College News

Miracle Network Dance Marathon logo

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) student ambassadors will be hosting a Miracle Network Dance Marathon on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 6-10 p.m. in the SWCC Student Center gymnasium. Everyone is invited to attend and get involved! 

Top 10 Best Online College logo

Creston, IOWA—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) was recently announced as one of the top 10 Best Online Colleges in Iowa by Value Colleges, Southwestern, who came in eighth on the top 10 list, was the only community college to make the list.

Art Club Jewelry Flyer featuring photos of jewelry

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Art Club is selling one-of-a-kind handmade glass jewelry for Valentine's Day. Pricing starts at $5.

Blood Drive with the Red Cross

SWCC Student Ambassadors will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 7, , from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in room 180, Instructional Center, 1501 W. Townline Street, Creston. The public is invited. During this blood drive, all presenting donors will receive a free Red Cross T-shirt, while supplies last!

To schedule an appointment to give blood, please contact Lauren England in the SWCC admissions office at 641.782.1444 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Be sure to bring your Red Cross donor card or a government or school issued photo I.D. when you come.

SWCC Shoppe Blue Moon Red Moon Sale

The SWCC Shoppe will be having a Blue Moon Red Moon sale from January 31 through February 2. Come get 20 percent off clothing and gifts.

Some exclusions apply. Cannot be combined with other staff discounts, coupons or offers.  No adjustments to prior purchases. No cash value or rain checks issued.  Offer good while supplies last.  Valid only at the SWCC Shoppe Creston location.

Students listening to speaker at orientation

New student orientation dates have been set in preparation for the fall 2018 semester!

The Writing Center has announced its hours for spring 2018 semester. Beginning this Wednesday, Jan. 31, the center will host a writing workshop each Wednesday at 1 p.m., in the Instructional Center, room 140. 

Pie in the Face contestants

Stop by the library or the registers at the Spartan Cafe to “vote” with your coins and dollar bills to decide which SWCC employee should get a Pie in the Face during halftime of the men’s basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 3 p.m. vs. Kirkwood!

SWCC students and employees with legislators at capitol

Six Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Student Senate members attended the 30th annual Iowa Association for Community College Trustees (IACCT) Student Legislative Seminar at the state capitol in Des Moines on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.

Students may register for e2Campus at any time to receive alerts on their cell phones from Southwestern Community College. Alert messages include emergency alerts, college closings, instructor absences, events and activities, and residence hall information. When students register with e2Campus, they will select which alerts they would like to receive. Students may login to SWCCyou and follow the link to the e2Campus login page displayed on the left-hand side of the page. They may create an account from the linked page.