|April 23-May 6, 2012|
In 2011, the SCC Foundation received an additional $1,019.87 to award in scholarships and grants, thanks to the Schnucks Escrip program. Email Kasey McKee for a free Schnucks Escrip card today and every time you shop at any Schnucks store, a portion of your sale will be donated back to the SCC Foundation.
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.
Phi Theta Kappa is collecting cleaning supplies to donate to Youth In Need for their "spring cleaning." Donation drop off boxes are located in the SSB, ADM and CC. Items must be donated by Friday, May 4. For a full list of cleaning supplies needed, or for more information, email email@example.com.
A juried exhibit featuring artwork by SCC students will be on display April 23-May 4 in the FAB gallery. An opening reception will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in the gallery, with an awards ceremony at 7 p.m. 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.
Guest artist David Morhaim, a graphic designer, artist and illustrator in New York City, will host a lecture at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, in the SSB Auditorium. Contact Brian Smith at x8575 for more information.
The annual SCC Spring Fling, featuring free food, fun and live music from Hey Monea! will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, April 25-26, on the Campus Plaza.
The SCC Student Film Festival awards ceremony will be from 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the SSB Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. A montage of scenes from all eligible entries will be screened and category winners will be screened in their entirety. An “Audience Favorite” award will be selected by the audience at the end of the night. For more information, contact Darren Osburn at x8564.
Sign up for the 10K, 5K or Fun Run at SCC's 20th annual RUN. LIVE. LEARN. event (formerly known as the Spring Wellness Festival) on Saturday, April 28, on the SCC campus. There is an award for the top male and female employee in the 10K and 5K races. Cost is $20 to enter the 10K or 5K, $15 for the Fun Run. Register online at stchas.edu/run. All race participants will receive a dry-tec T-shirt, tickets for prize baskets and free refreshments and food from sponsors Missouri American Water Company, Chick-fil-A, Smoothie King and Qdoba. For more information visit stchas.edu/run or contact Karen Decker at x8475. Also, like RUN. LIVE. LEARN. on Facebook.
Rik Nemanick, co-founder of The Leadership Effect, will present “The Mentor’s Way: Eight Rules for Bringing Out the Best in Others,” from 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles. This event is part of the SCC Leadership & Strategy Speaker Series. The event is free, but pre-registration on the St. Charles Chamber website is required by midnight on March 11.
The SCC Job Fair will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, May 4, in the CC Gym. The event is open and free to the public. Contact Martha Toebben at x8243.
SCC Student Activities is hosting a free film screening of "The Muppets" outside on the big screen at 8 p.m. Friday, May 4, on the lawn near the TECH building. This event is free and open to the public, and attendees are encouraged to bring their families, picnic baskets, blankets and chairs for the movie. There will be free popcorn and additional concessional items for sale. Contact Mandi Smith at x8469 for more information.
The SCC Foundation is co-hosting the third annual "Be Deliciously Alive!" event and expo with Kelley Lamm, on-air radio host, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in the CC Gym. General admission is $5 at the door and proceeds will benefit the SCC Foundation Scholarship Fund. The event and expo will feature live performances and musical entertainment, beauty tips and healthy living programs, a fashion show, discussions with local and national authors, and some unique surprises. There will also be desserts, specialty foods, wines and local beers from a variety of restaurants to sample. For more information, visit www.bedeliciouslyalive.com.
Tickets for the annual SCC Foundation event, Rhythm and Ribs, are now on sale. The event, featuring live music, food and drinks, will be from 6-10 p.m. Friday, May 18, on the SCC campus. There is a special 25th anniversary discount ticket package for SCC employees: Buy three Music and More ticket packages at $25 each, and get a fourth ticket for just $0.25. To purchase the discount package, enter your clock number as the promo code online, or visit the Foundation Department in
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The 2011-12 Staff Training and Education Program (STEP) schedule is now available online. Deadlines for enrolling: Effectively Managing Your Time, Resources and Priorities, April 20; dotCMS Open Workshop, May 1; Situational Management: Resolving Problems Creatively, May 4. To sign up for STEP classes, contact Jessica Trimborn in Human Resources. Learn more about the STEP Program.
SCC will host a free Returning Learners Workshop from 8:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, April 23-25, in the Student Center Private Dining Room. The workshop explores the educational opportunities that are available to prepare a returning learner (non-traditional student) for a new career or a lifestyle change he or she is facing. To register, call x8241 or x8248. Successful completion of the workshop will fulfill the requirement of the College Success Seminar (COL-101).
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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Karen Jones, SCC professor of English, received the 2011 Missouri Humanities Award for Exemplary Community Achievement at a ceremony on Wednesday, April 18, in Jefferson City, Mo. The Missouri Humanities Awards celebrate the accomplishments of people who have made exceptional contributions to our understanding of Missouri, its people and its stories.
The 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient is Tina Cox, a lieutenant commander for the United States Navy Nurse Corps. Tina graduated from SCC in 1993 with an A.A.S. in Nursing. She was a returning learner and single mom who knew that managing a 7-11 convenience store was not the final step in her career.
The SCC Roller Hockey Cougars are the 2012 National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association Champions (Junior College Division). The Cougars faced Saddleback (CA) College in the finals and with just 38 seconds left in regulation, the Cougars went ahead 3-2 and held on to the lead to win the game. This makes the Cougars' third consecutive national title and their 10th overall.
Board of Trustees member Bill Lohmar is being inducted into the Greater St. Louis Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame.
Christy Gant and Brenda Hollrah were honored with International Hallmark Award for Distinguished Advisor at the Phi Theta Kappa International Convention in Nashville, Tenn. Out of more than 500 advisors in the honor society, only 30 advisors received the award, which is based on nomination by chapter presidents. SCC’s Alpha Xi Chi chapter is also on the list of “100 Top Chapters in Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society for 2012” out of the 1,300 chapters.
SCC was honored with the St. Charles County Business Spotlight Award for being the fourth largest community college district in Missouri, serving nearly 12,000 students during the 2010-11 school year, and celebrating 25 years of providing higher education excellence to the region. The award was presented by the Economic Development Roundtable of the EDC of St. Charles County, the City of Cottleville, and St. Charles County Workforce Development.
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