Author Archives: Rob Betts

SCC Phi Beta Lambda Students Recognized for Business Achievement at National Leadership Conference

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.

Shawnee Community College & aerīz employees meet to continue discussions for their workforce training partnership

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.

SCC Students Earn Scholarships Competing in SIUC’s 23rd Annual Accounting Challenge

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.

Phi Theta Kappa Advisor Craig Bradley Wins National Award

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.