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…

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…

Talk with Dr. T in Sublette

Parents, students, community members welcome As the region’s provider of higher education, Seward County Community College serves 11 outreach communities, providing rural high school students with access to early college coursework. That means SCCC is eager “to hear what rural communities want, starting with  Sublette,” says SCCC President, Dr. Ken Trzaska. He will visit Sublette…

Kansas Promise Plan in the works for introduction to House

SCCC President Trzaska, peers give feedback on new bill Seward County Community College President Dr. Ken Trzaska takes a certain amount of heat for the mileage he’s logged during his five-year tenure. The travel can be seen as an investment; one return may come in the form of a new program proposal unveiled in the…

Community college presidents on eco-devo, innovation

Trzaska, Ruda, Nolte: ‘It’s about partnerships and local needs’ DODGE CITY, Kan. — Rural development and prosperity depend on collaboration, and locally-driven workforce education through community colleges. That was the message voiced by presidents from three community colleges in Southwest Kansas at the Rural & Independent Innovators Conference Nov. 13 and 14 at Boot Hill Casino…

SCCC creates Emerging Leaders Guild

Lecture series, resources, events aim to strengthen region’s youth Longtime Southwest Kansas personality Judge Tommy Webb will kick off the introduction of the SCCC Emerging Leaders Guild at an Oct. 26 appearance on the Seward County Community College campus. The  6 p.m. event at the Showcase Theater offers potent shot of positivity in a negative…