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5 Ways to Reduce First-Day Jitters in K-12 Students

5 Ways to Reduce First-Day Jitters in K-12 Students

By Mary Ellertson   You and your child are shopping for new clothes, picking out backpacks, filling them with crayons, paper and other school supplies, finding the perfect lunchbox – this can only mean it’s the start of a new school year! Dealing with a new classroom, new teacher, new school, and making new friends…

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SCC Introduces New Programs for Fall 2019 Semester Addressing Local Workforce Development Needs

SCC Introduces New Programs for Fall 2019 Semester Addressing Local Workforce Development Needs

Responding to local employers’ desired job skills for a range of occupational requirements, Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is launching new certificate of completion programs for event management, entrepreneurial studies, real estate and administration of justice studies in corrections and victimology in its Fall 2019 semester. In addition, SCC is expanding its partnership with Northern Arizona…

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The Advantages of Taking a Summer Class

The Advantages of Taking a Summer Class

Enrolling in a summer class or two can be a solid choice for working professionals and high school and college students alike, while other individuals simply enjoy the pleasure of learning a new hobby or area of interest. Working professionals can stay current in their field while investing in their career growth. High school and…

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SCC Business School Hosts Accounting Game Night

SCC Business School Hosts Accounting Game Night

“Who knew accounting could be fun?”   This comment was overheard from many Scottsdale Community College Business School students ​following the first Accounting Final Review Game Night on April 25. Eighty-six students checked in and were provided a passport to stamp when activities were completed. Students who filled their passport got to spin the wheel for prizes,…

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Cyber Security Camp for High School Students

Cyber Security Camp for High School Students

Know of a student grade 9 through 12 interested in cyber security? Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is hosting a 4-day Cyber Security Camp for those wishing to learn the fundamentals and basic ethical hacking techniques. The camp provides hands-on training at SCC’s state-of-the-art Computer Information Systems (CIS) Networking Lab. On the final day of camp,…

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Cooking Camp for Future Chefs

Cooking Camp for Future Chefs

The sound of giggling along with deep concentration emerges from the kitchens at Scottsdale Community College (SCC). It’s not the latest coeds, but kids 11-15 years old enrolled in the college’s wildly popular annual summer Simply Cooking Camp for Kids. Here, aspiring young culinarians create a series of made-from-scratch meals. Campers prep and produce items…

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Scottsdale Community College’s Business Student Wilson Okwuobu Wins Entrepreneurial Contest

Scottsdale Community College’s Business Student Wilson Okwuobu Wins Entrepreneurial Contest

(Scottsdale, Ariz.)  When Wilson Okwuobu enrolled in Scottsdale Community College’s Business School, he was not expecting to be the winner of $20,000 in cash and business services two months later.  That’s exactly what happened when Okwuobu won The Big Pitch.    The Big Pitch is a student entrepreneurship program run by the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation…

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Congratulations to our SCC Robotics Team!

Congratulations to our SCC Robotics Team!

Last Saturday, the SCC Robotics team competed at the Southwest VEX U Regional Tournament in Prescott, AZ. The competition included Arizona teams from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, ASU Polytech, Grand Canyon University, as well as teams from Colorado, California, and South Dakota. SCC placed as very respectable 4th. This result was particularly notable this year,…

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SCC Planetarium Show – Ultima Thule and the New Horizons Encounter

After a successful flyby of Pluto three and a half years ago, the New Horizons Spacecraft had a close encounter with Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69, otherwise known as “Ultima Thule” on New Year’s Day, 2019. This presentation will discuss the New Horizons mission, its results and the latest from the Ultima Thule flyby, including…

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Chancellor’s Student Forum – Tuesday, March 5th at 11:30 a.m. in the Turquoise Room (SC-164)

Chancellor’s Student Forum – Tuesday, March 5th at 11:30 a.m. in the Turquoise Room (SC-164)

Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick will be hosting a student forum and you are invited! Students are invited to attend and engage our Chancellor in meaningful dialogue about Maricopa Community Colleges. Date/Time March 5, 2019 11:30 a.m. Location Scottsdale Community College The Turquoise Room (SC164) 9000 E. Chaparral Road Scottsdale, AZ 85256 For more information To RSVP…

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