Nov. 9-Dec. 6, 2015

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General Announcements

SCC now offers honors classes for top students. Are you eligible? For information, e-mail or visit

SCC is holding healthcare sign-up days at 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, and 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at SCC. Sign up for available time slots here:

Highlighted Events

Join SCC as we celebrate Veterans Week! The community event kicks off with a celebration of all veterans at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in the College Center gym. Festivities continue throughout the week with a Veteran Student Panel, a ceremonial march and screenings of documentaries. All events are free and open to the public. Learn more and see all the events at

Lunchtime Bingo will be in Scooter's Place of the Student Center 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12.

Are you interested in pursing a career in technology? If so, be sure to check out the Computer Science Job Fair, where you will have the opportunity to meet with potential employers. The fair will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Technology Building lobby.

The next Step Up! Training session will be held 1-3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in SSB Room 1102. This training is an opportunity for students to learn about how to best intervene to help in a situation they see occurring. You must RSVP to Teresa Drury, or 636-922-8536, to hold your spot.

Young People's Theatre production of Nifty Fifties will be at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in the SSB auditorium. 

Check out students' unique creations at the SCC Fall Student Art Exhibition Nov. 16-28 in the FAB gallery.

Lunchtime musicians, Two Worlds, will take the stage at noon Monday, Nov. 16, in Scooter's Place.

International Education Week begins Tuesday, Nov. 17, with a screening of Tambien la lluvia at 6:30 p.m. in the SSB auditorium. For a full listing of International Education Week events, visit

Center Stage Theatre's production of Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music begins Wednesday, Nov. 18. For tickets and showtimes, visit

A Nonviolent Communication workshop will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. and 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in Student Center Room 205. The workshop is an interactive experience focusing on methods and techniques for interpersonal communication and connection. Please RSVP to Sylvia Edgar at or 636-922-8654.

The SCC Student Recital will start at noon, Wednesday, Nov. 18, in FAB 118. The recital is free and open to the public.

The Real Story of the First Thanksgiving is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in Scooter's Place. Enjoy an authentic Thanksgiving meal with recipes from the first Thanksgiving and view an ongoing video presentation about how the first Thanksgiving really was. The cost is $5 or five canned goods, all proceeds benefit a local food pantry.

SCC Coffeehouse will be held from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the SSB student lounge. Come prepared to present a three-to seven-minute selection of your original work, or just come to listen and enjoy a cup of java with friends. Complimentary coffee and cookies will be provided. 

Campus will be closed Nov. 25-27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

There will be no credit classes on Saturday, Nov. 28.

Do you get anxious during tests? Bring your lunch and learn how to identify your level of test anxiety and strategies to address it at noon Monday, Nov 30, in the Student Center Private Dining Room. RSVP to Teresa Drury at 636-922-8536 or

Dec. 1 is the priority deadline to apply for March and May 2016 graduation. 

The Music Department Sophomore Recital will be held from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4. The Faculty Recital will be held from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. Both recitals will be held in the FAB theater and are free and open to the public. 

In the News

Blog Update

Check out the latest posts from our SCC bloggers:

  • "Novemberby Ron Chesbrough, SCC president (Nov. 3): Ron shares his thoughts on how quickly this semester has gone by. Less than 30 class days remaining to finals! 
  • "SCC now offers honors classes for top studentsby guest blogger, Heather Rodgers (Nov. 3): Heather, Honors Program director at SCC, gives details on Honors classes and why you should consider signing up for them this spring.

  • "Frightgeistby Tessa Bommarito, SCC student (Oct. 30): Tessa explains Google's Halloween tool, Frightgeist. 
  • "Veterans Week at SCCby Amber Peterson, marketing specialist (Oct. 28): Amber shares details on the upcoming Veterans Day events at SCC.

  • "Movies and the futureby Geve Penaflor, SCC student (Oct. 25): Geve discusses Back to the Future and other time travel movies that correctly predicted the future.

  • "How to write a great scholarship essayby Amber Peterson (Oct. 23): Amber gives tips on how to beat out your competition and get the scholarship you're applying for.

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

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November 24

Zonta Club supports students at SCC

Zonta Club supports students at SCC

A $2,500 grant from The Zonta Club of St. Louis will benefit the St. Charles Community College Foundation’s Zonta-Marlene Fraser Irish Memorial... Read more.

November 23

Three from SCC recognized by Missouri Community College Association

Three from SCC recognized by Missouri Community College Association

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

November 16

SCC reduces need for remedial math courses, saving students time and money and aiding in degree competition

SCC reduces need for remedial math courses, saving students time and money and aiding in degree competition

The Achieving Success in Math Program at St. Charles Community College has made strides in combatting one of the most prevalent barriers to student success in college – completing... Read more.

November 12

SCC to host International Education Week events Nov. 17-19

SCC to host International Education Week events Nov. 17-19

St. Charles Community College will host a series of events to celebrate International Education Week Tuesday-Wednesday, Nov. 17-19. Events are... Read more.

November 09

Schneider selected for Beyond the Best Award

Schneider selected for Beyond the Best Award

St. Charles Community College’s Betsy Schneider, director of development, was selected for Streetscape Magazine’s 2015 Beyond the Best Award. Read more.

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