A message from Dr. T

The White House recently released an executive order regarding immigration policy. Among the changes the order declared is an immediate 90-day ban on entry into the United States by citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, as well as restrictions on the admission of refugees. Seward County Community College is committed to…

SCCC progresses in search for Athletic Director

Interviews with semifinalists wrapped up this week With the resignation of seasoned Athletic Director Galen McSpadden in November, Seward County Community College is poised to move its athletic program forward under fresh leadership in the athletic department. However, doing things “The Seward County Way” —the college’s long-time nickname for processes marked by integrity and valuing…

Brenneman’s departure opens spot on trustee board

Relocation to Louisburg prompted resignation The six-member Seward County Community College Board of Trustees shrank to five once again, with the resignation of trustee Rick Brenneman at Monday’s meeting.  “Rick handed me his letter of resignation this evening,” said chair Ron Oliver, reading from the document. “He states, ‘Mellissa and I have decided to sell…

College schedules events for Black History Month

Focus is on conversation to find common ground and respect  Seward County Community College will observe Black History Month with a variety of events throughout February. With “Coffee & Conversation” sessions Tuesday and Feb. 21, SCCC students, faculty and staff, and the community can enjoy free coffee and donuts at 10 a.m. in the Student…

Ag program to use outdoor lab space at Yucca Ridge

Information-only item presented to board of trustees Monday  Drone technology is likely to play a key part in agriculture during the 21st century. Thanks to a partnership with local businessman John Smith, Seward County Community College will offer students in the ag division an opportunity to explore the possibilities offered by drones. That’s not the…

Combs takes helm of Industrial Technology Division

As interim dean, Combs will cultivate industry partnerships Seward County Community College has named Travis Combs as Interim Dean of Industrial Technology. Combs, who also serves as Director of Adult Basic Education at SCCC’s Colvin Adult Learning Center, will continue in both capacities for the remainder of the academic year.  “I’m excited about the opportunity,…

SUCCESS STORY

Saints basketball adds up to more than the fourth-quarter score Halfway through a basketball season that’s included as many downs as ups thus far, it’s reasonable for players, coaches, and fans to ask, “What does success mean?” For the Seward County Community College Saints team, the answer is complex. A highly regarded program known for…

Mein joins SCCC Board of Trustees

Unexpired term vacated by Sharon Hobble runs through 2017 The Seward County Community College Board of Trustees welcomed its newest member Casey Mein at the monthly meeting on Thursday. Mein was sworn in before the board met, and will complete the unexpired term of former trustee Sharon Hobble, who resigned in December. “We had some…

College names All-Kansas Academic Team members

Different Paths, Same Standard Sachie Shiba and Ryan Doll exemplify the best of SCCC Seward County Community College students Ryan Doll and Sachie Shiba could not seem more different, but they are alike in one key way: their pursuit of excellence in the classroom. The Phi Theta Kappa honor society members have been selected as…

In the home stretch

SCCC finals week, holiday closing schedule announced Relocation of Registrar, Financial Aid offices planned Dec. 19 and 20 Hallways across the campus of Seward County Community College are quieter than usual this week as students head into the home stretch of the semester. Final exams for night classes began Monday, and continue through the week….

A message from Dr. T

A message from SCCC President Dr. Trzaska  After a long and forceful political season, Americans everywhere are learning a valuable lesson about the dynamic of change. It can be daunting, and it requires sanctuary with and for each other. Seward County Community College is committed to bringing people together to become our best. Social justice,…

SCCC Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 15

Meal served to more than 500 at no cost to guests  Seward County Community College and Great Western Dining invites the community to the college’s annual Thanksgiving dinner Tuesday. The free meal is served at the cafeteria in the SCCC Student Union from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and typically serves more than 500 guests….