The Greenhouse gets a facelift

New video boards and bleachers installed in SCCC gym When Saints fans enter the Greenhouse this semester, they’re going to notice a difference – a big difference. The Seward County Community College gym received a $250,000 facelift this summer with the addition of state-of-the-art video boards and new bleachers for the student section. The video…

Frisbee course offers free fun

SCCC team members volunteered time, talents Bright yellow cages and takes dot the verdant heart of Seward County Community College, a quiet invitation to take a deep breath and enjoy life a bit more. The nine-station frisbee golf course is the result of a two-year project suggested by SCCC students.  Tyler Mangels, welding instructor and…

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…

Guenther fulfilling nursing dream at SCCC

For nearly a decade, it’s been Tina Guenther’s ambition to become a nurse. At Seward County Community College, the All-Kansas Academic Team honoree is making her dream come true. The first-year nursing student wasn’t always sure about her career path, but when it finally became clear to her, she knew what road she was going…

Serrano leaves SCCC with passion, drive, fond memories

He’s everywhere. Whether it’s giving a tour to future Saints or hanging out with friends or sitting by the bench on the sidelines or studying for an exam – there’s Manny on the SCCC campus. All-Kansas Academic Team honoree and SCCC sophomore Emanuel Serrano will soon wrap up a remarkable two years. Serrano says he…

SCCC crowns homecoming royalty

Seward County Community College Student Activities wrapped up a busy week of special events and programs as the 2018 Homecoming King and Queen were crowned in the Greenhouse Saturday night.  King Emanuel Serrano and Queen Nathiellen Machado received the most votes from their fellow Saints during the week-long election process. They represented Student Government Association…

SCCC uses dual language to key success in math

When a dual-language class is being offered, you probably think it’s basic or developmental English or English as a Second Language. And normally, you would be correct. But that wasn’t the case at Seward County Community last semester. The college decided to think outside the box and offer Beginning Algebra with a twist. It would…

College announces holiday schedule

Seward County Community College is in the home stretch as the semester winds down. As students and faculty head into a week of Final Exams, campus is alternately hectic and silent. “We see students under a lot of stress at this time of year, which is why we plan special activities to help them deal…

Louie’s Place serving cappuccino and more at Industrial Tech campus

  Louie the Saint, official mascot of Saints athletics at Seward County Community College, is on campus. Starting in October, he’s serving up coffee, snacks, and other convenience foods for students at Louie’s Place, located in the Industrial Technology Campus student lounge at SCCC. The new c-store style cafe opened for business early this week…

Auto Body Collision Repair students set up two-month car wash

Fundraiser will send students to national convention Ready to clean out the remains of summer travel and back-to-school shopping from your car? Get the sparkle back, and contribute to a cause with the fundraiser sponsored by the Industrial Technology student club at Seward County Community College. The students will perform car wash and detailing services…