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SCC Computer Information Systems Students Named Scholarship Winners

SCC Computer Information Systems Students Named Scholarship Winners

It’s not every day that Scottsdale Community College (SCC) students receive thousands of dollars. But now, for the second time in 2019, a handful of students are receiving big financial assistance from the Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation. The partnership began in 2016, when the Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department at SCC was awarded a…

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Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre Presents See How They Run, A Hilarious, Fast-paced British Farce

Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre Presents See How They Run, A Hilarious, Fast-paced British Farce

“To make people laugh when it feels like the world is falling down around you” – the premise for this classic comedy – creates an immediately relatable performance, no matter what the era. See How They Run, a London hit, long leaving audiences screaming with laughter, comes to Scottsdale Community College (SCC) October 18-26. In…

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Climb Every Mountain: Taking a recreation management degree to new heights

Climb Every Mountain: Taking a recreation management degree to new heights

Damian Noe has always had a passion for the outdoors. After obtaining an Associate’s degree in Applied Sciences in Recreation Management Programming from Scottsdale Community College (SCC) in 2010, he channeled this passion and his extensive education into the launch of his own industrial rope access and rescue safety company. Today, that company has a…

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The 2019-2020 Fine and Performing Arts Season Debuts at SCC

The 2019-2020 Fine and Performing Arts Season Debuts at SCC

Scottsdale Community College (SCC) kicked off its 2019-2020 Fine and Performing Arts Season with the opening of the Experimental Chinese Painting Exhibition in the Art Building, the first of many art, dance, film, music and theatre events planned throughout the upcoming year. The activities are open to the public and, in most cases, are free,…

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SCC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15

SCC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15

National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 to recognize and pay tribute to the histories, cultures and contributions of individuals who came to the U.S. from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. This annual event started as a weeklong celebration under President Lyndon Johnson and then was expanded…

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Sept. 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week

Sept. 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 8-14, 2019. According to the American Association of Suicidology, there were 47,173 suicides in 2017, and suicide is the second leading cause of death for 15- to 34-year-olds. A 2016 survey of more than 4,000 students attending 10 different community colleges across the nation…

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Are You a Frequent User? Start Now for Better Grades!

Are You a Frequent User? Start Now for Better Grades!

Here’s a fun program that rewards SCC students for something they are likely already doing. Visit the SCC Library and Writing Center at least eight times during this semester and be entered to win a prize. Oh, and taking advantage of these free, support services can positively impact one’s grades, too! “The purpose of the…

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SCC’s Remodeled Artichoke Grill Reopens with Fresh New Look and Menu

SCC’s Remodeled Artichoke Grill Reopens with Fresh New Look and Menu

Scottsdale Community College (SCC) has remodeled its on-campus Artichoke Grill, offering a new, refreshing ambience and drool-worthy cuisine for foodies. The student-run restaurant reopens Sept. 11, 2019 and carries both traditional fare and food for the more adventurous. Diners can enjoy unique cuisine like Korean duck barbeque, sea bass fillet and braised shoulder of lamb….

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SCC Faculty Roberto Gudino Awarded Promethean Board for Innovative EdTech Presentation

SCC Faculty Roberto Gudino Awarded Promethean Board for Innovative EdTech Presentation

Roberto Gudino, Faculty and Head of Film Production of the Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre at Scottsdale Community College (SCC), was awarded a new $6,600 75″ 4K Promethean Board for his presentation on technology in education design at the mindSpark Learning EdTech Institute, in August. “I am honored and humbled to have been awarded this state-of-the-art…

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Scottsdale Community College Hosts International Exchange Participants as Part of State Department Program

Scottsdale Community College Hosts International Exchange Participants as Part of State Department Program

Scottsdale Community College is pleased to be one of ten campuses across eight states to welcome international exchange participants to its campus during the 2019-2020 academic year as part of the Community College Initiative (CCI) Program. The U.S. Department of State’s CCI Program is administered by Northern Virginia Community College on behalf of the Community College Consortium. The…

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