Wednesday, 04 March 2015
Login |  Register 
***BREAKING NEWS***    No School at USD 483 Plains/Kismet, Beaver, Hardesty, Tyrone, Forgan, and Turpin Wednesday    ***
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Wednesday
Low  12°
High 27°
Thursday
Low  21°
High 44°
Friday
Low  26°
High 56°
Saturday
Low  27°
High 59°
Sunday
Low  29°
High 62°
Monday
Low  35°
High 66°
Tuesday
Low  37°
High 70°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 23°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
SCCC/ATS Receives Grant To Start New Program
06/18/2009

Seward County Community College/Area Technical School recently received a grant from the Kansas Department of Commerce for use in developing the Natural Gas Compressor Technician Program.

The funds in the amount of $90,000 are a part of the Workforce Solution Funds created by the Kansas Legislature in 2004. The grant money will be used to hire and train an instructor and renovate facilities on the area technical school site so the program can begin in fall 2010.

Susan Nickerson, regional director of the Kansas Works west region, was on campus to present the check. The Kansas Department of Commerce administers the Workforce Solutions Fund to help postsecondary workforce training institutions throughout the state respond more effectively to the workforce training needs of critical industries in Kansas. Funds are strategically invested into projects designed to enhance Kansas post-secondary institutions’ training services and/or training capacity for the benefit of Kansas companies.

“We are excited about the great industry support we have for this program,” said Dale Reed, associate dean of educational services. “The Petroleum Industry Education Committee is working closely with the college to help develop the program, hire an instructor and provide equipment for the program. The college has a long history working with the natural gas industry through the Gas Compressor and Measurement & Pipeline institutes.”

Other industry support includes Great Plains Gas Compression, Inc., DCP Midstream, Anadarko, J-W Operating Company, Stewart & Stevenson and BP America.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
City Commission Primary Results
No School Friday at USD 210 Hugoton and 209 Moscow While Meade and Satanta School Run Two Hours Late
Borjas Wins State INTERVIEW INCLUDED  
Sale of 7th and Western Properties Finalized
Katelyn Draper Wins Booster Club Showdown
Rep. Francis Carries Bill To House Floor
Cattle Missing In The Texas Panhandle
Kansas-based motor carriers with an Apportioned or Intra-State Commercial Tags due March 1
City Begins Willow Tree Golf Course Improvements
Semi Truck Catches Fire
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Liberal Struggles to Score in Season Ending Loss
Big Shots and Defense Propel Lady Saints
Local Juniors Selected for Cooperative Leadership Trips
Outgoing Pancake Day Chair Jack Jacob Honored
Scam Targets Local Utility Customers
Tuesday's Scores
No School at USD 483 Plains/Kismet, Beaver, Hardesty, Tyrone, Forgan, and Turpin Wednesday
City Commission Primary Results
Baker Arts Center's 26th Area High School Art Exhibit Distinguished Merit Award Winners
Semi Truck Catches Fire
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group