|e-Outlook Nov. 7-27, 2011|
The college will be closed for Thanksgiving Break Nov. 23-27 and will reopen Monday, Nov. 28. No classes will be held.
Members of the HLC/NCA evaluation team will be on the SCC campus this week, Nov. 7-9. Please review the Self-Study report in order to be prepared. Also go to the Self-Study Web page for more useful information.
The SCC Science department is hosting a fundraising night at Texas Roadhouse in O’Fallon from 3:45-10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9. 10 percent of each purchase that is presented with a flyer will go toward the purchase of astronomy software that will be put on computers in the ACE Center for student use.
SCC President Dr. Ron Chesbrough will be hosting 30-minute casual, Q&A-type gatherings in November to get to know the campus community better. There is no formal agenda for these gatherings, and there is room for about 40 people in each session. Everyone is welcome to attend. RSVP by contacting Jessica Trimborn at x8393 with which session you'd like to attend. The schedule for the Q&A sessions is as follows:
The SCC Global Student Network will be collecting new and used shoes for the Shoeman Water Project Nov. 14-18 in various collection bins all over the SCC campus. These shoes will be sold and the profit will be used to bring water to those in need. Contact Becky Ingraham at x8505, Lee Zhong at x8533 or Diana Fast at x8572 for more information.
The SCC Phi Theta Kappa chapter is raffling off a Blu-ray player from Best Buy. Raffle tickets are $5 each or five for $20 and can be purchased at the Fitness Center Desk in the College Center. The drawing for the raffle will be Tuesday, Nov. 22. Contact Brenda Hollrah at x8230 for more information.
Phi Theta Kappa’s Alpha Xi Chi Chapter will be collecting treats, dry and canned food, grooming supplies and other items for cats and dogs in need at the local St. Charles County Division of Humane Services. Donations can be dropped off in designated collection boxes found in ADM, SSB and the College Center from now until Dec. 9. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
In honor of SCC’s 25th anniversary, Papa John’s is offering 25% off your entire order when you order online and use the promo code: SCC25. Plus, 10% of your order will go back to the SCC Foundation to support scholarships and academic enhancements.This special will go on throughout the rest of the year.
Kyshona Armstrong, acoustic folk soul singer-songwriter, will host a free performance at noon Monday, Nov. 7, in the Cáfe-Bookstore. Her music is influenced by a blend of bluegrass, folk, gospel and country music. This concert is part of the Fall 2011 Lunchtime Entertainment Series, hosted by SCC Student Activities. Contact Mandi Smith at x8469 for more information.
SCC will celebrate Veterans Day with a series of events planned Nov. 7-13, in the SSB Auditorium. The week will kick off with a Veterans Salute at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in the Plaza Bistro of the Student Center. Other events include an SCC student veteran panel and a lecture on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The week will end with four performances of "United We Stand: A Tribute to the United Service Organizations of World War II,” which is a recreation of the patriotic radio shows of World War II. Showtimes of “United We Stand,” are 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. Tickets are available at www.stchastickets.com or at x8233. They are free for SCC students, faculty and staff with current ID, or $5 for adults, $4 for veterans, senior citizens and students. For more information on Veterans Week events, visit www.stchas.edu/veteransweek or contact Hal Berry at x8261.
Phi Theta Kappa will host a signing day for the Commit to Complete initiative from 11 a.m.-2 p.m in the College Center Rotunda. Commit to Complete is part of a national movement encouraging students to sign a pledge to complete their degree and/or certificate before leaving community college. PTK encourages all students to stop by the table and sign the Commit to Complete banner to show their commitment to finishing their degree or certificate. Refreshments will be served and they will also be handing out free bracelets. Contact Brenda Hollrah at x8230 for more information.
SCC will celebrate International Education Week with presentations, student panels and films about education, history and international affairs Nov. 14-17. Check out the full schedule of events online. Contact Kelley Pfeiffer at x8544 for more information.
SCC is partnering with the City of St. Charles to celebrate Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the College Center Rotunda. GIS Day is an annual global event that showcases GIS technologies and demonstrates how they impact everyday life. Contact Ellen Wilson or visit www.gisday.com for more information.
Center Stage Theatre will present “The 39 Steps” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Nov. 16-17, at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 18-19, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, in the FAB theater. Tickets are free to SCC faculty, staff and students or $8 general admission/$6 seniors and college students. Contact Jeanine Spence at x8050 for tickets, or visit stchastickets.com.
The SCC Fall Student Art Exhibition will be on display Nov. 21-Dec. 11 in the FAB gallery. The gallery will include student artwork from the SCC Visual Arts Program. 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. For more information about this exhibit or upcoming exhibits, contact Christine Holtz.
Hal Berry, SCC professor of history and theater, will present "Native Lands and America's Energy and Mineral Policies" at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the SSB Auditorium. This event is part of Native American Heritage Month. Contact Berry at x8261 for more information.
Celebrate the spiritual and cultural life of the Plains Indians with a free musical performance by Michael Murphy and D.Z. Iron Wing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the SSB Auditorium. The program includes the songs, prayers and dances of the Lakota and other native nations. This event is part of Native American Heritage Month. Contact Hal Berry at x8261 for more information.
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The 2011-12 Staff Training and Education Program (STEP) schedule is now available online. Deadlines for enrolling: What You Need to Know About Retirement Planning, Nov. 10; Civil Treatment for Employees, Nov. 11; Civil Treatment for Managers, Nov. 11; Interviewing Skills and Legal Issues, Nov. 25. To sign up for STEP classes, contact Jessica Trimborn in Human Resources. Learn more about the STEP Program.
The last day to drop and receive a "W" for FA3 2011 classes is Monday, Nov. 7.
The last day to drop and receive a "W" for FA2 2011 classes is Thursday, Nov. 17.
The last day to apply for March/May 2012 graduation is Wednesday, Nov. 30.
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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Joy Dufrain, Continuing Education project coordinator, was voted First Vice-President of the St. Louis Gateway Chapter of The Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) on Oct. 26.
The Real Story of the First Thanksgiving event hosted by the Multicultural Programming Committee and the Plaza Bistro on Nov. 2 raised nearly $600 and collected 226 canned goods for donation to the OASIS Food Pantry in St. Charles.
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