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In an effort to assist displaced students of the now defunct ITT Technical Institute, St. Charles Community College has organized planning sessions that could help in their continued pursuit of a higher education.

On Tuesday, September 20, SCC will offer former ITT students the opportunity to learn about SCC programs that align with ITT programs, information about financial aid, and more. Fees for the application for admission for these students will be waived, college officials said.

Sessions will be held at 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, in Room 205 in the... read more

Get a bird’s-eye view of the construction on the Olin Library Transformation project. (For desktops and laptops only. Recommended browsers are Chrome, Safari, and Firefox.)

Southeast Missouri State University’s Kent Library is pairing with the St. Louis Astronomical Society (SLAS) to increase area residents’ knowledge of objects in the night sky as part of the Library Telescope Program.

Beginning Sept. 9, individuals with a valid library card will be able to check out an Orion StarBlast 4.5-inch telescope for a seven-day period.

“The telescopes provide a platform for education and programming,” said Christy Mershon, director of Southeast’s Continuing and Extended Education.

“If you plan it, they will Con! And boy, did they ever!” says Library Center Manager Jessie East. “Our door count at the Library Center on Saturday, August 27, was over 4,083 people! By comparison, on the fourth Saturday of August 2015, our door count was 1,597. 

“They were decked out, dressed up, and spent the day attending panel discussions, learning new games, sharing fun activities with their families, meeting artists and authors, and taking pictures. The Mudhouse had their biggest sales day ever, and the Gift Shop table made double what they hoped for. And we didn't have so... read more

Southeast Missouri State University’s Kent Library has recently introduced the online video streaming service, Kanopy.

The database includes more than 26,000 films from leading producers with the streaming interface, making it easy to watch, share, discuss and engage with films across campus.

Barbara Glackin, dean of Kent Library, says the collection includes documentaries; educational films; and a wealth of videos — instructional, global studies and languages, arts, business, international, health, media and communications, social sciences, sports, science and technology,... read more

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