Telenet 2 brings university courses out of Kansas State University to Seward County Community College, Liberal, via video conferencing. Local Telenet 2 assistants run the equipment and assist the students.
The following courses will be offered during the spring 2008 semester.
Public Budgeting, POLSC 737, 3 credit hours, Jan. 23-May 14, W, 7:05-9:55 p.m.;
Terrorism & Transnational Security Issues, POLSC 814, 3, Jan. 23 - March 5, M &W, 3:30-6:20 p.m. or March 10 - May 7, M&W, 3:30-6:20 p.m.;
International Politics, POLSC 811, 3, Jan 17 - May 16, 7:05-9:55 p.m.;
For more information on these three Political Science courses go to or call 1-800-622-2578.
Marketing, MKTG-S 400, 3, Jan. 17-May 15, U, 5:30-8:20 p.m.;
Management Concepts, MANGT-S 420, 3, Jan. 22-May 13, T, 5:30-8:20 p.m.;
Professional Selling and Sales Management, MKTG-S 542, 3, Jan. 23-May 14, W, 5:30-8:20 p.m.;
For more information, contact the Kansas Regents Network, Manhattan, 785/532-5995, Fax785-532-5552,; or
During finals week at Seward County Community College, Dr. Duane Dunn, SCCC president; Celeste Donovan, dean of student services and other deans, served a moonlight breakfast to students.
Seward County Community College is offering a Healthy Eating class from 6-6:50 p.m., Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 15 or 12:30-1:20 p.m., Thursday, beginning Jan. 17 .
The class will focus on eating habits and how to make changes to these habits if they are poor and will include outside activities, such as choosing healthy restaurants and making healthy decisions at the grocery store. Students will learn healthy ways to cook. Although this is not a weight-loss class, eating healthier may help you lose weight.
For information, call 620-417-1141 or or come by SCCC, 1801 N. Kansas, beginning Jan. 2.
The Seward County Community College Art Department recently gave out the Peoples Choice awards to its SCCC students. The photograph by Cayla Thomlinson of Rolla and the painting by Ilse Cambron of Liberal tied for first in the two-dimensional category. Adam Semisch of Plains won for his glass sculpture in the 3-D category.
The Seward County Community College Agriculture Department raised about $10,500 in team sponsorships, donations and services during the 10th Annual Celebrity Judging Contest recently, an event that raises money for scholarships.
Top Team in the agricultural affiliate division went to Great Western Dining with team members Jerry Odle, Felicia Holmes, Sarah Morey, all of Liberal and celebrity Ernie Heitschmidt of Guymon, Okla.
Plains State Bank/Syracuse Feedyard was second, with King Hay and Livestock/Hog Slat, third, Light Ranch/Doug & Teresa Wehmeier. fourth and Sharp McQueen PA/Texhoma Livestock, fifth.
Odle also claimed high individual in the ag affiliate division, followed by teammate Holmes, second; John McKee, Liberal, third; Missy Imler, Satanta, fourth; and Kyler Moon, Liberal, fifth.
Top team in the agricultural division went to First National Bank with team members Barry Angell, Hugoton, Tina Call, Liberal, Gary Gold, Hugoton, and celebrity Frank Swan, Johnson. Other teams who placed in this division were Wade Nairn/Harrison Krey Farms/Swan Club Lambs, second; Rolling T Livestock/Stephens Farms/Williams Cattle Company, third; Farm Credit of Southwest Kansas, fourth; and Cornerstone Sales, fifth.
Barry Angell was high individual in the agricultural division followed by Vernon Baehler, Moscow, second; Gary Armstrong, Ulysses, third; Brandi Roberts, Hugoton, fourth; and Gary Gold, Hugoton, fifth.
Melissa King, Taloga, Okla., and Danny Bray, Liberal, tied for first overall with perfect scores; Sandi Cortez, Thibodaux, LA, was third; Alan Imler, Satanta, fourth; and Zach McCracken, Syracuse, fifth.
One rivalry that has become a tradition with this contest is the Darin and Tommy challenge trophy. This award is given to the worst score in the sheep class between Darin Workman and Tommy Williams, both SCCC employees. This year the winner of the award was Tommy Williams.
The SCCC Agriculture Department would also like to thank the other team sponsors, including Mortgages Unlimited, Meade County Title Co., Byron Bird & Associates, National Beef, High Plains Pizza, Sunset Disposal, Eisenhauer Harvesting, KSLS, Western Plains Genetics and KSCB.
Event sponsors were Harrison Krey Farms, Hugoton; Swan Club Lambs, Johnson; Brown Real Estate, Beaver, Okla.; Stephens Farms, Amarillo, Texas; Rolla Corner Stop; and Southern Office Supply, Crazy House, Salty Dog, Kings BBQ, Applebees, Vargas Restaurant and Mike Hanson, all of Liberal.
Seaboard Farms and Great Western Dining provided the noon meal, with David Watkins cooking the pork loin and Great Western providing the rest of the meal.