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…

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…

Wear orange, #love better

Wednesdays traditionally mean wearing green Saints Pride swag on campus, and often free popcorn from the friendly folks in admissions as a reward. This week is a bit different, as the Liberal Area Rape Crisis/Domestic Violence Service encourages students and team members to wear orange. It’s all part of the on-campus work provided by Maria…

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…

College welcomes new housing director

Jennifer Malin becomes ‘dorm mom’ to 200 Jennifer Malin once walked across the campus of Seward County Community College as a music education major. Today, she serves as Director of Student Housing, a job she started just a month before students arrive on campus. The Liberal native says the position brings her full-circle in life. …

Myers leaves SCCC with career of helping, advising students

For most of her life, Gayla Myers has been involved in education. From preschoolers to adults and everyone in between, she has been helping students. Myers is retiring as Seward County Community College’s TRiO/Student Support Services Director. She started at the college in 2012 as an educational specialist in the department before taking over as…

Finals, Moonlight Breakfast, late-night library

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 End-of-semester events fill the calendar at Seward County Community College this week. Final exams for day classes at Seward County Community College begin Wednesday and run through Friday; evening class exams have already begun and will wrap up Tuesday. As an added benefit to students cramming for final exams, the SCCC…

SCCC welcomes new dean of students Annette Hackbarth-Onson

After one month on the job as Dean of Students at Seward County Community College, Annette Hackbarth-Onson is relishing her return to a student affairs role. The weather, she adds with a chuckle, is just a bonus. “I’m from northern Wisconsin, where the winters are … much colder,” she said. “So far, Kansas has been…

Celebrating First Generation at SCCC

TRiO/Student Support Services at Seward County Community College will observe the first annual First-Generation College Celebration from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, November in the Hobble Academic Building on the campus of SCCC. The celebration, which takes on place the 52nd Anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965, will be marked by festivities…