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Numbers reflect 2 percent increase in fall enrollment

Numbers reflect 2 percent  increase in fall enrollment

October 13, 2011

The numbers are in and the demographics have been released. This academic year, 45 percent of students are enrolled full time, and there are 55 percent enrolled part time. Overall there has been a 2 percent increase as compared to last year’s fall head count according to the numbers collected by Teresa...

Hook-Gray to sign books at campus event Oct. 9

Hook-Gray to sign books at campus event Oct. 9

September 27, 2011

Sandy Alfaro Crusader staff Lidia Hook-Gray is a realtor, a local historian, and now an author. Hook-Gray recently published a pictorial book titled “Liberal and Seward County,” composed of photographs, historical maps, and journals relevant to the Seward County area and nearby areas like the Oklahoma...

Hall of Fame coming to Seward athletics

September 27, 2011

A Hall of Fame is headed to Seward. The Hall should feature the best of Seward County athletics history. Seward County Sports Information Director Roy Allen explained, “Seward County has by-laws in place now, which should allow the first Hall of Fame Banquet to be held April 20, 2012.” We’ve been...

Soccer at Seward: Athletic Director McSpadden expects program within two years

September 27, 2011

"Soccer is targeted to come to Seward within the next two years. Depending on how soon we can get the facilities and how our finances look, that is the targeted time period,” said Seward County Athletic Director/Head Baseball Coach Galen McSpadden. Talk of a men’s soccer program coming to the college...

‘An Inspector Calls’ to be performed Oct. 6-8

September 27, 2011

“Historically, this is always the scariest part of the process,” said a composed Alison Bridget Chambers of this stage of rehearsals. Don’t worry too much though; Chambers and her young cast have been relentlessly preparing for the opening performance of “An Inspector Calls” and they don’t...

Mediterranean Nights auction concludes, exceeding expectations

Mediterranean Nights auction concludes, exceeding expectations

September 27, 2011

At least $45,000 was raised at the annual party auction, trumping the all-time record of $43,000; a direct result of the contributions and hard work of the community, staff and students at Seward County Community College. The evening drew a lively crowd of 467 people to the Seward County Event Center o...

Ambassador and Presidential programs promote leadership

September 27, 2011

Seward County Community College/Area Technical School offers scholarships and opportunities for students to gain financial aid. Two of these programs, the Ambassador Program and the Presidential Scholarship, require elite credentials. The Ambassador Program is a system where a student is nominated by...

SIFE takes prizes in chili cook-off

SIFE takes prizes in chili cook-off

September 27, 2011

The college business club, Students in Free Enterprise, won second place and Best Presentation awards in the chili cook-off at Blue Bonnet Park Sept. 17. “It was fun, I wanted us to be in first place, we’ll try next year,” freshman Jessica Fowler said. The first-place overall winner was the American...

Perkins receives Western region award

Perkins receives  Western region award

September 27, 2011

Years of dedication have led Pamela Perkins to receive the Professional Board Staff Member award. Perkins has been working for Seward County Community College for 20 years. Perkins started at the college as an administrative assistant to the dean of instruction and has since been the administrative assistant...

Loyal customer approaches a decade of appointments at SC cosmetology salon

Bea “Aunt Bea” Worton considers nail polish color shown to her by cosmetology student Nancy Renteria. Worton has been coming for salon services at Seward’s cosmetology school for the past 10 years. In the past 10 years, Worton, the staff and students have built a fond relationship that recently led the cosmetology school to raise money for a special cause.

September 13, 2011

Bea Worton arrives at the college cosmetology school Thursday afternoon for her appointment, just as she has done every Thursday for the last 10 years. The 84-year-old “Aunt Bea” — as she is know among cosmetology students and staff —has been having her hair and nails done at the cosmetology...

Trustees hear athletics department report

Trustees hear athletics department report

September 13, 2011

The Seward County Community College/Area Technical School Board of Trustees met for a regular board meeting Thursday, September 8, following a tour of the Area Technical School. Tammy Doll, director of devel- opment, gave an overview of the SCCC/ATS Foundation Auction scheduled for Satu...

Reed to receive national award

Anita Reed

September 13, 2011

College Media Advisers’ Distinguished Two-Year Newspaper Award is an annual award for two-year college advisers dedicated to student media programs. Only one adviser wins nationally, and Anita Reed has earned the title this year. The award is for the media adviser who not only gives constructive...

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