SCCC informing students on suicide prevention

LIBERAL, Kan. – September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and Seward County Community College is doing its part to inform its students about the signs and the preventative measures of someone with suicidal tendencies. Annette Hackbarth-Onson, SCCC dean of student success and enrollment, stressed the role of SCCC to educate and teach students about basic…

Health and Wellness a priority for SCCC with LACF grant

LIBERAL, Kan. – The path of health and wellness is making its way through the heart of Seward County Community College. Through a grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, the Liberal Area Coalition for Families is working with the college to promote the importance of good health and well-being through the campus…

Enrollment open now!

    Enrollment for classes in the summer term and fall semester 2019 is now open, and Seward County Community College Registrar Alaina Rice is “so happy and excited,” she said. “We’re introducing an improved online enrollment option, and I know our students will find it incredibly helpful,” she said. The online enrollment tool works…

Get a taste of Kansas at SCCC

Did you ever wonder what is Kansas food? The answer may surprise you. Find out when Seward County Community College holds its free, “Taste of Kansas” pot-luck from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29 at the library in the Hobble Academic Building. Everyone is welcome to attend. The event is being held…

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…