Allied health construction receives grant

Seward County Community College continues to receive support for its capital campaign projects. Black Hills Energy Foundation, affiliated with the local gas utility in Seward County, presented the college with a check for $25,000 to use for the construction of the Colvin Family Center for Allied Health. The SCCC Foundation applied for the grant from…

Student-athlete success

When it comes to athletics, success is usually judged by wins and losses on the field and court. It’s easy to forget that the athletes are students first! (That’s why “students” comes first in “student-athletes.”) SCCC athletics once again had a great fall semester in the classroom with 107 Saints and Lady Saints passing an…

No shutdown at SCCC

As you’ve probably heard, there’s a partial federal government shutdown. That means certain federal agencies have been closed because there’s no money to pay for their services. What kind of impact does it have on Seward County Community College? Minimal. The Department of Education is one of four departments still operational because of its funding…

SCCC breaks ground on Colvin Family Center for Allied Health

Crowd braves chill and wind to celebrate beginning of landmark project More than 100 community members joined Seward County Community College Tuesday at a groundbreaking ceremony for a $4.2 million facility slated to open for the 2019-20 academic year. The crowd braved low temperature and a chilly wind to mark the beginning of a historic project for the…

Kansas City Monarchs headline Lunch in the Library

Join the Seward County Community College Library for Lunch in the Library with Phil Dixon and his presentation “The Kansas City Monarchs in Your Hometown” on Wednesday, September 26 at noon. Formed in 1920, the Kansas City Monarchs revolutionized baseball: not only were they charter members of the Negro National League and the first professional…

The Greenhouse gets a facelift

New video boards and bleachers installed in SCCC gym When Saints fans enter the Greenhouse this semester, they’re going to notice a difference – a big difference. The Seward County Community College gym received a $250,000 facelift this summer with the addition of state-of-the-art video boards and new bleachers for the student section. The video…

Machine Tool Tech course open for enrollment

SCCC instructor Butch Garst: ‘You’ll always have a job’ Almost four decades since he took his first job in a machine shop, Butch Garst has never lacked for work. The Seward County Community College instructor experienced the reality firsthand this summer, filling a spot at City Machine and Welding in Amarillo, Texas. “They’re just really…

Local businesses, organizations invited to campus fair at SCCC

Event links students, community  Seward County Community College invites local businesses and organizations to join its “Welcome Day” campus and community fair set for Monday, Aug. 20. The free event provides an opportunity to greet incoming and returning Saints who become part of the wider community during the academic year. “A lot of our students come…

SCCC partners with KU to offer intelligence, security classes

The need to adapt, diversify and mature is an old and continual challenge — and it’s even more critical in a globalizing society fraught with conflict. In order to keep up, the intelligence community has turned to its partners in education. The search led to Seward County Community College, where incoming students can now get…