March 17, 2020 : COVID-19-related campus operations announcements

College to go online March 23, sports, commencement, performances cancelled LIBERAL, KS. (March 17, 2020) — Seward County Community College announces the following in response to the swiftly changing landscape of COVID-19. Dear SCCC Students, Team Members, and Community;  In response to rapidly changing circumstances driven by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made…

March 15, 2020: COVID-19 update from KDHE

KDHE issues new recommendations for quarantine and isolation of travelers, close contacts and those being tested TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is issuing new guidance today surrounding COVID-19, including travelers, close contacts of confirmed cases and those being tested.  KDHE is now recommending 14-day home quarantine for Kansans who have: …

Regional Science Fair hits record numbers

Many entrants qualify to advance to state science fair LIBERAL, KAN. (March 8, 2020) — If last weekend’s regional science fair is any indication, Southwest Kansas looks to have no shortage of science professionals in the future. A record number of more than 200 students showed up, displays and details in hand, to present science…

Meet VP of Student Services Celeste Donovan

A talkative little sister raised to aim high and be heard In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Seward County Community College is featuring the women who help make our Saints family remarkable. Celeste Donovan is the only female member of the executive team, and has worked in higher ed since she…

SCCC earns 2020-21 Military Friendly School designation

College can provide a bridge to civilian life and success LIBERAL, KS (Feb. 27, 2020) — Seward County Community College has long endeavored to serve the needs of veterans. Now, its efforts are official with the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School designation. “This is a student population that is near and dear to my heart,” said SCCC…

Meet Hall of Saints member Elizabeth Irby

Her youthful educational detour made Liberal healthier If your public-health project needs a shot of enthusiasm, competence, and can-do spirit, Elizabeth Irby is your go-to team member in Liberal. A highly qualified nurse, Irby has contributed to a wide array of local initiatives, from vaccination and WIC services to low-income clinic establishment and support for…

Mamma Mia! brings sunshine, humor, music to SCCC stage

Cast and performance dates announced for ABBA homage LIBERAL, KAN. (March 1, 2020) — The sunny and funny Mamma Mia! spins and sparkles into the ultimate feel-good production for Seward County Community College’s spring musical.   It will play Friday April 17 and April 18 at 7 p.m. and April 19 at 3 p.m. in the…

On the road with Dr. T

SCCC president out to meet students, parents, community members LIBERAL, KS  (Feb. 29, 2020) —  He’s explored the food options in Sublette. Weathered a snow squall in Moscow. Seward County Community College President, Dr. Ken Trzaska, is gaining a whole new perspective on the college’s service area as he conducts an impromptu listening tour around…