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FAFSA Ready Iowa Comes to SCC Nov 2


SCC will offer free assistance to persons need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at its FAFSA Ready Iowa event on Wednesday, November 2 at both the West Burlington and Keokuk campuses. The event will take place from 3 to 7 p.m.

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SCC to Host Health Professions Center Ribbon Cutting, Open House October 28


Southeastern Community College will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for its new Health Professions Center on the West Burlington campus at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 28. The event is free and open to the public.

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SCC Zombie Walk Lurches Toward Its Sixth Year, Arrives October 14


SCC's Keokuk campus Drama Club will host its annual Zombie Walk 2016 on Friday, October 14. The walk will begin at Estes Park at Fifth and Main Street in Keokuk. Registration starts at 5:00 p.m. The contest starts promptly at 6:00 p.m., with walk to follow.

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SCC to Host Dirty Hawk 5K on October 29


SCC will host the first-ever Dirty Hawk 5K on Saturday, October 29 in West Burlington. This mud run will take racers on a 5K loop, over, through and around SCC's West Burlington campus with plenty of obstacles along the way.

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make the music last

SCC Names Artist in Residence, Hosts Benefit Show October 1


SCC recently named Lori Wilson as the newest Artist in Residence to build music outreach programming. It will also host Make the Music Last benefit concert on October 1 at the Capitol Theater in Burlington.

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SCC's Bevans Assumes Keokuk Campus Director Post


Southeastern Community College recently named Kari Bevans as the Keokuk Campus Director. Bevans will oversee the day to day operations of the campus.

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SCCAA Golf Outing set for July 15


The 21st annual SCC Alumni Association Golf Outing is set for Friday, July 15 at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.

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SCC Awards 2016 Summer K12 Teacher Externships


Five teachers from Southeast Iowa were chosen to participate in the Southeast Iowa Summer Externship Program through SCC. These externships are designed to give K12 teachers real-world experience in local businesses related to their field of expertise.

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SCC To Host Groundbreaking Event for Blackhawk Tower on May 19


SCC will host a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Blackhawk Tower residence hall on the West Burlington campus on Thursday, May 19 at 5:00 p.m. The event is open to the public and all are invited to attend.

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Respiratory Care Students Win Sputum Bowl Trophy 5th Straight Year


SCC Respiratory Care students took first place at this year's Sputum Bowl competition in Des Moines for the fifth year in a row. Students Cheryl Gries, Kelsey Brackelsberg and Madeline Helminiak won first place. Another SCC team comprised of fellow students Anthony Schulte, Jen Bowling and Tressa Harrison took third place.

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Sports Shooting Receives Gifts from Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever


The SCC Sport Shooting team recently received $4000 in donations from two area conservation organizations. Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever each donated $2000 to the team. The monies will be used to pay for a special trailer the team will use to store and transport gear.

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Henry, Hickey Named SCC 2016 Distinguished Alumni


The SCC Alumni Association named James Walker Henry and Mike Hickey as recipients of its Distinguished Alumni awards for 2016.

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Kidtek U Give Kids Chance to Explore Interests


Registration for SCC's popular Kidtek U summer learning program will open at STEMFest on April 23, on SCC's West Burlington campus from 10AM to 2PM. Regular open registration will start on Monday, April 25. Registrations will be accepted via phone, in person, or online at

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SCC to Host 2016 Southeast Iowa Regional STEMFest, April 23


The 3rd Annual Southeast Iowa Regional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Festival (STEMFest) comes to SCC's West Burlington campus on April 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

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Trustees Approve Sale of Ft. Madison Center


Southeastern Community College Board of Trustees authorized the sale of SCC's Fort Madison Center at 1602 Avenue F to Harmony Bible Church.

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SCC Trustees Approve Cost Saving Measures


At a special meeting last Friday, the SCC Board of Trustees discussed a series of measures to help the college meet its budget targets for the upcoming year. Measures include staff reduction and a tuition increase.

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10th annual SCC Great Tastes fundraiser set for Friday, April 22


The 10th annual Southeastern Community College (SCC) Foundation Great Tastes event is scheduled for Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Catfish Bend/Pzazz! Event Center in Burlington.

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SCC Celebrates National Poetry Month with Joanne Diaz


SCC will kick off National Poetry Month with its Visiting Writers Series event on Saturday, April 16, at 8:00 p.m. Scheduled to read is Professor Joanne Diaz, a nationally acclaimed and award-winning author.

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SCC to Host Info Sessions for Evening Degree Program


Residents in the Keokuk area may soon have a new option to earn a college degree in the evening. SCC officials are currently in the exploratory phase of a new two-year degree program designed for people who aren't able to take advantage of traditional day time offerings.

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April 1 Deadline for $250,000 in Scholarships From SCC Foundation


The Southeastern Community College Foundation is now accepting applications for scholarships for students who plan to attend SCC in the fall. Applications will be accepted until 4:30PM CDT, April 1, 2016.

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