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SCC Open House Set For Nov. 2 At Multiple Locations

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It’s that time of year again. Time to showcase programs, student services, noncredit offerings, entrepreneurship and everything in between. It’s time for Southeast Community College’s Open House. This year’s event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at each of the three campus locations in Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford, plus three new sites in Lincoln: Education ... Read More »

SCC Offering Free Online Class For Students With Disabilities And Their Families

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Southeast Community College is offering a free online course titled “It’s All About the Plan!,” designed for students with disabilities and their families and guardians to assist them in meaningfully participating in the Individual Education Program process. “It’s All About the Plan!” was developed by Fritz & O’Hare Associates and SCC through a grant from the Nebraska Planning Council on ... Read More »

Southeast Community College To Raise Tuition $3 Per Credit Hour

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Although Southeast Community College’s Board of Governors approved a $3 per credit hour increase in the tuition rate for 2014-2015, the new rate likely will remain the lowest, or one of the lowest, among the six community colleges in Nebraska. The Board’s vote raises the price of one quarter credit hour at SCC to $58.50, effective July 1. Fees will ... Read More »

SCC’s Transitions Lab Receives National Award

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A lab at Southeast Community College designed to help students improve their academic and study skills and be more prepared for college-level coursework has won a national award. The Transitions Lab at SCC has been named a winner of the National Council of Instructional Administrators Exemplary Initiatives competition in the Curricular and Program Innovation category. The lab, an initiative of ... Read More »

SCC Board Of Governors Selects Paul Illich To Be Its Next President

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Southeast Community College’s Board of Governors has selected Dr. Paul Illich to be its next president, effective July 1, 2014. Illich, the vice president for research, planning and information technology at McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas, was selected by a unanimous vote of the Board to become the school’s next president during a special meeting Friday afternoon in Lincoln. ... Read More »

SCC Testing Center Encourages Adults To Finish, Pass GED Before Test Deadlines

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Southeast Community College’s Testing Center has announced that the current version of the General Educational Development test, or GED, will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with the new 2014 GED test on Jan. 2, 2014. Those who have taken the 2002 Series GED test, but not ... Read More »

SCC Automotive Technology Program Earns Top 20 National Ranking

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The Automotive Technology program on Southeast Community College’s Milford Campus is ranked among the top 20 schools nationwide. WIX® Filters and O’Reilly Auto Parts, partners with Tomorrow’s Tech magazine as title sponsors for the 2013 School of the Year competition, recently announced the top 20 schools from nearly 160 entrants across the U.S. The winning school will receive $2,500 in ... Read More »

Southeast CC Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

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Beginning in January 2014, Southeast Community College employees Linda Bettinger (Principal Investigator) and Jo Schuster (Co-PI) will lead a three-year National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grant project to develop a Cyber Security focus for SCC’s Computer Information Technology program. Norman Stimbert, curriculum coordinator, will lead new curriculum development, and faculty will revise current curriculum to meet Center for Academic ... Read More »

SCC ranked 12th best community college in U S by TheBestSchools.org

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Southeast Community College is ranked the No. 12 community college in the United States by TheBestSchools.org, a leading higher education/career website. The website selected the 50 best community colleges based on a comparison of several studies and ratings of community colleges, as well as the college’s reputation and a review of a large number of notable community colleges. David Redfearn, ... Read More »

Czech bagpiper to perform Monday at SCC in Beatrice

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Michael Cwach, a Czech-American bagpiper, will play and sing traditional Czech folk songs during upcoming presentations at Southeast Community College. Cwach will play, sing and make a brief presentation of the cultural history of the Czech bagpipes, including the showing of rare photographs and archival materials from the Czech Republic and from early Czech settlers in the United States. All ... Read More »