Cosmetology Program ranked in Top 20 in nation

Fans of the SCCC Cosmetology Salon already know we’ve got a good thing going on campus. Now, the rest of the world has weighed in to agree. The SCCC Cosmetology Program made the list of the Top 20 Cosmetology & Beauty School programs in the nation. A spokesperson for EDsmart explained, “The schools that made…

SCCC employees honored for years of service

Seward County Community College observed its annual service awards Monday, with 30 employees receiving recognition for years in education. “This is a celebration of why our work matters,” said SCCC President, Dr. Ken Trzaska. “As days and years in our work pass, we are achieving something meaningful.” Special guest, Liberal Area Chamber of Commerce director…

Commencement weekend brings smiles, pride

More than 300 students participated in various graduation ceremonies at Seward County Community College over the weekend, beginning with the traditional nursing capping and pinning ceremony Friday evening. First- and second-year nursing students received their honors, and expressed appreciation to friends, family, and instructors. Commencement for students seeking associate’s degrees and certificates began at 10…

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 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…

Patriot Day at SCCC honors first responders

As part of Patriot Day observations at Seward County Community College, the campus veteran’s group sponsored a free hamburger cookout for students, team members, and first responders from Liberal and the surrounding area. Liberal Mayor Joe Denoyer spoke at the gathering, and was presented with a fireman’s hardhat, naming him honorary lieutenant for the Baker, Tyone, and…

College earns ‘Most Promising Place to Work 2017’ award

  Seward County Community College is in the top 10 once more, earning a spot on Diverse magazine’s “Most Promising Places to Work in Community College” list for 2017.  The award was presented to SCCC team members last weekend, at the annual conference hosted by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) in…

2017 Graduation Ceremony

401 total graduates. 278 associate degrees. 179 certificates of completion. 1 #Saints family. The Greenhouse was packed on Saturday, May 6, 2017, as Saints walked across the stage in front of family, friends, and peers, honoring their hard work and celebrating their academic success. Congratulations class of 2017, we look forward to seeing all you…

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…