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…

Cafeteria scales back but keeps stranded students well-fed

Maria Sandoval is used to cooking for a crowd. On the average day as Director of Great Western Dining’s cafeteria at Seward County Community College, the trained chef prepares to feed more than 200 people.  These days, the number is down to about 30, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, state-government’s “stay at home” orders, and…

Update: scholarship deadline extended, wi-fi available, maintenance keeps rolling

SCCC scholarship/grant priority deadline extended Seward County Community College provides students with financial assistance through a limited amount of scholarships/grants. Applications for these scholarships/grants must be completed every year. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the priority deadline for SCCC scholarships/grants for the Fall 2020 semester has been extended to May 1, 2020. Applications can…

SCCC virtual classes going well after first week

LIBERAL, Kan. – It would be fair to say that there was more than a little bit of trepidation from students and faculty on how things were going to work out when Seward County Community College went to a complete online format to finish the spring semester due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It would…

March 28, 2020 : COVID-19

SCCC complies with Gov. Kelly’s executive order LIBERAL, Kan. — Following Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive “Stay at Home” order, Seward County Community College announces the following steps to comply with the statewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  As of Monday, March 30, SCCC campus will be closed to students and the public. Classes will continue…

Drive-thru pop-up provides continuity

SCCC’s adult basic ed instructors create individualized packets for ESL students LIBERAL, Kan. (March 26, 2020) — Most of the students who attend adult basic education courses at Seward County Community College have experienced disruption before. It comes in the form of political unrest, immigration, or other forms of upheaval. Now, coronavirus has interrupted daily…

Open doors at SCCC’s main campus

LIBERAL, Kan. (March 24, 2020) — Seward County Community College remains open for education and business. It’s just a matter of finding the right entry point.  SCCC Vice President of Finance and Operations Dennis Sander announced the establishment of designated door access during the coronavirus crisis.  “The intent of reducing the number of unlocked entrance doors…

Sales never stop at Saints Bookstore

LIBERAL, KAN. (March 20, 2020) — As Seward County Community College students and campus employees scramble to adjust to the world of higher education amid health concerns, something remains reassuringly reliable. The Saints Bookstore is open for business as usual. “We thought it wise to give our customers a current update on store operations amid the…

March 17, 2020 : COVID-19-related campus operations announcements

College to go online March 23, sports, commencement, performances cancelled LIBERAL, KS. (March 17, 2020) — Seward County Community College announces the following in response to the swiftly changing landscape of COVID-19. Dear SCCC Students, Team Members, and Community;  In response to rapidly changing circumstances driven by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made…