|April 18-May 1, 2011|
The college will be closed Friday, April 22, for the spring holiday. Classes will resume and offices will reopen on Monday, April 25.
The SCC Roller Hockey (A) team won its 9th National Championship in Madison, Wis., April 10, with a score of 3-2 in overtime against local rivals STLCC-Meramec.
In order to prepare for the HLC/NCA Self-Study visit this fall, every e-Outlook will include a fact to help you learn more about NCA accreditation. Fact: The NCA evaluation assures the value of credits earned at SCC, meaning courses taken for credit at SCC will be accepted in transfer by other colleges provided they are appropriate to the degree sought.
Cheer on your fellow SCC faculty and staff in the HLC/NCA Faculty/Staff softball game at 5 p.m. Monday, April 18, on the SCC softball field. Sponsored by the NCA Self-Study Communications Subcommittee, the event is part of the college’s effort to educate us about its Self-Study efforts. Snacks featuring HLC/NCA facts will be provided. Contact Heather McDorman at x8277 for more information.
$8,500 has already been raised in sponsorships for John McGuire’s Farewell Tribute, set for Thursday, Aug. 18. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the College Center. More details can be found at www.stchas.edu/mcguirefarewell.
Thinking pizza for dinner tonight? Then be sure to order from Papa John's, and 20% of your order will go to SCC. Just use promo code SCC1 by phone or SCC2 online at papajohns.com. And don't forget to ask for the SCC special, a large one-topping pizza for just $7.99. SCC raised nearly $1,000 last year through this same promotion, so help support SCC and order some pizza!
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 office of Marketing and Communications Department.
Cheer on the SCC Cougars men's baseball team at their last home game of the season at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 21, against Three Rivers Community College on the SCC baseball field.
Learn how to manage stress at a mental health presentation at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the SSB auditorium. Contact Mary Hall at x8241 for more information.
There will be a blood drive from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, April 25-26, in SC 205-206. Contact Kelley Pfeiffer at x8544 for more information.
A juried exhibit featuring artwork by SCC students will be on display April 25-May 6 in the FAB gallery. An opening reception will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in the gallery, with an awards ceremony at 7 p.m. during the reception. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-
Celebrate Arbor Day with SCC from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in the SSB auditorium. The SCC Arbor Day Celebration will include guest speaker Mark Grueber, Urban Forester for the Missouri Department of Conservation, followed by a presentation of the SCC Tree Campus USA Certification plaque. Free refreshments will be provided. Contact Jennifer O'Malley at x8346 for more information.
Spring Fling will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, April 27-28, on the Campus Plaza (rain location: CC gym). Enjoy free hot dogs and hamburgers starting at 11 a.m. and live music from Green River Ordinance. Clubs, organizations and outside vendors will have giveaways. There will also be free pizza for evening students at 5:30 p.m. outside the Student Center (rain location: Student Center).
The SCC Student Awards Banquet will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, in the CC gym. For more information, contact Kelley Pfeiffer at x8544.
The 19th Annual Spring Wellness Festival will be held Saturday, April 30, on the SCC campus.The event will start at 7:30 a.m. with a 10K race and 3-mile walk. There will be prizes for top finishers in the 10K, for age categories and for the top SCC students, alumni and employees. The 1-Mile Fun Run will begin at 9 a.m. Race registration is $20 for the 10K and $15 for the 3-Mile Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run through April 26. Prices increase by $5 after April 26. For those who don't want to run, the Wellness Fair will feature more than 40 fitness, health and wellness exhibits with product samples, health screenings, prizes, refreshments and demonstrations in the Student Center from 8-11 a.m. For more information, contact Karen Decker at x8475.
The SCC Spring Concerts will begin Monday, May 5, and will continue through Friday, May 13, in the FAB theater. All concerts will begin at 8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. The following groups will be performing:
*The SCC Concert Band performance will be lead by Ecuadorian conductor Jorge Oviedo, featuring Ecuadorian and Latin American works. This will be the first-ever performance of an opera written nearly 100 years ago.
The second annual Rhythm and Ribs, a community-wide fundraising event featuring live music, ribs and drinks from local favorites, will be from 6-10 p.m. Friday, May 20, on SCC's campus. Smash Band will take the stage at 7 p.m. RIbs will be served from Ethyl's Smokehouse and Mannino's Market. Chick-Fil-A, Quintessential Catering and Dunkin Donuts will also be providing food. Tickets are $5 for general admission, which includes live entertainment; $25 for the Music and More package, which includes live entertainment and food, drink and raflle tickets; and $50 for VIP, which includes unlimited beer/wine, food and raffle tickets, indoor restrooms and reserved seating. Purchase tickets online.
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Check out the 2011 Staff Training and Education Program (STEP) schedule. Deadlines for enrolling: Mission, Vision, Values, April 27; and Excel Advanced, April 29. To sign up for STEP classes, contact Jessica Trimborn in Human Resources. Learn more about the STEP Program.
In an effort to promote the NCA Self-Study Accreditation visit in Fall 2011, e-Outlook will occasionally include a fun word game or puzzle featuring information about NCA Accreditation. Check out this week's crossword puzzle and see if you can fill in all the answers!
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):
The SCC Phi Beta Lambda Chapter will host "Prep For Success," a series of presentations during the week of April 18-21 that are designed to help students brush up on their job search skills and prepare for the annual SCC Job Fair on May 6. All of the presentations will be in TECH 101, including:
Last day to drop and receive a "W" for 11/SP eight-week classes is Friday, April 22.
A Returning Learners Workshop will take place from 6-9:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, April 25-26, in the Private Dining Room of the Student Center. Call Andrea Crouch at x8248 to sign up. The workshop is free but reservations are required.
The SCC Student Film Festival awards ceremony will be from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in the SSB auditorium. Film submissions are due by 5 p.m. Thursday, April 21. Visit the website for more information on the film festival, or contact Darren Osburn at x8564.
The SCC Job Fair will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, May 6, in the College Center. This fair is free and open to the public and it will feature booths from business and industry employers. Visit the Job Fair website to see a list of companies scheduled to attend and for helpful hints. Contact Martha Toebben at x8243 for more information.
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Congratulations to John Bookstaver, SCC professor of chemistry, who received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in Jefferson City on March 30. The award was presented at a luncheon sponsored by the Missouri Community College Association.
The Office of Marketing and Communications was the recipient of a Silver Paragon award from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) in the category of Promotion Campaign for a Special Event for the SCC Foundation's 2010 Rhythm & Ribs event. The national award was presented at the NCMPR national conference in Philadelphia on March 15.
Heather McDorman, vice president for Marketing and Communications, concluded a one-year term as president of NCMPR after chairing/organizing the 2011 national conference in Philadelphia March 13-16. Heather will serve two more years on the executive committee of the NCMPR Board.
The SCC Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda sponsored a drive to collect messenger bags and personal hygiene items for the St Charles Chapter of Midwest Professional Women’s Group. On April 1, they delivered over 60 bags along with the personal hygiene items.
Kevin Patton, professor of life science, published a new college textbook, Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology, with Elsevier Publishing (Mosby) in March.
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