SCCC registrar announces plans for virtual commencement

Ceremony will be online graduation day, May 2 Commencement. It is hands-down the favorite day of the year for Seward County Community College Registrar Alaina Rice. This time around, though, the day that celebrates student achievement will be like nothing Rice has seen during her years in academia. “When the announcement came that we would…

Electronic transcripts answer COVID-19 barriers to enrollment

For graduating high school seniors and community college students preparing to transfer to four-year universities, early spring is application season — and applications mean sending official transcripts of academic work. How can students complete these tasks while confined to home? Seward County Community College Registrar Alaina Rice has the answer: electronic transcripts. “The National Student Clearinghouse announced that…

Poetry Coffeehouse online

Writers, artists, can showcase their work virtually via the online platform #SCwallofsaints   LIBERAL, KAN. (March 20, 2020) — Poetry, it is sometimes said, is all about slowing down. Pausing to notice the details. Savoring everyday beauty. Writers — and would-be writers — have more than enough time to do just that, as the world…

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,…

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…

Enrollment open now!

    Enrollment for classes in the summer term and fall semester 2019 is now open, and Seward County Community College Registrar Alaina Rice is “so happy and excited,” she said. “We’re introducing an improved online enrollment option, and I know our students will find it incredibly helpful,” she said. The online enrollment tool works…

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…

Calling all heroes

EMT course sets a path for first responders, health care career candidates Whether it’s a highway accident, a fall in the home, or a fire, Emergency Medical Technicians are first on the scene to administer life-saving care. This fall, a new cohort of future EMTs will begin classes at Seward County Community College — and early…