SCCC receives donation from National Beef

LIBERAL, Kan. – The spotlight of community partnerships shone brightly once again when Seward County Community College received a generous donation from National Beef Packing Company on Monday. SCCC was presented with a $50,000 check by National Beef Packing to help with expenses incurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. The expenses included but were not limited…

Update: scholarship deadline extended, wi-fi available, maintenance keeps rolling

SCCC scholarship/grant priority deadline extended Seward County Community College provides students with financial assistance through a limited amount of scholarships/grants. Applications for these scholarships/grants must be completed every year. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the priority deadline for SCCC scholarships/grants for the Fall 2020 semester has been extended to May 1, 2020. Applications can…

SCCC virtual classes going well after first week

LIBERAL, Kan. – It would be fair to say that there was more than a little bit of trepidation from students and faculty on how things were going to work out when Seward County Community College went to a complete online format to finish the spring semester due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It would…

SCCC Foundation to hold annual meeting on Wednesday

LIBERAL, Kan. – The Seward County Community College County Community College Foundation will be holding its annual Board of Governors meeting through remote access on Wednesday, March 25. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the meeting will be limited to essential personnel and will take place in an online/virtual environment. Foundation donors and the public can…

SCCC set to resume spring semester electronically

LIBERAL, Kan. – Seward County Community College has resumed its spring semester classes through an online format, beginning Monday, March 23. When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hit and state and local government announced restrictions on gatherings and activities, SCCC decided a virtual environment offered the best way to proceed. “Our decision was guided by Seward’s…

SCCC Foundation to hold annual meeting online

The Seward County Community College Foundation will still be holding its annual meeting on Wednesday, March 25. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the meeting will take place in an online/virtual environment. For more information or if you wish to participate in the meeting, please contact the SCCC Foundation office at (620) 417-1135.

March 15, 2020: COVID-19 update from KDHE

KDHE issues new recommendations for quarantine and isolation of travelers, close contacts and those being tested TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is issuing new guidance today surrounding COVID-19, including travelers, close contacts of confirmed cases and those being tested.  KDHE is now recommending 14-day home quarantine for Kansans who have: …

SCCC student claims ‘Miss Teen Kansas’ crown

Cyara Heredia will advance to national pageant Pageant enthusiasts in Liberal let out a whoop of triumph Jan. 20, as Seward County Community College student Cyara Heredia, Miss Liberal, was crowned Miss Kansas Teen USA 2020 in Lawrence. Heredia will have the chance to represent Kansas in Miss USA Teen 2020 pageant later this spring….

Public invited to ribbon-cutting

The Colvin Family Center for Allied Health hosts open house Jan. 9, 2020 Seward County Community College welcomes the public to celebrate the opening of the Colvin Family Center for Allied Health at a ribbon-cutting and open house slated for the afternoon of Jan. 9, 2020. The event marks the completion of a seven-year process…

Meet Hall of Saints member Ryan Farrar

Like many of our current Saints, Ryan Farrar finished high school — in Hugoton — with a hefty list of college credits, and spent one short year at Seward to finish his associate degree. He was an early adopter of the approach that has become more and more popular among high schoolers two decades later:…