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…

Update to All Saints Days: College is still closer than you think

Sessions in April have been cancelled, but incoming students can still get a jump start on a fresh new year NOTE: This article has been updated with new information since its original posting. LIBERAL, Kan. (March 18, 2020) — Students enrolled in their final semester of high school might feel their world is in chaos,…

Campus honor society to induct new members

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes excellences and opens doors LIBERAL, KS (Feb. 28, 2020) — Two-year colleges sometimes battle the perception that their students have settled for a less rigorous education. That’s not the case at Seward County Community College, where the spring induction ceremony for the honor society Phi Theta Kappa recognizes academic excellence. “We…

KSDE awards additional funds to SCCC students

Board of Regents rewards community college success rates Celebrating Financial Aid Awareness Month at Seward County Community College will continue with an extra bit of sweetness: extra scholarship funds, served up with some positive affirmation. SCCC Director of Financial Aid Amy Bridenstine received the unexpected news mid-month from Diane Lindeman, Director of Student Financial Assistance…

Bridenstine settles in as SCCC Financial Aid Director

Connecting with students prompted career shift For more than 10 years, Amy Bridenstine has been the face behind the checks that flow from the Accounts Payable desk at Seward County Community College. These days, she has a new role: overseeing the funds that help individual students pay for college. Bridenstine took on the job of…

Champions Center serves on snowy days

Ribbon-cutting slated for Monday, Feb. 24 Weather mid-February was not accommodating for Seward County Community College Saints Softball players, who faced 20-degree temperatures and a playing field with very little green grass. No problem: the team logged a solid day in the college’s new indoor practice facility. “The Sharp Family Champions Center is a game…

SCCC center campus designated as smoke-free

‘Pathways to a Healthy Kansas’ makes improvements to courtyard Construction is nearly complete on a new seating area in the Seward County Community College main courtyard. The gazebo, table and chairs, are the latest installation funded by a healthy-living grant thanks to the Liberal Area Coalition for Families (LACF) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of…

SCCC student claims ‘Miss Teen Kansas’ crown

Cyara Heredia will advance to national pageant Pageant enthusiasts in Liberal let out a whoop of triumph Jan. 20, as Seward County Community College student Cyara Heredia, Miss Liberal, was crowned Miss Kansas Teen USA 2020 in Lawrence. Heredia will have the chance to represent Kansas in Miss USA Teen 2020 pageant later this spring….

Sharp Family Champions Center ribbon cutting rescheduled due to weather

The Sharp Family Champions Center ribbon-cutting, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29, has been rescheduled due to weather conditions. A heavy snowfall on Monday and Tuesday left pedestrian access to the new indoor practice facility muddy and difficult to navigate. “We have already spoken with our major donors, Gene and Jo Ann Sharp, and set…