ACE Center Chat

chat loading...

Apply Now!

Applying is easy! We have an open-admission policy, which means if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent, you’re in and we can’t wait to see you in the halls.

Apply Now!

Financial Aid

See all the options that make SCC affordable for all.

Financial Aid

Transfer Info

Make a smooth transition to a four-year institution.



The SCC English Department offers a rich diversity of selections to meet the needs of students from a variety of backgrounds. Courses range from developmental writing through creative writing and cover literature stretching through the ages. The goal of the SCC English Department is to help students learn the characteristics of good writing and help students approach their writing with more confidence and a realistic attitude.

The 2013-14 English Department Handbook is available online, or view the handbook pdf.

SCC offers a variety of opportunities for students to be recognized for their writings, including the Annie Dillard Award, the E.B. White Award for Expository Writing, publication in our own literary journal, the Mid Rivers Review and the Jim Haba Award for Poetry.

Experience College Abroad!

St. Charles Community College, in cooperation with the Missouri Consortium for Global Education, offers College Abroad at Canterbury Christ Church University in the spring semester.

For more information about Canterbury Christ Church University in Canterbury England, call 636-922-8258.

Mid Rivers Review

Mid Rivers Review is the college literary and art journal for St. Charles Community College. Contributors hail from the United States, and Ireland. The journal offers three prizes: The Haba Award for poetry, The Editor's Choice award for visual art, and The Woodrell Award for prose. We invite submissions of original poetry, short fiction, prose and visual art. For full submission guidelines visit our website: www.stchas.edu/midriversreview. Address correspondence to Virginia Guneyli, Editor, English Dept., HUM 203 St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr., Cottleville, MO 63376. Email midriversreviewscc@gmail.com for a submission form and information about guidelines.

Mid Rivers Review can be purchased in the SCC Bookstore or by calling 636-922-8407. 

Open-Mic Night at The Coffeehouse

Want to share your creativity in a fun, relaxed atmosphere? Then step up to the mic! The Coffeehouse is an open-mic format where poets, short fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers and songwriters share their creativity.

Come prepared to present a three to seven minute selection of your original work or just come to listen and enjoy a good cup of java among friends. Complimentary coffee and cookies are served.

The SCC Coffeehouse meets from 7-9 p.m. in the Student Lounge of the Social Sciences Building:

  • Feb. 19, 2015
  • April 23, 2015

Open-Mic Night at the SCC Coffeehouse is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Christy Gant (636-922-8665) or Virginia Guneyli at (636-922-8617).

SCC Writers' Conference

Regretfully, the English Department has had to cancel the writers' workshop that was scheduled for Saturday, April 9.

Once the participants have been notified, the box office will process the refunds which will go back on the account used in the original transaction.

For more information, contact Sarah Jones at 636-922-8264 or sjones@stchas.edu.

Creative Writing Society

The Creative Writing Society of St. Charles Community College is dedicated to motivating, inspiring and enhancing the work of fellow writers on campus. This group is open to all genres of creative writing.

Meets: 4 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month, College Center 102

Contact Us:

David Cirillo, Faculty Advisor

Majors, Degrees & Certificates

Contact Information

Jacqueline Gray,
Program Chair
Email »
Shannon Beahan,
Office Coordinator
Email »
Office Location
HUM 203
Office Hours

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

SCC logo

4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Cofttleville, MO 63376


© 2019 St. Charles Community College.