students wishing to participate must complete the graduation application by March 10!
UPDATE: As of 3.17.21, the 2021 Commencement Ceremonies have been finalized and will take place as follows on Friday, April 30, 2021, in the Student Center gymnasium:
- 11 a.m. - Licensed Practical Nursing Commencement and Lamplighting Recognition Ceremony
- 2 p.m. - Career and Technical Education (CTE) Commencement Ceremony
- 6 p.m. - Arts and Sciences (college transfer) Commencement Ceremony
Doors will open one hour prior to each ceremony. Graduates, please watch your SWCC email in the coming weeks for additional important information related to the day of graduation, including cap/gown pick-up, ticket information, arrival time, photographer information, etc. As a reminder, face coverings and social distancing will be required for all ceremonies
Published March 3, 2021 9:45 am
The SWCC Shoppe is offering buy one get one (BOGO) half off this week, through Friday, Feb. 26, on apparel! Stop in to get some new Spartan gear.
Published February 22, 2021 9:47 am
Southwestern is fortunate to have a strong and active Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter. The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders. PTK Awareness Week is February 22-26!
Published February 19, 2021 3:44 pm
Southwestern Community College's Osceola Center is searching for adjunct instructor candidates to grow its face-to-face course offerings.
Published February 18, 2021 10:21 am