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Sept. 29-Oct. 12, 2014

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General Announcements

SCC is launching a new Honors Program. Maximize your college experience among scholarly students eager to leran and who share an interest in raising the academic bar at SCC. As an SCC Honors Program student, you'll have access to early registration, mentorship and academic guidance from an HOnors Council member. For more information, requirements for admission or to download an application visit stchas.edu/honors

Pre-advising begins Monday, Sept. 29, for the Spring 2015 Semester. All students are encouraged to pre-advise but A+ Scholarship recipients and student athletes are required to pre-advise. Meeting with an academic counselor will assist you with selecting the best courses suited for your goals of transferring to a four-year university or completing a two-year career program. To pre-advise, register online for an appointment at stchas.edu/appointment. Registration opens for current and returning students on Oct. 20.

Highlighted Events

Students can connect and learn strategies for reducing test anxiety at noon Monday, Sept. 29, in the Administration Building, Room 1242. 

The 18th annual Presidents Classic Golf Scramble will be held Monday, Sept. 29, at Old Hickory Golf Club. For more information, visit stchas.edu/golf

Review naming and writing chemical formulas during the Language of Chemistry: Chemical Naming Workshop at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in the Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building, Room 2201.

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

Come support the Cougar men's soccer team at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, as they take on Jefferson College at home.

SCC will host drug and alcohol prevention events Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, in the auditorium of the Social Sciences Building. Events include a presentation on aspects of alcohol abuse, a film showing and a keynote speaker. For a full listing of events, visit stchas.edu/calendar

The Storybook Walk ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, near the Orange Lot and the lake. The Storybook walk is a 1/2-mile trail on campus promoting family connection, early childhood development and health and wellness. For more information, visit stchas.edu/storybookwalk.

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.

Watch Lady Cougars play soccer against Lincoln College at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at home. 

Stop by the Grammar Matters workshop to address the most frequent difficulties students have with English grammar and writing mechanics at noon Monday and Wednesday, Oct. 6 and 8, in the Social Sciences Building, Room 2201.

The healthy stress management group will meet at noon Monday, Oct. 6, in the Administration Building, Room 1242. 

SCC Idol auditions will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, in the auditorium of the Social Sciences Building. There is a $5 entry fee. The SCC Idol winner will receive a $500 scholarship from the SCC Foundation.

Review the different types of chemical reactions and how to write and balance an equation from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, in the Social Sciences Building, Room 2201. 

SCC Center Stage Theatre is holding open auditions for the upcoming production of Miracle on South Division Street, by Tom Dudzick, Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 6-7, in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building, Room 110. Center Stage Theatre invites SCC students and community residents to audition.

Gain business advice during the Don't Be a Statistic! Steps to Combat Fraud in Your Business presentation, by Adam Herman, at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the College Center rotunda. 

Join the Developing Healthy Boundaries Connection Group to become empowered to say "yes" and "no" while remaining true to yourself at noon Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Administration Building, Room 1242. 

Join a panel of SCC professors to discuss important issues surrounding the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the auditorium of the Social Sciences Building. 

Nate Phelps, son of Pastor Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church, will speak out about the danger of religion and child abuse at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in the auditorium of the Social Science Building. 

In an effort to keep the national heritage alive, American Theatre Festival will present The Belle of Amherst and A Women Called Truth Wednesday-Sunday, Oct. 15-19, in the auditorium of the Social Sciences Building. 

In the News

Blog Update

Check out the latest posts from our SCC bloggers:

  • "All About Conferences" by Maria, SCC student (Sept. 25): Maria shares the value of attending conferences as a student. 
  • "Sisters" by Ron Chesbrough, president (Sept. 19): Ron shares experiences he has had with his five daughters and their bond as sisters. 
  • "Do not fear ... Public Speaking!" By Jenny Hahn-Schnipper, career counselor (Sept. 16): Make public speaking easier with these tips from Jenny. 
  • "Ways to Wellness" by Maria, SCC student (Sept. 15): Maria shares tips to help others lead a lifestyle filled with wellness. 

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