Regional Science Fair awards young researchers K- 12

Students earn medals, advance to state level Students from across the region set up display boards and prepared to explain their research last weekend as Seward County Community College hosted the 11th annual regional science fair on campus. Entries ranged from the quirky — like the “Musical Eating Hamster” entered by Jose Alvarado of Rolla…

PTK inducts new members for spring

The Seward County Community College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted five new members on Sunday. Jade Rice, Rodrigo Sanchez, Daisey Hernandez, Rogelio Pando, and Citlali Rocha-Ruiz. are the newest members of PTK, an the international honor society for community colleges. To be eligible, students must have completed at least 12 hours of college-level courses and…

Homecoming festivities rock the Greenhouse

School spirit took over the Greenhouse on Saturday night. It was Homecoming at Seward County Community College. Fans filled the seats and the bleachers to watch the men’s and women’s basketball teams play Pratt Community Community and to see a king and queen crowned. They were also entertained by the Stanton County Pep Band, which…

SCCC, Chamber of Commerce to host job fair

Seward County Community College and the Liberal Chamber of Commerce are hosting the Southwest Kansas Regional Job Fair Wednesday, February 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Seward County Activity Center. Close to 50 businesses will be represented at the fair, looking for prospective employees. The job fair is free and open to…

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…

Sunflower Bank, SCCC working for the community

It’s all about the community. Sunflower Bank is showing its support for the community with a donation to the Seward County Community College Foundation. “Every year Sunflower Bank tries to give back to the community and we look for specific foundations that help low- to moderate-income families, a diverse group,” said Jonny Vergara, senior branch…

Southside walkways make SCCC safer

If you’ve been heading out to the south parking lot, the ball field or tennis courts, you’ll notice that there’s construction going on around Jo Ann Sharp Circle Drive. You might even notice that there’s concrete being poured and smoothed over. And before you know it, a sidewalk will be born. The pathway is part…

Van Hessen announces auditions for Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’

Last week’s snowfall turned the region into a glittering wonderland … pretty, but cold. For area residents who are daydreaming about sandy beaches and sunshine, the Seward County Community College fine arts department has just the thing. “We are proud to present Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ with book by Doug Wright and music by Alan…

Skyland, SCCC partner for ag career opportunities

The value of Seward County Community College’s agriculture department was evident when Skyland Grain made a donation to the college. The Johnson, Kansas-based company reached out to award SCCC $2,000 in hopes of creating a pipeline to bring future employees to its company and the agriculture industry in general. “Our main goal is to get…

Back to class

The spring semester is underway and Seward County Community College is filled with the sounds of students! If you haven’t enrolled yet, there’s still time. You can enroll until the end of the week without instructor permission. For more information, contact the college at (620) 417-1100.