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The public is invited to view a traveling exhibit on Native Americans in Kansas that is on display in April in the library at Seward County Community College, 1801 N. Kansas in Liberal.
The exhibit reflects their lives, their heritage and what it means to be Indian in today’s society. Nineteen award-winning portraits capture the diversity of the state’s Native American communities. This exhibit was produced by the Mid-America All-Indian Center with partial funding from the Kansas Humanities Council.
April is National Community College Month.
April is national Community College Month and Seward County Community College is sponsoring a number of events to highlight the month.
April 2 is Counselor Appreciation Day, which will recognize those counselors in the area who helps us recruit students.
The week of April 6-12, the Wellness Center will be available for individuals who would like to see what the Wellness Center has to offer.
Southwest Kansas technical School will hold an open house from 12 noon-4 p.m., Sunday, April 6 in conjunction with a car show.
Student Support Services will host a seminar to help individuals from the community as well as SCCC students move successfully into the workplace from 7-8 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, in SW229 CD.
The Admissions Department will hold the first enrollment clinic for the fall 2008 semester 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 10.
The library will host Cowboy Poet Shindig with Ron Wilson from 12:10-12:50 p.m., Wednesday, April 16 in the library.
The Drama Department will present “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at 7:30 p.m., April 17-18.
Community patrons my pick up a free carnation in the bookstore for their office assistant, Wednesday, April 23 while supplies last.
The Athletic Department will hold its annual athletic banquet at 6 p.m., Friday, April 25 in the gym. Advanced tickets are required.
The Agricultural Department will hold its banquet at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 26 in SW229C/D. Advanced tickets are required.
The formal concert will be at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 26 in the theater.
A Sunday Brunch will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, April 27 in the cafeteria.
A Spring Fiesta for the whole family will be held from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, April 27.
The Pops Concert will be at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 28, in the theater.
A Red Cross Blood Drive will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., in SW229D.
For more information about any of these events, call 620-624-1951.
Seward County Community College Admissions has scheduled orientation and enrollment clinics for students attending SCCC in the fall.
The first clinic will be at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 10. This is a student’s opportunity to schedule summer and fall classes, meet with an academic advisor, meet new classmates and receive information about financial aid, scholarships and housing.
Other clinics are 8:30 a.m., Saturday, May 3; 8:#0 a.m., Tuesday, May 20; 8:30 a.m., Thursday, June 19; 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 9; 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 22; 8:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 4; or 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7.
Students who have not taken the ACT or SAT must schedule the COMPASS assessment prior to enrollment. Original copies of ACT or SAT scores must be on file prior to enrollment.
To sign up for a clinic, call 620-417-1100 or go online to www.sccc.edu/go/eec.

Seward County Community College Student Support Services will offer a free seminar for individuals who would like to learn how to “Move Successfully into the Workplace” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 8 in SW229C/D.
Individuals will learn how to dress for success and act in the workplace and learn the importance of being on time and being professional. In addition, individuals will learn what it takes to develop strength and perseverance to be successful in the workplace.
For additional information or to sign up in advance for the conference, call 620-417-1605.
April is National Community College Month.

The Kylix Art Club at Seward County Community College is sponsoring its Children’s Art Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, March 29 in the art room of the Shank Humanities Building for children in grades 1-6.
The cost is $10 and includes all supplies and drinks. Children are asked to bring a sack lunch.
Please reserve a space by contacting Art Instructor Susan Copas by Friday, March 28 at 620-417-1453 or susan.copas@sccc.edu.

The Central District Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (CDAAHPERD) elected Seward County Community College Director of Wellness and Aquatics Kelly Cook to the president-elect position recently. During the 2008 'Take the Lead' convention in Omaha, Neb., Cook was elected by an assembly of peers from nine states in the district, which include Wyoming, Colorado, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas.

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The third annual Xtreme Challenge brought more than 140 students and sponsors from eight area high schools to the campus of Seward County Community College recently. Academic challenges and campus tours were presented for visiting students during the morning, followed by an awards ceremony to recognize winners.

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The public is invited to Latte in the Library from 12:10-12:50 p.m., March 12, at the library at Seward County Community College, 1801 N. Kansas in Liberal. Lydia Augustine of Liberal will entertain with her flute.
Starbuck’s latte and biscotti will be served to the first 30 people.
The public is invited to view a traveling exhibit on the Mexican Americans in Kansas, 1900-1950, that is on display now through March 25 in the library at Seward County Community College, 1801 N. Kansas in Liberal.
The exhibit shows that the connection between the United States and people of Mexican descent goes back several centuries. Mexican immigrants have come to Kansas for a variety of reasons. This exhibit explores the jobs, which brought most early Mexican workers to Kansas, including sugar beet production and working on the railroads. The culture and traditions of Mexican Americans are also highlighted, including fiesta, the Quinceanera, and Las Posadas. This exhibit was produced by the Kansas State Historical Society and is part of the Kansas Interpretive Traveling Exhibit Service.