Local police chiefs credit SC4’s criminal justice program for career success

Police chiefs helping lead the way in two cities in Michigan’s thumb region say the criminal justice program at St. Clair County Community College helped them secure opportunities in their profession. Imlay City Police Chief Scott Pike and Yale Police Chief Brian Mahaffy both attended SC4 to earn degrees and further their careers. Pike, of Clyde Township, graduated cum laude from SC4 with an associate … Continue reading Local police chiefs credit SC4’s criminal justice program for career success

Dr. David H. Sturtz honors parents, supports SC4 students with new $50,000 endowed scholarship

“There’s an old saying: ‘The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,’” says Dr. David H. Sturtz, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and St. Clair County Community College alumnus. “My mother was an avid reader and believer in higher education, though neither of my parents attended college. St. Clair County Community College was there for me. It’s where I got my start.” … Continue reading Dr. David H. Sturtz honors parents, supports SC4 students with new $50,000 endowed scholarship

SC4 education made a difference for two long-serving local mayors

The mayors of St. Clair County’s largest city and one of its smallest towns both say St. Clair County Community College was there when they needed it. Pauline Repp of Port Huron and Bill Cedar of St. Clair are both the longest-serving mayors in their respective towns. Repp, 68, is serving her 10th year as mayor of Port Huron. She retired in 1989 after 20 years … Continue reading SC4 education made a difference for two long-serving local mayors

SC4 Foundation supports students with more than $100,000 in new scholarships

The St. Clair County Community College Foundation (SC4F) recently approved $100,500 in new scholarships for the upcoming 2019-20 academic year. Students pursuing programs in all fields of study at the college may benefit from the scholarships, especially those in health sciences. “We are grateful to the SC4 Foundation and its continued assistance in helping to maximize student success at SC4,” said SC4 President Dr. Deborah … Continue reading SC4 Foundation supports students with more than $100,000 in new scholarships

SC4 wins national Innovation of the Year Award for its Experience Center

St. Clair County Community College has received an Innovation of the Year Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College for its work in establishing its interactive, STEAM-based Experience Center. The college won the award in the category of Community Engagement Education and Forward-thinking Partnerships. This year, the League nationally awarded 57 winners, including just four from Michigan. SC4 team members recognized for … Continue reading SC4 wins national Innovation of the Year Award for its Experience Center

SC4 brings local athletes to campus for high school all-star competitions

St. Clair County Community College will host some of the area’s best high school athletes in the coming weeks as part of its annual SC4 Blue Water Area Senior All-Star Games. Graduating high school seniors from St. Clair County and the surrounding region will compete in cross country, golf, baseball, softball, volleyball and basketball. The festivities will kick off with a cross country invitational on … Continue reading SC4 brings local athletes to campus for high school all-star competitions

SC4 grad succeeds with help from Community Foundation’s Complete Your Degree Program

The Complete Your Degree program is celebrating the graduation of its first class of students. “My time at SC4 in the CYD program has helped me tremendously financially, academically and emotionally to transfer to a university,” said CYD recipient Brittany Simpson. “Being at SC4 and in the program helped me save money because I got to live at home and work while the program covered … Continue reading SC4 grad succeeds with help from Community Foundation’s Complete Your Degree Program