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SCC Offers New CAD/Surveying Program

Shawnee Community College is pleased to offer two new certificate programs starting September 2015. The two new certificates fields are identified as having a 10-20% job growth by the Department of Labor during 2012-2020. Both certificates will allow students to go directly into the workforce, build on current job skills, and/or transfer to a two or four year degree in their respective field of interest. More..  

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Sign up now for late start classes starting September 14, 2015. For registration information contact Dee Blakely, Dean of Student Services, at 618-634-3247 or deeb@shawneecc.edu

 

Cosmetology Hair Show FlyerAuditions for SCC's Production of The Wizard of Oz

Auditions for SCC's Fall Theater Production of The Wizard of Oz will be held August 28 from 2pm-6pm and August 29 from 9am - 12pm. Auditions will take place in the Educational Center on the Main Campus and are open to anyone age 8 and older. Please see the attached flyer for more information and print out to hang up somewhere. We could always use help with advertising!  

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For more information, contact Tim Frizzel, at timf@shawneecc.edu

 

SCC September Community Education Courses

Are you looking for something fun and different to do that’s close to home? Now you can. Shawnee Community College’s Department of Community Education is now hosting community education courses available to the public.

Find out more here

 

Cosmetology Hair Show FlyerShawnee Hosts Cosmetology Hair Show
(Ullin, Illinois) - The Shawnee Community College Cosmetology Department will be hosting their Annual Hair Seminar on Monday, August 31, 2015 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM.  This year’s seminar is featuring SCRUPLES.  

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There is a $40 Registration Fee and all participants will earn 7 CEU hours. >

For more information, contact Terry Manus, SCC Cosmetology Instructor at 618-634-3253 or terrym@shawneecc.edu

 

Shawnee Community College and Shawnee Regional Economic Alliance Works in Collaboration with the Cape Girardeau Area MAGNET
Shawnee Community College and Shawnee Regional Economic Alliance Working in Collaboration with the Cape Girardeau Area MAGNET, Supports IDOT's Decision to Repurpose Funds to Study Connectivity Options between Interstate Highway 57 and East Cape Girardeau via the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge.

Lee Lee Grubs SignsLady Saints Basketball Team Signs LeeLee Grubbs
The Shawnee Community College Saints Women's Basketball team signs guard Le'Onzerre "LeeLee" Grubbs to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015-2016 team. LeeLee just graduated high school from University Heights Academy.

Justin LeonSCC Saint Justin Leon, Signs to the University of Florida
Shawnee Community College's Saints Men's Basketball starter Justin Leon signed a National Letter of Intent to University of Florida on June 8, 2015.

Saints Welcome Caden Hight to 2015-2016 SeasonSaints Welcome Caden Hight to 2015-2016 Season
The Shawnee Community College Saints Basketball team welcomes Caden Hight to the 2015-2016 team. He will be attending SCC on a valedictorian scholarship. Caden attended Century High School. He is the son of Corby Hight/Kara Hight and Becky Garner.

KingWilliam Thomas Bernard King Named SCC Distinguished Alumnus
King is the Senior Master Data Analyst at Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the largest utility companies in the United States in terms of its size, revenue, and purchasing of renewable energy.

Shawnee Community College Commends Honors Students
Shawnee Community College has wrapped up another successful semester and would like to commend all the honors students for all their hard work and dedication.

The Shawnee Community College Creative Journal is now online
The SCC Creative Journal provides a creative space for SCC students, faculty, and staff. We look forward to artwork, fiction, multimedia, music, nonfiction, photography, and poetry submissions. Please click Creative Journal under My SCC to review the journal. Contact the Editor at creativejournal@shawneecc.edu with any questions. Thank you!

LoomisSCC Saint Signs to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Shawnee Community College's Saints Men's Basketball starter Devin Thornton signed a National Letter of Intent to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Students Taking Advantage of Dual Credit Program
Shawnee Community College along with some of the area high schools including, Vienna High School, Meridian High School, Cobden High School, and Dongola High School have seen tremendous achievements made with high school seniors graduating with dual degrees in the Dual Credit program at SCC.

REAALady Saints Basketball Team Signs Phenicia Howard
The Shawnee Community College Saints Women's Basketball team signs guard Phenicia Howard to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015-2016 team. Phenicia just graduated high school from Munford High School is Munford, TN.  She is the daughter of Danny and Michell Howard.

Students Recognized at SCC's Commencement Ceremony
Four hundred and fifty two students were recognized at SCC's Commencement Ceremony last Friday, May 15 at the Edward M. Smith Center at Shawnee Community College.

REAAShawnee Regional Economic Alliance Activities
Shawnee Regional Economic Alliance met on May 13, 2015, to discuss the results of a recently completed business survey. The survey was conducted to set a framework in identifying needed economic development, transportation infrastructure, workforce training, and public policy/incentives as well as other critical business challenges, such as Internet connectivity.

LoomisLady Saints Basketball Team Tori Loomis
The Shawnee Community College Saints Women's Basketball team signs guard Tori Loomis to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015-2016 team. Tori attended Caldwell County High School in Princeton, KY.

JohnsonLady Saints Basketball Team Signs Ariel Johnson
The Shawnee Community College Saints Women's Basketball team signs guard/forward Ariel Johnson to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015-2016 team. Ariel previously attended Walters St. Community College and graduated high school from Todd County Central High School in Elkton, KY.

SimeltonLady Saints Basketball Team Signs Koree Simelton
The Shawnee Community College Saints Women's Basketball team signs Koree Simelton to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015-2016 team. Koree attended Cairo High School in Cairo, IL. She is the daughter of Kenny and Kristen Simelton.

Richard RazorSCC Saint Signs to Crowley’s Ridge
Shawnee Community College’s Saints Men’s Basketball starter Richard Razor signed a National Letter of Intent to Crowley’s Ridge College on Thursday, April 23, 2015.

Tim FrizzelSCC Names Full-Time Faculty Member of the Year
Shawnee Community College grants their Full-Time Faculty Member of the Year Award to Tim Frizzell of Grand Chain, IL. Tim is also a nominee for the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) Outstanding Full-Time Faculty Member Award. This award recognizes the high achievement of Illinois' full-time community college instructors.

Cordon HightSCC Elects New Student Trustee for 2015-2016
Cordon Hight, a Grand Chain native, has been elected Shawnee Community College's new student representative on the SCC Board of Trustees.

Justin LeonLady Saints Basketball Team Signs Olivia Perez & Ryen Hendricks
The Shawnee Community College Saints Women's Basketball team signs Olivia Perez and Ryen Hendricks to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015-2016 team.

PBLSCC's Phi Beta Lambda Chapter Attends State Conference
Members of SCC Nu Alpha Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda recently attended the 50th State Leadership Conference in Effingham (April 10-11). Members participated in business tours, leadership workshops, and numerous business related competitions.

Justin LeonSCC Saint Signs to LA Tech
Shawnee Community College's Saints Men's Basketball starter Justin Leon signed a National Letter of Intent to Louisiana Tech University on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

Johnna HinesLady Saints Basketball Team Signs Johnna Hines
The Shawnee Community College Saints Women's Basketball team signs Johnna Hines to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015-2016 team.

Takena TaylorLady Saints Basketball Team Signs Takena Taylor
The Shawnee Community College Saints Women's Basketball team signs Takena Taylor to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015-2016 team. Takena attended Cairo High School in Cairo, IL. She is the daughter of DeAngella Taylor.

Jaret GassettSaints Basketball Signs Jaret Gassett
The Shawnee Community College Saints Basketball team signs Jaret Gassett to the 2015-2016 team. Jaret is an Overton High School Senior from Memphis, Tennessee. He is the son of Donald Gassett and Susie Winfield.

2015 Summer Camps & ActivitiesSaints' Kids Summer Activities
2015 Summer Camps & Activities. For registration information, contact Gabriele Farner 618-634-3254 gabrielef@shawneecc.edu
Spring Fest FlyerStudent Receives Nine Angels Memorial Scholarship
Paul Echols, Criminal Justice Instructor at Shawnee Community College started a scholarship called the "Nine Angels Memorial Scholarship" from the proceeds of the book that he wrote and from other donations.
CNA Conference, June 11th - Participant and Vendor Registration Forms Here.
The CNA Confernce is Free to all participants. Each participant will recieve 6.5 Contact Hours for the conference. Register by May 28th, 2015
High School Business Skills Competition at SCC
The High School Business Skills Competition at Shawnee Community College was held on March 19, 2015. Cairo High School, Egyptian High School, Goreville High School, Century High School, and Massac County High School were the 5 participants in this year’s competition.
SCC’s LPN & ADN Programs Taking Applications
Martin FloresSCC Student Has Success with SI Bridges Program
The SI Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program is a National Institute of Health (NIH) funded grant partnership between Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Shawnee Community College and John A. Logan College.
SCC Adult Literacy Volunteer Tutors Needed
3d PrinterCutting Edge Technology at SCC
Shawnee Community College is on the cutting edge with bringing educational technology to its students and community-and we're just getting started.
SCC's Nursing Program Reaches Big Accomplishment
Shawnee Community College's Nursing program reached two more great accomplishments in 2014. The LPN program achieved a pass rate of 97% for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) in 2014 compared to the IL pass rate of 86% and the National pass rate of 82%.
Saints ReadSaints Read Celebration 2015
On Saturday, February 28th, the 8th Annual Saints Read Celebration event was held at Shawnee Community College. 144 children from 14 area schools complete the program, which asks students to log books and meet reading goals appropriate for their grade. SCC’s Future Teacher Organization and SCC Athletics sponsor the program. The group read a total of 3,016 books.
Become a Safer Driver with the AARP Smart Driver Course
Become a safe driver with the AARP Smart Driver Course. The AARP Smart Driver course teaches valuable defensive driving skills and provides a refresher of the rules of the road.
Gerrid RoseSCC Student Spotlight- Gerrid Rose
Shawnee Community College graduates several successful students that go on and accomplish their educational and professional goals. One of our graduates, Gerrid Rose of St. Peters, Missouri has recently achieved his goals, both educationally and professionally.
Shawnee Community CollegeSaints Read at Maple Grove Elementary
The SCC Future Teachers Organization Members, Saints Basketball Team, and Sharon Walker visited the Maple Grove Elementary Pre-K-6th grade classes on Tuesday, February 10, 2015.
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Announces Formation of Shawnee Regional Economic Alliance
Shawnee Community College announces the formation of a new business driven group, Shawnee Regional Economic Alliance, to help move the region forward in maintaining and attracting businesses.
Shawnee Community College2015 WYSE Academic Challenge at SCC
Shawnee Community College hosted the annual WYSE Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering) Academic Challenge on February 5, 2015. The WYSE Academic Challenge is an opportunity to challenge the area's brightest high school students in the subject areas of biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering graphics, English, mathematics, and physics.
SCC Hosts Truck Driving Advisory Meeting
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Student Has Success with SI Bridges Program
One of the students in the SI Bridges program, Darmez Nelson has gained a lot of success, mentorship, and memories. Darmez of Ullin, Illinois received his Associate of Arts and Associates of Science from Shawnee Community College in 2014. He is in his second year of the SI Bridges program wanting to pursue his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
SCC Seeks Assistance for Career Training Programs
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Student Spotlight- Brandon Tanner
Brandon graduated from Vienna High School in 2010. He then furthered his education at Shawnee Community College earning his Associates of Science degree in 2012. Tanner then finished his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree at Southern Illinois University of Carbondale in 2014. Brandon currently works as an Aviation Engineer Intern (E.I.T) for Hanson Professional Services, Inc.
Become a Safer Driver with the AARP Smart Driver Course
The AARP Smart Driver course teaches valuable defensive driving skills and provides a refresher of the rules of the road.
SICCM Programs Now Taking Applications for Fall 2015
There are five programs that students can apply for within SICCM. The five programs include the Medical Laboratory Technology, Health Information Technology, Occupational Therapy, Veterinary Technology, and Surgical Technology programs.
Part Time Instructors Wanted
Shawnee Community CollegeDownload Our Mobile App Here
Shawnee Community College's mobile application is available for download in the Apple iTunes store as a free download on iPhone and in the Google Store as a free download for Android. To get the app, search for "Shawnee CC" in the App store on your iPhone or in the Google store for Android.
Industrial Training Opportunities at SCC
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Click here for a Complete List of Small Business, Community Education, Industry, and Management Training for the Spring 2015 Semester.
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Students Begin Research Training
The SI Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program is a National Institute of Health (NIH) funded grant partnership between Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Shawnee Community College and John A. Logan College. The program is designed to enable community college students to learn skills and abilities, which will enable them to conduct scientific research in the biomedical or behavioral sciences.
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Student Spotlight-Austin Lee McAllister
Austin Lee McAllister of Thebes, Illinois received the American Degree in the National FFA Organization National FFA Convention on November 1, 2014. There are 610,240 FFA members nationwide and 3,765 members this year received their American Degree. Out of the 3,765 members that received this prestigious award, 111 of them were from Illinois.
SCC Offers Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Faculty Member Receives Prestigious Award
Shawnee Community College Instructor Phyllis Sander received the 2014 post-secondary teacher of the year award from the Illinois Business Educators Association.
SCC's Fitness Centers-Strong Mind, Strong Body
Shawnee Community College Announces Honors Students for Fall of 2014
Saints Read Literacy Program Launched at SCC
The students in grades K-6 in the SCC district are invited to take part in the Saints Read Program in which students are asked to meet reading goals appropriate for their grade for two months.
Student Spotlight - Kirsten Trambley
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Holds Annual PBL Induction Ceremony
Shawnee Community College's Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), Nu Alpha Alpha Chapter held their 2014-2015 Office Installation and Member Induction ceremony on October 17, 2014.
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Holds Annual PTK Induction Ceremony
The Alpha Lambda Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society held their fall induction ceremony on October 22, 2014. Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society of the two-year college and students with a high 3.5 or better grade point average in at least 12 transfer hours are invited for membership. These are the top 10% of all students in a two-year college.
SCC Student Spotlight
Shawnee Community College educates students who are prepared to succeed both academically and professionally. Three of our current students are accomplishing their goals through the SI Bridges to Baccalaureate Program.
SCC Named "Military Friendly"
Shawnee Community College is recognized for providing outstanding educational opportunities to student military veterans and active duty personnel both inside and outside the classroom.
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Raises Awareness for the American Heart Association
Shawnee Community College's Nursing Department walked in the AHA (American Heart Association) Heart Walk on Saturday, October 4, 2014 in Carterville. The nursing students collected $2,460.00 and the whole college collected $3,561.00 for the AHA.
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Future Teachers Organization Select Officers for 2014
Shawnee Community College's Future Teacher Organization This student organization hosts community service projects that benefit the children in the SCC district.
SCC Offers QuickBooks Pro Workshop - Feb 11th & 18th
Click here for a Complete List of Small Business, Community Education, Industry, and Management Training for the Spring 2015 Semester.
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Faculty Member Receives Prestigious Award
Shawnee Community College Instructor Phyllis Sander received the 2014 post-secondary teacher of the year award from the Illinois Business Educators Association.
"Celebrating Young Writers" High School Writing Contest
Shawnee College is proud to announce its sixth annual high school writing contest, called "Celebrating Young Writers."
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Holds Annual PBL Induction Ceremony
Shawnee Community College's Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), Nu Alpha Alpha Chapter held their 2014-2015 Office Installation and Member Induction ceremony on October 17, 2014.
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Holds Annual PTK Induction Ceremony
The Alpha Lambda Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society held their fall induction ceremony on October 22, 2014. Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society of the two-year college and students with a high 3.5 or better grade point average in at least 12 transfer hours are invited for membership. These are the top 10% of all students in a two-year college.
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Future Teachers Organization Select Officers for 2014
Shawnee Community College's Future Teacher Organization This student organization hosts community service projects that benefit the children in the SCC district.
Shawnee Community College Receives Grant to Improve Heart Health in Southern Illinois
Shawnee Community College Commends Honor Students
SCC Students Excel in SI Bridges Program
The SI Bridges scholars gave oral presentations of their summer research projects on July 24th and poster presentation on July 25th at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.
Shawnee's LPN Program Ranked #1
Shawnee Community College's LPN program is the #1 ranked offering in Illinois for state approved programs based on first time NCLEX-PN passer rates. The NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) is an examination for the licensing of nurses in the United States.
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Phi Beta Lambda Chapter Shines
The Shawnee Community College Phi Beta Lambda Chapter members shined at the PBL National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennessee from June 24-27.
The conference included opportunities for members to practice leadership techniques with professional business members throughout the nation.
Saints' Kids 2014 Summer Camps & Activities
Shawnee Community College's Saints' Kids Camps are now enrolling for summer 2014.
Shawnee Community College Commends Honor Students
Shawnee Community College has wrapped up another successful semester. We wanted to take the time to acknowledge those students whom worked hard all semester long and earned their spot on the President's and Vice President's Honors Lists.
Shawnee Community CollegeSix Local High School Seniors Earn Dual Degrees
Shawnee Community College along with Vienna High School and Anna-Jonesboro Community High School announce the success of six high school seniors graduating with dual degrees.
Shawnee Community CollegeCommencement Ceremony Video Stream
Shawnee Community CollegeSaints Player Julius Barton Signs to Kentucky State
Shawnee Community College's Saints Basketball player, Julius Barton, has just signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Kentucky State in Frankfort, Kentucky.
Shawnee Community CollegeCelebrating Young Writers Contest Winners
Shawnee Community College held their annual Celebrating Young Writers Awards Ceremony on April 24, 2014 at the Main Campus near Ullin.
The winners in each category were announced, and the winning entries were read aloud by the student winners or by SCC faculty and staff to the crowd of about 75 people. Stacy Nicklow, Contest Coordinator stated, "The judges always have a difficult time choosing winners because of the high quality of submissions we receive each year. This year was no exception."
Shawnee Community CollegeSaints Player Dwaun Stewart Signs to Columbia College
Shawnee Community College's Saints Basketball player, Dwaun Stewart, has just signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri.
Shawnee Community CollegeSaints Player Jobe Dillard Signs to Columbia College
Shawnee Community College's Saints Basketball player, Jobe Dillard, has just signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri.
Shawnee Community CollegeSaints Player Cameron Ballard Signs to Crowley's Ridge College
Shawnee Community College's Saints Basketball player, Cameron Ballard, has just signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Arkansas.
Shawnee Community CollegeSaints Star Justin Leon Receives Prestigious Awards
Justin received the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XXIV Men's Division All Regional Award. He was selected to the All-Region 24 team of the Men's All Regional Division 1 Men's Basketball Team of Region XXIV for the year 2013-2014.
Justin also received the Honorable Mention All American Award for Division I basketball in the NJCAA for the year 2013-2014.
A+ Certification-COM 244 Course at SCC
Shawnee Community College will be offering the A+ Certification class in a condensed time frame during the Summer 2014 Semester. Also, for the first time, local high school juniors and seniors are being invited to enroll. During the course, students will build two computers and two lucky students will win those computers.
Saints Basketball Signs Justin Prewitt of MeridianSaints Basketball Signs Justin Prewitt of Meridian
The Shawnee Community College Saints Basketball team signs Justin Prewitt to the 2014-2015 team. Justin is a Meridian High School Senior. His parents are Jackie Prewitt and Andre Taylor.
Saints Basketball Signs Michael Schoffner of MeridianSaints Basketball Signs Michael Schoffner of Meridian
The Shawnee Community College Saints Basketball team signs Michael Schoffner to the 2014-2015 team. Michael is a Meridian High School Senior. His parents are Heather Green and Michael Schoffner Sr.
Shawnee Community CollegeShawnee Names New Vice President of Student and Administrative Services
Jipaum Askew-Robinson has been named Vice President of Student and Administrative Services at Shawnee Community College. As a native of Atlanta, Georgia, she earned her Bachelor's degree from Georgia State University and her Masters of Business Administration from Florida A&M University.
Shawnee Community CollegeSaints Basketball Signs Kameron Chumbler of McCracken County
The Shawnee Community College Saints Basketball team signs Kameron Chumbler to the 2014-2015 team. Kameron is a McCracken County High School Senior from Paducah, Kentucky. He is the son of Michael Chumbler and Kari Wessinger.
Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Faculty Member Receives Prestigious Award
Shawnee Community College is proud to announce that their very own, Sherrie Malone, SCC Computer Science Instructor, received the Southern Illinois Business Education Association's (SIBEA) Teacher of the Year Award. Sherrie received this award on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
Saints Kids Summer Camps and Activities
The 2014 Saints Kids Summer Camps and Activities Schedule is now available.
Sign your child up today for a variety of fun and educational experiences.
Space is limited in some of the camps, register early to reserve your spot.
Shawnee Community CollegeShawnee Signs Five Softball Players from the Region The Lady Saints Softball Team at Shawnee Community College recently signed five new players for the 2014-2015 season. All of us here at Shawnee Community College would like to congratulate the following ladies for signing on to our Lady Saints Softball Team:

  • Taylor Howard of Pinckneyville
  • Kendall Carter of Anna
  • Hayley Motsinger of Zeigler
  • Alyssa Chamness of Dongola
  • Whitney Keller of Dongola

Shawnee Community CollegeSCC Board of Trustees Member Receives Service Recognition
The Pulaski-Alexander County NAACP Chapter honored Don Patton, SCC Board of Trustees Member/ICCTA Delegate, with the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award. This award is for Don's 25 years of service to the SCC Board of Trustees.
Saints Read CelebrationSaints Read Celebration at SCC-March 1st
Shawnee Community College Future Teachers Organization, along with S.C.C. Athletics is hosting its 9th Annual Saints Read Celebration on March 1, 2014 at 1:00 P.M.

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