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SWCC will host its annual Community Awareness Day on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, from 9-11 a.m. in the main hallway of the Instructional Center. A variety of community agencies will be on-hand to provide information to SWCC students and staff about the services they provide. Faculty are welcome to bring their classes through the event!

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Published August 30, 2018 10:24 am

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Microsoft offers Office 365 Education free to Southwestern Community College students! Simply visit the Microsoft Office 365 Education webpage, and type in your SWCC student email address (for example This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to confirm your eligibility (note: you must use your SWCC email address; do not use a Hotmail, Yahoo, Gmail or other address or it will not work). After you’ve done this, you will receive a confirmation email with directions on how to install the software.   

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Published August 28, 2018 9:38 am

Students on stage acting for spring 2018 production of God's Favorite

The SWCC Drama Club would like to welcome everyone back for the fall semester, and invite students, faculty, and staff to their first meeting on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at 12 p.m. (originally scheduled for 1 p.m.) in the Instructional Center, room 140.

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Published August 27, 2018 9:49 am

Zapped Lazer Tag with cartoon alien

Zapped Lazer Tag will be in the Student Center gymnasium on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Come compete against other SWCC students and employees in an alien versus Army world. It's a futuristic world of chaos and corruption where humans have not dared to go before.

This event is free to SWCC students and employees. Lazer tag is sponsored by the student activities department.

Published August 24, 2018 11:28 am

Students ordering at the Spartan Cafe

The Spartan Cafe opens today at 10 a.m. for the fall 2018 semester!

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Published August 20, 2018 9:42 am

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees met electronically on Tues., August 14, 2018, at 7:30 a.m. in the president’s office in the college’s Administration Center.

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Published August 14, 2018 3:07 pm

Cassidy Becker

Cassidy Becker of Diagonal, a student at Southwestern Community College in Creston, is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and receiving a $1,000 scholarship.

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Published August 9, 2018 2:38 pm

Osceola Food employees Lorens Mora, Nathaniel Rife, Michael Tyler, Jordan Roberts, and Gustavo Herrera pictured with SWCC Industrial Technology Instructor Henry Lemke.

CRESTON — Representatives from Southwestern Community College (SWCC) were on-hand Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Osceola Food, a local manufacturing facility owned by Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), to sign five Osceola Food employees for SWCC’s industrial technology program in Creston.

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Published July 17, 2018 9:48 am

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The Southwestern Community College cross country program is hosting a 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run & Pancake Feed on Saturday, Aug. 4, at 8 a.m. Races begin at the main entrance of the Instructional Center on campus at 1501 West Townline St., in Creston. A free-will donation pancake feed, open to the public, will be held in conjunction with the event from 9-11 a.m., in the Spartan Cafe, located in the SWCC Student Center. Suggested donation amounts are adults, $10, and children, $5.

Registration for the 5K is $25 and runners must be registered by July 28 to guarantee a T-shirt. A one-mile fun run will be held beginning at 9 a.m. as well. The fun run is free (donations to the cross country program will be accepted). 

To pay with a debit/credit card, please call the SWCC Business Office at 641.782.1448.  Make checks payable to Southwestern Cross Country. 

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Published July 17, 2018 9:36 am

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the college’s Administration Center for their regular board meeting.

The board approved the hiring of Marilyn Kinsella, of Creston, as a nursing instructor for the 2018-19 academic year. Kinsella comes to SWCC from Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston where she has been a nurse on the medical/surgical floor since 1998. In addition, Kinsella was a clinical instructor for the college from 2000-2007, providing guidance and monitoring for SWCC nursing students as they completed training in the hospital setting. Kinsella will begin her duties at the college in August.

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Published July 12, 2018 11:06 am