Game cabinet opens possibilities

Thanks to a grant from the Liberal Area Coalition for Families’ alcohol abuse prevention program, SCCC will soon launch “Game Knight” events for team members and students. Stay tuned for more details!

If misery loves company, sorrow loves community

I’ve been in a vile mood for a month now, but the arrival of Dia de los Muertos put everything in perspective. Since I found a new home for Penelope, my beloved rescue chihuahua, in early October, I have moped and grieved and been curmudgeonly on campus. Penny herself is in heaven — not literally,…

Meet the Team: Chief Information Officer Louis Lemert

Midwestern friendliness meets cybersecurity savvy at SCCC Anyone who’s gotten locked out of a password-protected website knows how frustrating a single computer can be for the user: Just imagine being responsible for nearly 1,000. That’s only one part of the job Louie Lemert tackled when he signed on as Chief Information Officer at Seward County…

High Plains journey brings McCann to Seward County

Dr. Joe McCann joins college as vice president of academics With the new academic year a week away, Dr. Joe McCann is headed to school once again — this time, as the new vice president of academic affairs at Seward County Community College. The routine is nothing new to McCann, who has immersed himself in…

SCCC welcomes Tano Tovilla as CDO

When you ask Estanislao “Tano” Tovilla what brought him to Seward County Community College as Chief Development Officer, his answer centers on family and belonging. But the journey that led him to this community college on the High Plains started far away, in Mexico, nearly two decades ago. “I love this community, and my life here,”…

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. …

Davidson steps in to assume SCCC Athletic Director role

Head baseball coach will perform double-duty for 2018-19 Seward County Community College head baseball coach Mike Davidson will assume duties as athletic director for the 2018-19 academic year. College president Dr. Ken Trzaska announced the decision on Tuesday, describing it as a choice to maintain continuity and consistency for SCCC Saints Athletics. “We have positive…

Fun, sun, food and games at year-end picnic

Seward County Community College closed out its 2017-18 academic year with a picnic for faculty, staff and administrators on Monday. There was fun and frolicking and, of course, food with plenty of hamburgers, hot dogs and chips. Everyone got to unwind and relax with games such as “pitching washers” and “Jenga.” And some even got…

2018 Movers: Q&A with Josh Revord

  Joshua Revord is heading up the Digital Transformation Mover Group. The goal of this group, with help from the entire SCCC team, is to Develop electronic forms for online access for future students, serve & track current students, and empower team members,  and become mobile-friendly, wireless, & secure.  The group goals connect to four of…

Meet the Deans: Mariah Cline, Student Services

Out of the bubble, into students’ lives Cline keeps learning as Dean of Student Services at SCCC   Seward County Dean of Student Services Mariah Cline did not intend to go into education — or counseling — or student services in any way, shape, or form. She saw and heard all about those pursuits growing…