SCCC library presents ‘Grimm for Grownups’

LIBERAL, Kan. – The Seward County Community College Library is proud to host “Grimm for Grownups,” a presentation and discussion by Priscilla Howe on Wednesday, October 16. The Brothers Grimm traveled across Europe in the 1800s collecting folktales that eventually became the classic fairy tales children read today. However, most were never intended for children….

SCCC to hold fall PTK induction ceremony

LIBERAL, Kan. – The Seward County Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will host its fall induction ceremony at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, upstairs in the Student Union on the SCCC Campus. The event is open and free to the public. Seventeen SCCC students will be inducted into the international honor society…

SCCC informing students on suicide prevention

LIBERAL, Kan. – September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and Seward County Community College is doing its part to inform its students about the signs and the preventative measures of someone with suicidal tendencies. Annette Hackbarth-Onson, SCCC dean of student success and enrollment, stressed the role of SCCC to educate and teach students about basic…

Health and Wellness a priority for SCCC with LACF grant

LIBERAL, Kan. – The path of health and wellness is making its way through the heart of Seward County Community College. Through a grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, the Liberal Area Coalition for Families is working with the college to promote the importance of good health and well-being through the campus…

Cast set for SCCC production of ‘Steel Magnolias’

LIBERAL, Kan. – The cast is set for the fall performance of “Steel Magnolias.” Director Michele Van Hessen, SCCC communications and theater instructor, has chosen the actresses for the play. The cast includes Jessica Malin (Clairee Belcher), Krystal Heib (Shelby Eatenton), Sarah Thompson (Truvy Jones), Alaina Rice (Ouiser Boudreaux), Jennifer Malin (M’Lynn Eatenton) and  Aspen…

SCCC receives Equity Bank donation for Colvin Family Center for Allied Health

LIBERAL, Kan. – Community businesses continue to show their support for Seward County Community College. Equity Bank donated $100,000 to Seward County Community College for the Colvin Family Center for Allied Health. The funds will be used to buy equipment and furniture. “Seward County Community College is a very important part of the Liberal and…

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, 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…