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Articles from June 2014 to present.

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Chrisman Named New VP of Technology Services


Southeastern Community College recently named Chuck Chrisman as its new Vice President of Technology Services.

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Giannettino to Lead SCC Fundraising and Development Office


Southeastern Community College recently named Val Giannettino as its new Executive Director of Institutional Advancement.

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SCC Accepting Nominations for Distinguished Alumni


Southeastern Community College (SCC) is accepting nominations for the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award. Nominations are due online by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, August 1.

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SCC Alumni Association Golf Outing set for Friday, July 19 at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course


The annual SCC Alumni Association Golf Outing is set for Friday, July 19 at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course with a shot-gun start at 12:30 p.m. The event includes a box lunch beginning at 11 a.m., green fees, cart, free on-course beverages, a complete 3-meat grilled dinner, and player gifts.

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Last-Dollar Scholarship Available to SCC Students


Students entering select SCC programs in this fall may be eligible for scholarships thanks to a new program through the State of Iowa's Future Ready Iowa initiative.

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Cook, Young Named SCC 2019 Distinguished Alumnae


Southeastern Community College will host receptions for this year's Distinguished Alumnae honorees prior to the May 2019 graduation ceremonies.

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SCC Mentoring Program Receives Alliant Energy Grant


SCC's mentoring program Choosing Healthy Alternatives to Delinquency (CHAD) was awarded a $1,000 Alliant Energy Foundation Grant Award. This is the fourth award that the Alliant Energy Foundation has awarded the program.

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SCC Launches Honors Program, Signs Agreement


Students attending SCC this fall have another program that will boost their résumé upon graduation, whether their plan is to step into the career field or move on to a 4-year school.

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Registration Open for Kidtek U


Registration for SCC's popular Kidtek University learning program is now open. Families can register by phone, in person, or online at

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SCC Celebrates National Poetry Month with Rita Mae Reese


Southeastern Community College will celebrate April as National Poetry Month by hosting a Visiting Writers Series event on Saturday, April 20, at 8:00 p.m. Rita Mae Reese, a nationally acclaimed and award-winning author, is scheduled to read. SCC's Culture on Campus Committee and Di Dante Literature & Writing Club will co-host the event.

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SCC Hosts Skills Throw Down for High School Students


On Friday, April 12, Southeastern Community College will host the Southeast Iowa Skills Throwdown. Nearly 90 area high school students will compete for top honors in categories including auto tech, carpentry, welding, and computer-aided design (CAD).

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Annual SCC Great Tastes Fundraiser Set for Friday, April 12


The annual Southeastern Community College (SCC) Foundation Great Tastes event is scheduled for Friday, April 12, 2019, at the PZAZZ! Entertainment Complex in Burlington, Iowa. The benefit begins at 6 p.m with the live auction starting at 7:30 p.m.

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SCC Takes Audience Into the Woods


SCC music and drama students will perform the musical Into the Woods at the Burlington Capitol Theater on March 29 and 30 at 7 p.m.

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SCC Agriculture Students Place in National Competition


Eighteen agriculture students from Southeastern Community College landed spots in the National Professional Agricultural Student Organization (PAS) competition after a successful performance at the state level.

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SCC Mentoring Program Awarded Grant


For the third year in a row, the mentoring program Choosing Healthy Alternatives to Delinquency (CHAD) was awarded a $500 Iowa State Education Association grant.

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SCC Hosts Regional Science Fair


Southeastern Community College will host the Southeast Iowa Superconference Science Fair on Thursday, March 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new John H. Witte, Jr. Hall of Sciences on the West Burlington campus.

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Deadline for $400K in SCC Fall Scholarships is March 1


The Southeastern Community College Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for students who plan to attend SCC in the fall of 2019. The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m., March 1.

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SCC to Host College Exposure Event for Foster Youth on March 2


Southeastern Community College (SCC) will host the second annual Achieving Maximum Potential (AMP) conference, themed Defy Gravity on Saturday, March 2, at the West Burlington campus. Young House Family Services will serve as co-host.

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STEMFest Returns to SCC in West Burlington on February 23


The sixth annual Southeast Iowa Regional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Festival (STEMFest) will take place at SCC's West Burlington campus on Saturday, February 23 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event is a joint effort between SCC, the Southeast Iowa STEM Hub, local businesses, manufacturers, and educators.

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SCC Offers Free Assistance with FAFSA Ready Iowa Event on February 6


Southeastern Community College (SCC) will offer free assistance to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at its FAFSA Ready Iowa event on Wednesday, February 6 at both the West Burlington and Keokuk campuses. The event will take place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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