Among those recognized for their achievements during the competition this year were two Shawnee Community College students. Kaitlyn May of Metropolis competed in The Business Communication category and brought home first place for the event. The Business Communication competitive event measures the appropriateness of business messages, including format and style based on proper Business English. May placed fifth place in the Job Interview competitive event, which entails preparing a Cover Letter and participating in a role-play interview.
One word, excited, that’s how SCC Athletic Director John Sparks describes his feeling about Coach Kyle Smith joining the Shawnee College Softball staff. “Coach Smith is a solid coach with extensive experience,” says Sparks.
Shawnee Community College leaders continue meetings with employees from the cannabis cultivation company aerīz to work out details for the budding partnership. The discussions taking place at the SCC Anna Extension Center are part of the initial introduction and planning phase for the two organizations to develop training and employment strategies for aerīz.
The new Medical Assistant Program provides online and face-to-face instruction and internship opportunities for enrolled students.
The 2021 PN Nurse Pinning Ceremony on Wednesday, May 19, at 6:00 pm in the Edward Smith Gymnasium located on SCC’s Main Campus in Ullin.
The Shawnee Community College’s Board of Trustees recently honored retiring members Ms. Cathy Belcher and Mr. Randall Rushing during the regular monthly meeting held on May 3rd in Ullin. SCC Board Chairman Mr. Steve Heisner read resolutions honoring them for their service to the college community.
Shawnee Community College students recently competed virtually at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s 23rd annual Accounting Challenge. The School of Accountancy in SIU’s College of Business and Analytics sponsored the event for participants who tested their skills in individual and team competitions. The event, which took place virtually this year, includes a written accounting skills test followed by a creative team challenge that involves imaginative problem-solving contests.
Shawnee Community College faculty member and PTK Advisor Mr. Craig Bradley recently received a Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished Advisor Award at the 2021 Virtual Catalyst Convention. The Distinguished Advisor Award was one of only 21 awarded nationwide this year.
The SCC Nu Alpha Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda and some of its members were recently recognized at the Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference. As part of the closing session of the digital conference, the local chapter won several awards during including chapter and student distinctions.
Shawnee Community College recently hosted the Annual Young Writer’s Competition, which encourages high school students to submit their non-fiction, short fiction, and poetry pieces for the chance to win monetary prizes.