Regional Science Fair awards young researchers K- 12

Students earn medals, advance to state level Students from across the region set up display boards and prepared to explain their research last weekend as Seward County Community College hosted the 11th annual regional science fair on campus. Entries ranged from the quirky — like the “Musical Eating Hamster” entered by Jose Alvarado of Rolla…

New signs will mark trail system

Through partnership with an array of entities, the SCCC Connections Trail System continues to grow. Now, new signage will mark the progress that’s been made and identify the pathways to visitors on campus. A welcome sign will soon be installed at the northernmost edge of SCCC property, where team members created an extension for pedestrians…

Wear orange, #love better

Wednesdays traditionally mean wearing green Saints Pride swag on campus, and often free popcorn from the friendly folks in admissions as a reward. This week is a bit different, as the Liberal Area Rape Crisis/Domestic Violence Service encourages students and team members to wear orange. It’s all part of the on-campus work provided by Maria…

PTK inducts new members for spring

The Seward County Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted five new members on Sunday. Jade Rice, Rodrigo Sanchez, Daisey Hernandez, Rogelio Pando, and Citlali Rocha-Ruiz. are the newest members of PTK, an the international honor society for community colleges. To be eligible, students must have completed at least 12 hours of college-level courses and…

Homecoming festivities rock the Greenhouse

School spirit took over the Greenhouse on Saturday night. It was Homecoming at Seward County Community College. Fans filled the seats and the bleachers to watch the men’s and women’s basketball teams play Pratt Community Community and to see a king and queen crowned. They were also entertained by the Stanton County Pep Band, which…

SCCC tuition to increase slightly, due to technology costs

Board meets robotics team, approves retirements The board room was crowded at the Seward County Community College Board of Trustees regular meeting Monday, Feb. 4, thanks to a demonstration of a collaborative project between the college and Liberal High School. SCCC Computer Information Systems instructor Ed Hall introduced members of the high school robotics team…

Weather delays campus opening Feb. 7

In response to weather conditions and limited visibility for drivers, Seward County Community College will delay opening on Thursday, Feb. 7. Classes, on-campus activities, and offices will be closed until 11 a.m. “We value the safety of our team and our students, and want them to exercise caution when deciding whether road conditions are safe…

SCCC, Chamber of Commerce to host job fair

Seward County Community College and the Liberal Chamber of Commerce are hosting the Southwest Kansas Regional Job Fair Wednesday, February 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Seward County Activity Center. Close to 50 businesses will be represented at the fair, looking for prospective employees. The job fair is free and open to…

Get a taste of Kansas at SCCC

Did you ever wonder what is Kansas food? The answer may surprise you. Find out when Seward County Community College holds its free, “Taste of Kansas” pot-luck from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29 at the library in the Hobble Academic Building. Everyone is welcome to attend. The event is being held…

Sunflower Bank, SCCC working for the community

It’s all about the community. Sunflower Bank is showing its support for the community with a donation to the Seward County Community College Foundation. “Every year Sunflower Bank tries to give back to the community and we look for specific foundations that help low- to moderate-income families, a diverse group,” said Jonny Vergara, senior branch…