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March 23-April 5, 2015

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General Announcements

St. Charles Community College Department of Nursing is seeking comments from the public about the Associate Degree and Practical Nursing Programs in preparation for a periodic evaluation by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The public is invited to submit comments regarding the nursing programs to Amy Koehler at akoehler@stchas.edu. Written, signed comments must be received by March 26, 2015. Comments should include name, address and telephone number of the person providing the comments. Comments will not be treated as confidential.

SCC will host a series of events to celebrate Women's History Month this March. The events are free and open to the public. For a full listing, visit stchas.edu/calendar.  

Enrollment Services is hosting a Suspension Prevention series to provide campus awareness on the Satisfactory Academic Progress. These events are open to all but intended for students who are on financial aid warning, have more than one D or F, and any student receiving financial aid. For a complete list of events and to sign up, visit ADM 1113 or ADM 1204. 

Students can now order their official SCC transcript online. To order, visit http://bit.ly/1zVgf0D

Highlighted Events

YPT's production of Seussical is here! Catch a show before it ends on Sunday, March 29. For tickets and showtimes, visit stchastickets.com.

The SCC Art Faculty Exhibition runs until April 2 in the FAB Gallery and Annex, FAB 106. The opening reception hosted by art club will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 23.

Get out and listen in on what's been happening with SCC's music program! There will be a Student Music Recital at noon Wednesday, March 25, in FAB Room 118. 

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention week starts Tuesday, March 31. For a full listing of events, visit stchas.edu/calendar.

Get QPR training 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in SSB Room 1402. QPR training will teach you how to recognize warning sides of suicide and offer hope. RSVP to Teresa Drury at tdrury@stchas.edy or 636-922-8536.

Current and returning students registration begins for summer and fall credit classes on Monday, April 6

Bring your lunch and learn how to identify your level of test anxiety and strategies to address it at noon Tuesday, April 7, in the Private Dining Room of the Student Center. RSVP to Teresa Drury at tdrury@stchas.edu or 636-922-8536.

In the News

Blog Update

Check out the latest posts from our SCC bloggers:

  • "What is Your Thing?by Jenny Hahn Schnipper, SCC career counselor (March 17): Jenny gives tips for students who are still undecided with their college major. 
  • "Volunteer Opportunity at SCCby Amber Peterson, marketing specialist (March 11): Volunteering is a great way to boost your resume and build connections with people in the community. SCC is still looking for volunteers for That '80s Run.
  • "A Case Against the Elimination of the A+ Programby Maria Pizzo, SCC student (March 10): Maria shares how the A+ Program helps students, including herself, and why funding for it should stay. 

  • "Stress and Self-Care" by Christie Jackson, SCC mental health counselor (March 10): Christie shares an article to help students with stress. 
  • "March Motivation" by Andrea Compton, associate professor (March 5): Andrea shares motivational quotes with students to get them through the final weeks before spring break. 

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

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March 23

United Way of Greater St. Louis President and CEO Orv Kimbrough to speak at SCC’s 2015 commencement

United Way of Greater St. Louis President and CEO Orv Kimbrough to speak at SCC’s 2015 commencement

United Way of Greater St. Louis President and CEO Orvin Kimbrough will be the keynote speaker at the 27th annual St. Charles Community... Read more.

March 17

Parkway Central High School takes first place at 18th annual High School Math Tournament

Parkway Central High School takes first place at 18th annual High School Math Tournament

St. Charles Community College hosted the 18th annual High School Math Tournament in cooperation with Great Plains Math League on March 7. The ... Read more.

March 16

SCC offers high-demand health care programs

SCC offers high-demand health care programs

St. Charles Community College offers students interested in entering the health care field a leg-up on the competition with health occupations... Read more.

March 16

Missouri State Board of Nursing seeks public comment on  SCC nursing programs for reaccreditation process

Missouri State Board of Nursing seeks public comment on SCC nursing programs for reaccreditation process

St. Charles Community College Department of Nursing is seeking comments from the public about the Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing... Read more.

March 12

That ‘80s Run and free health expo are back April 25

That ‘80s Run and free health expo are back April 25

Break out your leg warmers and neon colors because “That ‘80s Run” and its coordinating wellness expo will be back Saturday, April 25. The... Read more.

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