Presentation explores history of the humble tortilla

Seward County Community College Library will host “Flour Power,” a presentation and discussion by Gene T. Chávez for its October Lunch in the Library program at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 4.  The program will be held at the SCCC Library in the Hobble Academic Building, 1801 N Kansas Ave.  The library will offer guests a…

B&I, Chamber, partner for better customer service

Oct. 17 workshop features local business leader Good business demands great customer services, and a popular workshop offered by Seward County Community College and the Liberal Area Chamber of Commerce will shed fresh light on how to accomplish that goal. This year’s fall workshop features a new speaker who has made a name by providing…

Auto Body Collision Repair students set up two-month car wash

Fundraiser will send students to national convention Ready to clean out the remains of summer travel and back-to-school shopping from your car? Get the sparkle back, and contribute to a cause with the fundraiser sponsored by the Industrial Technology student club at Seward County Community College. The students will perform car wash and detailing services…

SCCC trustees tour updated facilities on campus

Sound system in the Greenhouse, Mansions rehab complete The Seward County Community College Board of Trustees handled a light agenda at its monthly meeting Monday, including an update from the Kansas Board of Regents, citizen comments, approval of college strategic priorities for the 2017-18 academic year, and a tour of recently updated areas of campus….

Patriot Day at SCCC honors first responders

As part of Patriot Day observations at Seward County Community College, the campus veteran’s group sponsored a free hamburger cookout for students, team members, and first responders from Liberal and the surrounding area. Liberal Mayor Joe Denoyer spoke at the gathering, and was presented with a fireman’s hardhat, naming him honorary lieutenant for the Baker, Tyone, and…

SCCC athletics hosts Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

With the recent developments in Houston, Texas and surrounding areas, the Seward County Athletic department will be hosting multiple hurricane relief events. The devastation has struck many current and former Saints and Lady Saints; therefore, all monetary, non-perishable food, or other donations will be sent directly to former Seward students and their families. The SCCC…

Lessons learned and paid forward

Tammy Doll’s work at SCCC Foundation reflected her life story The mission of Seward County Community College is to enrich peoples’ lives through education. Doing so costs money, and through the SCCC Foundation, the college offers additional help to make a college education possible, no matter what a student’s circumstances. Much of that can be…

Local history takes stage

‘That’s Mighty Liberal’ auditions set for Sept. 22-24; world premiere Nov. 17 The Seward County Community College Showcase Theater season begins with the world premiere of  an original play that examines local history, That’s Mighty Liberal,. Auditions for the play, written by Michele Van Hessen and CJ Barton Carmichael, are set for Sept. 22-24. Source material for…

Resident Assistants for 2017-18

The resident assistants at Seward County Community College are stepping up as peer leaders in the Student Living Center. Say hello to our team of Student Living Center Resident Assistants for 2017-18: Andrea Wagner, Mollie Mounsey, Sarah Martin (seated), Tabor Johns (seated), Alexander Pierson, and Dane Mechali. The R.A.s assist and report to Director of…

Putting words to paper

Published poet Janice Northerns takes on Creative Writing class Creative writing students at Seward County Community College have a fresh opportunity to put words to paper in stories, poems, and more with English instructor Janice Northerns this fall. The Creative Writing evening class, scheduled from 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday, continues a long tradition of serious…

Great start to fall 2017 semester

Classes for the Fall 2017 semester are under way, and campus is full of positive energy. In his back-to-college letter to team members, SCCC President, Dr. Ken Trzaska shared enthusiasm about the upcoming year. “Through changes at Seward, we are positioned for continued serious progress and momentum driven by our positive attitude and vision to…

Business Over Breakfast returns

Popular series covers the basics before 9 a.m. The everyday grind at the office will get a shot of energy as the Business & Industry Division of Seward County Community College brings back the popular morning series “Business Over Breakfast” this fall. “We had such a positive response to this series last year, we’ve brought…