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April 20-May 3, 2015

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General Announcements

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Want to get involved on campus? Look no further than Student Senate. Student Senate is a great way to meet new people, build your résumé and earn scholarships. By being on SCC’s Student Senate you will have the opportunity to make a change on campus. To learn more, visit http://bit.ly/1J81qgH.  

Recommendations for summer book scholarships will be accepted May 15-21. Have your teacher, employer or community leader email a letter of recommendation on your behalf to Tara at tcochran@stchas.edu. 

ThriVe St. Louis' Mobile Medical Center will be on campus at Spring Fling from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, April 30, providing no-cost STD testing. Can't make it? Text FREETEST to 25827 to set up your appointment today. 

Highlighted Events

The SCC Juried Student Art Exhibition opens at 8 a.m. Monday, April 20, in the FAB gallery and annex. The opening reception will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 29.

Center Stage Theatre's production of Rhinoceros opens at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22. For a full listing of showings, visit stchas.edu/calendar

That '80s Run, the most tubular health and fitness event in town, is coming to SCC on Saturday, April 25. Register today at that80srun.org.

There will be sexual assault/domestic violence awareness events on campus April 20-May 1. For a full list of events, visit http://bit.ly/1DBjwaY

Spring Fling is just around the corner! Come enjoy free food, live music and fun from clubs and organizations on SCC's campus 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 29-30.  

Between the Covers Book Club will meet to discuss their final book of the semester, It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in the LRC Info Commons.

SCC will host Job Fair 2015 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the College Center. Admission is free to all job seekers! Learn more at stchas.edu/jobfair.

In the News

Blog Update

Check out the latest posts from our SCC bloggers:

  • "2015 PBL SLCby Maria Pizzo, SCC student (April 15): SCC's PBL Chapter attended the State Leadership Conference held in Springfield, Mo., and brought home many awards.
  • "Five Things to Have on Your Resume by Senior Yearby Amber Peterson, marketing specialist (April 14): Amber shares insight on what employers are looking for and what students should have accomplished by their senior year of college.
  • "Empathy is Underratedby Jenny Hahn Schnipper, career counselor (April 8): Jenny tells students that the number one skill that employers will be looking for in 2020 is empathy.

  • "That '80s Run Trainingby Amber Peterson (April 7): Typically training for a 5K or 10K takes lots of training, but Amber shares tips on how to prepare for your run in just a few weeks.

  • "April Showers" by Ron Chesbrough, SCC president (April 3): Ron shares a few new exciting things that will be added to our campus within the next few weeks. 

  • "Branson Bound!by Jennifer Kennedy, SCC student (April 2): Jennifer shares photos from her trip to the Phi Theta Kappa Missouri Regional Conference in Branson, Mo.

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

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April 21

SCC Phi Beta Lambda Lauded for Achievements

SCC Phi Beta Lambda Lauded for Achievements

Eighteen members of the St. Charles Community College chapter of Phi Beta Lambda student business organization participated in the 56th Annual... Read more.

April 20

Three from SCC recognized by Missouri Community College Association

Three from SCC recognized by Missouri Community College Association

Three from St. Charles Community College were recognized for their achievements by the Missouri Community College Association this month. Read more.

April 16

SCC to host Conflicted Perspectives Symposium

SCC to host Conflicted Perspectives Symposium

St. Charles Community College will host Conflicted Perspectives, a symposium for the 1815 Peace and Friendship Treaty Commemoration, from 2-... Read more.

April 15

SCC student Nikki Haney wins top prize at SCC Student Film Festival

SCC student Nikki Haney wins top prize at SCC Student Film Festival

On March 12, Darren Osburn, professor of humanities at St. Charles Community College, hosted the annual SCC Student Film Festival. Both area high school students and SCC students... Read more.

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