The Crusader

Six faculty, staff retire from SCCC

Six faculty, staff retire from SCCC

Michelle Mattich, Managing Editor

May 8, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Six members from the Seward County Community College staff will be retiring after this 2018-19 school year. Their work at SCCC will always be remembered and so will they, by fellow colleagues and students The following staff members retiring are director of financial aid Donna Fisher, advising coordina...

Farewell to the class of 2019

Farewell to the class of 2019

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“The only constant in this world is change, so embrace it and aim for solution,” Seward County Community College president Ken Trzaska said as he began Seward's 48th annual commencement ceremony for the class of 2019. The ceremony began with Trzaska giving the graduates a few words of advice, challen...

Commencement speaker challenges status quo

Commencement speaker challenges status quo

Michelle Mattich, Copy Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The class of 2019 will take the stage this Saturday at Seward County Community College's 48th annual commencement ceremony with nearly 400 graduates. Jonny Vergara will address the graduates as this year's commencement speaker.  Vergara graduated from Liberal High School in 2013 and attended SCCC as a comp...

Ground broken for Sharp Champions Center

Ground broken for Sharp Champions Center

Calen Moore, Reporter

April 25, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Plans for the new athletic building that will soon be built all started with a drawing on a napkin. Those simple plans are coming to life after years of planning. On April 25, Seward County Community College broke ground on campus. The idea started when now-retired head baseball coach as well as...

It’s On Us to stop sexual assault from happening on campus

It’s On Us to stop sexual assault from happening on campus

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

April 25, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“An ounce of prevention is a pound of cure,” Annette Hackbarth-Onson, dean of students, said. April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and there’s no better way to bring awareness to it than with the help of the Liberal Area Rape Crisis and Domestic Violence Services center and students and fac...

Sri Lanka tragedy ‘hits close to home’ for SCCC economics instructor

Sri Lanka tragedy ‘hits close to home’ for SCCC economics instructor

Calen Moore, Reporter

April 24, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Sri Lanka was at peace until Easter Sunday. Over the weekend, Sri Lanka suffered a severe tragedy, as bombs went off around Catholic churches and international hotels, killing over 300 people. Although Sri Lanka is thousands of miles away from the United States, it hit close to home for Seward County...

Agriculture department takes on Kentucky and competes nationally

Agriculture department takes on Kentucky and competes nationally

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

A team of two from Seward County Community College competed against other college students in the nation in the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Student Judging Contest. The agriculture department has attended every year in the spring. Sophomore biology major, Madison Hall, placed 10t...

Arredondo recognized as Microsoft certified

Arredondo recognized as Microsoft certified

Michelle Mattich, Managing Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

To be a certified Microsoft specialist one needs to pass four exams on Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint. This certification shows that the individual knows how to run these programs. Each exam takes 50 minutes to complete and for freshman education major Cassandra Arredondo, it was ever...

There’s more to coffee than you think

There’s more to coffee than you think

Michelle Mattich, Managing Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Louie’s place is filled with the smell of coffee. The unique taste of Reverie Roasters coffee was in full swing as attendees sipped the coffee. On April 17 Reverie Roasters held a coffee lecture at Louie’s place. This included a brief history of coffee and how coffee gets from the tree to the com...

Egg-cellent dash

Egg-cellent dash

Annette Meza, Cheyenne Miller, and Michelle Mattich

April 16, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video/Audio

A sea of excited students waited with bated breath outside of the Seward County Community College bookstore. Everyone chatted nervously with their friends, eyeing the prizes on display in the window, picking out the ones that they hoped to win. Students peeked in the windows of the bookstore, trying to get...

SCCC students get accepted into pharmacy school

SCCC students get accepted into pharmacy school

Cheyenne Miller, Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The idea of attending college for six years might seem like more of a punishment than a reward to most, but for Seward County Community College sophomore pre-pharmacy majors Karlo Flores and Huy Cam, their dreams of an extended education have just become a reality. After completing a rigorous application proc...

Crusader News wins All-Kansas, gains insight

Crusader News wins All-Kansas, gains insight

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

April 10, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Seward County Community College Crusader news staff ventured out to Wichita on an overnight trip on April 7-8 for the Kansas Collegiate Media Conference. While attending, the 2018 news staff, which consists of Michelle Mattich, Annette Meza, Rubi Gallegos, Monica Gonzalez, Calen Moore, Daniella Ca...

error: Content is protected !!
The student news site of Seward County Community College
News