St. Charles Community College was selected as the April recipient of the Business Spotlight Award from the Economic Development Roundtable of St. Charles County for the college’s 25-year anniversary and as the largest employer and most popular destination in Cottleville, Mo. SCC was selected by the City of Cottleville.
Representatives from St. Charles Community College accept the Business Spotlight Award from the Economic Development Roundtable of St. Charles County on April 16.
“It’s an honor for the college to be recognized in this way, and to celebrate 25 years of being part of this vibrant community,” said Ron Chesbrough, Ph.D., SCC president. “Here at SCC, we are focused on student success, and we also recognize the role the college plays in enhancing the economic vitality of our region and in keeping a quality higher education accessible.”
SCC is the fourth largest of 12 community college districts in Missouri. Serving nearly 12,000 students during the 2010-11 school year, the college is celebrating 25 years of providing higher educational excellence to the region. In St. Charles County, SCC is the choice of approximately one in four high school graduates. SCC offers 24 transfer programs, 45 career-technical programs, a variety of workforce training and life-long learning opportunities for personal and professional fulfillment.
The Economic Development Roundtable is a standing committee of the Economic Development Center (EDC) of St. Charles County with the local cities, St. Charles County Government and the St. Charles County Department of Workforce Development. Each month a different company in St. Charles County is selected for the Business Spotlight Award based on criteria such as investment, economic impact, job growth, civic involvement and entrepreneurial success.
For more info about the EDC’s Economic Development Roundtable, call 636-441-6880 or visit edcscc.com.
Established in 1986, St. Charles Community College is celebrating 25 years as a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit stchas.edu.