SC4 Creates Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

PORT HURON – A new Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has been created at St. Clair County Community College to advance the college’s efforts in providing educational access and support for all. As part of the enhanced focus, a national speaker series will be launched on campus to support diversity, equity, and inclusion awareness and action this fall. The series will kick-off October 9 … Continue reading SC4 Creates Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

$1 Million fund created to help SC4 Students

PORT HURON – SC4 is providing $1,000,000 in emergency aid funding to support SC4 students impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The money is available to currently enrolled SC4 students who are experiencing additional financial need caused by the public health emergency. Awards are available to help students who are working toward the completion of a certificate or degree. This one million dollars in funding to … Continue reading $1 Million fund created to help SC4 Students

Comments about SC4 during the COVID-19 situation

SC4 is an amazing place to learn and work. Even in the face of an event unlike anything we’ve ever experienced, there’s been so much positivity and support from students, faculty and staff. Here’s just a sample of positive comments that might bring a smile to your face today: “Thank you for being so dedicated to your students. During this time of uncharted waters for all … Continue reading Comments about SC4 during the COVID-19 situation

SC4 to present K-12 student art exhibition

St. Clair County Community College will present the 52nd annual Beatrice Thornton Student Art Exhibition in February and March in the college’s Fine Arts Building. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, will feature art by students from across St. Clair County at schools in East China, Marysville, Memphis, Port Huron, Yale/Avoca and more. The exhibition will be split into two shows. … Continue reading SC4 to present K-12 student art exhibition

SC4 to host Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Jan. 20

St. Clair County Community College and its Global Diversity Advisory Council will host the 18th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, in its Fine Arts Theatre. The event will feature a celebration of King’s legacy with a diverse variety of speakers, musicians and other performances. The theme of this year’s event is “Extremists for the cause of justice.” … Continue reading SC4 to host Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Jan. 20

Gov. Whitmer’s Task Force on Women in Sports to meet at St. Clair County Community College Nov. 20

St. Clair County Community College (SC4) will serve as the host site for the Nov. 20 meeting of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Task Force on Women in Sports. The meeting is open to the public and will take place from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 150 of the college’s Welcome Center at 323 Erie St. in Port Huron. Gov. Whitmer signed Executive Order 2019-16 in June … Continue reading Gov. Whitmer’s Task Force on Women in Sports to meet at St. Clair County Community College Nov. 20

SC4 announces free winter concerts, continues fall series

St. Clair County Community College is pleased to release its winter concert calendar for the upcoming semester. Similar to fall 2019 concerts, all winter 2020 concerts are free admission. The winter concert calendar kicks off Thursday, Jan. 16, as the Stone Sound Collective (pictured at right) heads to campus to perform celebrated world percussion traditions of Africa and India with the lyricism of cello and … Continue reading SC4 announces free winter concerts, continues fall series

New exhibits and displays enhance STEAM-based learning experience at SC4’s visionary Experience Center

The evolution of St. Clair County Community College’s Experience Center continues with the addition of a new electromagnetic exhibit, Jacob’s Ladder, boulder rock garden, a Notable Women in Science display, 3D printer and installation of a gifted Tarbosaurus skeleton cast. “Our goal is to consistently provide guests with new and exciting opportunities to engage in STEAM-based learning activities,” says Becky Gentner, SC4 executive director of … Continue reading New exhibits and displays enhance STEAM-based learning experience at SC4’s visionary Experience Center

SC4 hosts regional NISOD workshop

St. Clair County Community College hosted a National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) regional workshop titled “Another New Paradigm: The MillennialZ and Educational Technology” on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. The workshop, which took place in the college’s Welcome Center, aimed to teach educators how to understand the differences between Gen Y and Gen Z students and develop technologies that increase student motivation and … Continue reading SC4 hosts regional NISOD workshop

Automated floor-scrubbing robot making Michigan debut at SC4’s Health Sciences Building Grand Opening Celebration Sept. 27

St. Clair County Community College is pleased to welcome Neo, an automated floor-scrubbing robot by Avidbots, to campus for its Health Sciences Building Grand Opening Celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27. Neo automates the cleaning process using intelligent, dynamic mapping and obstacle-avoidance technology. The first demonstration site in Michigan, SC4 will showcase the innovative technology many global businesses and heath … Continue reading Automated floor-scrubbing robot making Michigan debut at SC4’s Health Sciences Building Grand Opening Celebration Sept. 27

SC4 adds women’s soccer to its athletic offerings

St. Clair County Community College is pleased to announce the addition of women’s soccer to its athletic offerings. In doing so, SC4 becomes just the sixth community college in Michigan to offer the sport. Women’s soccer brings collegiate sports teams at SC4 to 13, joining teams in cross country, basketball, bowling, baseball, softball, volleyball, golf and wrestling. The team will begin its play in 2020-21 … Continue reading SC4 adds women’s soccer to its athletic offerings

SC4 only Michigan college to receive environmental grant

St. Clair County Community College has been named one of just 33 communities and organizations in Michigan to receive a grant awarded by a partnership of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, DTE Energy Foundation and nonprofit ReLeaf Michigan. SC4 – a past awardee and the only college or university in Michigan awarded the grant this year – will receive $1,500 to support the purchase … Continue reading SC4 only Michigan college to receive environmental grant

SC4 to unveil Health Sciences Building and hospital simulation wing at grand opening Sept. 27

Well-known for its excellence and training in the health sciences, St. Clair County Community College will unveil its renovated Health Sciences Building to the broader community at its Grand Opening Celebration beginning at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 27. Construction on the $9.8 million Capital Outlay project began last summer and was finalized on time and on budget to open for students in August. The … Continue reading SC4 to unveil Health Sciences Building and hospital simulation wing at grand opening Sept. 27

SC4 heads to Stratford Oct. 12

St. Clair County Community College has announced another community trip — open to all area residents — to the Stratford Festival Theatre for a production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor” on Saturday, Oct. 12. For $150, participants can enjoy luxury bus travel, priority seating at the theatre, lunch at the scenic Marquee Restaurant overlooking the Avon River, a walk around the Stratford Festival Theatre … Continue reading SC4 heads to Stratford Oct. 12

SC4 begins Campus Patrol Cadet Program to provide practical experience to criminal justice students

St. Clair County Community College is pleased to announce its Campus Patrol Cadet Program, which was created to provide practical, hands-on experience to students pursuing a SC4 degree in criminal justice. “This program will provide its participants with a fully immersive, professional experience right here on our campus,” said SC4 Professor of Criminal Justice James Jones. “The more experiences and scenarios we are able to … Continue reading SC4 begins Campus Patrol Cadet Program to provide practical experience to criminal justice students

SC4 adds women’s golf to its athletic offerings

St. Clair County Community College is pleased to announce the addition of women’s golf to its athletic offerings. In doing so, it becomes one of just a handful of colleges in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association with a women’s golf team. Women’s golf brings collegiate sports teams at SC4 to 12, joining teams in cross country, basketball, bowling, baseball, softball, volleyball, golf and wrestling. … Continue reading SC4 adds women’s golf to its athletic offerings

Hard work pays off for career-changing SC4 alumna Annette Caulfield

St. Clair County Community College alumna Annette Caulfield says SC4 taught her that anything is possible if you work hard enough. After earning her associate degree, the 1982 Anchor Bay High School graduate moved up the corporate ladder quickly and today serves as the executive assistant to the president and chief executive officer of Ilitch Holdings Inc. in Detroit. Caulfield, 54, who lives in Taylor, … Continue reading Hard work pays off for career-changing SC4 alumna Annette Caulfield

SC4 sets fall schedule for Free Thursday Concert Series, band and choir performances

St. Clair County Community College has released its fall concert calendar for the upcoming semester, which includes the return of the popular Free Thursday Concert Series. The concert series kicks off Thursday, Sept. 12, as the Lexington Bach String Quartet returns to campus. The series also features a performance by Devin Scillian & Arizona Son on Thursday, Oct. 10. The popular country and western band, … Continue reading SC4 sets fall schedule for Free Thursday Concert Series, band and choir performances

Alumnus Todd Goldman playing role in downtown revitalization efforts

St. Clair County Community College alumni are among those participating in the revitalization of downtown Port Huron. Take, for instance, Todd Goldman, who is busy rehabbing a prime downtown destination for his company TC Goldman & Associates. Goldman, who serves as president of the global manufacturers’ representative business for industrial and automotive products, purchased the building at 521 Michigan St., just north of SC4’s College … Continue reading Alumnus Todd Goldman playing role in downtown revitalization efforts

SC4 releases schedule for upcoming health sciences program info sessions

Throughout the coming months, St. Clair County Community College will hold free information sessions on main campus for a number of its in-demand health sciences programs. Attending an info session is the first step for anyone interested in earning a health sciences degree from SC4. For those interested in nursing programs, attending a session is mandatory. Schedule: Group informational meeting Meet with representatives from SC4’s medical assisting, … Continue reading SC4 releases schedule for upcoming health sciences program info sessions

First-generation college student and SC4 alumnus pursuing passion with Detroit Lions

Pursuing a college education — one that didn’t break the bank — was a must for first-generation college student Brendan Buffa when he graduated from St. Clair High School in 2012. “I knew deep down I wanted to continue my education after high school, but the fear of taking on a massive amount of debt was very real to me,” Buffa said. “I was incredibly … Continue reading First-generation college student and SC4 alumnus pursuing passion with Detroit Lions

SC4 Foundation begins offering year-round scholarships

SC4 students can now apply for scholarships through the SC4 Foundation at any point during the year. As funds are available, open scholarships will be posted for students to review opportunities available to them. “We recognize that students begin at SC4 during all semesters, not just in the Fall of each year,” said Harold Burns, SC4 Foundation board chair. “A year round scholarship application process … Continue reading SC4 Foundation begins offering year-round scholarships

SC4 students to benefit from Janet S. Albrecht-Hillaker Memorial Scholarship

The SC4 Foundation has a rich history of providing scholarships to students from all walks of life and from all communities in our region. In 2019 alone, the SC4 Foundation provided over $100,000 to deserving students. Each year, students can apply for awards from more than 50 scholarship funds at the SC4 Foundation. The Janet S. Albrecht-Hillaker Memorial Scholarship is a new fund recently established … Continue reading SC4 students to benefit from Janet S. Albrecht-Hillaker Memorial Scholarship

Port Huron Police Chief Joe Platzer and family find path to success at SC4

Port Huron Police Chief Joe Platzer says St. Clair County Community College gave him the opportunity to follow in his late father’s footsteps and his family a great jump-start on their careers. Platzer, 49, said his namesake worked for the Port Huron Police Department for 32 years, retiring as lieutenant. “From as far back as I can remember, seeing him in uniform and knowing what … Continue reading Port Huron Police Chief Joe Platzer and family find path to success at SC4

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

SC4 bands to play concerts on the water this summer

This summer, St. Clair County Community College’s symphonic and jazz bands will perform three free concerts in the Riverside Pavilion adjacent to the college’s campus along the Black River. Led by Erick Senkmajer, the bands will play classic and contemporary songs for audiences of all ages. Families and friends are invited to join us on campus for three entertaining summer evenings. June 21, 2019 7 … Continue reading SC4 bands to play concerts on the water this summer

More than 1,300 SC4 students honored for outstanding academic achievement

A total of 1,382 St. Clair County Community College students from across Michigan and states including Ohio and Indiana have earned a spot on the President’s Honor List for the 2019 winter semester, which concluded May 3. Students must take at least six credits and have a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher to make the list. President’s Honor List for the 2019 winter semester, ordered by hometown: … Continue reading More than 1,300 SC4 students honored for outstanding academic achievement

SC4 and RESA continue annual partnership to introduce St. Clair County eighth graders to college

St. Clair County Community College is welcoming nearly 2,000 eighth graders from across the county to campus as part of its annual collaboration with the St. Clair County Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA) aimed at exposing young students to the college experience. After the first groups of eighth graders from Marysville Middle School, Fort Gratiot Middle School, St. Clair Middle School, Croswell-Lexington Middle School and … Continue reading SC4 and RESA continue annual partnership to introduce St. Clair County eighth graders to college

SC4 to host annual Golf Classic June 14, benefiting student-athletes

The St. Clair County Community College Athletic Department will host its annual Golf Classic on Friday, June 14, at the Port Huron Golf Club in Fort Gratiot Township. Participants will enjoy 18 holes of golf with friends to help support athletic scholarships and college athletics projects. “We are constantly amazed by the many ways this community supports our student-athletes each year,” said SC4 Athletic Director Dale … Continue reading SC4 to host annual Golf Classic June 14, benefiting student-athletes

Residential living enhances college experience at SC4

Emily Fleischmann likes to hang out with friends in her dorm’s spacious common area, where they cook dinner, watch movies or play games. It’s typical college stuff, but these students attend community college, which typically lacks the convenience and bonding experiences that come with student housing. Last fall, St. Clair County Community College (SC4) became the first community college in Southeast Michigan, and one of … Continue reading Residential living enhances college experience at SC4

SC4 to hold free health sciences information sessions throughout the summer

Throughout the summer months, St. Clair County Community College will hold free information sessions on main campus for a number of its in-demand health sciences programs. Attending an info session is the first step for anyone interested in earning a health sciences degree from SC4. For those interested in nursing programs, attending a session is mandatory. Schedule: Medical Assisting 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 10 to … Continue reading SC4 to hold free health sciences information sessions throughout the summer

SC4 announces community trip to see ‘Billy Elliot’ at Stratford Festival Theatre

St. Clair County Community College has announced a community trip — open to all area residents — to the Stratford Festival Theatre for a production of “Billy Elliot” with Music by Elton John on Sunday, June 23. For $150, participants can enjoy luxury bus travel, priority seating at the theatre, a post-show chat with cast members, dinner at the scenic Marquee Restaurant overlooking the Avon River, refreshments … Continue reading SC4 announces community trip to see ‘Billy Elliot’ at Stratford Festival Theatre

SC4 to honor hundreds of graduates at 95th annual Commencement Ceremony 

PORT HURON – St. Clair County Community College’s 95th annual Commencement Ceremony takes place this evening at 6 p.m. in the McMorran Place Arena. This year, 628 graduates have successfully completed degree and certificate programs in various fields of study. Students from across Michigan, Canada and as far as New Jersey and Arizona have earned associate degrees and certificates in arts, business, general education, applied … Continue reading SC4 to honor hundreds of graduates at 95th annual Commencement Ceremony 

SC4 to offer a number of arts and athletics summer camps starting in June 

St. Clair County Community College will host a variety of athletics and arts camps this summer for youth in grades 4 through 12. All athletic camps take place in the SC4 Fieldhouse, except for softball camps at North River Road Park and baseball camps at Sanborn Park. Camps are led by SC4 coaches and student-athletes. To find more information and register for SC4 athletic camps, visit sc4.edu/camps, … Continue reading SC4 to offer a number of arts and athletics summer camps starting in June 

SC4 celebrates 61st edition of Michigan’s longest-running, student-led literary arts magazine

Students in St. Clair County Community College’s arts programs recently were recognized for their role in publishing the 61st edition of “Patterns” magazine, Michigan’s oldest literary and arts publication aimed at showcasing student talent and works of art. “Patterns” is completely designed, proofed and published by SC4 students. Deonna Camastra, Noah Muxlow and Hannah Wallace led the publication’s design team, while faculty members Sarah Flatter, Jim … Continue reading SC4 celebrates 61st edition of Michigan’s longest-running, student-led literary arts magazine

SC4 HESI Prep Workshop available to help prepare potential nursing and radiologic technology students

St. Clair County Community College will host a Health Education Systems, Inc. (HESI) Prep Workshop from noon to 4 p.m. on May 10, 17 and 24 in the college’s library to help those interested in SC4’s nursing and radiologic technology programs successfully pass the HESI test, a requirement for program applications. Workshop attendees will study with professional tutors and learn test-taking tips, study strategies, subject … Continue reading SC4 HESI Prep Workshop available to help prepare potential nursing and radiologic technology students

Growing program for work skills finds a new home on SC4 campus

A 4-year-old program that helps qualifying young adults in St. Clair County with an identified disability develop independence and work skills is undergoing a transition of its own. A program through the St. Clair County RESA called Next STEP is replacing the Transition Program, formerly operated by the Virtual Learning Academy of St. Clair County. Next STEP (Student Transition Experience Program) will move to classrooms … Continue reading Growing program for work skills finds a new home on SC4 campus

SC4 to host Sturgeon Celebration April 30

What: St. Clair County Community College will host an informational event in partnership with state and local environmental organizations to celebrate all things sturgeon, including the upcoming release of the college’s own sturgeon, which has been growing bigger since first arriving on campus in November. Representatives will be on hand to answer questions and discuss one of the largest and healthiest populations of lake sturgeon … Continue reading SC4 to host Sturgeon Celebration April 30

Registration now open for fall 2019 classes at SC4

Registration for fall 2019 classes at St. Clair County Community College is now open. There is no deposit required to register through May 10. Classes will fill up fast — students are encouraged to register as soon as possible in order to get the classes they need to complete their degree programs or successfully transfer to a four-year institution. Many in-demand courses, including those that qualify for … Continue reading Registration now open for fall 2019 classes at SC4

SC4 hosting free health sciences information sessions this month

This month, St. Clair County Community College will hold a number of free information sessions on main campus for three of its health sciences programs. Attending an info session is the first step for anyone interested in earning a health sciences degree from SC4. Schedule: Health Information Technology — Associate Degree Program The health information technology program prepares students for a variety of careers in … Continue reading SC4 hosting free health sciences information sessions this month

SC4 now accepting college housing applications for upcoming academic year

St. Clair County Community College is now accepting applications from students who are interested in living in the college’s new residence hall during the 2019-20 academic year. The college’s housing complex, known as The Dock, officially opened Aug. 3, 2018, in downtown Port Huron, making SC4 the first community college in Southeast Michigan to offer student housing. The residence hall provides fully furnished accommodations for … Continue reading SC4 now accepting college housing applications for upcoming academic year

Baseball and softball seasons begin at SC4

Spring has arrived, and the baseball and softball seasons are underway at SC4 as the Skippers gear up for home games against conference and non-conference opponents. Led by head coach Ryan Kottke, the Skippers baseball team looks to make an early impact with home games against Mott Community College on April 5 and Cleary University JV April 7. The SC4 softball team, led by head … Continue reading Baseball and softball seasons begin at SC4

SC4 Career Fair to welcome 100 employers to campus April 11

St. Clair County Community College’s annual Career Fair, the largest event of its kind in the county, takes place Thursday, April 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the SC4 Fieldhouse. The college is hosting the event in partnership with Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works, St. Clair County EDA, Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Port Huron/McMorran. Open to students, alumni and community … Continue reading SC4 Career Fair to welcome 100 employers to campus April 11

SC4 adds respiratory therapy program to growing list of health sciences offerings

St. Clair County Community College is offering a new Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences degree program in respiratory therapy, with courses beginning in the fall 2019 semester. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers in respiratory therapy are projected to grow 23 percent through 2026, much faster than the average for other occupations. SC4’s 24-month program combines classroom and practicum experiences in … Continue reading SC4 adds respiratory therapy program to growing list of health sciences offerings

SC4 Experience Center enhances interactive learning opportunities, welcomes traveling fossils exhibit

PORT HURON – St. Clair County Community College’s 16,000-square-foot Experience Center continues to evolve, recently enhancing interactive learning opportunities in its Innovation Center and welcoming “Fossils of the Michigan Basin,” a traveling exhibit by paleontologist, author and storyteller Joseph “PaleoJoe” Kchodl. The Innovation Center — located within the Experience Center — is now home to a growing number of STEAM-based interactive displays, 3-D pens and technology, a … Continue reading SC4 Experience Center enhances interactive learning opportunities, welcomes traveling fossils exhibit

SC4 to host Degrees and Donuts Open House April 27

St. Clair County Community College will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, in the SC4 Welcome Center, Room 150. Degrees and Donuts will provide an opportunity for prospective students to take a campus tour and learn about in-demand careers, SC4 programs, transfer opportunities and support services. The event also will feature donuts from Chef Shell’s Restaurant and … Continue reading SC4 to host Degrees and Donuts Open House April 27

International students find a home at SC4

Caio Rodrigues and Ada Baanrud left their homes in Brazil and Norway to find family, friendship and education thousands of miles away in Michigan’s Blue Water Area. Rodrigues grew up in cities across Brazil, from Recife and Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo and Manaus, where his parents and younger brother now live. With ambition to learn the English language, he decided to come to … Continue reading International students find a home at SC4

SC4 to host human trafficking conference with a health care focus April 8

St. Clair County Community College’s nursing department and the Michigan Abolitionist Project (MAP) are partnering to present a human trafficking conference Monday, April 8, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the college’s Fine Arts Theatre. The conference not only aims to increase awareness and understanding of the global crisis but also will focus on human trafficking from a health care perspective, educating professionals in the … Continue reading SC4 to host human trafficking conference with a health care focus April 8

SC4, Port Huron High School to host MHSAA basketball state quarterfinals March 12 and 19

St. Clair County Community College, along with Port Huron High School, will host two Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) basketball state quarterfinals in its Fieldhouse March 12 and March 19. A Division 3 boys quarterfinal between Detroit Edison Public School Academy and Flint Beecher High School is scheduled for tomorrow, March 12. A Division 2 girls quarterfinal is set for Tuesday, March 19. Both … Continue reading SC4, Port Huron High School to host MHSAA basketball state quarterfinals March 12 and 19

SC4 to hold free health sciences information sessions in March and April

Between Monday, March 18, and Tuesday, April 2, St. Clair County Community College will hold free information sessions on main campus for a number of its in-demand health sciences programs. Attending an info session is the first step for anyone interested in earning a health sciences degree from SC4. For those interested in the associate degree nursing (ADN) program, attending a session is mandatory. Schedule: … Continue reading SC4 to hold free health sciences information sessions in March and April

SC4 students, community to benefit from McLaren Port Huron equipment donation

St. Clair County Community College’s radiologic technology program recently received a General Electric Mobile Radiographic Unit from McLaren Port Huron. The donated unit will be utilized by radiology students in the college’s interdisciplinary Simulation Lab. It will allow students to practice positioning skills specific to mobile radiography, especially for work with trauma patients. According to SC4 Dean of Health Sciences Jenny Giles-Voss, the unit will … Continue reading SC4 students, community to benefit from McLaren Port Huron equipment donation

SC4’s 17th annual Free College Day to take place March 16

St. Clair County Community College will hold its 17th annual Free College Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16, on its Port Huron campus. This college-wide community outreach program offers a day of free, hourlong classes for children and adults covering a wide range of subjects, including science, technology, arts, business and much more. Classes will be led by SC4 faculty, staff … Continue reading SC4’s 17th annual Free College Day to take place March 16

SC4 Hall of Fame Inductees to be honored, Zeke the Wonderdog featured on Saturday

Zeke the Wonderdog, a frisbee-catching fixture of Michigan State University football and basketball games, will be the halftime entertainment during the Skippers women’s and men’s basketball games Saturday, Feb. 16, against rival Macomb Community College at the SC4 Fieldhouse starting at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., respectively. The basketball games and Zeke’s visit to campus lead up to the induction of the Skippers Hall of … Continue reading SC4 Hall of Fame Inductees to be honored, Zeke the Wonderdog featured on Saturday

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Donors collaborate to support SC4 Experience Center vision

The SC4 Foundation and two Community Foundation donor-advised funds will gift a new Tarbosaurus skeleton cast to St. Clair County Community College’s Experience Center as part of a growing commitment to support the college’s long-term Experience Center vision and expansion. Read more about this donation on the Community Foundation of St. Clair County’s website. Continue reading Donors collaborate to support SC4 Experience Center vision

SC4 to host 33rd Annual Sanilac County Academic Games Feb. 9

The 33rd Annual Raymond T. Dunbar Jr. Sanilac County Academic Games will take place this Saturday, Feb. 9, on St. Clair County Community College’s Port Huron Campus. During the Academic Games, hundreds of students and coaches representing seven school districts in Sanilac County come together to challenge each other in four academic areas: science, mathematics, social studies and language arts. The day will consist of … Continue reading SC4 to host 33rd Annual Sanilac County Academic Games Feb. 9

SC4 education a tradition for the Seppo family

There was no question where Brenda Seppo was going to college after graduating from Port Huron Northern in 1976. Her parents, W. Helen and the late Harley Smith, both taught classes at St. Clair County Community College. “Both of my parents taught there, so we had little choice as to where we were going,” said Seppo, 60, of Lakeport. “It was a good choice anyway … Continue reading SC4 education a tradition for the Seppo family

SC4, Michigan State Extension to host annual Explore Your Future Career event Feb. 9

Students of all ages and their families are invited to attend the Explore Your Future Career event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in St. Clair County Community College’s Applied Technology Center. The annual event, hosted in partnership between SC4 and Michigan State University Extension, gives attendees the opportunity to tour facilities, conduct hands-on, career-focused activities and speak directly with highly experienced … Continue reading SC4, Michigan State Extension to host annual Explore Your Future Career event Feb. 9

SC4 seeking employers for annual Career Fair April 11

The 2019 St. Clair County Community College Career Fair will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 11. The annual event will bring hundreds of students, alumni and community members to the SC4 Fieldhouse in search of career opportunities. The college is partnering with the Blue Water Chamber, Economic Development Alliance, Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works and the City of Port Huron/McMorran for this … Continue reading SC4 seeking employers for annual Career Fair April 11

Registration now open for SC4 winter baseball and softball clinics

Registration is officially open for St. Clair County Community College’s 2019 winter baseball and softball clinics. Girls in grades 4 through 12 are invited to attend two separate softball clinics: The Softball Pitching and Hitting Clinic takes place from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, in the SC4 Fieldhouse. The cost to attend is $45, increasing to $50 for those who register after Sunday, … Continue reading Registration now open for SC4 winter baseball and softball clinics

More than 1,300 students recognized in Fall 2018 President’s Honor List

A total of 1,369 St. Clair County Community College students earned a spot on the President’s Honor List for the 2018 fall semester, which concluded Dec. 14. Students must take at least six credits and have a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher to make the list. Fall 2018 President’s Honor List, ordered by hometown: ALGONAC — Morgan Allen, Grace Blair, Erica Boughner, Thomas Bradd, … Continue reading More than 1,300 students recognized in Fall 2018 President’s Honor List

SC4 offers late-start classes for a variety of subjects

Registration is open for late-start winter semester classes at St. Clair County Community College. Seats are still available in 12-week classes starting the week of Feb. 4, and eight-week classes starting the week of March 11. Classes are available in Port Huron and online. Late-start classes allow students to earn credits at a faster pace. Class topics may include biology, business, computers, English, math, political … Continue reading SC4 offers late-start classes for a variety of subjects

Professor Laurie Lamont receives SC4 Distinguished Faculty Award.

Laurie Lamont, professor of associate degree nursing at St. Clair County Community College, was honored as the SC4 Distinguished Faculty Award winner during a faculty professional development session Thursday, Jan. 3. The award is based on a faculty member’s personal and professional impact with students and colleagues and in the community. Also nominated for the award were Paul Bedard, professor of mathematics, and Chris Hiebert, professor … Continue reading Professor Laurie Lamont receives SC4 Distinguished Faculty Award.

Mission Accomplished: Marine City woman completes nursing degree with boost from scholarship

Dec. 13 marked a major achievement for Nikki Leonard, 24, of Marine City. She graduated from the Licensed Practical Nurse program at St. Clair County Community College. From her earliest years, Nikki says she knew someday she would be a nurse. So, she started taking pre-requisite courses for nursing and then decided to take a break from school before entering the program at SC4. During her … Continue reading Mission Accomplished: Marine City woman completes nursing degree with boost from scholarship

SC4 to host 42 boys and girls high school basketball teams for 2018 Holiday Showcase

The 2018 St. Clair County Community College Holiday Basketball Showcase will take place Thursday, Dec. 27, through Saturday, Dec. 29, in the SC4 Fieldhouse. The event enters its second year featuring 42 high school varsity girls and boys teams representing 11 counties and Canada. Tickets for the showcase are available for $8, which is good for an entire day of games. SCHEDULE THURSDAY, DEC. 27 … Continue reading SC4 to host 42 boys and girls high school basketball teams for 2018 Holiday Showcase

Students, local businesses benefit from a graphic design program that goes far beyond the classroom

For the last three years, local businesses from Port Huron to Lexington, Michigan, have been building their brands with the help of students from St. Clair County Community College’s Graphic Design program. The students are enrolled in Graphic Design I and II courses led by Adjunct Instructor Chris Krolczyk, who has helped make practical application and work with real clients a staple of the curriculum. … Continue reading Students, local businesses benefit from a graphic design program that goes far beyond the classroom

Alumni spotlight: Callie Oppertshauser

Callie Oppertshauser credits much of her success to the time she spent at St. Clair County Community College. A Port Huron High School graduate, Oppertshauser, 29, participated in dual enrollment through the Blue Water Middle College Academy for an intermediate algebra class her senior year and graduated in 2008 with a 3.2 grade point average. “It wasn’t good enough to get into any of the … Continue reading Alumni spotlight: Callie Oppertshauser

SC4 names Randy Fernandez 2018 Alumnus of the Year

Marysville City Manager Randy Fernandez has been named the 2018 St. Clair County Community College Alumnus of the Year. “SC4 played a big part in my life and helped prepare me for my career serving this community,” Fernandez said. “I’m very humbled and honored to receive this special recognition.” Not only did he attend the college but so did his five siblings, two sons and … Continue reading SC4 names Randy Fernandez 2018 Alumnus of the Year

SC4 releases winter 2019 calendar of arts events

St. Clair County Community College has released its full calendar of concerts, performances, exhibits and more for the winter 2019 semester. Among the highlights of the upcoming season is the Free Thursday Concert Series, which features a highly anticipated performance by the world-renowned Femmes of Rock on Jan. 17 at noon and 7 p.m. Led by violinist and arranger Nina DiGregorio, the group has thrilled audiences across … Continue reading SC4 releases winter 2019 calendar of arts events

Free College Day: Call for instructors and speakers

St. Clair County Community College will host its 17th annual Free College Day Saturday, March 16, 2019, and is seeking instructors and speakers for the event. This college-wide community outreach program offers a day of free, hour-long classes between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for learners of all ages. Last year, community members filled close to 2,000 seats in 107 classes. Faculty and staff members, as … Continue reading Free College Day: Call for instructors and speakers

SC4 students come together for special performance to open free Thursday concert Dec. 6

On Thursday, Dec. 6, Dr. Kazimierz Brzozowski will take the stage in the St. Clair County Community College Fine Arts Theatre for two performances as part of the free Thursday Concert Series. But before the renowned classical pianist touches the keys, three SC4 students will perform classic holiday songs for the first — and maybe only — time together as The Temp Trio. Desi Kuntz … Continue reading SC4 students come together for special performance to open free Thursday concert Dec. 6

For the Wiltons, Success at Blue Water Middle College Academy Runs in the Family

The Blue Water Middle College Academy gave Sharon Wilton’s two daughters a jump on the game with free associate degrees thanks to the partnership between the St. Clair County Regional Educational Service Agency, area school districts and St. Clair County Community College. Wilton, March of Dimes development manager, said she is amazed at the paths her daughters, Emily and Meghan, have taken since earning degrees … Continue reading For the Wiltons, Success at Blue Water Middle College Academy Runs in the Family

SC4 Potters Market Returns for 16th year

The St. Clair County Community College Potters Market returns for its 16th consecutive year on Thursday, Nov. 15, in the SC4 Welcome Center. The annual event gives visitors the opportunity to explore and purchase one-of-a-kind pottery crafted by the college’s students, alumni, faculty and staff, as well as guest artists. This year’s event will feature ceramic work from 24 different potters that is either hand-built … Continue reading SC4 Potters Market Returns for 16th year

265 local students to get first look at SC4 Experience Center

On Friday, Nov. 2, 265 students from the STEAM Academy at Woodrow Wilson and Memphis Community Schools will get a first look at St. Clair County Community College’s new Experience Center partnership with the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum before the Super Science Day public preview event Nov. 3. One goal of the Experience Center is to provide unique experiential education opportunities to local students who … Continue reading 265 local students to get first look at SC4 Experience Center

SC4 brings groundbreaking musical to the community for six nights starting Nov. 1

At 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, St. Clair County Community College will debut its production of HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. SC4’s production honors the 50th anniversary of the classic countercultural musical, which made its Broadway debut in April 1968. Telling the story of the “tribe,” a group of politically active hippies living a bohemian life in New York City and fighting against conscription … Continue reading SC4 brings groundbreaking musical to the community for six nights starting Nov. 1

In a first for the region, sturgeon exhibit to be feature of SC4 Super Science Day and new Experience Center

St. Clair County Community College’s new Experience Center soon will be home to a sturgeon exhibit as part of a unique environmental education program created for K-12 schools by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The Sturgeon in the Classroom program is facilitated in Southeast Michigan by Sturgeon for Tomorrow, a nonprofit group that works to preserve and protect the future of lake sturgeon in the … Continue reading In a first for the region, sturgeon exhibit to be feature of SC4 Super Science Day and new Experience Center

SC4 president puts the emphasis on ‘community’ with new Experience Center

St. Clair County Community College President Dr. Deborah Snyder began in her role in 2016 focused on enhancing the student experience and re-establishing the college as an integral community partner. That’s why just four months into her term the visionary alumna, who had already launched numerous other initiatives, boarded a bus with SC4 faculty and staff members to visit the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. “I … Continue reading SC4 president puts the emphasis on ‘community’ with new Experience Center