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.  

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…