Old Archives

Articles from May 2014 and earlier.

SCC Names Murphy, Upton Distinguished Alumni 2014


SCC will honor its Distinguished Alumni at its upcoming commencement ceremonies in May. Author Linda S. (L. S.) Murphy is this year's Keokuk campus Distinguished Alumna and Craig Upton will be honored by the West Burlington campus.

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Emotions to flow, words to fly at SCC Poetry Slam on April 26


Get ready to emote! SCC's Keokuk campus will celebrate National Poetry Month by hosting a Poetry Slam on Saturday, April 26 in the Student Lounge.

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SCC Music and Drama Students to Take RENT on the Road to Keokuk, Burlington


Music and Drama students and Southeastern Community College will be performing the musical, RENT at Keokuk's Grand Theatre and Burlington's Capitol Theater this month.

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SCC Names New Vice President of Academic Affairs


Southeastern Community College recently selected Dr. Carole Richardson to be its new Vice President of Academic Affairs. Richardson will assume the role on June 2.

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8th Annual Great Tastes Fundraiser Scheduled for Friday, March 28


The Southeastern Community College Foundation's 8th annual Great Tastes event is scheduled for Friday, March 28 at 6 p.m. at the Catfish Bend/Pzazz! Event Center in Burlington, Iowa.

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April 1 Deadline for More Than $200,000 in SCC Foundation Scholarships


The Southeastern Community College Foundation announced that online scholarship applications will be accepted until April 1, 2014 from persons enrolling at Southeastern Community College starting next fall.

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SCC Health Sciences Students Training "Smarter" with Upgrade


This December, SCC was able to make a long overdue purchase on its shopping list.

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Iowa Wesleyan, SCC Launch Cooperative Enrollment Agreement


Iowa Wesleyan College and SCC launched an extensive cooperative enrollment agreement today that will offer students at both institutions seamless, shared access to educational programs and services.

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SCC and Iowa Wesleyan College to Ink Comprehensive Cooperative Agreement


SCC and Iowa Wesleyan College (IWC) of Mount Pleasant will sign an extensive cooperative enrollment agreement at an event that will take place at 10:00am on Tuesday, January 21 in the Board Room on SCC's West Burlington campus.

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SCC Names Kevin Carr New Vice President of Administrative Services


SCC selected Kevin Carr to be the new Vice President of Administrative Services. He started the position on January 2.

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SCC's 2013 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, 2013.

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Southeastern Community College, Iowa Fertilizer Company Sign Preliminary Training Agreement


Southeastern Community College and Iowa Fertilizer Company LLC have entered into a Preliminary Industrial New Jobs Training agreement for the purpose of establishing a new jobs training program to educate and train certain persons employed at the company's new plant in Wever, Iowa. On October 28, 2013 the two parties reaffirmed the agreement to continue to work to establish a new jobs training program.

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SCC Launches Push to Get Students to Complete Their GED


Persons who have started taking the GED Tests to earn a high school equivalency diploma have until the end of 2013 to complete the tests or risk having to start over. The GED Testing Service will change its testing system starting in 2014. The current version of the GED test, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be discontinued in December. The scores will expire with the current GED test series and persons will have to begin testing again to earn their high school equivalency diploma.

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Third Annual Keokuk Zombie Walk Friday, October 11


Southeastern Community College Keokuk campus Drama Club will host Undead Invasion: Keokuk Zombie Walk on Friday, October 11. The walk will begin at Estes Park at 5th and Main Street in Keokuk. The walk starts at 6:00 p.m. Registration and a demonstration will start at 5:30 p.m.

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Innovation Leads to Increased Enrollment at SCC


SCC released its unofficial fall enrollment numbers at its meeting of the Board of Trustees on Monday. Fall headcount grew 3.6% to 3,225 students. Credit hour enrollment increased by 1.7% to 31,755.

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SCC's Fifth Annual Dan Ring Memorial Bike Ride Set for Saturday, September 14


The Fifth Annual Dan Ring Memorial Bike Ride will take place on September 14, 2013, at Southeastern Community College's West Burlington campus. Funds raised from the event will support the Daniel Anders Ring Memorial Endowed Nursing Scholarship. The ride will follow the Burlington area bike route (approximately 15 miles). There will also be a 3-mile kids' ride, an extended 50-mile ride, and a 3-mile fun walk. The activities begin at 9:00 am with registration beginning at 8:30 am. Registration is $20.

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SCC to Request Renewal of Bond Levy on September 10 Ballot


Persons voting in the September 10, 2013 school board election will see a ballot question asking to continue a bonded levy for physical plant purposes at Southeastern Community College.

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SCC Partners with Great River Health Systems to Offer Pre-Athletic Training Degree


Officials from Southeastern Community College (SCC) and Great River Health Systems (GRHS) in West Burlington recently entered into an agreement to begin offering an athletic training transfer degree this fall.

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SCC to Co-Host 2014 NJCAA Division I Men's Golf National Tournament


SCC will host the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Men's Golf National Tournament May 13-16, 2014. More than 20 teams from community colleges across the nation will compete for team and individual titles.

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SCC Alumni Association Golf Outing set for Friday, July 19 at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course


The 18th annual SCC Alumni Association Golf Outing is set for Friday, July 19 at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course with a shot-gun start at 12:30 p.m.

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