Student Journalism @ SCCC/ATS

WSU’s Engineering Technology Advisors to visit students majoring in field on April 29

Dr. Gupta, Associate Professor and Director of Engineering Technology at Wichita State University, and other faculty members will be visiting our campus to meet and advise students that are currently majoring or interested in majoring in Engineering Technology. Opportunity rises for students and faculty to gain insightful information about WSU’s Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology program.  We are currently working on an articulation agreement with WSU’s Engineering Technology program

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Dunn to step down as SCCC/ATS President

In executive session at the Monday Board of Trustees meeting, Seward County Community College/Area Technical School President Dr. Duane Dunn submitted his resignation, effective June 30. Dunn has accepted the position of Associate Dean and Director of Programs for the Global Campus of Kansas State University. “I wasn’t searching, but was encouraged to apply for this position — a friend described it as ‘a perfect fit,’ with my personal philosophy of

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SCCC/ATS board welcomes Carter as Academic Dean

Seward County Community College/Area Technical School will see a familiar face in a new capacity beginning in July, when Todd Carter becomes the Dean of Academic Affairs. Carter’s promotion was announced officially at the Monday Board of Trustees meeting.             “I am pleased to announce Todd as the new dean of academic affairs,” said SCCC/ATS President Dr. Duane Dunn. “That decision was finalized last month, but it was somehow omitted

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Editorial: Perspective on conflict, Explanation towards lines

Last fall, we were told that problems surrounding parking lot lines on campus were going to be fixed sometime this spring. Since spring is here, we followed up this past week with Dennis Sander, dean of finance and operations, and Roger Scheib, director of buildings grounds and security, to ask about plans and to get some insight into the situation. The problems started last summer after the main campus parking

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Sigma Chi Chi travels to nationals

Sigma Chi Chi traveled to Nashville, Tenn., for the American Criminal Justice Association National Conference on March 21. The group was there for a week and attended events that consisted of a crime scene challenge, standardized testing, a firearms competition and physical agility course. Ten people went on the trip, two of which were the instructors, Cristy and Dennis Mulanax, and Carlos Hernandez, Angel Corral, Maria Hernandez, Robert Hoskinson, Chase

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Say no to ’poo for healthier hair

Everyone strives for hair full of life, bounce, volume and shine, but it seems like we just can’t get it right. How can we get our hair to be healthy again? How many more shampoos do we have to try until we get the right one? And how much more money do we have to spend? Recently on the new Snapchat update, I stumbled upon a Cosmo column about a

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Farm Education Day upskill children at SCCC/ATS

The Seward County Community College agriculture building was visited by children of Liberal, Kismet and Plains kindergartens for Farm Education Day where they were able to interact with farm animals and learn about agriculture. The Farm Bureau Association organized the event with the help of SCCC’s ag department, Southwestern Heights High School’s Future Farmers of America, the Farm Service Agency and Natural Resource Conservation Service. Carolyn Quillin, president of the

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Students and staff raise money for kids sake

Students and staff of Seward County Community College/ Area Technical School went big before they went home on March 27 and 28 at AYR Lanes/Billy’s Mexican Grill and Q. The Saints Educational Support Professionals, Phi Theta Kappa, and several student led organizations and athletic teams raised money to support the local branch of Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters and enjoyed an evening of bowling. Freshman pre-med major Ruben Pando had

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Phonathon raises scholarship money

With the help of many student organizations, the Seward County Community College 2015 phonathon has had a successful start. The phonathon has also brought along competition between organizations and so far the SCCC baseball team has raised the most money with over $10,000 in just two hours. However, there is still a long list of organizations waiting for their turn to participate. The baseball team, HALO, Phi Theta Kappa, the

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College breaks ground for Food Science & Safety program addition

Construction of a new laboratory specifically designed for the Food Science and Safety program started on March 23 on the west side of the Hobble Academic Building at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School. The lab will provide space for the courses to take place in. The $442,950 base bid, funded by the STEM grant, for the Food Science and Safety program went to French Construction. Equipment is ready to

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Security report on last two incidents of February

2015 SCCC/ATS CRIME AND FIRE LOG To comply with the reporting requirements of the Clery Act, SCCC/ATS obtains the required statistics for campus crimes and fires by information given in person, phone, email, confidential, and any other reasonably communicated method. Crimes Statistics for the last three (3) years can also be found online at sccc.edu in the Security Section under the Current Students tab. Information relating to policies and procedures

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Traveling Tips

SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS Pack so you can dress appropriately. If you are going to the beach, do not forget a sweater or jacket. Even a beach can get chilly when the sun goes down. Consider rolling your clothes so you can have more room in your suitcase for other items. ONE FOR THE MONEY Even though it is safer to carry a debit or credit card, don’t forget

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