January 28, 2020 weather closure

Seward County Community College is closed Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, due to inclement weather. The college executive team plans to reopen campus Wednesday, Jan. 29, weather permitting, and will post updated information here as the storm moves across the region.

SCCC student claims ‘Miss Teen Kansas’ crown

Cyara Heredia will advance to national pageant Pageant enthusiasts in Liberal let out a whoop of triumph Jan. 20, as Seward County Community College student Cyara Heredia, Miss Liberal, was crowned Miss Kansas Teen USA 2020 in Lawrence. Heredia will have the chance to represent Kansas in Miss USA Teen 2020 pageant later this spring….

Sharp Family Champions Center ribbon cutting rescheduled due to weather

The Sharp Family Champions Center ribbon-cutting, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29, has been rescheduled due to weather conditions. A heavy snowfall on Monday and Tuesday left pedestrian access to the new indoor practice facility muddy and difficult to navigate. “We have already spoken with our major donors, Gene and Jo Ann Sharp, and set…

Chamber lists SCCC Board Trustee as ‘Man of Distinction’

Engel serves on SCCC Foundation as well New 2020 calendars listing Liberal area Men and Women of Distinction include a longtime supporter of Seward County Community College — John Engel. The honor is well-earned, as SCCC President, Dr. Ken Trzaska noted. “John and I share the advantage of early involvement with the Boy Scouts of America,…

Talk with Dr. T in Sublette

Parents, students, community members welcome As the region’s provider of higher education, Seward County Community College serves 11 outreach communities, providing rural high school students with access to early college coursework. That means SCCC is eager “to hear what rural communities want, starting with  Sublette,” says SCCC President, Dr. Ken Trzaska. He will visit Sublette…

Kansas Promise Plan in the works for introduction to House

SCCC President Trzaska, peers give feedback on new bill Seward County Community College President Dr. Ken Trzaska takes a certain amount of heat for the mileage he’s logged during his five-year tenure. The travel can be seen as an investment; one return may come in the form of a new program proposal unveiled in the…

Celebrate courage and heritage at ‘Taste of Kansas’ event

Seward County Community College will once again host the popular “Taste of Kansas”  meal on Jan. 29, 2020, in the SCCC library. More than just a delicious, enormous potluck, the event offers participants an opportunity to savor the connections that create community. “We introduced Taste of Kansas in 2019 as a campus inclusiveness and civility…

Campus to open late Jan. 17 due to weather

SCCC’s executive team announces campus will open at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, due to sleet and poor driving conditions. The college urges students and team members who live throughout the region to exercise caution and prioritize safety if traveling conditions are not improved by 11 a.m. Friday, and to contact instructors or supervisors…