The SCCoop

Oct. 20-Nov. 2, 2014

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College Update

Would you like a healthy, convenient dinner option that supports our own Child Development Center? Then try out the new SCC Dash & Dine program! The deadline to order is Friday, October 24. Details can be found at stchas.edu/dashanddine

Scary Movie Marathon is returning to SCC Oct. 27-30. A different movie will be shown each night, and guest speakers will precede each movie. Movies will be shown at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building, with guest lectures starting at 6:30 p.m. For a full listing of movies visit stchas.edu/calendar

Throughout the fall semester, when you spend $5 or more at the Café-Bookstore or Scooter's Place you will get a "Scooter Token." Students can redeem their tokens for a pack of three donut holes, a cookie or a 16 oz. fountain drink/refill. The current items are offered until Nov. 7 or while supplies last. 

SCC's Leadership & Strategy Speaker Series, 2014 will end with Art Snarzyk on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. with registration, networking and continental breakfast. The presentation will begin at 8 a.m. The lecture will be held in SCC’s College Center rotunda.

Highlighted Events

The healthy stress management group will meet at noon Monday, Oct. 20, in the Administration Building, Room 1242. 

Join the Developing Healthy Boundaries Connection Group to become empowered to say "yes" and "no" while remaining true to yourself. The event takes place at noon Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Administration Building, Room 1242. 

On Oct. 24, immigrants from all over the world will participate in a naturalization ceremony and become American citizens in the FAB theater. SCC president, Dr. Chesbrough, will make the opening remarks at 11 a.m. 

Listen to local talent at SCC Idol at 7 p.m. on Oct. 24 in the SSB auditorium. General admission is $5, while children 5 and under and SCC students with a college ID receive free admission. Tickets will be on sale at the door the night of the event (cash only).

Get out and listen in on what's been happening with SCC's music program, which is made up of college students and faculty, community residents and high school students. The Faculty Recital is at 3 p.m. on Oct. 26 in the FAB theater and the Student Music Recital is at noon on Oct. 29 in FAB 118. 

SCC is having an all-day poster sale Oct. 27-31 in the SSB lounge. 

The last Test Anxiety Connection Group of the semester will meet at noon on Oct. 27 in ADM 1242. The connection group offers strategies for reducing test anxiety. 

Discuss Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children with SCC's Between the Covers Book Club at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 29 in the LRC Information Commons. 

The deadline for Foundation mini-grant applications is just around the corner on Friday, Oct. 31. The Foundation board has made $15,000 available to fund faculty and staff mini-grants. 

Employee Kudos 

Congratulations to Lisa Stoner, professor of Psychology, who has been selected as SCC’s nominee for the Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. Lisa’s dedication to a student centered classroom and her high student-success rates make her a wonderful representative of what we are about here at SCC.

Way to go, Todd Galbierz! Todd, vice president for Administrative Services, has been selected for Streetscape Magazine’s 2014 Beyond the Best Award.

In the News

Blog Update

Check out the latest posts from our SCC bloggers:

  • "Meet Sarah Walsh" by Peggy Schreiner, Friends & Alumni coordinator (Oct. 14): Peggy introduces new adjunct faculty member and SCC alumna, Sarah Walsh. 
  • "Fear Not...Mathematics!" by Jenny Hahn Schnipper, career counselor (Oct. 14): Jenny shares information on math courses at SCC.

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    SCC Social


    October 30

    Center Stage Theatre to present ‘Miracle on South Division Street’ Nov. 19-23

    Center Stage Theatre to present ‘Miracle on South Division Street’ Nov. 19-23

    St. Charles Community College’s Center Stage Theatre will present Miracle on South Division Street... Read more.

    October 16

    SCC launches Honors Program for students looking for an academic challenge

    SCC launches Honors Program for students looking for an academic challenge

    St. Charles Community College has announced a new Honors Program this fall to provide high-achieving students enriching and challenging academic... Read more.

    October 15

    SCC to host weeklong veterans celebration

    SCC to host weeklong veterans celebration

    St. Charles Community College will bring the community together to celebrate Veterans Day with a series of events Nov. 10-13. Events are free... Read more.

    October 15

    Leadership & Strategy Speaker Series wraps with Art Snarzyk on Nov. 4

    Leadership & Strategy Speaker Series wraps with Art Snarzyk on Nov. 4

    St. Charles Community College’s Leadership & Strategy Speaker Series 2014 will wrap up with Art Snarzyk on Tuesday, Nov. 4. This free event will... Read more.

    October 14

    Scary Movie Marathon at SCC Oct. 27-30

    Scary Movie Marathon at SCC Oct. 27-30

    Don’t be frightened, come to St. Charles Community College’s sixth annual Scary Movie Marathon Oct. 27-30, hosted by the SCC Student Activities... Read more.

    October 10

    YPT to hold open auditions for ‘Miracle on 34th Street – The Musical’ Oct. 20

    YPT to hold open auditions for ‘Miracle on 34th Street – The Musical’ Oct. 20

    Young People’s Theatre will hold open auditions for “Miracle on 34th Street – The Musical” from 5-9 p.m., Oct. 20, in the Donald D. Shook ... Read more.

    STEP Training

    Enrollment Deadline: Nov. 14
    dotCMS Open Workshop


    Enrollment Deadline: Nov. 14
    From Procrastination to Productivity


    Enrollment Deadline: Nov. 10
    Excel Intermediate/Advanced


    Enrollment Deadline: Dec. 02
    Dealing with Difficult People


    Enrollment Deadline: Dec. 01
    Word Intermediate/Advanced


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