Old Archives

Articles from May 2014 and earlier.

Workforce Readiness Assessment and Job Fair Comes to SCC Mount Pleasant Center on June 5


Southeastern Community College , the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce and Iowa Workforce Development have teamed up to provide opportunities for individuals to earn a National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) and attend a mini-job fair on June 5.

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SCC Scores High on Recent Student Survey


SCC scored well on the 2012 Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE). Students gave high marks to SCC for making early connections with students and helping students achieve a clear academic plan and pathway.

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Eighth Grade Girls to Investigate Their Future at SCC Event on May 17


SCC's annual "Investigate Your Future," event for 8th grade girls will take place on Friday, May 17 on the West Burlington campus. Over 200 girls from school districts across Southeast Iowa will attend.

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Southeastern Community College and Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Reach Articulation Agreement


Southeastern Community College and the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) finalized an articulation agreement that allows officers who graduate from the Law Enforcement Academy to earn 15 semester hours of SCC credit towards a two year degree.

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Iowa's Community Colleges Join Forces to Improve Advanced Manufacturing Workforce


The Iowa Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (I-AM) is an Iowa community college initiative to elevate advanced manufacturing, funded through a previously announced $13 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor's Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant Program.

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SCC's 2013 Distinguished Alumni to be Honored in May


SCC will host receptions for 2013 Distinguished Alumni, Kathy Gabel and Greg Smith in May.

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SCC to Host Brazilian Guitarist Dr. Guilherme Vincens on Keokuk Campus April 28


SCC will host Brazilian guitarist Dr. Guilherme Vincens April 28 at the Keokuk campus. Vincens will present a workshop and a recital starting at 4:30pm in room 301.

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On Wednesday, May 1, the SCC and Notre Dame Foundations will co-sponsor three seminars on planned giving and estate planning at the Pzazz! Event Center in Burlington, Iowa.

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Calling All Job Seekers: Workforce Readiness Assessment and Job Fair Comes to SCC on April 24, 25


Southeastern Community College will provide opportunities for individuals to earn a National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) and attend mini-job fairs on April 24 and April 25.

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Southeastern Community College to Participate in Faculty Recruitment Fair on May 3


SCC will participate in a jointly-sponsored Adjunct Faculty Recruitment Fair with Carl Sandburg College and Spoon River College from 10:00am to 3:00 pm on Friday, May 3 at the CSC branch campus in Carthage, IL.

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SCC will celebrate April as National Poetry Month by hosting a Visiting Writers Series event on Saturday, April 20, at 8:00 p.m. Scheduled to read is Missouri Poet Laureate William Trowbridge.

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SCC to Host Appreciation Reception for SCC Literacy Volunteer Tutors April 12


In conjunction with National Volunteer Appreciation Week, Southeastern Community College will host an appreciation reception for all SCC Literacy volunteer tutors on Friday, April 12 at the SCC Fort Madison Center from 9:30am-11:30am.

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SCC to Host Industrial Maintenance Technology Career Day April 5


SCC will host an Industrial Maintenance Technology (IMT) Career Day on Friday, April 5 on its Keokuk campus. The event will run from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. SCC staff and local industries will be on hand to share information about available careers in manufacturing.

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SCC Foundation 2013 Taste of Fine Wine, Arts & Ale Scholarship Fundraiser Set for Friday, April 5


The 7th annual Taste of Fine Wine, Arts & Ale is scheduled for Friday, April 5, 2013 at the Catfish Bend/Pzazz! Event Center in Burlington, IA. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a silent auction and a two-hour sample tasting of an estimated 80 wines, beers, ales and locally roasted coffees. A live auction will round out the evening. Net proceeds from the event will help fund SCC scholarships and mini-grant projects.

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SCC Foundation Scholarship Deadline for Fall Awards is April 1


Are you attending SCC in the fall and need help with college tuition? The SCC Foundation (SCCF) offers around 300 scholarship awards totaling nearly $200,000 to students enrolling at SCC. Awards range from $150 to full tuition and books. The deadline for applying is 4:30PM on April 1.

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SCC's New Manufacturing Skills Program Provides Short-term Training for Area Workers


SCC will begin offering a new industrial operations maintenance skills training program. The short-term program is the result of a strategic partnership between SCC and Roquette America.

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Southeastern Community College Ranks High on New College Scorecard


According to the US Dept of Education's new National College Scorecard, SCC beat the national averages in a number of categories. SCC fared well in average net price, tuition expenses, and median borrowing.

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SCC to Host Open House for Workforce Solutions Re-Engagement Center February 20


SCC will host an open house for its new Workforce Solutions Re-engagement Center on Wednesday, February 20 in Room 401 at the college's Keokuk campus.

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Calling All Job Seekers: Workforce Readiness Assessment and Job Fair Comes to SCC on February 6


The Iowa Workforce Development, Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce, Keokuk Economic Development Corporation and Southeastern Community College have teamed up to provide an opportunity for individuals to receive a National Career Readiness Certificate on February 6. A mini-job fair will also be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Keokuk campus of Southeastern Community College.

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Iowa College Goal Sunday to Offer Free Help Through College Financial Aid Process


Iowa students and families can get free assistance with forms required for federal financial aid during Iowa College Goal Sunday at SCC's West Burlington campus on Saturday, February 16 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, and at the Keokuk campus on Saturday, February 23 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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