College News

November Community by Design event graphic with hands of all races

Registration is now open for Community by Design, an interactive workshop focusing on diversity and inclusion, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, from 12:30-3:15 p.m., in the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Instructional Center, room 180.

Community by Design will unpack the concepts of diversity and inclusion, as well as offer an examination of the most common and fundamental barriers to actually providing an inclusive experience, for example, the roles played by unwritten rules, and unconscious or implicit bias.

Students browsing tables at 2016 Community Awareness Day

SWCC will host its annual Community Awareness Day this Wednesday, Sept. 20, 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!

Southwestern Community College (SWCC) is anxiously awaiting final results from the school election held Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. On the ballot was the college’s Six-Cent Levy, in place since 2007.

Dr. Barb Crittenden, SWCC president, said initial reporting is looking good for the college.

Thinkfast game show poster

Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, is Constitution Day for our country! Plan to stop by the Student Center (upstairs) between 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to receive a cookie and a flyer detailing important facts we all should know about the United States Constitution.

Girl taking test

CRESTON — The TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS) program at Southwestern Community College is hosting an ACT Boot Camp on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in the college’s Instructional Center, room 180, to assist high school students in preparation for the ACT Test.

Ken Rech presiding over board meeting

Ken Rech (pictured above, second from left) of Red Oak, president of the Southwestern Community College board of trustees, presided over his last regular board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Center, board room.

Creston— The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) board of trustees met Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the Administration Center on the Creston campus.

Jim Wand featured on event poster

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, hypnotist Jim Wand will be performing on campus from 12-1 p.m., in the Student Center gymnasium. 

First Friday graphic with four SWCC students pictured

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) admissions department is inviting future SWCC students to visit the Creston campus during First Fridays @ SWCC, to be held once per month, beginning in October, and extending throughout the 2017-18 academic year.

Graphic of Adult Ed Homepage

The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) adult and continuing education department has a number of classes starting in September and October 2017: