College welcomes new housing director

Jennifer Malin becomes ‘dorm mom’ to 200 Jennifer Malin once walked across the campus of Seward County Community College as a music education major. Today, she serves as Director of Student Housing, a job she started just a month before students arrive on campus. The Liberal native says the position brings her full-circle in life. …

Welcome Week activities help students settle in, connect

College success depends on more than good study habits and hard work, and Welcome Week activities at Seward County Community College address that reality. Vice President of Student Services Celeste Donovan has set up a fun and forward-thinking roster of activities to help students start the year connected and confident. “Welcome Week is more than…

SCCC, Bee Jays host annual July 4 celebration

Seward County Community College’s Brent Gould Field welcomes the community to a Fourth of July extravaganza, featuring the Liberal Bee Jays and plenty of old-fashioned fun for the family.  Community groups will host a hot dog feed, bouncy houses, and more for families starting at 2 p.m. in the area immediately adjacent to the field…

Kids College enrollment open

Just when summer days grow long and parents may be hearing complaints of boredom, Seward County Community College Kids College comes to the rescue. The ever-popular Kids College is now open for registration. With a roster of more than 30 classes, Kids College 2018 offers students ages first through eighth grade an opportunity to “Explore…

Fun, sun, food and games at year-end picnic

Seward County Community College closed out its 2017-18 academic year with a picnic for faculty, staff and administrators on Monday. There was fun and frolicking and, of course, food with plenty of hamburgers, hot dogs and chips. Everyone got to unwind and relax with games such as “pitching washers” and “Jenga.” And some even got…

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…

Finals, Moonlight Breakfast, late-night library

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 End-of-semester events fill the calendar at Seward County Community College this week. Final exams for day classes at Seward County Community College begin Wednesday and run through Friday; evening class exams have already begun and will wrap up Tuesday. As an added benefit to students cramming for final exams, the SCCC…

SCCC will livestream commencement

Nearly 300 Saints will walk the stage Saturday as part of the 47th annual commencement ceremony at Seward County Community College. For those graduates whose families are unable to attend, the college will offer a live streaming broadcast of the ceremony. “This is something we developed for the families and friends of our international athletes,…

Kansas Wildlife, Parks grant to fund next phase of Connections Trail

The Connections Trail at Seward County Community College will continue to expand, thanks to a $60,890 grant awarded by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. The announcement in late March came at the perfect time, said SCCC President, Dr. Ken Trzaska.  “The collaborative momentum between the college and our community is inspiring, and…

President in motion

SCCC’s Dr. Ken Trzaska: community progress starts with personal connections If you stop to visit Dr. Ken Trzaska, Seward County Community College president, the top of his desk is likely clean and bare — and he’s probably not sitting behind it. Trzaska is more likely to be traveling across campus, where he has made the student…