SCC to Celebrate Women's History Month

Published: 03/08/2018

St. Charles Community College will host a series of events in honor of Women’s History Month. The events include slam poetry, films, panels, lectures and more. All events are free and open to the public.

Spoken word artist Ashlee Haze performs at SCC during Black History Month.

#BlackHairMatters with Dr. MaKesha L. Harris, Ed.D.

Monday, March 19 | 10 a.m. | SSB auditorium

This presentation will illustrate the effects of hairism and stereotype-threat that have influenced the self-identity development of many black women. Dr. Harris will give voice to the lived experiences of a group of black women she recently interviewed for her 2017 research study entitled, “#BlackHairMatters: Exploring the Relationship between Black Women Students and Their Hair in Higher Education in the United States.” 

#MeToo: An Open Mic Discussion on Sexual Assault and Rape, presented by Lisa Randoll, Instructor of American Government

Tuesday, March 20 | 10 a.m. | SSB auditorium

Over the course of the past year, the #MeToo movement has empowered the victims of sexual assault and rape to come forward, share their stories and move towards changing our culture. Come join the conversation about how you feel about the movement and where we go from here. 

Wonder Woman: Historical Heroine Suited (Up) for the 21st Century, with Bryonie Carter and Rachel McWhorter

Tuesday, March 20 | 11:30 a.m. | SSB auditorium

Come join us for a discussion on last fall’s Wonder Woman film. We’ll learn a bit about the history of Diana Prince and her alter ego, her earliest connections to feminism and heroism in the United States and how she’s evolved to suit a more global idea of justice and gender equality in the 21st century. DC comics gear encouraged; photo booth with props will be available! 

Spoken Word Artist: Ebony Stewart

Wednesday, March 21 | 1 p.m. | LRC Stacks (Second floor)

Ebony Stewart is a touring performance artist and slam poet who has been active in the central Texas slam poetry scene and theater community for over a decade. 

Wonder Woman (2017)

Wednesday, March 21 | 6:30 p.m. | SSB auditorium    

When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny. Rated PG-13. Free popcorn will be provided.

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

Tuesday, March 27 | 7 p.m. | Marcus Theatres at Mid Rivers Mall

Students can pick up one free ticket (with student ID) at the ADM Welcome Desk March 19-27. Additional tickets can be purchased for $5 at the Cashier’s window, ADM 1117.  

Throughout the series of events, a Women’s History Month display titled “That’s What She Said” will be on display March 12-30 in the LRC lobby. 

For more information on SCC’s Women’s History Month events, contact Mandi Smith at 636-922-8469 or

St. Charles Community College strives to provide reasonable accommodations to all people at any SCC-sponsored event. Please contact Disability Support Services at or 636-922-8581 as early as possible to discuss your needs.

St. Charles Community College is 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

SCC logo

4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Cofttleville, MO 63376

© 2018 St. Charles Community College.