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The Art Department at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School has changed its Chili Feed to 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday, March 5, in the Student Union, Room SU 24 E/W, 1801 N. Kansas, Liberal.
The cost is $10 for a handmade ceramic bowl, chili and bread or $4 for a disposable bowl with chili and bread. The Chili Feed gives individuals the opportunity to purchase a handmade ceramic bowl.
For more information about this fundraiser, call 620-417-1452.

County Community College/Area Technical School Foundation recently hosted a “Progress with the Saints” tour of the industrial technology programs and facilities at SCCC/ATS.  Guests toured the newly completed classrooms for the Corrosion Technology and Process Technology programs developed through a Federal Title V Grant; learned about the Natural Gas Compression Technology program; visited the Heating/Air Conditioning/Ventilation/Refrigeration skills lab; saw demonstrations of the water jet machine used in the Machine Tool Technology program, the simulator used in the Welding Technology program, and the computer aided design software used in the Drafting and Design Technology program; and visited the retail shop of the Automotive Business Management program.  Pictured are tour guests Jim Groth and Danelle Groth with the Satanta Chamber of Commerce watching the distillation training unit that is used in the Process Technology program.

The Art Department at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School is hosting a Chili Feed, which also gives individuals the opportunity to purchase a handmade ceramic bowl.
The Chili Feed is from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the Student Union, Room SU 24 E/W, 1801 N. Kansas, Liberal.
The cost is $10 for a handmade ceramic bowl, chili and bread or $4 for a disposable bowl with chili and bread.
For more information about this fundraiser, call 620-417-1452.

The allied health job fair scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 21 at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School has been postponed.
The SCCC/ATS Business & Industry Office will reschedule at a later date.

The annual meeting of the Board of Governors for the Seward County Community College/Area Technical Foundation will be at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27 in SW229 C/D, 1801 N. Kansas in Liberal.
The board of Governors meets once a year and is comprised of contributors to the Foundation. To make reservations for lunch, call 620-417-1130.

The Nursing program at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School invites the public to meet with the visiting accreditation team for the National League for Nursing and the Kansas State Board of Nursing and share comments about the program at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27 in room E202 at the Epworth Allied Health Education Center, 520 N. Washington, Liberal.
Individuals can also submit written comments about the program to Dr. Sharon Tanner, NLNAC chief executive officer, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326 or email sjtanner@nlnac.org.

The Seward County Community College/Area Technical School Drama Department has announced the cast for the spring musical.
Members of the cast Balladeer/ Proprietor/ Lee Harvey Oswald, played by Michael A. Ask of Liberal; John Wilkes Booth, played by Francisco Morales of Liberal; Sarah Jane Moore, played by Stephanie Drymalski of Liberal; Leon Czolgosz, played by Lewis Mize of Dodge City; Sam Byck, played by Derek Wilson of Liberal; Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, played by Tarin Kirk of Liberal; John Hinkley, played by Juan Carlos Contreras of Liberal; Guiseppe Zangara, played by Giovanni Macedo of Liberal; Charles Guiteau, played by Sheldon Padilla of Liberal; James Blain, played by Elmer Montes of Liberal; President Gerald Ford, played by Duane Dunn of Liberal; President James Garfield, played by Michael Harrison of Guymon, Okla.; Billy, played by Manueal Del Real of Kismet; Emma Goldman, played by Veronica Olivas, Johnson; and David Herald, played by Julio Garcia of Liberal.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

February is recognized by many educational organizations as Career and Technical Education (CTE) month.  The Association of Career and Technical Education, a national organization of educators, business leaders, and students uses the promotional line that CTE is “learning that works”, an appropriate concept for what we provide at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School.

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James Choate, instructor for the Sustainable Agriculture Resources program, shows board members the new greenhouse Seward County Community College/Area Technical School students use for the program. From left are board member John Engel, Choate, and board members Rick Brenneman, Sharon Hobble, Ron Oliver and Dustin Ormiston.


The Seward County Community College/Board of Trustees met Monday following a tour of the new greenhouse and Sustainable Agriculture Resources lab.  Instructor James Choate provided the Trustees with information on the soil, water, and plant science testing and lab information he has been able to secure through the U.S. Department of Education STEM grant.  He explained the lab experiments currently being conducted by SCCC/ATS students in cooperation with area landowners.  The greenhouse is being used in several plant and soil projects with the students, including a new initiative to study turf management.

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The Business Division at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School is offering free Pizza and information about its Business Division programs.
Stop by the Perryton Pizza Hut from 5:30-7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 18, to learn about Accounting, Agriculture, Business Administration, Business Administrative Technology, Business Management/Marketing, Computer Information Systems, Cosmetology and Criminal Justice.
Every prospective student who attends will be entered into a prize drawing for Nexus 7 tablet. Parents are welcome to attend with their children.
For information, contact Marcia Hatcher at 620-417-1350 or marcia.hatcher@sccc.edu.