Seward County Community College
Main entrance to the college, 2019
TypePublic community college
EstablishedDecember 29, 1967 (1967-12-29)
PresidentKenneth Trzaska
Students2,692
Location, ,
United States

37°03′35″N 100°55′05″W / 37.05972°N 100.91806°W / 37.05972; -100.91806Coordinates: 37°03′35″N 100°55′05″W / 37.05972°N 100.91806°W / 37.05972; -100.91806
ColorsGreen and White
   
NicknameSaints
Sporting affiliations
Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference
MascotLouie the Saint
Websitesccc.edu

Seward County Community College (SCCC) is a public community college in Liberal, Kansas, United States.

History

Established on December 29, 1967, its classes officially started on September 2, 1969.[1] For the 2008–2009 academic year, Seward County Community College merged with Southwest Technical School to become Seward County Community College/Area Technical School.[2] The name changed again in 2016 when the institution once again became Seward County Community College. The college retained the technical school programs and facilities as an academic division of the larger organization.

Academics

Seward County Community College academics are currently divided into five academic divisions: Allied Health; Industrial Technology; Agriculture, Business & Personal Services; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Science, Math and PE.[3] The academic divisions collectively offer 40 majors. The Allied Health division provides programs in nursing, surgical technology, lab technology and respiratory therapy, which is a major supply point for medical personnel in the area.

Athletics

Seward County Community College athletics participates in men's and women's sports in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference. Women's sports include: basketball, softball, volleyball, and tennis. Men's sports include: baseball, basketball, and tennis. Additionally, the Saints boast a co-ed cheerleading team. The two primary sporting arenas for the Saints are "The Greenhouse" which is the college gymnasium, and Brent Gould Field, the baseball field. On April 25, 2019, the college broke ground on the new Sharp Family Champions Center which will serve as an indoor practice facility, and clubhouse for Saints baseball, softball, and tennis.[4]

Notable alumni

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