No more hoops: Dr. T to step back from basketball

Following a unique “double triple” during a game of pick-up basketball in late August, Dr. Kenneth Trzaska has announced he will not be returning to the game. His decision came after a triple break to his left foot — the second major injury in two years. “Much as I love sports and relish competition, breaking…

Message from Dr. T

On the news of shooting deaths in El Paso, Texas, and in Ohio At the beginning of a new academic year, we typically anticipate what lies ahead — new concepts and materials to learn, new relationships to build, new accomplishments to celebrate. Instead, after a weekend of mass shootings in El Paso and Ohio, we find ourselves…

Dr. T’s Top 50

These books found me over the years. I refer to them regularly. They are in no particular order. My lesson is that I have come to understand how books are one of many frames of reference, and they should be respected as tools and companions on our personal journey of pursuing our noble vision. Another lesson learned: it…

Dr. T welcomes summer, thanks team

  As we wrap up another year here at SCCC, I’ve been thinking about what word best describes our achievements over the last 10 months. “Remarkable” is certainly true, but what this team accomplished is much more than hard work, or good work, or even a lot of work. What we did is all those…

Dr. T goes to Washington

Dr. Trzaska went to Washington …. and met with Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran for a robust conversation that covered higher education policy to Senate bill proposals to straight talk about the opportunities for community colleges and in particular SCCC/ATS. We’re glad for the connection and the conversation with our elected officials.