ESL Students visit Memorial Library

Next 8-week session at Colvin Adult Learning Center begins October 28 Earlier this fall, the Advanced English as a Second Language (ESL) students at the Colvin Adult Learning Center held class at Liberal Memorial Library to learn about the resources provided at and through the library. Students were greeted by various library staff and warmly…

SCCC creates Emerging Leaders Guild

Lecture series, resources, events aim to strengthen region’s youth Longtime Southwest Kansas personality Judge Tommy Webb will kick off the introduction of the SCCC Emerging Leaders Guild at an Oct. 26 appearance on the Seward County Community College campus. The  6 p.m. event at the Showcase Theater offers potent shot of positivity in a negative…

Meet the Team: Chief Information Officer Louis Lemert

Midwestern friendliness meets cybersecurity savvy at SCCC Anyone who’s gotten locked out of a password-protected website knows how frustrating a single computer can be for the user: Just imagine being responsible for nearly 1,000. That’s only one part of the job Louie Lemert tackled when he signed on as Chief Information Officer at Seward County…

Colvin Family Center for Allied Health poised to open

As the opening date for the newly-constructed Colvin Center for Allied Health nears, naming opportunities remain available for the state-of-the-art health services education building on the main campus of Seward County Community College. “We are so grateful to all the donors who have made this possible through the SCCC Foundation’s Capital Campaign,” said college president…

Corrosion program instructors head to DC

Conference showcases NSF success stories LIBERAL, Ks. — Seward County Community College will send two of its energy department instructors to Washington in October as part of the college’s NSF grant project to expand corrosion technology education. Chris Hickman, energy department head, and corrosion instructor Autry Coleman will attend “Innovation & Impact: ATE for the…

First 10 members inducted to Hall of Saints

College will name cohort of 50 total alumni during 2019-20 LIBERAL, Ks. — Seward County Community College celebrates 50 years serving students throughout this academic year, 2019-20, and the kickoff weekend included induction of the first 10 members of the SCCC Hall of Saints. “For the past three years, we have focused on Moving Seward…

No more hoops: Dr. T to step back from basketball

Following a unique “double triple” during a game of pick-up basketball in late August, Dr. Kenneth Trzaska has announced he will not be returning to the game. His decision came after a triple break to his left foot — the second major injury in two years. “Much as I love sports and relish competition, breaking…

High Plains journey brings McCann to Seward County

Dr. Joe McCann joins college as vice president of academics With the new academic year a week away, Dr. Joe McCann is headed to school once again — this time, as the new vice president of academic affairs at Seward County Community College. The routine is nothing new to McCann, who has immersed himself in…