News Archives

Articles from June 2014 to present.

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Iowa Wesleyan University and Southeastern Community College Sign Memorandum of Understanding, Strategic Partnership Opportunity


SCC and IW sign MOU to explore working together to build formalized partnership.

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SCC Statement on Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion


The pain, fear and anger we are all feeling in the aftermath of recent events have again brought to light the tragic consequences of our nation's struggle to truly overcome the evils of injustice and inequality.

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Tuition-Free Degrees Offered at SCC


Students entering select SCC programs this fall may be eligible for a scholarship that foots the tuition bill, thanks to a program through the State of Iowa's Future Ready Iowa initiative.

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SCC Earns Re-Accreditation for Concurrent Instruction


Southeastern Community College received re-accreditation from the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) Accreditation Commission.

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SCC's Kidtek to Return in June


Arrangements are set for SCC's popular Kidtek University learning program to take place this summer.

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President Ash Wins National Honor

SCC's Ash wins national Pacesetter award


Dr. Michael Ash, president of Southeastern Community College (SCC) in West Burlington, Iowa, has been named the 2020 Pacesetter of the Year by the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR). The award recognizes a two-year college chief executive officer who has demonstrated special leadership and support in college communication and marketing.

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SCC to extend online class delivery for remainder of spring semester, limit campus attendance


SCC continues to monitor the evolving coronavirus COVID-19 situation and to share relevant information with employees and students as it becomes available.

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Annual SCC Great Tastes Fundraiser Moved to May 1


The annual Southeastern Community College (SCC) Foundation Great Tastes event is rescheduled to take place Friday, May 1, at the PZAZZ! Entertainment Complex in Burlington, Iowa. The benefit begins at 6 p.m with the live auction starting at 8 p.m.

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SCC to Extend Spring Break, Transition to Online Class Delivery Starting March 25


SCC continues to monitor the evolving coronavirus COVID-19 situation and to share relevant information with employees and students as it becomes available. While the Iowa Department of Public Health has confirmed COVID-19 cases in other parts of Iowa, there are none in the SCC service area of southeast Iowa.

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SCC Takes Steps to Protect Campus Community from the Coronavirus


Officials at Southeastern Community College have implemented a plan to address coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns and to ensure the safety of the campus community.

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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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