Campus to open late Jan. 17 due to weather

SCCC’s executive team announces campus will open at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, due to sleet and poor driving conditions. The college urges students and team members who live throughout the region to exercise caution and prioritize safety if traveling conditions are not improved by 11 a.m. Friday, and to contact instructors or supervisors…

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:…

SCCC library presents ‘Grimm for Grownups’

LIBERAL, Kan. – The Seward County Community College Library is proud to host “Grimm for Grownups,” a presentation and discussion by Priscilla Howe on Wednesday, October 16. The Brothers Grimm traveled across Europe in the 1800s collecting folktales that eventually became the classic fairy tales children read today. However, most were never intended for children….

SCCC to hold fall PTK induction ceremony

LIBERAL, Kan. – The Seward County Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will host its fall induction ceremony at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, upstairs in the Student Union on the SCCC Campus. The event is open and free to the public. Seventeen SCCC students will be inducted into the international honor society…

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…

Cast set for SCCC production of ‘Steel Magnolias’

LIBERAL, Kan. – The cast is set for the fall performance of “Steel Magnolias.” Director Michele Van Hessen, SCCC communications and theater instructor, has chosen the actresses for the play. The cast includes Jessica Malin (Clairee Belcher), Krystal Heib (Shelby Eatenton), Sarah Thompson (Truvy Jones), Alaina Rice (Ouiser Boudreaux), Jennifer Malin (M’Lynn Eatenton) and  Aspen…

SCCC receives Equity Bank donation for Colvin Family Center for Allied Health

LIBERAL, Kan. – Community businesses continue to show their support for Seward County Community College. Equity Bank donated $100,000 to Seward County Community College for the Colvin Family Center for Allied Health. The funds will be used to buy equipment and furniture. “Seward County Community College is a very important part of the Liberal and…