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Aug. 18-Sept. 1, 2014

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General Announcements

The college will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day. No credit classes will be held Tuesday, Sept. 2, for an All-College Planning Day.

Officials from Central Methodist University and St. Charles Community College signed an articulation agreement on Thursday, Aug. 7, to promote a seamless transfer for business students. The agreement provides students who have earned an Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science degree in business administration at SCC the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree in business at Central Methodist University. 

Congrats to SCC food services cashier, Teresa Lovan. The Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce has recognized Lovan as the 2014 recipient of the Recognition of Service Excellence award.

Green Update – Want to be a green college student? Follow these 10 Easy Ways to be Green in College tips from Thought Catalog. 

Highlighted Events

The groundbreaking ceremony for College Meadows Park will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, on the North side of Loop Road. 

Auditions for Center Stage Theatre's production of A Streetcar Named Desire will be held at 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Aug. 18-19. Callbacks will be held Wednesday, Aug. 20. There are open roles for six males and six females.

Join us at Sweet Station where you can decorate and devour FREE cookies from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Aug. 20-21, in Scooter's Place.

If you dare, take in Christopher Carter's FREE mentalist show from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, in Scooter's Place.

Watch out for the Y98 College Crashers near the Student Center entrance from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Food trucks will be parked in the Red Parking Lot from 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22., and Mr. Peabody and Sherman will be shown at sundown outside near the Technology Building for Food Truck Frolic and the Outdoor Summer Movie Series. The film is FREE.

SCC will host the art exhibition Fantastical: Art of the Imagination in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Gallery. The exhibition will run from Aug. 25-Sept. 19 and is free and open to the public. The exhibition artist reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3. 

Win gift cards, DVDs and SCC gear during FREE lunchtime bingo at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, in Scooter's Place.

Meet other readers at the first meeting for the fall for Between the Covers book club at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, in the Learning Resource Center Information Commons. 

Soccer season has arrived! The Lady Cougars will host their first home game at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, and the men will host their first home game at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30

Enjoy food, live music and fun from clubs and organizations at Fall Fun Blitz, a FREE annual event, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Sept. 3-4, in the outdoor plaza.

For $5 you can take in SCC Comedy Night featuring national comics Justine Marino and Matthew Broussard at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, in the FAB theater. Purchase tickets at stchastickets.com

Enjoy FREE hot dogs and s'mores while meeting fellow students at the second annual bonfire from 7:30-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, near the Purple Parking Lot. 

The Leadership and Strategy speaker series will present Lead SBA Programs for Small Businesses at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, in St. Charles Community College’s College Center Rotunda. Tom Daiber, lead lender relations specialist at Small Business Administration (SBA) St. Louis District, will provide an overview of SBA Programs for small businesses and how you can benefit from them. This is a free event.

In the News

Blog Update

Check out the latest posts from our SCC bloggers:

  • "College Meadows Park coming" by Ron Chesbrough, SCC president (Aug. 11): Ron encourages the community to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for College Meadows Park.
  • "Sing a wild song" by Ron Chesbrough, SCC president (July 30): Ron writes about a song that speaks to heart of SCC by Jack London. 
  • "SCC connections" by Jenny Hahn Schnipper, academic and career counselor (July 30): Jenny asks others to place an effort on making connections while at SCC.
  • "Another workplace recognition" by Ron Chesbrough, SCC president (July 28): Ron shares that SCC was named one of the best college in the nation to work for.
  • "SCC community garden update" by Dan Porter, grounds supervisor (July 18): Dan shares pictures from this year's community garden. 
  • "Students, faculty & staff agree – SCC is the place to be" by Brynne Cramer, marketing specialist (July 18): Brynne shares unprompted social media posts by the campus community that display want a wonderful place SCC is to work and learn. 

CougarNews is the official source of news for SCC students. It is emailed bi-weekly.

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August 20

SCC to present Fantastical: Art of the Imagination Aug. 25-Sept. 19

SCC to present Fantastical: Art of the Imagination Aug. 25-Sept. 19

St. Charles Community College will host art exhibition Fantastical: Art of the Imagination in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Gallery. The exhibition... Read more.

August 20

Sept. 9 Leadership and Speaker Series to focus on support for small business owners

Sept. 9 Leadership and Speaker Series to focus on support for small business owners

The Leadership and Strategy Speaker Series will present Lead SBA Programs for Small Businesses at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, in St. Charles Community College’s College Center ... Read more.

August 13

SCC and CMU sign articulation agreement for business program

SCC and CMU sign articulation agreement for business program

Officials from Central Methodist University and St. Charles Community College signed an articulation agreement on Thursday, Aug. 7, to promote... Read more.

August 12

Recognition of Service Excellence Award presented to SCC employee, Teresa Lovan

Recognition of Service Excellence Award presented to SCC employee, Teresa Lovan

The Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce has recognized Teresa Lovan as the 2014 recipient of the Recognition of Service Excellence award. Read more.

August 11

SCC Center Stage Theatre to hold open auditions for ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ Aug. 18-19

SCC Center Stage Theatre to hold open auditions for ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ Aug. 18-19

St. Charles Community College’s Center Stage Theatre is holding open auditions for the upcoming production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” by ... Read more.

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