Author Archives: Kevin Hunsperger

Shawnee Community College announces Updated COVID-19 Mitigations

ULLIN, IL (August 3, 2022) – The start of a new semester is right around the corner, and with changes coming on how the state of Illinois handles COVID-19 mitigations, leaders at Shawnee Community College are updating how the college will approach the situation for the fall semester. “We are excited to welcome students back to campus in a couple of weeks, but we’re also looking forward to hosting more events on our main campus and the four Extension Centers. That’s something we had to pause for the last couple of years,”  said Shawnee Community College President Dr. Tim Taylor. Over the summer, more than 300 children and young adults participated in the Shawnee Community College Saints Kids’ Camps. More Community Education programs are being developed for the fall semester to enable children and adults an opportunity to learn something new and spend some time on the Shawnee Community College […]

President’s List and Vice President’s List for Spring 2022 Announced

ULLIN, IL (May 25, 2022)- Shawnee Community College would like to commend all of our Spring 2022 semester honors students for their hard work and dedication. Full-time students whose grade point average is 3.5 or better and who are enrolled in an Associate degree or certificate program are considered honor students. The President’s List consists of students achieving a 4.0-grade point average for the semester. Students on the Vice President’s List achieved a GPA between 3.5 and 3.9.  

Shawnee Community College to Expand its Truck Driving Program

As the demand for safe truck drivers grows around the country, so is the truck driving program at Shawnee Community College. On Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 9 a.m., officials from the College and the community will hold a ribbon-cutting and groundbreaking ceremony to expand the program, including CDL training, a new state-of-the-art simulator, classroom, and training range at the Metropolis Extension Center (5385 Industrial Park Dr, Metropolis, IL).

SCC Student Receives SIU Provost Scholarship

Commencement is right around the corner at Shawnee Community College, and one graduate will have something extra to celebrate this year. Jessica Cates will receive an Associate of Arts degree and an Associate of Science degree on May 13. Jessica received quite a surprise on Monday, May 2.