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Sept. 15-28, 2014

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General Announcements

Welcome goes out to Christie Jackson as a new SCC blogger. Visit stchas.edu/blogs to follow her and other SCC bloggers.

SCC women’s soccer player Raven Loughridge was named NJCAA Player of the Week, and the women's team is currently ranked 18th in the nation. Stop by a Lady Cougars’ home game against Culver JV at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16. Visit stchas.edu/athletics for a full schedule of games. 

Highlighted Events

As part of Democracy Days, Jayme Blandford, assistant professor of English, will explore the experience of more than 10 tribes that were forcibly removed from the East Coast to the Ohio River Valley and all the way through the St. Louis region and our own back yard before being settled in present day Oklahoma. The OTHER Trail of Tears event will take place at noon Monday, Sept. 15, in the auditorium of the Social Sciences Building. 

Democracy Days continues with a film showing of 12 Years a Slave at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, in the auditorium of the Social Sciences Building. This film is based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. Visit the website for a full listing of Democracy Days events. 

SCC will host the art exhibition Fantastical: Art of the Imagination in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building gallery. The exhibition will run from through Sept. 19 and is free and open to the public. 

Orders for October's Dash and Dine are due by 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. Learn more on the Dash and Dine program page

Between the Covers Books Club will hold a meeting at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Learning Resource Center Information Commons.  Attendees will discuss This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Trooper. There will be refreshments and giveaways at the meeting. 

Share your creativity in a fun, relaxed atmosphere, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in the lounge of the Social Sciences Building, at SCC Coffeehouse, an open-mic night.

Enjoy the nice weather while there’s still time. Come watch How to Train Your Dragon 2, at sundown Friday, Sept. 26, on the lawn outside the Technology Building. Food Truck Frolic will be on campus from 5-8:30 p.m. to start the evening with some delicious food.

Prints and Drawing Art Invitational will be shown Sept. 29-Nov. 7, in the gallery of the Fine Arts Building.

SCC will host drug and alcohol prevention events Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, in the auditorium of the Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building. Events include a presentation on aspects of alcohol abuse, a film showing and a keynote speaker.

Center Stage Theatre will host "A Streetcar Named Desire," Oct. 1-5. Tickets are available at stchastickets.com. This play chronicles the last stages of Blanche DuBois' mental break as she tries to step away from her past.

In the News

Blog Update

Check out the latest posts from our SCC bloggers:

  • "Clubs at SCC" by Anna, SCC student (Sept. 8): Anna encourages other students to get involved in clubs on campus. She explains how clubs have benefited her.
  • "Astronomy 101" by Maria, SCC student (Sept. 8): Maria writes about upcoming astronomical events.
  • "Why I Do What I Do" by Christie Jackson, mental health counselor (Sept. 5): Christie shares why she is passionate about her role at SCC.  

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September 19

Center Stage Theatre of St. Charles Community College presents “A Streetcar Named Desire”

Center Stage Theatre of St. Charles Community College presents “A Streetcar Named Desire”

St. Charles Community College’s Center Stage Theatre will present “A Streetcar Named Desire,” a Pulitzer Prize winning play, Wednesday-Sunday, Oct. 1-5, in the theater of the Donald... Read more.

September 15

SCC Young People’s Theatre to present ‘Sleepy Hollow: A Musical Tale’ Oct. 17-19

SCC Young People’s Theatre to present ‘Sleepy Hollow: A Musical Tale’ Oct. 17-19

St. Charles Community College’s Young People’s Theatre will present “Sleepy Hollow: A Musical Tale” with book, music and lyrics by Janet Yates... Read more.

September 09

SCC to host drug and alcohol prevention events Sept. 30-Oct. 1

SCC to host drug and alcohol prevention events Sept. 30-Oct. 1

St. Charles Community College will host drug and alcohol prevention events Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, in the auditorium of the Daniel... Read more.

September 09

SCC to host Democracy Days Sept. 15-18

SCC to host Democracy Days Sept. 15-18

St. Charles Community College will host 14th annual Democracy Days Monday-Thursday, Sept. 15-18, in the auditorium of the Daniel J. Conoyer ... Read more.

August 26

SCC to host ‘Between the Covers’ Book Club

SCC to host ‘Between the Covers’ Book Club

The Multicultural Programming Committee of St. Charles Community College will host the fall semester edition of Between the Covers Book Club for faculty, staff and students starting... Read more.

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