Dr. T’s thoughts on unrest in Minneapolis, our core values

Good afternoon, Saints family, Since Monday, we have seen horrifying reports from Minneapolis, Minn., where George Floyd died while being arrested. Despite the geographic distance between Seward County Community College and the Twin Cities, we have a stake in the situation because of our shared humanity. Our hearts go out to the Floyd family, and…

Kyle Woodrow joins SCCC team as Chief Development Officer

College, Foundation name Liberal native to post LIBERAL, Kan.  — Through seasons of change and unexpected circumstances like a global pandemic, institutional growth continues. That principle is reflected in the announcement that Seward County Community College has named the Rev. Kyle Woodrow as Chief Development Officer, in tandem with the SCCC Foundation, which Woodrow will head…

May 5, 2020 : COVID-19 update

SCCC cancels regular Kids College sessions for summer LIBERAL, Kan.  — As part of the rhythms of a normal year at Seward County Community College, early spring means choosing a theme for the ever-popular Kids College, which gives children ages first- through eighth grade an opportunity to sample the college experience through fun, hands-on classes during…

March 28, 2020 : COVID-19

SCCC complies with Gov. Kelly’s executive order LIBERAL, Kan. — Following Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive “Stay at Home” order, Seward County Community College announces the following steps to comply with the statewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  As of Monday, March 30, SCCC campus will be closed to students and the public. Classes will continue…

March 27, 2020: COVID-19 in the SCCC service area

LIBERAL, Kan. (March 27, 2020) — The Stevens County Health Department has reported  case of coronavirus disease (COVID 19). The case is the first to be reported for a resident in the service area for Seward County Community College, and involves a male “who traveled to an area outside of Stevens County with a high…

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: …

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…