|Feb. 7-20, 2011|
Do you know any former SCC students or graduates who have become leaders in their professions and have given back to their communities? Well the SCC Foundation is also now accepting nominations for the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award. Students who earned degrees are preferred but not required. Download a nomination form and submit your nomination by Feb. 28. The recipient will be notified by April 15 and will be presented the award at the SCC commencement ceremony in May.
SCC is updating its Expert Guide, so if you consider yourself an expert in a given topic, please consider being a part of this important resource. The SCC Expert Guide is an online resource, hosted on the SCC website that will be used by media and organizations looking for an expert or speaker. To sign up, submit a resume, vitae or current bio to Peggy Schreiner or to the Marketing and Communications (MAC) Office in ADM 1121. You can also fill out an online form on MAC's Intranet page. All information must be submitted by Feb. 28 in order for it to be included in the Expert Guide. Contact Michael Kuelker or Peggy Schreiner if you have any questions.
With all of the recent weather-related closings, now might be a good time to sign up for the SCC Emergency Alert Text Messaging System. This system only alerts you about SCC campus emergencies, closings and shutdowns. If you signed up before July 23, 2010, you will need to sign up again. You can also check the SCC home page or the SCC Facebook page for updates on campus closings.
Tell us your story! Do you know someone, whether it's a student, faculty or staff member at SCC, who deserves to be recognized? Or maybe you have a unique story about yourself or your experiences at SCC that you'd like to share with us! Now you can, online — it's easy! Just go to SCC's home page (www.stchas.edu) and click on the blue "I (heart) SCC" icon at the bottom of the page and fill out the form, either for yourself or about someone you know whose story deserves to be heard! If you have any questions, contact the Marketing and Communications Department.
Now that the holidays are over, make Schnucks your one-stop shop to get everything you need to stock up your fridge. Be sure to use your Schnucks Escrip card and help raise money for the SCC Foundation at the same time! When you're at the checkout counter with your groceries just hand the cashier your Escrip card before you pay – it’s as simple as that! A percentage of all of your purchases will go toward the Foundation. For more information about the card or to register your eScrip card, contact Jessica O'Laughlin at x8437.
The SCC painting invitational will be Jan. 31-March 4 in the FAB gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturdays.
The SCC Coffeehouse Open-Mic Night will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in the College Center Rotunda. Poets, authors and songwriters are invited to share their creativity, or just stop by to enjoy the live entertainment along with free coffee and cookies.
Young People's Theatre will host Disney Dazzle and Dessert from 1-2 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, in the SSB auditorium. Watch a live musical review of Disney music by characters such as Cinderella, Snow White, Jasmine and more, while enjoying desserts and refreshments. Cost is $15 per person, and children ages two and under are free if seated on an adult's lap. Register online at www.stchas.edu/learnforlife.
SCC will host a blood drive from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Feb. 14-15, in Rooms 205-206 of the Student Center, as part of the American Red Cross Rock and Roll Up Your Sleeve campaign. Those who donate will receive specially designed Elvis-themed rock and roll T-shirts and be entered to win a vacation to Las Vegas or Memphis. You can schedule your appointment at www.redcrossblood.org.
Singer/songwriter James Ramsey will perform a free live concert from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, in the Café/Bookstore.
The SCC Math Club, in coordination with the Great Plains Math League, will be sponsoring a math competition for high school students on Saturday, March 5, in the Student Center. Students can compete within grade level, individual and team competitions. This tournament is also a means to qualify for the regional and state level competitions. Every team must be accompanied by an adult age 21 or older. Teams usually consist of six members, but smaller teams are welcome. Individual students are also welcome. The cost per team member is $4. For more information or to register, contact Joe Howe at x8318.
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Check out the 2011 Staff Training and Education Program (STEP) schedule. Deadlines for enrolling: Outlook, Feb. 7; EAP — Motivating Through Recognition, Feb. 14; and Excel Advanced, Feb. 17. To sign up for STEP classes, contact Jessica Trimborn in Human Resources. Learn more about the STEP Program.
The SCC Department of Public Safety will host a Campus Safety Seminar 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, in the SSB auditorium.
Sign up for Panache That Pays, a luncheon presentation about social and business etiquette, from noon-1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Room 206 of the Student Center. Tickets are $10 for SCC faculty and staff and $5 for students. All participants will also receive a copy of Maria Perniciaro Everding's book, Panache That Pays. To purchase tickets, visit the Cashier's Office in ADM 1117. Contact Martha Toebben at x8243 for more information.
Last day to change from credit to audit or audit to credit for spring classes is Friday, Feb. 11.
Last day to drop and receive a "W" for 11/SP1 eight-week classes is Friday, Feb. 18.
Hal Berry, director of Center Stage Theatre's production of "A Piece of My Heart," is looking for women (or men) who are current SCC students and currently serving in the armed services (either in active duty or in the reserves) to volunteer as ushers for the performances and possibly as stand-ins for one scene of the play. The performances are 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, March 2-5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 6. Contact Hal Berry at x8261 for more information.
SCC Foundation scholarship packets for Fall 2011 are now available online and in various locations on campus. Students must fill out the packet and return it to Jared Conner in ADM 1113 by April 1.
The following college representatives will be visiting SCC to discuss transfer requirements (all representatives will have tables set up in the Atrium of the Administration Building):
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