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SCC Hosts Regional Science Fair


Southeastern Community College will host the 40th annual Southeast Iowa Superconference Science Fair on Thursday, March 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the John H. Witte, Jr. Hall of Sciences on the West Burlington campus. Judging will start at 9:15 a.m.

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SCC Reaffirmation of Accreditation, Receives High Marks for Quality


Southeastern Community College was recently notified by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) that its accredited status will continue. The college will undergo its next evaluation in the 2029-2030 academic year. SCC was assessed on a number of criteria, including the quality of teaching, student achievement, academic rigor, and strategic planning.

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STEMFest Returns to SCC February 22


The annual Southeast Iowa Regional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Festival (STEMFest) will take place at SCC's West Burlington campus on February 22, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The family-friendly event is a joint effort among SCC, the Southeast Iowa STEM Region, the Lee County Economic Development Group, Greater Burlington Partnership, local businesses, manufacturers and area educators.

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SCC Nursing Graduates Outperform State, National Averages


In the last quarter of 2019, 100% of nursing students who graduated from SCC's LPN and RN programs successfully passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) as reported by the Iowa Board of Nursing.

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SCC Demystifies Financial Aid at Feb. 5 Event


Southeastern Community College will offer complimentary assistance with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at its FAFSA Ready Iowa event on Wednesday, February 5.

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Southeastern Community College Celebrates 100 Years


2020 marks the 100th anniversary of Southeastern Community College. To commemorate this momentous milestone, a year of events and activities will celebrate the College's rich history. Events will also recognize the pivotal role the college has played as a catalyst for growth in the region.

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March 1 Deadline for Fall 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 of 2020. Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on March 1.

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SCC's 2019 Audit Available for Viewing


Winkel, Parker & Foster, CPA PC has released the audit report on Southeastern Community College in West Burlington, Iowa for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019.

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SCC Awarded Pre-Apprenticeship Program Development Funds


Southeastern Community College was awarded $18,000 to develop a construction trades pre-apprenticeship program. The college will partner with the Burlington Community School District (BCSD), Carl A. Nelson & Company, and Brockway Mechanical & Roofing Co. to create the program for high school students.

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SCC Music Hosts Monthly Live in Concert Series Tuesday, November 26


Southeastern Community College's music program will host its monthly Live in Concert Series event Tuesday, November 26 at 7 pm on its West Burlington campus. Scheduled to perform are flutist Karen Weirather and pianist Leigh Pirtle. SCC's Culture on Campus is funding the event.

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Visiting Writers Series Welcomes Joseph Emanuel & Jorrell Watkins


Southeastern Community College's Culture on Campus Committee will host a Visiting Writers Series event Saturday, November 23, at 8 p.m. on its West Burlington campus. Scheduled to appear are poets Joseph Emanuel and Jorrell Watkins, two writers from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop in Iowa City. SCC's Di Dante Literature & Writing Club will co-host.

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SCC Celebrates First Generation Students Nov. 8


On Friday, November 8, Southeastern Community College will host activities to honor first-generation college students.

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SCC to Host Financial Aid Workshop November 6


Southeastern Community College will offer its next FAFSA Ready Iowa session on November 6. This popular event helps students and families navigate and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The event will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. at both the West Burlington and Keokuk campuses.

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SCC Welcomes Zombie Takeover of Keokuk October 11


The SCC Keokuk Campus Drama Club will host its Annual Zombie Walk on Friday, October 11. Registration is free and starts at 5 p.m. The contest begins at 6 p.m. with the walk to follow at Estes Park on Fifth and Main Street in Keokuk.

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SCC Hosts Former NLF Player at Celebrity Night


The Blackhawk Booster Club of Southeastern Community College will host its annual fundraiser on Thursday, October 10 at the Pzazz! Convention Center.

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SCC to Host College Fair October 8


Southeastern Community College will host College Representative Day on Tuesday, October 8 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the Loren Walker Arena on the West Burlington Campus. Area high school juniors, seniors, and their guardians are invited to attend to learn more about their college options.

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American Welding Society Approves SCC Labs as Accredited Testing Facility


The SCC Welding Lab is now an approved Accredited Testing Facility (ATF) through the American Welding Society (AWS).

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SCC Showcases New Health and Science Labs with Open House


Southeastern Community College will hold an open house for its renovated Health and Science Labs on Monday, September 9, at 4 p.m. The facilities are located on the Keokuk campus.

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Shepherd Named SCC's Vice President of Academic Affairs


Southeastern Community College recently named Dr. Janet Shepherd its new Vice President of Academic Affairs.

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Spannagel Named New Dean of CTE


Southeastern Community College recently named Dr. Ashlee Spannagel as its new Dean of Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Workforce Development.

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