Two From SCC Honored by Local Magazine

October 25, 2011

Two from St. Charles Community College were recognized among the “Beyond the Best: Top 50 in Business Awards” by StreetScape Magazine. The Oct. 20 awards ceremony recognized executives, employees and board members.

Two From SCC Honored by Local Magazine

Karen Jones, SCC professor of English and coordinator of assessment and planning for the English Department

Karen Jones, SCC professor of English and coordinator of assessment and planning for the English Department, is a recognized teacher and a leader in shaping student assessment at the local, state and national level. She was an influential member of a statewide task force to re-establish general education policy and also played a primary role in initiating and establishing the college, which today is celebrating its 25th anniversary year.

Brenda Lowder, SCC Foundation Board president and broker/associate with Coldwell Banker Commercial, also was honored. She has served on SCC’s Foundation Board for 12 years, including work as co-chair for SCC Foundation events. In her job as a real estate professional in the St. Charles and the St. Louis metropolitan areas, she specializes in the sales of land and land assemblages for commercial and residential development.

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Established in 1986, St. Charles Community College is celebrating 25 years as a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit

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