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April 14-27, 2014

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Trying to stretch your student dollar? SALT can help you become financially savvy with educational resources and tips on spending, saving, borrowing and starting your career. For each My Money 101 or SALT lesson you complete by May 2, you'll get a chance to win a $500 cash prize and/or one of several SCC book scholarships! There are 10 modules and three lessons, which means up to 13 possible entries. Visit the SCC Salt Web page

Highlighted Events

Are you anxious about taking tests? Maybe just overwhelmed? Have them stop by SCC's new stress management support group at noon Monday, April 14, in the Social Sciences Building, Room 1102, or at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in the Humanities Building, Room 101.

In honor of National Library Week, the SCC Library is having the 21st Annual Library Book Sale from 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. April 14-16. Used paperbacks are $0.50 and hardbacks are $1. There will be a silent auction for a set of seven classic car books and a five volume set of "St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture." The library is still accepting donations for the used book sale. 

The Multicultural Programming Committee is hosting a presentation, film showing and questions and answer session with the filmmaker of "What Matters?" Wednesday, April 16, in the auditorium of the Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building. The film is about three friends attempting to live in poverty – $1.25 a day, across three continents.

SCC will present the Juried Student Art Exhibition April 21-May 4 in the gallery of the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building. The opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 30.

The annual SCC Spring Fling, featuring free food and live music, will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, April 23-24, in the campus plaza. At Spring Fling, a current student RegFest will be held to help SCC student have a little fun while registering for summer and fall classes. There will be freebies, prizes and more.

Experience superhero-sized entertainment at Center Stage Theatre's performance of Next Year's Man of Steel Wednesday-Sunday, April 23-27, performed in the theater of the Fine Arts Building. In this production, a writer struggles to create a comic book hero but eventually finds that a superhero can arise in unexpected places. Purchase tickets at stchastickets.com. Find performance times online.

Dying to pull out some leg warmers and sport some serious sprayed bangs? Register for the most excellent run around – That '80s Run – set for Saturday, April 26, on the SCC campus. The event features a ridiculously rad 10k run, a totally tubular 5k and an awesome 1-Mile Fun Run. All eligible participants will be entered into a drawing for a $1,000 SCC scholarship. If that doesn't do it, perhaps a shot at a $1,000 SCC scholarship and an '80s themed photo booth and music might.  Register today!

Partnering with TOMS shoes in a national day of awareness, SCC will host a campus-wide event to discuss the worldwide need for shoes from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, April 29. There will be various fun shoeless activities for students held in the Campus Plaza. 

Searching for the right job? Stop by our Job Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, May 2, in the gym of the College Center. For more information, visit stchas.edu/jobfair

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