College News

Published January 10, 2018 11:07 am

Screenshot of SWCCyou Portal homepage

Southwestern’s new student portal, SWCCyou, is up and running! This system will replace the CampusConnect system. Complete instructions for logging in to SWCCyou follow:

Read more: SWCCyou Portal Now Available for Students

Published January 9, 2018 3:22 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College board of trustees met electronically on Tues., January 9, 2018, at 7:30 a.m., for their regular monthly board meeting. The meeting originated from the president’s office in the Administration Center. 

Read more: Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds January 2018 Meeting

Published January 9, 2018 1:55 pm

Application for Admission page

The SWCC application for admission is back up and running online! Click on the “APPLY NOW” link (to the upper right on the homepage) or head directly to the application for admission page, http://www.swcciowa.edu/apply

Read more: Online Application for Admission is Now Available

Published January 8, 2018 10:13 am

All students (returning students included) moving in to student housing at Southwestern Community College for the spring 2018 semester must report to the student housing office (in Spartan Suites) upon arrival to campus, to check-in to the dorms. The student housing office will be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 13, and Sunday, Jan. 14. See you then!

Published December 22, 2017 12:10 pm

The SWCC admissions office will be closed for winter break as of Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at noon. Offices will re-open on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at 8 a.m. If you need assistance in the meantime, please contact Cait Maitlen by email, with your name and program of interest, or contact your IowaWORKS representative at their office, located at 215 N. Elm St., in Creston.

Published December 22, 2017 11:13 am

Students touring Museum of Speed

Students from the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) automotive programs headed to the Museum of American Speed in Lincoln, NE, on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, for a great day of fun and learning.

Read more: Auto Repair Tech Students Tour Museum of Speed

Published December 22, 2017 10:48 am

Students browsing the Museum of Speed

Students from the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) automotive programs headed to the Museum of American Speed in Lincoln, NE, on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, for a great day of fun and learning.

Read more: Automotive Students Tour Museum of American Speed

Published December 18, 2017 10:41 am

Ferrara employees, listed below are important dates and times scheduled for you to complete admissions and entrance testing this week:

  • Ferrara Employee ACCUPLACER Testing (optional time, no pre-registration necessary), Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, 8 a.m., Instructional Center, Room 208
  • Ferrara Employee Campus Tour (no pre-registration necessary) - Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, 11 a.m., SWCC Administration Center. Get a tour of campus, enjoy a free lunch, and get your admissions paperwork completed.
  • Ferrara Financial Aid Meeting (optional session for you to complete your financial aid paperwork) - Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, 11 a.m., Instructional Center, room 201
  • Ferrara Employee ACCUPLACER Testing (optional time, no pre-registration necessary), Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, 1 p.m., Instructional Center, Room 208
  • Ferrara Employee ACCUPLACER Testing (optional time, no pre-registration necessary), Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, 9 a.m., Instructional Center, Room 208

    Read more: Admissions and Testing Info for Ferrara Employees

Published December 15, 2017 8:48 am

Tom Lesan and Mason Adams

Mason Adams, key account manager for Alliant Energy, visited Southwestern Community College on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, to deliver a $48,634 rebate check to the college. Rebate incentives are available from Alliant for energy-efficient projects in new and existing commercial, industrial, or agricultural facilities. The college has completed a number of energy-saving projects recently, such as adding LED lighting during the 200-bay renovation project and replacing the chiller in the college’s Instructional Center.

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Published December 14, 2017 1:12 pm

Students at holiday potluck

Phi Theta Kappa and NAMI-SWCC finished off the fall 2017 semester with a combined pot luck in the Instructional Center on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 5 p.m.

Members present included Megan Davenport, Paige Parsons, Selena Sampson, Jessica Beatty, Kimmie Zepeda, Alexandra Kay, Loran Sneller, Kara Ramold, Jacob Bolinger, Jordan Gehlhaar, Isacc Wignall, and Jade Lecy.