Cairo High School Students and Alumni Receive Thousands of Dollars in Scholarships
As students celebrate the end of the academic year around the state, a group of students and alumni in Cairo, Illinois, has something extra to celebrate this year.
President’s List and Vice President’s List for Spring 2023 Announced
Shawnee Community College would like to commend our Spring 2023 semester honors students for their hard work and dedication.
Ten Students Complete Shawnee Community College/John A. Logan College Highway Construction Careers Training Program
Ten students have completed the Highway Construction Careers Training Program at Shawnee Community College. This is the second class to go through the program, a collaborative effort between John A. Logan College and the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Summer Kids’ Camps Return to Shawnee Community College
Shawnee Community College will once again be hosting nearly 30 camps and activities this summer, covering a variety of age groups and interests.
23 High School Students Will Graduate from Shawnee Community College Before Graduating from High School
Approximately 200 students will graduate from Shawnee Community College on Friday, May 12, 2023. Among that number, 23 high school students will receive accolades from the College BEFORE they walk across the stage and receive a diploma from their high school.
Wendy Harris Named SCC 2022-23 Faculty of the Year
As the 2022-23 academic year winds down, Shawnee Community College is pleased to announce that this year’s Faculty of the Year recipient is Cosmetology Instructor Wendy Harris.
SCC Highway Construction Careers Training Program Students Help Build New Playground
There is new playground equipment at the ballpark in Vienna, Illinois, to honor the memory of a Goreville teenager who lost his life in a car accident in 2020. Brayden King, 17, played baseball and basketball at Goreville High School.
Shawnee Community College leaders present at National Conference in Chicago
Shawnee Community College leaders are participating in the national Higher Learning Commission's annual conference in Chicago. SCC President Dr. Tim Taylor and SCC Board of Trustee members Mrs. Andrea Witthoft and Ms. Deborah Shelton-Yates presented at this year’s conference.
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....