SC4 Foundation awards $186,233 in scholarships

The SC4 Foundation has a long history of helping area students from all walks of life succeed. This spring the Foundation continues that tradition by awarding $186,233 in scholarships for the upcoming academic year. Recipients are pursuing a variety of majors, from health sciences to business to communications. “Education changes lives, and providing access is even more crucial in these uncertain economic times,” said SC4 … Continue reading SC4 Foundation awards $186,233 in scholarships

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

SC4 faculty, staff honored for years of service

St. Clair County Community College honors 31 faculty and staff members for their dedicated service to SC4. “SC4 faculty and staff are dedicated to doing everything possible to provide students with a great learning experience,” said SC4 President Dr. Deborah A. Snyder. “We are pleased to honor and recognize retirees and employees for their continued commitment and service.” Retiring employees Suzanne Bacheller of Clyde Township, … Continue reading SC4 faculty, staff honored for years of service

2019 Graduate Ceremony

SC4 honors the 96th annual class of graduates

Commencement is an opportunity to honor our graduates who have worked hard to achieve their goal of earning a college credential. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, our May 8 Commencement event was cancelled. “We are very proud of our graduates and look forward to recognizing their hard work and determination. The College has begun planning a future event to acknowledge the outstanding efforts and accomplishments … Continue reading SC4 honors the 96th annual class of graduates

Literacy and Beyond partners with SC4 and Stebbins Family Fund to provide Scholarship Support to graduates of the 2GEN GED Program

Literacy and Beyond is proud to announce the formation of the 2GEN G.R.A.D.S. (Graduates Receiving Associate Degree Support) Scholarship in partnership with St. Clair County Community College (SC4) and the Stebbins Family Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (CFSEM). The competitive 2GEN G.R.A.D.S. Scholarship is available for graduates of the 2GEN GED program and is renewable for up to three years while recipients … Continue reading Literacy and Beyond partners with SC4 and Stebbins Family Fund to provide Scholarship Support to graduates of the 2GEN GED Program

$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

Former television news director prefers ‘paying it forward’

Simple beginnings don’t always make headline news, but one former television news director thinks it’s newsworthy that he got his start at St. Clair County Community College.

A 1966 graduate of SC4, Jim Collins interviewed people like former vice president Hubert Humphrey, reported on the great gasoline shortage of the 1970s and investigated deadly PCB’s in cattle feed. Continue reading Former television news director prefers ‘paying it forward’

Boxes of donations for the St. Clair County Emergency Management Response Team

SC4 donates safety equipment to St. Clair County Emergency Management Response Team

In an effort to assist health care and emergency response workers in the community facing critical shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), St. Clair County Community College faculty and staff reviewed supplies to determine items on hand that may be useful to the county’s health care and emergency response workers. They donated and delivered more than 125 gowns and Tyvek suits, 170 boxes of gloves, … Continue reading SC4 donates safety equipment to St. Clair County Emergency Management Response Team

Registration open for summer 2020 classes at SC4

Registration for summer classes at St. Clair County Community College is now open, providing a great opportunity for students of all backgrounds to earn valuable credits at a fraction of the cost of a four-year institution. SC4 students continuing their education, guest students from other institutions and community members looking to take courses for personal enrichment are encouraged to browse the full list of available … Continue reading Registration open for summer 2020 classes at SC4

SC4 seeking employers for annual Career Fair April 23

The 2020 St. Clair County Community College Career Fair will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 23. 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 23

More than 1,300 SC4 students earn honors

A total of 1,372 St. Clair County Community College students from 88 cities and towns in Michigan and beyond earned a spot on the President’s Honor List for the 2019 fall semester, which ended Dec. 13. 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 fall semester, ordered … Continue reading More than 1,300 SC4 students earn honors

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

Lifelong learner and alumna Barbara Beck-Donovan (1928-2019) gifts $1.6 million to SC4, People’s Clinic

Upon her passing on May 6, 2019, SC4 and the Community Foundation of St. Clair County learned of a $1.6 million gift from Barbara Beck-Donovan, which will provide approximately $800,000 to SC4 for the creation of two scholarships and $800,000 to an endowment fund for the benefit of the People’s Clinic for Better Health at Lake Huron Medical Center. Beck-Donavan attended SC4 – then Port … Continue reading Lifelong learner and alumna Barbara Beck-Donovan (1928-2019) gifts $1.6 million to SC4, People’s Clinic

Registration open for SC4 late-start winter classes

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. 10 and eight-week classes starting the week of March 16. Classes are available in Port Huron and online. Late-start classes allow students to earn credits at a faster pace. Class topics include biology, business, English, math, political science, psychology, sociology … Continue reading Registration open for SC4 late-start winter classes

SC4 a great place to start according to alumnus Dan Damman

Attorney Daniel A. Damman says there’s no debate about it: St. Clair County Community College is the best place for area students to start their higher education. A 1994 St. Clair High School graduate, Damman (pictured above with wife Therese) attended SC4 for two years, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Michigan State University in 1999 and earned his Juris Doctorate from Wayne … Continue reading SC4 a great place to start according to alumnus Dan Damman

SC4 joins statewide basic needs initiative to support students

PORT HURON – St. Clair County Community College announced today that it will join a statewide initiative to help students connect with resources to support basic needs. The Michigan Community College Association was awarded a $442,000 grant to launch the initiative focused on improving student completion and success by addressing economic instability among students including access to food, housing, transportation, childcare and other basic needs. … Continue reading SC4 joins statewide basic needs initiative to support students

SC4 Fieldhouse

SC4 to host winter 2020 volleyball camp

St. Clair County Community College will host a volleyball camp in the SC4 Fieldhouse this winter for girls and boys in grades 5-12. Camp dates are on Fridays, including Jan. 31, Feb. 7, Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. The camp is designed for all skill levels – from those just being introduced to volleyball to those who have played on … Continue reading SC4 to host winter 2020 volleyball camp

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

SC4 Fieldhouse

SC4 to host 42 basketball teams from 14 counties at upcoming Fieldhouse events

St. Clair County Community College is pleased to host two upcoming basketball tournaments in its Fieldhouse. The Ed Peltz Holiday Basketball Tournament features 12 games played by boys freshmen, JV and varsity teams on Thursday, Dec. 19, through Saturday, Dec. 21. The tournament is named after Ed Peltz, a longtime special education teacher, administrator, coach and athletic director who passed away in 2009. Peltz coached … Continue reading SC4 to host 42 basketball teams from 14 counties at upcoming Fieldhouse events

SC4 announces Skippers Dance Team

St. Clair County Community College is pleased to announce a collegiate level Skippers Dance Team beginning in the winter 2020 semester. Through a SC4 Athletics partnership with the Huron Physical Arts Center (HPAC) in downtown Port Huron, the team will be coached by Laurie Charron, owner and head coach of the State, Regional and National Champion Starlites Competitive Dance Team organization. “We’re pleased to offer this … Continue reading SC4 announces Skippers Dance Team

SC4 honors 45 practical nursing graduates

PORT HURON – St. Clair County Community College honored its practical nursing program graduates during a commencement ceremony Thursday, Dec. 12, on the Port Huron campus. The 45 graduating students who completed the nursing program received certificates and are qualified to take the National Council Licensure Examination. A full list of graduating students, including honors and hometowns, is listed below. Those interested in learning more … Continue reading SC4 honors 45 practical nursing graduates

SC4’s Josephine Cassar wins MASFAA State Leadership Award

St. Clair County Community College’s Director of Financial Assistance and Services Josephine Cassar has received the State Leadership Award from the Midwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (MASFAA). Additionally, the Summer Institute and Leadership Symposium Committee on which Cassar is a member received the Committee of the Year Award. According to the MASFAA website, the State Leadership Award is annually presented to recognize outstanding … Continue reading SC4’s Josephine Cassar wins MASFAA State Leadership Award

SC4 honors life of Dr. Mark Setter (1954-2019), names him Alumnus of the Year

Dr. Mark Setter, who passed away on Feb. 2, 2019, has been named the 2019 St. Clair County Community College Alumnus of the Year. Dr. Setter attended SC4 following graduation from Port Huron Northern High School in 1972. He completed his associate degree at SC4 in 1974, graduating summa cum laude, before earning a degree in dentistry from the University of Michigan with a post-graduate … Continue reading SC4 honors life of Dr. Mark Setter (1954-2019), names him Alumnus of the Year

SC4 announces winter 2020 health sciences program information sessions schedule

St. Clair County Community College is pleased to announce its winter semester information sessions for its health sciences programs. Program information sessions are free and the first step for anyone interested in earning a health sciences degree from SC4. For those interested in nursing or radiologic technology programs, attending a session is mandatory. In addition to program information sessions, SC4’s paramedic/EMT, respiratory therapy and medical assisting … Continue reading SC4 announces winter 2020 health sciences program information sessions schedule

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

Top D1 and D2 MHSAA volleyball teams heading to SC4 for state quarterfinals

St. Clair County Community College is pleased to host the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) state volleyball tournament quarterfinal beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in SC4 Fieldhouse. The Division 2 quarterfinal match is set for 6 p.m., followed by the Division 1 match at 7:30 p.m. “Port Huron is the ideal setting for the MHSAA Division 1 and 2 volleyball quarterfinals for … Continue reading Top D1 and D2 MHSAA volleyball teams heading to SC4 for state quarterfinals

Professor Tangie Christmas named NAACP award recipient

St. Clair County Community College Professor of Speech Tangie Christmas received the Geri Kimbro Humanitarian Award at the Port Huron Branch of the NAACP’s 60th annual Fight for Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday evening. Pictured above clockwise from top left: Professor Christmas accepts her award. SC4 Associate Degree Nursing Instructor and NAACP Port Huron Branch President Kevin Watkins presents Professor Christmas with the award. SC4 … Continue reading Professor Tangie Christmas named NAACP award recipient

Cross country Skippers to head to NJCAA National Championships

St. Clair County Community College is pleased to announce its men’s cross country team and two individual members of the women’s cross country team have qualified for the NJCAA National Division I Championships in Albuquerque, N.M., on Nov. 9. Skippers Caitlyn Rogers, Izabella Gowen, Cole Broecker, Dylan Castle, Tyreice McArthur, Jack DeMara, Nathan Johns and Elias Pagurko will compete in the competition. To qualify, the … Continue reading Cross country Skippers to head to NJCAA National Championships

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

SC4 to play, host first round of NJCAA National Volleyball Tournament

St. Clair County Community College is pleased to host top collegiate volleyball players from Michigan, Ohio and Indiana in the first round of the NJCAA National Volleyball Tournament for Great Lakes Districts A and B at its Fieldhouse Nov. 7-9, 2019. The Skippers volleyball team, with impressive wins against teams such as the Raiders of Oakland Community College, secured a spot in the opening round … Continue reading SC4 to play, host first round of NJCAA National Volleyball Tournament

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 Open Education Resources initiative potentially saves 7,655 students more than $1.1 million since 2016

St. Clair County Community College remains committed to its open education resources (OER) efforts, which have now helped 7,655 students potentially save more than $1.1 million since 2016. OER include freely accessible, openly licensed text, media and other digital assets that can increase student learning and success while reducing the cost of higher education. Since SC4 began tracking in Fall 2016, faculty members teaching 393 … Continue reading SC4 Open Education Resources initiative potentially saves 7,655 students more than $1.1 million since 2016

Brad Gudme selected to fill vacant SC4 trustee seat

The St. Clair County Community College Board of Trustees has selected Brad Gudme of Emmett to fill a vacant trustee seat. Gudme will serve for approximately 15 months, in a term expiring Dec. 31, 2020. The decision was made at the board’s special meeting on Oct. 8. The vacancy occurred as a result of the recent resignation of former Trustee John Adair. Gudme is superintendent … Continue reading Brad Gudme selected to fill vacant SC4 trustee seat

SC4 Board of Trustees to fill vacant trustee seat at special meeting Oct. 8

The St. Clair County Community College Board of Trustees has received 13 applications for a vacant trustee seat. The board will consider the applicants at a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Room 150 of the college’s Welcome Center. The term of office for this vacancy is approximately 15 months and will expire on Dec. 31, 2020. The seat was left vacant … Continue reading SC4 Board of Trustees to fill vacant trustee seat at special meeting Oct. 8

SC4 radiologic technology students win top honors at statewide competition

St. Clair County Community College Class of 2020 radiologic technology students recently competed in the Michigan Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Student Academic Competition in Bay City, Mich. SC4 student Taylor Kreger (shown above holding the trophy) earned first place, while SC4 students Danielle Sawyer (above right) and Katelyn Vespie (above left) won third and fourth place, respectively. SC4 students competed against students from a … Continue reading SC4 radiologic technology students win top honors at statewide competition

SC4 Foundation hosts scholarship reception to recognize donors and students

The SC4 Foundation, in partnership with St. Clair County Community College and the Community Foundation of St. Clair County, recently hosted a scholarship reception to acknowledge its many dedicated donors and extraordinary student scholarship recipients. According to SC4 Foundation Chairman Harold Burns, the inaugural reception served as an opportunity to thank donors, honor students, and celebrate the many combined student success-focused efforts of the three … Continue reading SC4 Foundation hosts scholarship reception to recognize donors and students

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

Public notice: St. Clair County Community College Trustee Vacancy

The St. Clair County Community College Board of Trustees has one (1) vacant Trustee term to fill by appointment. The term of office for this vacancy is approximately 15 months and will expire on Dec. 31, 2020. More information about the role of the Board may be found at sc4.edu/Role-of-the-Board. A qualified applicant must: Be age 18 or older. Be a registered voter living in … Continue reading Public notice: St. Clair County Community College Trustee Vacancy

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 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

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

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

SC4 expands transfer agreements with Oakland University

As part of an ongoing effort to provide an efficient and cost-effective transfer process, Oakland University has signed an additional articulation agreement with St. Clair County Community College. The new agreement helps transition qualified students from SC4 to Oakland University in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration – all majors. It benefits students by increasing the number of transfer credits they … Continue reading SC4 expands transfer agreements with Oakland University

SC4 student-athletes earn conference honors for academic achievement

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) recently announced the recipients of their 2018-19 academic awards, with many St. Clair County Community College student-athletes and teams earning recognition for their accomplishments in the classroom. See the full list of awardees below. To learn more about athletics at SC4, visit sc4.edu/athletics. 2018-19 NJCAA All-Academic First Team award winners (4.00 … Continue reading SC4 student-athletes earn conference honors for academic achievement

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

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 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 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 Athletic Director Dale Vos inducted into NJCAA Hall of Fame, named BCAM Coach of the Year

The NJCAA Men’s Golf Coaches Association has announced that St. Clair County Community College Athletic Director Dale Vos will be inducted into its 2019 Hall of Fame class alongside Kirkwood Community College Head Coach Darin Pint. The induction marks another honor in what has been an exciting year for Vos, as he also was recently named Men’s Junior College Coach of the Year by the … Continue reading SC4 Athletic Director Dale Vos inducted into NJCAA Hall of Fame, named BCAM Coach of the Year

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 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 faculty, staff honored for years of service

St. Clair County Community College faculty and staff members were honored at a staff luncheon ceremony Friday, May 3, on the college’s main campus. Forty-seven employees received awards and recognition for their dedicated service to SC4. “SC4 faculty and staff members work hard to maximize student success on our campus every day,” said SC4 President Dr. Deborah A. Snyder. “We are pleased to honor and … Continue reading SC4 faculty, staff honored for years of service

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 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 honors more than 150 students at annual Student Recognition Ceremony

St. Clair County Community College recently honored more than 150 students for their outstanding accomplishments in and out of the classroom during the 2018-19 academic year. “Our students, who come from cities across our region and beyond, are committed to their education and work hard throughout the year to achieve their goals,” said Vice President of Student Services Pete Lacey. “The students honored at this … Continue reading SC4 honors more than 150 students at annual Student Recognition Ceremony

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’s Jo Cassar receives Michigan Student Financial Aid Association Lifetime Achievement Award

St. Clair County Community College’s Director of Financial Assistance and Services Jo Cassar was recently honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Michigan Student Financial Aid Association. Cassar is only the 14th person among all colleges and universities in Michigan to receive this prestigious recognition since it was first awarded in 1985. With more than 30 years of experience in higher education, she is … Continue reading SC4’s Jo Cassar receives Michigan Student Financial Aid Association Lifetime Achievement Award

SC4 adds summer EMT course as demand for paramedics increases across the country 

As EMS providers across Michigan and throughout the country work to address a widespread shortage of paramedics, St. Clair County Community College has added a summer emergency medical technician course to help students enter the field. SC4’s state-certified, 274-hour basic emergency medical technician course runs from May 6 to Aug. 14, combining classroom instruction and clinical experience in an ambulance and emergency room to train … Continue reading SC4 adds summer EMT course as demand for paramedics increases across the country 

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 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

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 to hold free group advising sessions for nursing, HIT programs Feb. 14

On Thursday, Feb. 14, St. Clair County Community College will hold free group advising sessions on main campus for those interested in its nursing and Health Information Technology (HIT) programs. Attending a group advising session is the first step for anyone interested in earning a health sciences degree from SC4. For those interested in the Practical Nursing (LPN), Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) or ADN Transition … Continue reading SC4 to hold free group advising sessions for nursing, HIT programs Feb. 14

Experience Center and Museum

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

Blue Water Middle College Academy gives students head start on higher education

Eighteen-year-old Capac resident Anna Dalessandro is on track to graduate with more than her high school diploma this year. In May, she also will earn an associate degree in general education, associate in business and associate in art thanks to the partnership between the Blue Water Middle College (BWMCA), St. Clair County Community College and St. Clair County Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA). The partnership … Continue reading Blue Water Middle College Academy gives students head start on higher education

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

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.

SC4 president joins Michigan Virtual Board of Directors

St. Clair County Community College President Deborah Snyder, Ph.D., recently was appointed to the Michigan Virtual Board of Directors for a three-year term. Michigan Virtual, formally known as Michigan Virtual University, partners with more than 500 districts in the state of Michigan to provide online courses and supplemental programs for Michigan students and professional development for educators. It is the parent organization of the Michigan … Continue reading SC4 president joins Michigan Virtual Board of Directors

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

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

SC4 students to take on final stage of national cybersecurity competition this weekend

This Friday through Sunday, students in St. Clair County Community College’s computer information systems networking degree program will compete against teams across the country as part of the Fall 2018 National Cyber League (NCL) competition. Founded in 2011, the NCL provides an ongoing virtual training ground for individuals to develop and validate cybersecurity knowledge in a defensive and offensive puzzle-based, capture-the-flag style competition. Participants play … Continue reading SC4 students to take on final stage of national cybersecurity competition this weekend

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 to host some of the best NJCAA volleyball teams in the country this week, Skippers to compete in action

PORT HURON – St. Clair County Community College will host the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 12 Volleyball Tournament this week, Nov. 1-3. The tournament, which includes districts E and F, will send the two winning teams to the National Championship. Games are scheduled for 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Friday; and 11 a.m., 1:30 and 4 p.m. (only … Continue reading SC4 to host some of the best NJCAA volleyball teams in the country this week, Skippers to compete in action

Winter registration for SC4 opens Oct. 29

PORT HURON – Registration for winter semester classes at St. Clair County Community College opens Monday, Oct. 29. There is no deposit required to register, and classes 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. From Oct. 29 to Nov. 23, there is … Continue reading Winter registration for SC4 opens Oct. 29

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

SC4 Foundation expands a philanthropic partnership for greater impact on students and the community

Port Huron, MI  – St. Clair County Community College President Deborah Snyder, Ph.D., SC4 Foundation Chair Harold Burns and Community Foundation President and CEO Randy Maiers are pleased to announce an expanded philanthropic partnership as the Community Foundation assumes administration of SC4 Foundation scholarships and funds. “The college and the Community Foundation bring to the area a combined 169 years of service to this community … Continue reading SC4 Foundation expands a philanthropic partnership for greater impact on students and the community

SC4 students from across region honored for outstanding academic achievement

A total of 141 St. Clair County Community College students earned a spot on the President’s Honor List for the 2018 summer semester, which concluded Aug. 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 2018 summer semester, ordered by hometown: ALGONAC – Brandi Hojnacki, Sanja Jovanovska-Hall, Jasmina Jovanovska-Spence and … Continue reading SC4 students from across region honored for outstanding academic achievement

SC4 partners with local restaurants, Elevate Meal Plan to offer meal plan options

St. Clair County Community College has partnered with local restaurants and Elevate Meal Plan to provide its students, employees, area professionals and community members with unique and affordable meal options, easy dine in, pre-ordering and pickup services at some of the area’s most popular venues via an online platform. SC4 is one of just a handful of community partners—and the first community college—offering meal plan … Continue reading SC4 partners with local restaurants, Elevate Meal Plan to offer meal plan options

Join SC4 at ArtPrize and the Frederik Meijer Gardens, Sept. 22

PORT HURON – St. Clair County Community College is pleased to announce a community trip to ArtPrize and the Frederik Meijer Gardens on Saturday, Sept. 22. The $85 bus trip, which is open all area residents, includes round-trip transportation, entrance to Frederik Meijer Gardens, lunch, a tram ride, maps, prizes, a Movie-on-the-Move (“Maudie” starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke) and refreshments. ArtPrize is an international … Continue reading Join SC4 at ArtPrize and the Frederik Meijer Gardens, Sept. 22

Confined Space

Revamped college program focused on creating more skilled workers

As the need for skilled trade workers continues to grow, St. Clair County Community College is making changes to help meet the demand. The institution completely revamped its workforce development program, now known as Professional Training Services with one goal in mind: To deliver high-quality instruction and training to employers and employees needing to improve their skills. To read the entire article, check out the … Continue reading Revamped college program focused on creating more skilled workers

Former Skipper AJ Burton named Associate Head Coach at Southern Maine Community College

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine— Southern Maine CC Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Director of Athletics Matt Richards has appointed AJ Burton, Brown City grad and former Skipper basketball player, to the position of Associate Head Coach effective this 2018-19 season. In his first two seasons as an assistant, Burton helped the SeaWolves to a 41-18 mark, 23-7 in Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) play. Men’s Basketball … Continue reading Former Skipper AJ Burton named Associate Head Coach at Southern Maine Community College

SC4 welcomes Michigan Occupational Deans Administrative Council to campus

PORT HURON – St. Clair County Community College today welcomes to campus occupational deans from 28 community colleges and universities across Michigan at its August 2018 Michigan Occupational Deans Administrative Council (MODAC) meeting. The gathering takes place Aug. 9 and 10 at SC4 and throughout the community. It is aimed at addressing the future needs of Michigan’s workforce, employers and students by creating and improving … Continue reading SC4 welcomes Michigan Occupational Deans Administrative Council to campus