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…

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…

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…