CTE Expo will go online Sept. 30

LIBERAL, Kan. —  Seward County Community College will continue its career and technical education partnership with regional high schools through its annual CTE Expo in the fall. There’s just one difference: in a move that mirrors global changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Tech Expo will take place online. “We decided to get…

Adult Ed classes at SCCC moving to new space

LIBERAL, Kan. —  For more than two decades, newcomers to Liberal have found friendship and support in the corner-lot center for adult education programs offered by Seward County Community College. Bill and Virginia Colvin donated the building to the college when High Plains Pizza Corporation built a new office headquarters, and SCCC quickly converted it…

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…

Drive-thru pop-up provides continuity

SCCC’s adult basic ed instructors create individualized packets for ESL students LIBERAL, Kan. (March 26, 2020) — Most of the students who attend adult basic education courses at Seward County Community College have experienced disruption before. It comes in the form of political unrest, immigration, or other forms of upheaval. Now, coronavirus has interrupted daily…

Sales never stop at Saints Bookstore

LIBERAL, KAN. (March 20, 2020) — As Seward County Community College students and campus employees scramble to adjust to the world of higher education amid health concerns, something remains reassuringly reliable. The Saints Bookstore is open for business as usual. “We thought it wise to give our customers a current update on store operations amid the…