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…

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…

SCCC Foundation to hold annual meeting on Wednesday

LIBERAL, Kan. – The Seward County Community College County Community College Foundation will be holding its annual Board of Governors meeting through remote access on Wednesday, March 25. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the meeting will be limited to essential personnel and will take place in an online/virtual environment. Foundation donors and the public can…

SCCC set to resume spring semester electronically

LIBERAL, Kan. – Seward County Community College has resumed its spring semester classes through an online format, beginning Monday, March 23. When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hit and state and local government announced restrictions on gatherings and activities, SCCC decided a virtual environment offered the best way to proceed. “Our decision was guided by Seward’s…

SCCC student claims ‘Miss Teen Kansas’ crown

Cyara Heredia will advance to national pageant Pageant enthusiasts in Liberal let out a whoop of triumph Jan. 20, as Seward County Community College student Cyara Heredia, Miss Liberal, was crowned Miss Kansas Teen USA 2020 in Lawrence. Heredia will have the chance to represent Kansas in Miss USA Teen 2020 pageant later this spring….

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…

Kansas Promise Plan in the works for introduction to House

SCCC President Trzaska, peers give feedback on new bill Seward County Community College President Dr. Ken Trzaska takes a certain amount of heat for the mileage he’s logged during his five-year tenure. The travel can be seen as an investment; one return may come in the form of a new program proposal unveiled in the…