Update: scholarship deadline extended, wi-fi available, maintenance keeps rolling

SCCC scholarship/grant priority deadline extended Seward County Community College provides students with financial assistance through a limited amount of scholarships/grants. Applications for these scholarships/grants must be completed every year. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the priority deadline for SCCC scholarships/grants for the Fall 2020 semester has been extended to May 1, 2020. Applications can…

SCCC virtual classes going well after first week

LIBERAL, Kan. – It would be fair to say that there was more than a little bit of trepidation from students and faculty on how things were going to work out when Seward County Community College went to a complete online format to finish the spring semester due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It would…

March 28, 2020 : COVID-19

SCCC complies with Gov. Kelly’s executive order LIBERAL, Kan. — Following Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive “Stay at Home” order, Seward County Community College announces the following steps to comply with the statewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  As of Monday, March 30, SCCC campus will be closed to students and the public. Classes will continue…

March 27, 2020: COVID-19 in the SCCC service area

LIBERAL, Kan. (March 27, 2020) — The Stevens County Health Department has reported  case of coronavirus disease (COVID 19). The case is the first to be reported for a resident in the service area for Seward County Community College, and involves a male “who traveled to an area outside of Stevens County with a high…

Drive-thru pop-up provides continuity

SCCC’s adult basic ed instructors create individualized packets for ESL students LIBERAL, Kan. (March 26, 2020) — Most of the students who attend adult basic education courses at Seward County Community College have experienced disruption before. It comes in the form of political unrest, immigration, or other forms of upheaval. Now, coronavirus has interrupted daily…

SCCC Foundation to hold annual meeting on Wednesday

LIBERAL, Kan. – The Seward County Community College County Community College Foundation will be holding its annual Board of Governors meeting through remote access on Wednesday, March 25. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the meeting will be limited to essential personnel and will take place in an online/virtual environment. Foundation donors and the public can…

Open doors at SCCC’s main campus

LIBERAL, Kan. (March 24, 2020) — Seward County Community College remains open for education and business. It’s just a matter of finding the right entry point.  SCCC Vice President of Finance and Operations Dennis Sander announced the establishment of designated door access during the coronavirus crisis.  “The intent of reducing the number of unlocked entrance doors…

SCCC set to resume spring semester electronically

LIBERAL, Kan. – Seward County Community College has resumed its spring semester classes through an online format, beginning Monday, March 23. When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hit and state and local government announced restrictions on gatherings and activities, SCCC decided a virtual environment offered the best way to proceed. “Our decision was guided by Seward’s…

SCCC Poetry contest continues

Poets encouraged to submit work, despite coffeehouse cancellation LIBERAL, KAN. (March 20, 2020) — Poetry, it is sometimes said, is all about slowing down. Pausing to notice the details. Savoring everyday beauty. Writers — and would-be writers — have more than enough time to do just that, as the world health situation requires social distancing…

Sales never stop at Saints Bookstore

LIBERAL, KAN. (March 20, 2020) — As Seward County Community College students and campus employees scramble to adjust to the world of higher education amid health concerns, something remains reassuringly reliable. The Saints Bookstore is open for business as usual. “We thought it wise to give our customers a current update on store operations amid the…