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Seward County Community College is inviting the public to a come and go brunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10, in the SCCC Student Union, 1801 N. Kansas, Liberal. The cost is $6 per person and includes student entertainment.
Seward County Community College will close Tuesday, Feb. 5 for Pancake Day. Campus will reopen at 7:45 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6.

The public is invited to hear Philip Augustin talk about his photographs and answer questions from the audience at 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. in the Showcase Theater in the Shank Humanities Building on the Seward County Community College campus. The photographer is here visiting family and to photograph Pancake Day, and agreed to speak at the college about his work.

Augustin attended Brooks Institute of Photography and has exhibited extensively throughout the west. He is the recipient of many awards and has had work in a variety of publications, including Black and White Magazine. Much of his work deals with landscape, nature, and fragments of architecture. Augustin uses a large format camera and makes his silver gelatin prints in the traditional method, which results in richly toned, tactile photographs.

He says of his work, “For me, the image needs to go beyond the physical presence of a subject and explore its essential nature.” This event is free to the public and is sponsored by the SCCC Visual Arts program.
For more information, contact Susan Copas at 620-417-1453, or susan.copas@sccc.edu. Visit Augustin’s web site at www.philipaugustin.com.
Four allied health programs at Seward County Community College are now accepting applications for the fall 2008 semester.

Individuals who consider the Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology, Nursing or Medical Laboratory Technician programs can find excellent employment opportunities with competitive salaries upon successful completion of these one- or two-year programs.

For more information about these programs, call 620-417-1401 or 1-800-373-9951, ext. 1401 or go online to alliedhealth.sccc.edu.
Seward County Community College Business & Industry will offer a mandatory eight-hour training for Kansans who desire to seek a permit to carry concealed weapons.
The next class will be offered from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, in SW 214E/W for $100 per class. Class size is limited. All applicants must register for the class in advance by calling 620-417-1170 or 1-800-373-9951, ext. 1170. No walk-ins will be allowed. Lunch is not included.
The Conceal Carry bill, SB418, gives Kansans the right to join 46 other states in the nation in the right to seek a permit to carry concealed weapons.
The Seward County Community College Admissions Office will open late to accommodate students needing to enroll for the spring 2008 semester.
The office will open from 7:45 a.m.- 7 p.m., Jan. 8-10 and Jan. 14-17.
Students who have a current application for admission on file can enroll online at www.sccc.edu.
For more information, call 620-417-1100.

Seward County Community College will host a variety of events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Monday, Jan. 21, entitled “A Family Affair.”

The event, sponsored by the SCCC Black Collegiate Union, will begin at the southwest corner of Wal-Mart with a community-wide march at 5:30 p.m., and end at Seward County Community College.

After the march, everyone is invited to come to the Seward County Community College Student Union to enjoy food, entertainment and a message by Pastor A. Moore, Christ Temple, Liberal, Kansas.

For more information, contact Chrissy Davis at 620-417-1602 or chrissy.davis@sccc.edu.