Thanksgiving Wishes

As the Thanksgiving holiday comes upon us, what are we thankful for? We decided to ask some of our staff and faculty.  From “video games” to “indoor plumbing” to, of course, “family” are just some of the things that we are thankful for.  The list is diverse and plentiful and has a special meaning for…

2018 Movers: Q&A with Josh Revord

  Joshua Revord is heading up the Digital Transformation Mover Group. The goal of this group, with help from the entire SCCC team, is to Develop electronic forms for online access for future students, serve & track current students, and empower team members,  and become mobile-friendly, wireless, & secure.  The group goals connect to four of…

Winter Concert set for Nov. 30

Rudolf, rock-and-roll, and classic carols round out program At the Seward County Community College music department’s holiday concert, set for Nov. 30, audience members can sample a wide variety of traditional and modern favorites. The program is a bit like a string of multicolored Christmas lights, said instrumental instructor Darin Workman. “This concert covers a…

Cabrera to bring positive message

Hispanic issues speaker says, ‘Yes You Can! – ¡Sí Se Puede!’ Nationally recognized Hispanic issues speaker Jimmy Cabrera will bring his positive energy to Liberal Nov. 28, with a series of appearances culminating in an evening event at 7 p.m. in the Seward County Community College Showcase Theater. The motivational tour through the area is…

Need for social workers prompted partnership with SCCC, FHSU

Social worker program pilot would benefit students, area Seward County Community College and Fort Hays State University will be collaborating on a bachelor’s degree program in social work with start date of next semester, January 2018. The proposed program offers benefits to student who want to continue studies while living and working in the area,…

College will explore bridge funding for Capital Campaign

$2 million can establish flexibility with phases of construction process Seward County Community College is a step closer to starting two major projects in 2018 after trustees voted Monday night to explore bridge funding methods needed to break ground. Final concepts have been approved for the Sharp Champions Center and the Colvin Family Center for…

It’s busy, busy at SCCC

It will be a busy day of activities at Seward County Community today with a transfer visit, a celebration, a ribbon-cutting ceremony and athletic events! Kansas State will be visiting the SCCC campus with representatives from its academic colleges. Students interested in transferring to KSU can visit with the representatives from 9:30 to 11:30 am…

Celebrating First Generation at SCCC

TRiO/Student Support Services at Seward County Community College will observe the first annual First-Generation College Celebration from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, November in the Hobble Academic Building on the campus of SCCC. The celebration, which takes on place the 52nd Anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965, will be marked by festivities…

Louie’s Place serving cappuccino and more at Industrial Tech campus

  Louie the Saint, official mascot of Saints athletics at Seward County Community College, is on campus. Starting in October, he’s serving up coffee, snacks, and other convenience foods for students at Louie’s Place, located in the Industrial Technology Campus student lounge at SCCC. The new c-store style cafe opened for business early this week…

SCCC research students to present at national biomedical conference

Seward County Community College science students enrolled in the Bridges program will do more than step out of the lab this semester to keep up with classes, meals, and homework. Kevin Loya, Emily Gibson, Emireth Monarrez, and Blanca delaTorre are headed to Phoenix, Ariz., to present research at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority…

SCCC, Chamber offer cybersecurity workshop Oct. 11

Free event is open to the public, preregistration required In the wake of the Equifax breach, there’s no denying the fact: Technology has accelerated so quickly in recent years, ordinary people and businesses often feel uncertain how to keep up — and there’s always the worrisome thought that criminals are ahead of the game. Do…

SCCC Corrosion class/lab named in honor of R.M. ‘Bob’ Speck

R.M. (Bob) Speck did not set out out with the goal of being a beloved teacher and mentor to thousands of students. Yet this nearly 80-year-old self-taught electrical engineer, inventor, and business owner has also educated corrosion technicians all across the country. At Seward County Community College campus Tuesday afternoon, more than 50 industry professionals…