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Shawnee Community College Launching Highway Construction Careers Training Program
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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
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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
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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.
2022-23 Annual High School Writing Contest Announced
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2022-23 Annual High School Writing Contest Announced

Deadline for submissions: February 14, 2023
Shawnee Community College receives two grants for green energy
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
SCC Music Department Hosts a Breakfast with Santa
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SCC Music Department Hosts a Breakfast with Santa

The holiday season is upon us, and you can put a little holiday cheer in your festivities by attending the SCC Music Department’s Breakfast with Santa on December 18th at Shawnee Community College’s main campus! Beginning at 9:00 a.m., attendees will have an opportunity to eat with Santa as they mingle with friends and family and other special guests, including Mrs. Claus and The Grinch. You can enjoy family-friendly activities, including a candy cane hunt, photo ops, and a spectacular...
The Saints Foundation of Shawnee Community College announces Dr. Jeffrey A. Dufour as Next Executive Director
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The Saints Foundation of Shawnee Community College announces Dr. Jeffrey A. Dufour as Next Executive Director

The Saints Foundation has selected Dr. Jeffrey A. Dufour as its next executive director. Dr. Dufour will succeed Gene Honn, who retired at the end of August.
SCC Truck Driving Program recognizes local business owner’s contribution
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SCC Truck Driving Program recognizes local business owner’s contribution

A local diesel mechanic and business owner, Mr. Larry Cheek, was recently recognized for his dedication to SCC student success. The Shawnee Community College Truck Driving Program Coordinator Kelly Jennings presented a plaque to Mr. Larry Cheek of Ullin, Illinois, for 35 years of dedicated service to the SCC Truck Driving Program students.  Mr. Cheek is the owner of Cheeko's Truck Repair in Ullin and has provided for the service and maintenance of the program vehicles for over 35 years.
Shawnee Community College Announces the “Haunted Trails at SCC”
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Shawnee Community College Announces the “Haunted Trails at SCC”

ULLIN, IL. - Shawnee Community College has announced its upcoming Haunted Trail event on Saturday, October 30th from 5:00 - 10:00 pm. The event will take place on SCC’s Main Campus in Ullin, IL. Activities will include games, Trunk-or-Treat beginning at 5:00 pm, and a hayride beginning at 5:00 pm. The cost to attend is $5.00 for kids ages 6 and over and $30.00 for groups of 6 or more. The trail includes an escorted walk throughout the wooded area...
SCC Softball Program receives donation from City National Bank of Metropolis
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SCC Softball Program receives donation from City National Bank of Metropolis

The Shawnee Community College Softball Program was delighted to receive a generous donation of $5,000 today on the main campus of Shawnee Community College. 
The SCC Criminal Justice Program speaker series welcomes Special Agent Eric Ruhe October 13th 2021
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The SCC Criminal Justice Program speaker series welcomes Special Agent Eric Ruhe October 13th 2021

Ullin, IL. -  The Shawnee Community College Criminal Justice Department speaker series continues with the upcoming speaker, Special Agent Eric Ruhe from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Marion field office. Agent Ruhe will be on campus in the Ed Center on Wednesday, October 13th, at 10:30 am. and will share information and stories about federal law enforcement with SCC Criminal Justice students and the general public in this informative session.  SCC Criminal Justice Program Instructor Eric Howard said, “We are...
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