The Crusader

Scholarship Auction reflects past profits

Stephanie Boaldin and Melanie Knudsen model the 5-piece Island Sun Patio set, which sold for $200.

September 25, 2009

A somewhat lower attendance rate and a rough economy didn’t stop this year’s scholarship contributors from cracking open their pocketbooks at the 15th annual Scholarship Auction. The SCCC Development Foundation cleared about $40,000 at this year’s Scholarship Auction, according to Director ...

Guitarist brings classical string venue to campus performance

Guitarist brings classical string venue to campus performance

September 11, 2009

  The classical guitarist’s concert will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Showcase Theater. Admission is free but free-will donations are encouraged and will go toward the Development Foundation for Seward County Community College/Area Technical School scholarships. Jankovic’s concert will...

Telolith magazine receives two graphic design awards

April 24, 2009

The college English and visual arts programs was recently notified of two graphic design awards that the 2008 Telolith received from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association of Columbia University in New York. Graphic design students from the college’s visual arts program design and layout Telolith...

Library director retires to Florida home


April 24, 2009

Jon Noland has been the college library director for two years, but he is now planning to retire and move to his house in Florida. Noland said he is retiring because he had cancer last year, and it is in remission. He wants to try the things that he’s always wanted to do, but hasn’t had time for,...

Choir, band pop with spring concerts

April 24, 2009

The college music department will present its annual Formal and Pops spring concerts April 30 and May 2. Full-time college students get in free with ID. Tickets are $2 and can be purchased in the humanities office. The Formal Concert at 7:30 p.m. April 30 in the Showcase Theatre will feature the...

Crusader wins award

Crusader photo
Crusader staff members recently returned home from the Kansas Associated Collegiate Press convention with 27 individual awards and a Silver Medalist award for the overall paper. Students on the trip were, back, Jose Rodriguez, Tyler Savely, James McElvania, Will Rector and Rustin Watt, front, Chelsi Valdez, Jessica Lulf, Morgan Allaman and faculty adviser Anita Reed. The group got to hear from professionals in the media business including Jonathan Kealing, who is the online editor for The World Company in Lawrence, Kansas.

April 24, 2009

The Crusader staff won 27 individual awards and a Silver Medalist award in overall student newspaper competitions at the Kansas Associated Collegiate Press convention in Hutchinson Monday. At the state conference for college journalists, the Crusader staff also won a Bronze Medalist online award for...

Nursing insrtuctor leaves college for hospital


April 24, 2009

Nursing instructor Susan Ingland is resigning after three years with Seward County Community College Allied Health to work at Southwest Medical Center. Ingland teaches the fundamentals of nursing, gerontological nursing, clinicals, clinical simulations and client care nursing. “Every time I go to...

Sigma Chi Chi spends time at state prison

April 24, 2009

Members of Sigma Chi Chi spent some time in a Federal Correctional Institute in El Reno, Okla. after a weekend at Lake Tenkiller. The criminal justice group was visiting the lake and the correctional institute as part of a college trip. Sigma Chi Chi members arrived at Marval Family Resort, a cabin-style...

SkillsUSA gets first ever gold Kan Do

April 24, 2009

SkillsUSA returned home with its first ever gold Kan Do Chapter award from the 44th annual SkillsUSA Kansas Championships. The SkillsUSA group won its first Kan Do award, a silver, last year and were proud to bring home the gold this year, according to sponsor Sybil Wagner. Only three gold Kan Do...

Damron accepts position vacated by Courtney


April 24, 2009

From more than 50 applicants, Gary Damron, TRiO academic specialist and adjunct instructor, will be recommended for the social science position at the May 4 Board of Trustees meeting. If the board approves Damron, he will begin his new position in August. The social science instructor position opened...

Fiesta, Car Show decorates campus

Courtesy photo/ Pam Freeman
Rey Lujan and Juan Cerda demonstrate their work in the welding department during the Spring Fiesta and Car Show. The technical school had an open house during the fiesta. More photos on page 6.

April 24, 2009

Custom cars, face painting and sack races were just some of the many things to see at the Spring Fiesta and Car Show, Sunday. The technical school and college, including the Cosmo department and the Colvin Center were all involved in a successful day according to marketing director J.R. Doney. “I’m...

Children brush up skills at art day

Jose Sanchez helps Ashleigh Parker, a participant of Children’s Art Day, dye her flower made of coffee filters and pipe cleaners. Children’s art day was sponsored by Kylix, and the money raised that day will go towards Kylix’s spring trip to Santa Fe, N.M., April 24-26. Other projects made that day were books, dangling ornaments, coffee filter flowers, relief sculptures, sacks to put projects in and stick people sculptures.

April 24, 2009

Kylix sponsored a Children’s Art Day for children in first through sixth grade on April 18 in order to raise funds for their spring trip. Kylix treasurer, Jacob Riggs, believes Children’s Art Day was a good opportunity for children in the Liberal area. “I think that each kid enjoyed it a lot,”...

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