The SCCoop

Sept. 8-21, 2014

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College Update

The Foundation Board has made $15,000 available this year to fund faculty and staff mini-grants. If you have a project, program or piece(s) of equipment that directly impacts student success and/or retention that needs funding, you are encouraged to submit a proposal. Proposals are due by 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the Social Sciences Building, Room 2108. Awards will be announced in mid-December. For more information, check out the Mini-Grant Overview and Application Form on the intranet. 

Green Update – Want to help protect the environment? University of Michigan provides the top 10 things you or your students can do to get started.

Highlighted Events

A healthy stress management connection group will meet at noon Monday, Sept. 8, in Room 1242 of the Administration Building. This group gives students the opportunity to develop strategies for managing stress in a healthy way. The connection group is free and reservations are not required. 

The Leadership and Strategy Speaker Series will present Lead SBA Programs for Small Businesses at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the SCC College Center Rotunda. Tom Daiber, lead lender relations specialist at the Small Business Administration (SBA) St. Louis District, will provide an overview of SBA Programs for small businesses and how you can benefit from them. This is a free event.

Men's soccer will take on East Central College at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, on the SCC Soccer Field. 

The Nothin' But Net Shootout will be held from 1-3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, in the College Center gym. Students will compete for cash prizes, though faculty and staff may participate for bragging rights and gag prizes. The contest will consist of three shooting zones – free throws, 3-pointers and goofy shots. The categories are male student, female student and faculty/staff. For more information, contact David Cirillo

Enjoy FREE hot dogs and s'mores while meeting fellow students at the second annual bonfire from 7:30-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, near the Purple Parking Lot. 

As part of Democracy Days, Jayme Blandford, assistant professor of English, will explore the experience of more than 10 tribes that were forcibly removed from the East Coast to the Ohio River Valley and all the way through the St. Louis region and our own back yard before being settled in present day Oklahoma. The OTHER Trail of Tears event will take place at noon Monday, Sept. 15, in the auditorium of the Social Sciences Building. 

Democracy Days continues with a film showing of 12 Years a Slave at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, in the auditorium of the Social Sciences Building. This film is based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. Visit the SCC website for a full listing of Democracy Days events. 

SCC will host the art exhibition Fantastical: Art of the Imagination in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building gallery. The exhibition will run from through Sept. 19 and is free and open to the public. 

Orders for October's Dash and Dine are due by 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. Learn more on the Dash and Dine program page

In the News

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    SCC Social


    September 15

    SCC Young People’s Theatre to present ‘Sleepy Hollow: A Musical Tale’ Oct. 17-19

    SCC Young People’s Theatre to present ‘Sleepy Hollow: A Musical Tale’ Oct. 17-19

    St. Charles Community College’s Young People’s Theatre will present “Sleepy Hollow: A Musical Tale” with book, music and lyrics by Janet Yates... Read more.

    September 09

    SCC to host drug and alcohol prevention events Sept. 30-Oct. 1

    SCC to host drug and alcohol prevention events Sept. 30-Oct. 1

    St. Charles Community College will host drug and alcohol prevention events Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, in the auditorium of the Daniel... Read more.

    September 09

    SCC to host Democracy Days Sept. 15-18

    SCC to host Democracy Days Sept. 15-18

    St. Charles Community College will host 14th annual Democracy Days Monday-Thursday, Sept. 15-18, in the auditorium of the Daniel J. Conoyer ... Read more.

    August 26

    SCC to host ‘Between the Covers’ Book Club

    SCC to host ‘Between the Covers’ Book Club

    The Multicultural Programming Committee of St. Charles Community College will host the fall semester edition of Between the Covers Book Club for faculty, staff and students starting... Read more.

    August 26

    SCC to host Middle Eastern dance, dinner and performance on Sept. 6

    SCC to host Middle Eastern dance, dinner and performance on Sept. 6

    Experience enchanting music, beautiful dance and exotic flavors of the Middle East at St. Charles Community College on Saturday, Sept. 6. Read more.

    August 25

    SCC’s American Theatre Festival to hold open auditions Sept. 12-13

    SCC’s American Theatre Festival to hold open auditions Sept. 12-13

    St. Charles Community College is holding open acting and music auditions for the upcoming one-act productions of “The Belle of Amherst” and “A Women Called Truth.” The shows will... Read more.

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