The SCCoop

May 11-June 7, 2015

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College Update

Did you know that SCC has an Honors Program? Honors Program students have access to early registration, mentorship and academic guidance from an Honors Council member in addition to being invited to special events throughout the semester. For more information, visit or contact Heather Rodgers at or 636-922-8506.

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 

Love Instagram? So does SCC! Follow us at @stcharlescc for upcoming giveaways!

Highlighted Events

The SCC Show Choir Concert will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, and 8 p.m. May 14-15, in the FAB theater. This event is free and open to the public.

Commencement will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16, in the College Center. Share your graduation experience on social media using #SCCGrads! 

Auditions for Center Stage Theatre's production of State Fair start at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, and continue through Thursday, May 21. For more information, visit

The SCC campus will be closed Sunday, May 24-Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day holiday. 

The first Outdoor Summer Movie, Big Hero 6, will be shown at 8 p.m. Friday, May 29, on the Technology Building lawn. Rain site is the College Center gym.

Summer classes begin on Monday, June 1.

Savor tasty ribs and cold drinks while enjoying live music, food, friends and fun at Rhythm and Ribs starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 4. Learn more at

Employee Kudos

Michael Kuelker has been quoted on the front cover of Kwame Dawes’ critical study titled Natural Mysticism: Toward a New Reggae Aesthetic

Grace Moser presented a workshop called Teaching the Taboo: Dismantling Cultural Myths at the Organization of American Historians. She addressed teaching strategies used to reach students emotionally invested in cultural myths who tend to shut down when presented with information that challenges those myths.

Seventeen students from the SCC Human Services program and faculty member Sylvia Bane Malta, in conjunction with Calvary Church, presented Let’s Do Dinner on April 12 to approximately 80 community food pantry recipients. 

In the News

Blog Update

Check out the latest posts from our SCC bloggers:

  • "Budget and Planning Updateby Ron Chesbrough, SCC president (May 5): Ron gives positive updates about SCC's budget and planning. 
  • "Thank you, SCCby Jennifer Kennedy, SCC student (May 4): Jennifer gives suggestions on what to do to have the most rewarding time while at SCC.

    Green Team Update!

    It's spring, which means pests are finding their way into our homes! To learn how to control pests without using pesticides, visit

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    Deadline to submit items for the next issue is Wednesday, June 3.

    SCC Social

    May 21

    SCC holds 27th annual commencement exercises

    SCC holds 27th annual commencement exercises

    Orv Kimbrough, president and CEO of United Way of Greater St. Louis, gave the keynote address at St. Charles Community College during its 27th annual commencement on May 16. Read more.

    May 06

    SCC to welcome Dr. Zhivegas to sixth annual Rhythm and Ribs on June 4

    SCC to welcome Dr. Zhivegas to sixth annual Rhythm and Ribs on June 4

    The St. Charles Community College Foundation’s sixth annual Rhythm and Ribs fundraiser, with live music, food and dancing, is set... Read more.

    May 04

    Center Stage Theatre to hold open auditions for ‘State Fair’ May 19-21

    Center Stage Theatre to hold open auditions for ‘State Fair’ May 19-21

    Center Stage Theatre will hold open vocal and acting auditions for “State Fair” at 7 p.m. Tuesday... Read more.

    May 04

    Winners Announced in 23rd Annual Community College Run Events

    Winners Announced in 23rd Annual Community College Run Events

    The rain held out for some 743 runners and walkers who took part in a 10K, 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run, held on April 25 at St. Charles Community College. The events were part of the... Read more.

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