Time to enroll for the spring semester

If you haven’t noticed, the Spring semester at Seward County Community College is starting a little later this year. Usually at this time, the campus is bustling with students trying to navigate through the hallways and find their classes. Not this year. Spring classes — day and night — begin January 14. The doors are…

SCCC employees honored for years of service

Seward County Community College observed its annual service awards Monday, with 30 employees receiving recognition for years in education. “This is a celebration of why our work matters,” said SCCC President, Dr. Ken Trzaska. “As days and years in our work pass, we are achieving something meaningful.” Special guest, Liberal Area Chamber of Commerce director…

Commencement weekend brings smiles, pride

More than 300 students participated in various graduation ceremonies at Seward County Community College over the weekend, beginning with the traditional nursing capping and pinning ceremony Friday evening. First- and second-year nursing students received their honors, and expressed appreciation to friends, family, and instructors. Commencement for students seeking associate’s degrees and certificates began at 10…

SCCC will livestream commencement

Nearly 300 Saints will walk the stage Saturday as part of the 47th annual commencement ceremony at Seward County Community College. For those graduates whose families are unable to attend, the college will offer a live streaming broadcast of the ceremony. “This is something we developed for the families and friends of our international athletes,…

SCCC welcomes new dean of students Annette Hackbarth-Onson

After one month on the job as Dean of Students at Seward County Community College, Annette Hackbarth-Onson is relishing her return to a student affairs role. The weather, she adds with a chuckle, is just a bonus. “I’m from northern Wisconsin, where the winters are … much colder,” she said. “So far, Kansas has been…

SCCC research students to present at national biomedical conference

Seward County Community College science students enrolled in the Bridges program will do more than step out of the lab this semester to keep up with classes, meals, and homework. Kevin Loya, Emily Gibson, Emireth Monarrez, and Blanca delaTorre are headed to Phoenix, Ariz., to present research at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority…

SCCC Corrosion class/lab named in honor of R.M. ‘Bob’ Speck

R.M. (Bob) Speck did not set out out with the goal of being a beloved teacher and mentor to thousands of students. Yet this nearly 80-year-old self-taught electrical engineer, inventor, and business owner has also educated corrosion technicians all across the country. At Seward County Community College campus Tuesday afternoon, more than 50 industry professionals…

Scholarships to be awarded at 3i show

DODGE CITY – Seward County Community College, a two-year institution offering 45 programs of study, including Adult Basic Education, certificate programs and associate of arts, associate of science, general studies and applied science degrees, will be hosting a giveaway at this year’s 3i SHOW. Five lucky attendees will be going home with a scholarship to…

2017 Graduation Ceremony

401 total graduates. 278 associate degrees. 179 certificates of completion. 1 #Saints family. The Greenhouse was packed on Saturday, May 6, 2017, as Saints walked across the stage in front of family, friends, and peers, honoring their hard work and celebrating their academic success. Congratulations class of 2017, we look forward to seeing all you…