CTE Expo will go online Sept. 30

LIBERAL, Kan. —  Seward County Community College will continue its career and technical education partnership with regional high schools through its annual CTE Expo in the fall. There’s just one difference: in a move that mirrors global changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Tech Expo will take place online. “We decided to get…

College to reopen campus July 7

Wellness Center, library, campus facilities available once more LIBERAL, Kan.  —  Seward County Community College will reopen to the public beginning Tuesday, July 7, college administration announced this week. Following nearly four months of facilities closure, SCCC will welcome people to campus, including Wellness Center and library patrons, employees, and students who need to complete…

May 12, 2020 : COVID-19 update

SCCC to continue emergency remote instruction for summer term LIBERAL, Kan.  —  Summer classes at Seward County Community College will continue in the emergency remote instruction format, announced dean of arts and sciences Luke Dowell. The college’s academic affairs team made the decision as COVID-19 positive test results continue to increase in Seward County.  “After…

Kyle Woodrow joins SCCC team as Chief Development Officer

College, Foundation name Liberal native to post LIBERAL, Kan.  — Through seasons of change and unexpected circumstances like a global pandemic, institutional growth continues. That principle is reflected in the announcement that Seward County Community College has named the Rev. Kyle Woodrow as Chief Development Officer, in tandem with the SCCC Foundation, which Woodrow will head…

May 5, 2020 : COVID-19 update

SCCC cancels regular Kids College sessions for summer LIBERAL, Kan.  — As part of the rhythms of a normal year at Seward County Community College, early spring means choosing a theme for the ever-popular Kids College, which gives children ages first- through eighth grade an opportunity to sample the college experience through fun, hands-on classes during…

May 4, 2020 : COVID-19 update

Gradual reopening orders will not begin at SCCC until mid-late May LIBERAL, Kan.  — Seward County Community College campus will take a cautious approach in following state trends to reopen. Following Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s announcement Thursday evening that the “stay at home” orders will expire at midnight Sunday, with many other state orders remaining in…

April 19, 2020 : COVID-19 update

SCCC works with KDHE to provide help, support for families LIBERAL, Kan.  — Seward County Community College trustees held an unusual  Sunday afternoon meeting by phone to discuss a request for help from the State of Kansas to potentially help with COVID-19 responses. The trustees unanimously approved a motion to provide emergency housing for uninfected family members of…

SCCC registrar announces plans for virtual commencement

Ceremony will be online graduation day, May 2 Commencement. It is hands-down the favorite day of the year for Seward County Community College Registrar Alaina Rice. This time around, though, the day that celebrates student achievement will be like nothing Rice has seen during her years in academia. “When the announcement came that we would…