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…

Champions Center serves on snowy days

Ribbon-cutting slated for Monday, Feb. 24 Weather mid-February was not accommodating for Seward County Community College Saints Softball players, who faced 20-degree temperatures and a playing field with very little green grass. No problem: the team logged a solid day in the college’s new indoor practice facility. “The Sharp Family Champions Center is a game…

SCCC center campus designated as smoke-free

‘Pathways to a Healthy Kansas’ makes improvements to courtyard Construction is nearly complete on a new seating area in the Seward County Community College main courtyard. The gazebo, table and chairs, are the latest installation funded by a healthy-living grant thanks to the Liberal Area Coalition for Families (LACF) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of…

Sharp Family Champions Center ribbon cutting rescheduled due to weather

The Sharp Family Champions Center ribbon-cutting, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29, has been rescheduled due to weather conditions. A heavy snowfall on Monday and Tuesday left pedestrian access to the new indoor practice facility muddy and difficult to navigate. “We have already spoken with our major donors, Gene and Jo Ann Sharp, and set…

Celebrate courage and heritage at ‘Taste of Kansas’ event

Seward County Community College will once again host the popular “Taste of Kansas”  meal on Jan. 29, 2020, in the SCCC library. More than just a delicious, enormous potluck, the event offers participants an opportunity to savor the connections that create community. “We introduced Taste of Kansas in 2019 as a campus inclusiveness and civility…

College hosts Thanksgiving feast for public November 25

It’s a long-standing tradition at Seward County Community College to invite the community for Thanksgiving dinner, and this year is no different. Food service director and enthusiastic chef Maria Sandoval will offer a bountiful feast at no cost to the community, starting at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, though 1:30 p.m. The menu includes carved…

SCCC launches divorce support group for students

‘The grief is huge and disruptive,’ says college counselor For many young adults, college provides the first step into independence, a safe testing space for how to manage time, balance priorities, and find a purpose in life. It’s a chance to step out of the protective nest of home. But what happens when the nest…

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…