Author Archives: Kevin Hunsperger

SCC Head Basketball Coach Reaches 300 Wins

Shawnee Community College Head Basketball Coach John Sparks has reached a coaching milestone. On Wednesday, November 8, the Shawnee Saints beat West Kentucky Community and Technical College 108 to 51. The victory marks Sparks’ 300th win as head coach at Shawnee.

COVID-19 Guidelines

Shawnee Community College Updates COVID-19 Guidelines ULLIN, IL (September 14, 2023)- With the recent increase in COVID-19 cases around the region and the approaching cold and flu season, Shawnee Community College is updating guidelines for a healthy and safe campus. Here are some reminders and tips for students, faculty, and staff: Wear a Mask with Cold and Flu Symptoms: If you have even the slightest cold or flu symptoms (such as coughing, sneezing, sore throat, or a runny nose), it is essential to wear a mask when you’re on campus. This helps reduce the risk of transmitting respiratory illnesses to others, including COVID-19. Wear a Mask if you have been exposed to COVID-19: If you think you have beenexposed to COVID-19, it is essential to wear a mask for five (5) days from exposure. This helps reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 to others. Practice Good Hand Hygiene: Regularly washing […]

Shawnee Community College Brings Back Fall Musical

  ULLIN, IL (July 25, 2023) – Shawnee Community College will hold a fall musical for the first time in four years. This year’s production will be Seussical. The show, which pays tribute to children’s author Dr. Seuss, will be directed by SCC alum Clarissa Fox. Performances are Thursday, November 2, Friday, November 3, and Saturday, November 4, 2023, at the Main campus in Ullin, Illinois. Seussical will be the first musical at Shawnee since 2019. Shows came to a halt because of COVID-19. “We’re very excited that this is becoming a reality again on our Main campus. Hundreds of community members have taken to the stage at Shawnee to perform, and we’re so happy that talented men, women, and children will have a chance to do that again, right here,” said Community Education Director Lindsay Johnson. Auditions which are scheduled for Friday, August 24, from 4 to 7 p.m. […]