Higher Learning Commission gives SCCC high marks

LIBERAL, Kan. — Seward County Community College received high marks after a recent visit from the Higher Learning Commission, which provides accreditation for institutions of higher education. The HLC visit by five peer reviewers included sessions with all areas of campus and groups from students to the board of trustees. These areas of focus followed…

Meet the Team: Chief Information Officer Louis Lemert

Midwestern friendliness meets cybersecurity savvy at SCCC Anyone who’s gotten locked out of a password-protected website knows how frustrating a single computer can be for the user: Just imagine being responsible for nearly 1,000. That’s only one part of the job Louie Lemert tackled when he signed on as Chief Information Officer at Seward County…

SCCC welcomes Tano Tovilla as CDO

When you ask Estanislao “Tano” Tovilla what brought him to Seward County Community College as Chief Development Officer, his answer centers on family and belonging. But the journey that led him to this community college on the High Plains started far away, in Mexico, nearly two decades ago. “I love this community, and my life here,”…

Frisbee course offers free fun

SCCC team members volunteered time, talents Bright yellow cages and takes dot the verdant heart of Seward County Community College, a quiet invitation to take a deep breath and enjoy life a bit more. The nine-station frisbee golf course is the result of a two-year project suggested by SCCC students.  Tyler Mangels, welding instructor and…

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…