College News

Published May 16, 2017 10:47 am

Spartan Cafe logo

The Spartan Cafe is open during summer 2017, through June 30, from 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The daily menu is featured on the bottom right corner of the SWCC homepage under "Spartan Cafe Specials" heading.

Read more: Spartan Cafe Summer 2017 Hours

Published May 12, 2017 4:52 pm

SWCC Ag Students Presenting

The first annual Ag Day was held at the SWCC Red Oak Center on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. More than 40 students from Red Oak and Shenandoah High Schools participated in the day.

Read more: Red Oak Center Hosts Ag Day

Published May 12, 2017 4:43 pm

SWCC HHR on track at 2016 Speedway Night

SWCC Night at the Adams County Speedway in Corning is scheduled for Saturday, June 3, 2017.  Gates open at 5 p.m., hot laps start at 6:30 p.m., and racing begins at 7 p.m.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seventh-12th graders, and sixth grade and under are free.  Representatives from SWCC will be on-hand with games, prizes, college information, and giveaways. SWCC has two options for students interested in a career in automotive--auto collision repair/refinish and automotive repair technology.

Race night is aired on KCSI, 95.3 FM, of Red Oak.  For additional information, please visit www.acspeedway.com.

Published May 11, 2017 2:52 pm

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of directors met on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the SWCC Administration Center for their regular monthly board meeting.

Read more: Southwestern’s Board of Trustees Holds May 2017 Meeting

Published May 5, 2017 2:48 pm

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) came home with four gold medal finishes following the Iowa SkillsUSA competition on Friday, April 28, at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny.  These first place finishes qualify the students for national SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, KY, from June 18-23.

Read more: SWCC Students Headed to National 2017 SkillsUSA Competition

Published May 4, 2017 9:46 am

Joel Hartstack and Jamie Young with awards

Joel Hartstack, of Corning, and Jamie Young, of Humeston, both automotive collision repair/refinish students, recently placed at the SkillsUSA competition at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in Ankeny on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Read more: Collision Repair Students Place at State Contest

Published May 3, 2017 3:28 pm

Gary McVay and Gavin Monroe

Gary McVay (at left in photo), of Creston, and Gavin Monroe (at right in photo), of Afton, both students in SWCC’s information technology systems networking (ITSN) program, competed at the SkillsUSA competition at DMACC in Ankeny on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Read more: ITSN Students Place in SkillsUSA Competition

Published May 3, 2017 3:21 pm

Beginning Monday, May 8, 2017, the SWCC Shoppe will be buying back textbooks and students will be able to return rental textbooks.  Buyback runs all week, May 8-12, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., each day.

Read more: Textbook Buyback Begins May 8 at the SWCC Shoppe

Published May 3, 2017 3:16 pm

4 graduates from 2016

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) spring commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Center gymnasium.  The commencement speaker will be Randy Hughes, retiring SWCC history instructor.

Read more: Spring Commencement is May 12

Published April 27, 2017 11:43 am

Happiness Sprinkling participants with signs

Thanks to everyone for an amazing Pay it Forward (PIF) Week from April 15-21!  The involvement from across campus was unbelievable this year.  All your hard work is very much appreciated and the impact was felt community-wide. 

Read more: Great Job Making PIF Week Successful