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March 27-April 9

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General Announcements

Sign up to volunteer at That '80s Run in the cheering section or as a food and water station worker. Visit tinyurl.com/That80sRunVolunteers.

SCC’s Day of Service will be held Friday, March 31. Few volunteer positions remain! To register, visit https://t.co/W8lmIvXDLy

It's baseball/softball season at SCC! For a full listing of matches, visit stchas.edu/events. Go Cougs! 

Graduating this spring? Be sure to check out SCC's Job Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, May 5. For more information, visit stchas.edu/jobfair.

Highlighted Events

March 27-31 is Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Week at SCC. Events include a Communication Skills Workshop, Mental Health Expo, guest speaker Tina Meier and more. For a full listing of events, visit stchas.edu/events

The SCC Music department will host the Missouri Western State University Chamber Singers as part of their regional tour. The free choir performance will be held at 10 a.n. Wednesday, March 29, in FAB room 117. 

Between the Covers Book Club will meet to discuss their Women’s History Month book at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the LRC Info Commons. 

Women’s History Month’s Keynote Speaker, Olga Trujillo, will speak on the Impact of Physical and Sexual Violence: A Personal Journey Revealed at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 30, in the SSB auditorium.

SCC's performance of The Last Flapper, held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, in the FAB theater, will benefit Ken Parker, a former SCC stage hand/theater technician, who is in desperate need of a kidney transplant. Director Hal Berry, professor emeritus of theater and history at SCC, is bringing The Last Flapper production to SCC from San Diego, Calif., to help his former-co-worker in this time of need. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/2nMOGvJ

Hogwarts Day will be held at SCC on Saturday, April 1. Games and activities will be held in the College Center gym and rotunda from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. Trivia will be held in the SSB auditorium from 6-10 p.m. For tickets, visit http://bit.ly/2mwbwr7

A Faculty Recital will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 2, in the FAB theater. 

April 3-6 is Geek Week at SCC! Events include Why Star Wars is Better Than Star Trek, Hogwarts for a Day and more! For a full listing, visit http://bit.ly/2mw8LpN

A Step Up! Training will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in SSB room 1102. Step UP! Training is an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to learn about how to best intervene to help in a situation they see occurring. 


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Blog Update

Check out the latest posts from our SCC bloggers:

  • "The Big Picture – Our Vision” by One Academy Place Business Planning Team (March 15): The One Academy Place Business Planning Team shares their vision. 
  • The job less traveled” by Jenny Hahn Schnipper, Career Counselor (March 7): Jenny shares 10 careers that a person who wants to travel might consider.
  • “A Sign-ing of the Times” by Dr. Barbara Kavalier, SCC president (March 6): Dr. Kavalier introduces our new blog platform and recaps the closing of SCC’s new property, One Academy Place.  
  • Hey batter, batter” by Amber Peterson, Marketing Specialist (March 3): Amber shares photos and schedules for this year’s softball and baseball teams.
  • An affordable, quality education does exist!” by guest blogger and current student, Katherine Mitulski (March 2): Katherine calls SCC “the trifecta of higher education” and explains why it is a great option when it comes to furthering your education.
  • St. Charles Community College Computer-Aided Drafting” by guest blogger and current student, Rebecca Rook (March 2): Rebecca explains CAD at the opportunities for students at SCC.
  • Igniting STEM interest” by Peggy Schnardthorst, Development and Foundation Relations Manger (Feb. 28): Peggy shares what students enrolled in STEM classes at SCC are currently working on and shares information on upcoming STEM events.
  • Meet Matthew, scholarship recipient, future scientist” by Peggy Schnardthorst (Feb. 28): Peggy shares Matthew’s story. 

CougarNews is the official source of news for SCC students. It is emailed bi-weekly.

Upcoming Events on Campus

3/27-3/30/17 — Backpack Project, March 27-30

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: CC and SSB Sidewalks

Details: Backpacks and yellow flags will line the sidewalks between the College Center and Social Sciences Building, representing the 1,100 college students that commit suicide each year. This Mental Health Week and Suicide Prevention Week event is free and open to the public.

3/28/17 — Last Day to Change from Credit to Audit for 17/SP2

Time: 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

Location: ADM

3/28-3/30/17 — Bead Display

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: SSB Lounge

Details: Beads are available for people who have been affected by suicide. Each color of beads represent different loved ones lost to suicide (friend, parent, child, spouse, partner, sibling, etc.) This Mental Health Week and Suicide Prevention Week event is free and open to the public.

3/28/17 — Saint Louis University Transfer Visit

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: ADM Lobby

Details:

Transfer counselors will be available to assist students and provide information about the transfer process.

3/28/17 — Communication Skills Workshop

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: Communication: Do you wonder - Are they even listening? Explore the challenges of communicating.

3/28/17 — Healthy Relationships Workshop

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: Healthy Relationships: Are we companions or combatants? Learn more tips about relationships.

3/28/17 — March 28 RN Program Information Session

Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: ADM 1204

Details:

Register for this session.

Contact Info

Allied Health Counselors
alliedhealth@stchas.edu
636-922-8241

3/29/17 — Women's History Month - Betweeh the Covers Book Cub: Discussion of the Book, Calvin, by Martine Leavitt

Time: 2:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: LRC Info Commons

3/29/17 — Between the Covers Book Club Meeting

Time: 2:30 AM - 3:30 AM

Location: LRC Commons

Details: Discussion of this month's book selection.

Free refreshments and giveaways.

3/29/17 — Mental Health Expo

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: SSB Lounge

Details: Meet mental health and wellness service providers from our community at the Mental Health Expo from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in the Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building lounge.

3/29/17 — Free Choir Performance: MWSU Chamber Singers

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: FAB 117

Details: ​The SCC Music department will host the Missouri Western State University Chamber Singers as a part of their regional tour. Dr. Elise Hepworth and the choir of 32 select singers will offer a 30 minute presentation of a acapella music. This concert is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

3/29/17 — Nursing Student Presentations

Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: SCC nursing students will give a series of 10-minute presentations about many mental health-related topics.

3/29/17 — Special Performance Student Matinee-The Last Flapper by William Luce

Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: Directed by Hal Berry, SCC Professor Emeritus A play about the life of Zelda Fitzgerald the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Admission is free.

3/29/17 — March 29 RN Program Information Session

Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: ADM 1204

Details:

Register for this session. See registration form for correct time.

Contact Info

Allied Health Counselors
alliedhealth@stchas.edu
636-922-8241

3/30/17 — Lindenwood University Transfer Visit

Time: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: ADM

Details:

Transfer counselors will be available to assist students and provide information about the transfer process.

3/30/17 — Tina Meier: Cyber-bullying and Suicide

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: SSB Auditorium

3/30/17 — Central Methodist University

Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: ADM

Details:

Transfer counselors will be available to assist students and provide information about the transfer process.

3/30/17 — Women's History Month - Keynote: The Impact of Physical and Sexual Violence: A personal Journey Revealed, with Olga Trujillo, Attorney, Speaker, Aurthor and Survivor

Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: SSB Auditorium

3/31/17 — Day of Service

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:30 AM

3/31/17 — Special Benefit Performance: The Last Flapper by William Luce

Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: A play about the life of Zelda Fitzgerald the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. The performance is a benefit to raise money for the kidney transplant surgery of former SCC employee Kenneth Parker. There is no admission price, donations only. 6:30 p.m. Meet and Greet with appetizers and beverages; 7:15 A tribute to Ken Parker; 7:30 p.m. Performance

4/03/17 — 17/SP4 Classes End

Time: 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

Location: ADM

4/03/17 — Last Day for 17/SP to Drop and Receive a "W"

Time: 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

Location: ADM

4/03/17 — Lindenwood University

Time: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: ADM

Details:

Transfer counselors will be available to assist students and provide information about the transfer process.

4/03/17 — Geek Week - Why Star Wars is Better Than Star Trek with Lisa Randoll

Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: Geek Week Why Star Wars is Better Than Star Trek with Lisa Randoll, Political Science Instructor

4/03/17 — Geek Week - Potterology: The Science Behind the Magic of Harry Potter with Beth Michael-Smith and Monica Hall-Woods

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: Geek Week Potterology: The Science Behind the Magic of Harry Potter with Beth Michael Smith and Monica Hall-Woods, Chemistry and Biology Professors.

4/04/17 — University of Missouri - St. Louis Transfer Visit

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: ADM Lobby

Details:

Transfer counselors will be available to assist students and provide information about the transfer process.

4/04/17 — Geek Week - Why Star Trek is better than Star Wars, with Mitch Harden

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: Geek Week Why Star Trek is better than Star Wars, with Mitch Harden, psychology professor.

4/04/17 — Geek Week - Geek Trivia

Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: SC Scooter's Place

Details: Geek Week Geek Trivia

4/04/17 — Geek Trivia

Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: SC Cafeteria

Details: Free to play and FREE prizes.

4/04/17 — StepUP! Training

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: SSB 1102

Details: Step UP! Training is an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to learn about how to best intervene to help in a situation they see occurring.

4/05/17 — Geek Week - Disney Decathlon, Princesses vs Sidekicks with Brent Hickenbottom

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: Geek Week Disney Decathlon (Version 2.0): Princesses vs. Sidekicks, with Brent Hickenbottom

4/05/17 — Geek Week - Hogwarts for a Day

Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: SC Scooter's Plaace

Details: Geek Week Hogwarts for a Day

4/05/17 — Geek Week - Fear of the Unknown: Gravity Falls’ Twist on H.P. Lovecraft’s Tales with Jackie and Dave Cintel

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: Geek Week Fear of the Unknown: Gravity Falls’ Twist on H.P. Lovecraft’s Tales with Jackie and Dave Cintel

4/06/17 — Final Grading Closes for 17/SP4

Time: 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

Details: Final grading closes for 17/SP4.

4/06/17 — Geek Week - A Marvel-ous time to talk about DC Comics with Rachel McWhorter and Vicky Herbel

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: Geek Week A Marvel-ous time to talk about DC Comics" with Rachel McWhorter, English professor and Vicky Herbel, sociology professor.

4/06/17 — Geek Week - A Potterhead's Analysis of Harry Potter: What We Love and Why, with Grace Moser and Corey Porter

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: Geek Week A Potterhead's Analysis of Harry Potter: What We Love and Why, with Grace Moser and Corey Porter

4/06/17 — Geek Week - Genetically Modified Organisms, Monsanto speaker John C. Jackson, PhD

Time: 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Location: SSB Auditorium

Details: Geek Week Genetically Modified Organisms, Monsanto speaker John C. Jackson, PhD. Sponsored by the Science Club

4/11/17 — Washington University Transfer Visit

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: ADM

Details:

Transfer counselors will be available to assist students and provide information about the transfer process.

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