Shawnee Community College Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Shawnee Community College would like to announce that the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has recognized the College with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the fiscal year 2023 budget.
Shawnee Community College Earns 2023-2024 Military Friendly® School Designation
ULLIN, IL (March 8, 2023) - Shawnee Community College announced today that it has earned the 2023-2024 Military Friendly ® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly ® School designation were evaluated using public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2023-2024 survey, with 665 earning special awards for exceeding the standard. The 2023-2024 Military Friendly® Schools list will be published in the May and October issue of G.I....
Shawnee Community College to celebrate Career and Technical Education with CTE Day
ULLIN, IL (February 15, 2023) - February is Career and Technical Education Month. On Thursday, February 23, hundreds of high school students from around southern Illinois will visit Shawnee Community College for its annual CTE Day. The day will include hands-on experiences facilitated by SCC faculty, students, and staff. High school students can explore the many opportunities available in Career and Technical Education. The morning session runs from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., with the afternoon session...
Shawnee Community College Receives Federal Funding for Truck Driving Expansion
Shawnee Community College will receive $450,000 to expand the Truck Driving Program, currently available at the main campus in Ullin and the Metropolis Extension Center.
Shawnee Community College Nursing Faculty Awarded with Fellowship
Shawnee Community College is proud to announce Nursing Faculty April Dollins has been awarded a Nurse Educator Fellowship from the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) and the Illinois Nursing Workforce Center (INWC) Advisory Board.
President’s List and Vice President’s List for Fall 2022 Announced
ULLIN, IL (January 6, 2023)- Shawnee Community College would like to commend our Fall 2022 semester honors students for their hard work and dedication. Full-time students whose grade point average is 3.5 or better and enrolled in an Associate degree or certificate program are considered honor students. The President’s List consists of students achieving a 4.0 grade point average for the semester. Students on the Vice President’s List earned a GPA between 3.5 and 3.9. Twenty student-athletes made the Vice...
Shawnee Community College nursing programs receive accreditation
Shawnee Community College is proud to announce the Accreditation Committee on Education in Nursing (ACEN) has granted Initial Accreditation for both the Practical and Associate Degree Nursing Programs.
Shawnee Community College Launching Highway Construction Careers Training Program
Shawnee Community College is set to participate in the Federal Highway Administration and the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP).
Shawnee Community College Receives Two Grants for Student Success
Shawnee Community College has received two different grants to encourage students to continue their education beyond high school.
Shawnee Community College Students Earn 289 Degrees and Certificates During Summer Semester
Shawnee Community College would like to recognize the students who completed a degree or certificate during the Summer 2022 semester.
Shawnee Community College receives two grants for green energy
Shawnee Community College is the recipient of two different grants from the Illinois Green Economy Network. The College received notification of the awards totaling more than $100,000 in funding.
Shawnee Community College announces Updated COVID-19 Mitigations
ULLIN, IL (August 3, 2022) - The start of a new semester is right around the corner, and with changes coming on how the state of Illinois handles COVID-19 mitigations, leaders at Shawnee Community College are updating how the college will approach the situation for the fall semester. “We are excited to welcome students back to campus in a couple of weeks, but we’re also looking forward to hosting more events on our main campus and the four Extension Centers....
President’s List and Vice President’s List for Spring 2022 Announced
ULLIN, IL (May 25, 2022)- Shawnee Community College would like to commend all of our Spring 2022 semester honors students for their hard work and dedication. Full-time students whose grade point average is 3.5 or better and who are enrolled in an Associate degree or certificate program are considered honor students. The President’s List consists of students achieving a 4.0-grade point average for the semester. Students on the Vice President’s List achieved a GPA between 3.5 and 3.9. President’s...
Shawnee Community College to Expand its Truck Driving Program
As the demand for safe truck drivers grows around the country, so is the truck driving program at Shawnee Community College. On Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 9 a.m., officials from the College and the community will hold a ribbon-cutting and groundbreaking ceremony to expand the program, including CDL training, a new state-of-the-art simulator, classroom, and training range at the Metropolis Extension Center (5385 Industrial Park Dr, Metropolis, IL).
SCC Student Receives SIU Provost Scholarship
Commencement is right around the corner at Shawnee Community College, and one graduate will have something extra to celebrate this year. Jessica Cates will receive an Associate of Arts degree and an Associate of Science degree on May 13. Jessica received quite a surprise on Monday, May 2.
Statement from the Family of Shawnee Community College’s First President, Dr. Loren Klaus
On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, Dr. Loren E. Klaus, 93, loving husband and father of three children, peacefully passed away at the home of his daughter, Marla Klaus Daniels, in Spring, Texas. Dr. Klaus was living at the time of his passing in The Woodlands, Texas, having recently moved with his wife, Norma, from Glen Carbon, Illinois.
SCC Career Services Announces Job Fair For 2022
Shawnee Community College Career Services will host the SCC Annual Job Fair, March 16th, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Shawnee Community College Edward M. Smith Gymnasium.
Fall 2021 President & Vice President Honor Students Announced
Shawnee Community College commends all of our Fall 2021 Semester honors students for their hard work and dedication.
SCC Main Campus & Anna Extension Center Announce Upcoming Covid-19 Vaccine/Booster Clinics
The SCC Anna Extension Center will be hosting a free vaccination/booster clinic in partnership with IEMA/IDPH on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 from 8:00 am - 2:00pm...
SCC Science Department Introduces State of the Art 3D Anatomy Table to Enhance the Student Learning Experience
Shawnee Community College continues to provide new and innovative learning opportunities for students. The SCC Science Department announced today that the college has recently purchased a new tool for increased learning outcomes known as The Anatomage Table.