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Articles from June 2014 to present.

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SCC Trustee, Staff Honored at Annual Community Colleges for Iowa Conference


Southeastern Community College (SCC) trustee Janet Fife-LaFrenz along with employees Amber Ruskell-Lamer and Angela Mickelson received awards from the Community Colleges for Iowa organization, formerly known as the Iowa Association of Community College Trustees.

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Respiratory Therapy Students Earn IHERF Scholarship


SCC respiratory therapy students Daniel Atwood and Alyssa Greenstreet have been awarded a $3,500 scholarship from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF), which is supported by the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA). Atwood and Greenstreet are among 60 students from Iowa who have received assistance this year from the IHERF Health Care Careers Scholarship Program.

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SCCAA Golf Outing set for Friday, July 15


The annual SCC Alumni Association Golf Outing will take place Friday, July 15, at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course with a shot-gun start at 9 a.m.

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Last-Dollar Scholarship

Tuition-free degrees offered at SCC


Iowa residents entering one of 20 programs at SCC could earn a degree without paying for tuition, thanks to the Last-Dollar Scholarship program.

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Dennis, Stevens named SCC 2022 Distinguished Alumni


Southeastern Community College will host receptions for this year's Distinguished Alumni honorees prior to the May 11 and May 12 SCC commencement ceremonies.

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SCC, University of Iowa sign RN to BSN agreement


Southeastern Community College and the University of Iowa College of Nursing finalized their new partnership that allows SCC nursing graduates to seamlessly transfer to the UI-CON to complete their bachelor of science in nursing degree.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Comes to Life


SCC music and drama students will perform A Midsummer Night's Dream over the next two weekends. The show stops at the Burlington Capitol Theater on April 8, 9, and 10 before traveling to the Keokuk Grand Theatre for performances on April 15 & 16.

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Great River Health Foundation Grants SCC Up to $10 Million


On Wednesday, Great River Health announced a new partnership to expand Southeastern Community College's nursing program to help meet the critical need for nurses. It will be funded by a grant of up to $10 million from the Great River Health Foundation.

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Eight students from Southeastern Community College's Computer Club and three from its Business Club earned top ranks at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference held this month.

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STEMFest Returns March 12


The annual Southeast Iowa Regional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Festival (STEMFest) will take place at SCC's West Burlington campus on Saturday, March 12 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 Partners with Toyota for New Training Program


SCC's automotive technology program will provide specialized training for students to earn Toyota certification starting in the fall.

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It's Scholarship Season at SCC


The application for SCC Foundation Scholarships is now open, with hundreds of scholarships up for grabs.

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SCC to Host Free Financial Aid Workshop Feb 2


SCC will offer complimentary assistance with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at its FAFSA Ready Iowa event on Wednesday, February 2. The event will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. at both the West Burlington and Keokuk campuses.

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SCC Auto Technology Program Earns Re-Accreditation


The automotive technology program at Southeastern Community College has earned re-accreditation for Master Automobile Service Technology. This accreditation is the highest level of program accreditation recognized by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

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SCC's 2021 Audit Available for Viewing


Winkel, Parker & Foster, CPA PC has released the audit report on Southeastern Community College.

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SCC Celebrates First-Generation College Students


Southeastern Community College students, faculty, staff and alumni participated in the 2021 National First Generation Day from November 4-8. The event celebrated students who were the first generation in their families to attend and graduate from college.

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SCC to Host Free Financial Aid Workshop November 3


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, November 3.

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SCC Great Tastes Fundraiser Returns Friday, November 5


The annual Southeastern Community College Foundation (SCCF) Great Tastes event is scheduled for Friday, November 5, at the PZAZZ! Entertainment Complex in Burlington. The benefit begins at 6 p.m. with the live auction starting at 7:30 p.m.

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DMCPH Accepting Appointments for Vaccinations at SCC Drive-up Clinic


Des Moines County Public Health will administer COVID-19 vaccinations at the Des Moines County Fairgrounds next to Southeastern Community College throughout October.

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SCC to Host College Fair October 5


Southeastern Community College will host College Representative Day on Tuesday, October 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Loren Walker Arena on the West Burlington Campus.

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