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SCCC to hold Transfer Fair

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Transferring to a four-year college or university has never been easier. A Spring Transfer Fair is being held at Sussex County Community College (SCCC). The Fair will take place on Thursday, February 23 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Center (D) Building.

The Transfer Fair gives SCCC students the opportunity to obtain information on transferring to a 4-year college or university. Students will meet with college representatives to discuss admission requirements and options for pursuing their bachelor’s degrees.

Colleges attending the Transfer Fair are as follows:

  • Bloomfield College
  • Bloomsburg University
  • Caldwell University
  • Centenary College
  • Drew University
  • East Stroudsburg University
  • Felician University
  • George Mason University
  • Kean University
  • Keystone College
  • Kutztown University
  • Marywood University
  • Montclair State University
  • NYU
  • Ramapo College
  • Richard Stockton College
  • Rowan University
  • Rutgers-New Brunswick
  • Rutgers Off-Campus Programs @ CCM
  • St. Johns University
  • St. Peters University
  • St. Thomas Aquanis
  • SUNY Oswego
  • University of Scranton
  • William Paterson University

The  College will also hold “Instant Decision Days” which allow students to find out if they are admitted to the college they signed up with. A table will be set up at the Transfer Fair with more information and to sign up for a specific day and college. Programs requiring a separate application are not eligible. SCCC will also be holding several “Instant Decision Days” for the following colleges:
Ramapo College on 3/20
Montclair State University on 3/21
East Stroudsburg University on3/23
William Paterson University on 3/28
Centenary College on 3/30

For more information, contact the SCCC Transfer Counselor at 973-300-2206 or sscardena@sussex.edu. Registration is not required, and the event is free to attend.

SCCC’s College Novel Lecture

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The College will continue its academic lectures on Station Eleven by covering Math, Anthropology, and the Apocalypse for the next topic of discussion. Join us on February 16 at 10:50 am in the Student Center Theater as Dr. Mary DeHart and Dr. Anthony Balzano examine themes relevant to their disciplines of Mathematics and Anthropology in this year’s College novel.

Descriptions of the topics to be covered include:

  • Station Eleven describes the impact of a global pandemic on civilization. How does math help us to understand, control and stop the spread of disease? How are big data being used in epidemiology? How can you learn more about new careers that utilize big data? All of these questions will be addressed by Professor DeHart in “Mathematical Perspectives on Station Eleven.”
  • Professor Balzano will consider Station Eleven through an anthropological lens. He is especially interested in the novel’s reliance on placing characters within post-apocalyptic, small-scale social structures. Are these characters hunter-gatherers?  Dr. Balzano will also comment on the novel’s use of pre-apocalyptic cultural artifacts as a moral compass for the novel’s characters.

The presentation is free to all SCCC students, faculty, and staff.

Pasta dinner to support student veterans

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The Sparta VFW Post #7248 will be holding a Pasta Dinner on Friday, February 10 from 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. All proceeds from this event will benefit SCCC student veterans.  Sponsors for the event include: dinner sponsor, Andrew Milling of Sparta Weichert Realtors;  bread sponsor by Augie of Augie’s Brooklyn Bagel, Deli and Catering;  dessert sponsor by John of Trout Unlimited. The food will be prepared by Donna of Homer’s Restaurant.  The event will be held at the Sparta VFW, 66 Main St., Sparta, NJ. Suggested donation is $20. There will also be a cash bar available. For tickets please call 973.729.7011.

African-American History Month Event

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The Center for Diversity & Equality at Sussex County Community College is proud to announce an African-American History Month Event. There will be a presentation and discussion, by Professor Michael Hughes, on the film Race: The Jesse Owens Story. Join us on Monday, February 6 from 6:30 PM to 9 PM in the Student Center Theater.

The film is about Jesse Owens’ quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history on the world stage at the 1936 Olympics. There, he wins a record four gold medals and faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy.

This event is free and open to the public.

Late Register for Classes until 1/27

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Sussex County Community College (SCCC) is late registering students for the spring semester until Friday, January 27. Classes started on January 23 but new students can still get started on their college education for the spring semester.

SCCC has announced the addition of new degree programs, including Cosmetology, Food-Beverage Management, Hotel-Restaurant Management, Electronic Music, Music, and Technical Studies. Each of these degree programs will be offered during the spring semester. Interested students can still apply and register until January 27.

In addition to these new programs, the College has opened two new satellite locations at Vernon and Hopatcong High Schools. Students will be able to take courses at either location to apply toward their associate degree.

For more information or to register for classes, please contact the SCCC Admissions department by phone at (973) 300-2223 or by email at admissions@sussex.edu.

 

 

SCCC Spring Registration open with extended office hours

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Starting at Sussex County Community College (SCCC) is a smart choice for area residents. Students that earn their associate degree save thousands off the total cost of a bachelor’s degree when they transfer. SCCC offers new degree programs in Building Construction, Cosmetology, Food/Management, Hotel/Restaurant Management, Electronic Music, Music, and Technical Studies plus a wide range of degree and certificate programs to help begin a great college education. Courses are held at the SCCC Newton Campus, Vernon Township High School and Hopatcong High School for convenient locations throughout Sussex County

SCCC will hold extended office hours for students who would like to register for the spring 2017 semester.
Mondays and Thursdays, January 9 through January 26 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.;
Saturday, January 14 and Saturday, January 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon.

The extended office hours are for the Registrar’s Office, Financial Aid Office, Student Advising and Counseling Center and the Bursar’s Office.  Please note the College will be closed on January 16 for the Martin Luther King Jr, holiday.

Normal business hours are as follows:
Monday from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on Saturday and Sunday

Classes begin on Monday, January 23 for the spring semester. For more information or to register for classes, please contact the SCCC Admissions Office at (973) 300-2223, email admissions@sussex.edu or apply online at sussex.edu/apply.

SCCC Announces Dean’s List

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—January 24, 2017

NEWTON, NJ – Sussex County Community College is proud to announce the 500 students who showed the academic achievement required to make the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester. To be named on the Dean’s List, a student must have a semester (full-time students) or cumulative (part-time students) grade point average of at least 3.5.

 

The following students have fulfilled these requirements:

Name Town
Stephanie R Ahmad Andover
Caitlin M Clark Andover
Michelle  Cloughsey Andover
Kyle E Egan Andover
Celina P Faschan Andover
Andrew  Godlewsky Andover
Caitlin S Hurley Andover
Nancy R Jara Vargas Andover
Ashley  Kippycash Andover
Jaina M Lumkong Andover
Melissa N Marshall Andover
Brian F Masi Andover
Brittany C Mattia Andover
Michael E Mocerino Andover
Nicholas C Patterson Andover
Sarah A Pope Andover
Ryan T Quentz Andover
Mary K Richardson Andover
Meghan M Roach Andover
Michael  Sesera Andover
Logan J Siesta Andover
Grace E Thuen Andover
Mary V Ullmann Andover
Victoria E Vasquez Andover
Michael R Vitiello Andover
Beth-Ann M Whitehead Andover
Samantha L Wills Andover
Rebecca N Yannotti Andover
Trevor J Kapral Augusta
Jonathan P Nelson Augusta
Julia M Richards Augusta
Ryan P Roche Augusta
Melissa A VanWingerden Augusta
Mark V Walsh Barryville
Matthew B Duckworth Belvidere
John T Bianoski Blairstown
Stachia M Burke Blairstown
Ray J Gotty Blairstown
Jordan A Greszczak Blairstown
Edwin R Mata Blairstown
Jessica  Valent Blairstown
Thomas G Zeeck Blairstown
Larra B Crumb Branchville
Ingrid G DeLisa Branchville
Jonathan M Finocchiaro Branchville
Eliza M Fournier Branchville
Jonathan R Hagan Branchville
John M Halbig Branchville
Rachel M Orr Branchville
Jordan R Westra Branchville
Star P Zahorosky Branchville
Ciprian T Domahidi Bushkill
Andrew M Brown Byram
Ashley  Fitzgerald Byram
Lorin I Starch Byram
Tyler L Bowman Columbia
Michelle S Firtek Columbia
Anthony R Morro Columbia
Matteo B Russo Columbia
Larissa M Walsh Columbia
Victoria J Catalano Dingmans Ferry
Brianna A Curley Dingmans Ferry
Willard S Joseph Dingmans Ferry
Jennifer L Morgan Dingmans Ferry
Joseph A Allen Franklin
Brianna C Benecki Franklin
Bryan D Bronstein Franklin
Gabrielle I Conte Franklin
Merinda Lynne Gruszecki Franklin
Brielle  Hilbert Franklin
Anthony J Landati Franklin
Jill H Miladinovich Franklin
Luciana  Morea Franklin
Arielle A Stampone Franklin
Brittany L Todd Franklin
Shania E VanDunk Franklin
Brittany L VanderPloeg Franklin
William B Wagner Franklin
Aaron Dave V Antonio Fredon
Sara M Boysen Fredon
Rachel A Condit Fredon
Anthony J Ippolito Fredon
Devon V Schneider Fredon
Steven J Witzl Fredon
Garilynn  Smith Frenchtown
Nicholas J DiCarlo Glenwood
Steven D Henry Glenwood
Connor E Shutter Glenwood
Elizabeth K Smith Glenwood
Nicole R Stanton Glenwood
Kiran D Tompkins Glenwood
Taylor N VanNoordt Glenwood
Jacob J Gallagher Greendell
Stephanie L Cornine Hackettstown
Alexander T Farina Hackettstown
Matthew J Katzenstein Jr. Hackettstown
Annette P Toomey Hackettstown
Akatriel  Anderson Hamburg
Nicole A Bencivenga Hamburg
Matthew J Cashen Hamburg
Nicholas A Copen Hamburg
Mikaela M Crowell Hamburg
Krishna A Desai Hamburg
Gina M DiCristo Hamburg
William M Dietrich Hamburg
Daniel R Duval Hamburg
Thomas M Fuzia Hamburg
Keziah F Guli Hamburg
Nicole M Henningsen Hamburg
Anita L Horn Hamburg
Lonie T Joyce Hamburg
Angela  Keena Hamburg
Allison D Laughlin Hamburg
Lucas  Nooter Hamburg
Jason D Radcliffe Hamburg
Tanner J Reive Hamburg
Abigail L Roberts Hamburg
Saghar  Safari Hamburg
Jeffrey M Santana Hamburg
Amanda C Shahin Hamburg
Nicole M Shaw Hamburg
Rachel E Sollers Hamburg
Nicole R Spangenburg Hamburg
Gloria V Tobar Hamburg
Juana M Traynor Hamburg
Richard C Veen Hamburg
Erica M Ventrone Hamburg
Sharon C Wareka Hamburg
James J Santonastaso Hampton
Andre Z Hinchman Hardwick
Benjamin R Liegner Hardwick
Brianna  Edwards Hardyston
Roxana M Letchi Hardyston
Kelly F Memolo Hardyston
Karolina  Wiszowata Hewitt
Paul M Doumanis Highland Lakes
Megan L Kennedy Highland Lakes
Jonathan Q Kozmoski Highland Lakes
Edana G Lobosco Highland Lakes
Julia  Madani Highland Lakes
Connor O McCormick Highland Lakes
Derrick A Meyer Highland Lakes
Jonathan W Miebach Highland Lakes
Zachary L Nolte Highland Lakes
Vincent  Pagliuco Highland Lakes
Ryan M Sichieri Highland Lakes
Jessica J Sinfield Highland Lakes
Taylor N Sweetman Highland Lakes
Peter C Thomsen Highland Lakes
Frank  Vassallo Highland Lakes
Amanda L Vreeland Highland Lakes
Joseph A Wisneski Highland Lakes
Dylan C Bishop Hopatcong
Breea N Boylan Hopatcong
Sofia A Buffo Hopatcong
Alicia C Burns Hopatcong
Roseann C Cid Hopatcong
Jessica  Corujo Hopatcong
Khloe L Crimando Hopatcong
Magdalena  Czarnecki Hopatcong
Heidi N Duncan Hopatcong
Helmont A Garcia-Pinoargote Hopatcong
Samantha  Glosser Hopatcong
Allison B Hurley Hopatcong
Mary M Ingrassia Hopatcong
Tatiana  Karram Hopatcong
Jennifer  Kasilag Hopatcong
Cassandra L Koets Hopatcong
Jordan J Kracht Hopatcong
Ka  Mahfouz Abou El Enin Mohamed Hopatcong
Connor J Maitland Hopatcong
Grace C McLaughlin Hopatcong
Ryan P McManus Hopatcong
Amanda E Merolle Hopatcong
Megan A Merolle Hopatcong
Corey R O’Connor Hopatcong
Dyanna L Paredes Hopatcong
Christopher D Pennings Hopatcong
Kenneth J Rae Hopatcong
Rebekah J Ramnarine Hopatcong
Khai A Schooler Hopatcong
Anthony D Terminello Hopatcong
Emily N Trumpore Hope
Debra  DeFeo Lafayette
Carla Kaye Duran Lafayette
Sarah L Frey Lafayette
Cassidy J Jameson Lafayette
Emily S Malone Lafayette
Caitlin R McGuinness Lafayette
Rosa A Sanchez-Perez Lafayette
Hubert M Sibblies Lafayette
Maxwell R Unrath Lafayette
Brian J Wallace Lafayette
Debbie A Linder Lake Ariel
Kyle  Roarty Lake Hopatcong
Thomas R Hunt Layton
Emily A Ciaravino Lords Valley
Maria L Cosme Lords Valley
Angela J Giovanniello Matamoras
Nick A King Matamoras
Anastasia  Konitsky-Donofrio Matamoras
Christine E Schafer Matamoras
Lauren E Wilkes Matamoras
Amanda R Headley McAfee
Audrey L Morrison Middleville
Brianna M Celona Milford
Ann M Giannini Milford
Cody  Halligan Milford
Elizabeth A Hearon Milford
Sabrina M Hendricks Milford
Sarah C Johnson Milford
Lance M Larsen Milford
Robert C Letts Milford
Dona J Lewis-Pearce Milford
Jonathan A Mecca Milford
Kristen J Millar Milford
Sara Jo D Miller Milford
Michael L Neale Milford
Kathy A Parent Milford
Marissa L Schick Milford
Andrew P Sorton Milford
Jenna A Tameron Milford
Rebecca L VanHorn Milford
Sarah A Welsh Milford
Brian S Williamson Milford
Melissa D Barbagallo Montague
Jessica L Carano Montague
Milton A Cueva Montague
Adam  Dennis Montague
Ryan W Donovan Montague
Annika V Dugan Montague
Tobi  Edwards Montague
Ashley M Gaita Montague
Eryk P Jaworski Montague
Daniel F Quinn Montague
Samantha A Rapp Montague
Erion D Adams Newton
Zachary C Anderson Newton
Orion N Aviles Newton
Brandon  Baskerville Newton
Alyssa J Bednarek Newton
Daniela  Bernal Pineda Newton
Ryan C Bills Newton
Aidan  Black Newton
Ryan D Briggs Newton
Joshua  Brucker Newton
Francesca M Burtt Newton
Sejla  Calamusa Newton
Anthony D Cameron Newton
Eliana E Casqueira Newton
Gaetano  Chirichiello Newton
Lisa A Ciccia Newton
Jacquelyn  Costanzo Newton
Jordan  Crater Newton
Christopher A D’Angelo Newton
Michelle S Davis Newton
Salvatore  DiFranco Newton
Courtney L Doerner Newton
Maureen  Douglas Newton
Christopher  Edsall Newton
Christen T Falcon Newton
Amanda T Fantasia Newton
Sydney M Fucito Newton
Sarah G Griffiths Newton
Samantha M Havens Newton
Patrick J Hild Newton
Merrinda C Hill Newton
Sarah E Huschens Newton
Ashley  Iliff Newton
Michael R Insalaco Newton
Kaya A Jellinek Newton
Jessica R Kabbash Newton
Arielle V Kamby Newton
Jennifer J Kennedy Newton
Brianna L Kimberly Newton
Alaina A Lackey Newton
Siobhan M Lynch Newton
Amelia C Macchietto Newton
Brittany M Mariano Newton
Rachel  Matlaga Newton
Gina D McGuire Newton
Noelle  Mooney Newton
Monica S Moore Newton
Victoria L Moore Newton
Karline E Morgenthien Newton
Troy J Nixon Newton
Ryan P Ortiz Newton
Tyler  Parkyn Newton
Thomas  Parry Newton
Jacob B Piccolo Newton
Jessica L Pizzo Newton
Ryan J Prendergast Newton
Megan R Reed Newton
Holly  Reznik Newton
Nareshwar  Ruplall Newton
Logan R Ryan Newton
Evan  Salcone Newton
Meghan S Saragusa Newton
Gabrielle M Sarni Newton
Kristine M Schlomann Newton
Karen A Smith Newton
Chad  Steele Newton
Ryan A Sumski Newton
Katie L Swisshelm Newton
Kersten T Szuszkowski Newton
Katrina  Tajiddin Newton
Jacqueline  Takacs Newton
Jennifer M Tomasula Newton
Jessica  Tomasula Newton
Robert C Tremain Newton
Darius V Valentine Newton
Alexis M VanDuzer Newton
Cole E VanLuvender Newton
Brody A Wecht Newton
Michael B Wilder Newton
Kalei M Winfield Newton
Sara D Woodrow Newton
Holly J Woods Newton
Naomi  Zoko Newton
Vincent G Alley Ogdensburg
Evan A Federico Ogdensburg
Robert D Hahn Ogdensburg
Brianna  Inglima Ogdensburg
Erik  Javornik Ogdensburg
Matthew J Jimenez Ogdensburg
Daniel  Kardan Ogdensburg
Alexis T Krak Ogdensburg
Zachary P LaGrave Ogdensburg
Mia N Lennon Ogdensburg
Jesse D Mateja Ogdensburg
Michael P McCurry Ogdensburg
Jason D McWilliams Ogdensburg
Emily A O’Connor Ogdensburg
Kyle M Rosencranz Ogdensburg
Steve  Rullis Ogdensburg
Kierra A Schmidl Ogdensburg
Daniel R Bennett Oxford
Seth E Devita Port Jervis
Sean  Maxcy Sandyston
Kevin D McNanna Sandyston
Kenneth B Herbert Shohola
Frances  Hlavacek Shohola
John  Langton Shohola
Austin E Steiner Shohola
Madeline R Abatemarco Sparta
Alexis M Allen Sparta
Alexander C Altieri Sparta
Andrew P Altieri Sparta
Melissa K Becker Sparta
Hannah K Bertoline Sparta
Megan E Bertoline Sparta
Megan J Biemesderfer Sparta
Jenna L Burdett Sparta
Michael A Casella Sparta
Jacqueline A Collins Sparta
Emma M Cussatti Sparta
Anna M DePaul Sparta
Kelly L Eckert Sparta
Mary M Ernst Sparta
Pierre  Got Sparta
Jennifer L Kent Sparta
Amy M Leider Sparta
Erin C Lockett Sparta
Gabrielle M Martinez Sparta
Anthony T Mastrofilippo Sparta
Callum R Mcauley Sparta
Paige L Miller Sparta
Nathan K Mundi Sparta
Kelsey M O’Connor Sparta
Justine L Potter Sparta
Jordan M Ray Sparta
Catherine V Schwed Sparta
Mark E Shannon Sparta
Connor  Stark Sparta
Garrett G Stein Sparta
Kaitlyn F Stouch Sparta
Matt K Tantillo Sparta
Timothy W Tham Sparta
Katlyn R Torsiello Sparta
Collin J Tully Sparta
Eric J Tyburczy Sparta
Matthew J VanKirk Sparta
Alexa  Vatter Sparta
Ryan F Vreeland Sparta
Madison  Walsh Sparta
Rayona  Webster Sparta
Sharyce L Willand Sparta
Chris  Wilson Sparta
Florencia B Zipitria Sparta
Laura F Allen Stanhope
Rebekah L Aymat Stanhope
Jason P Boehm Stanhope
Samantha M Crane Stanhope
Szilvia  Cseke Stanhope
Zaida  Cseke Stanhope
Erin E Dimino Stanhope
Samantha  Direnzo Stanhope
Emma B Dolan Stanhope
Julia M Finan Stanhope
Sara J Freericks Stanhope
Jessica C Guerrero Stanhope
Emily M Hewitt Stanhope
Natalia  Lopez Grajales Stanhope
Jessica L Mortell Stanhope
Lauren A Nielsen Stanhope
John C Ross Stanhope
Adaam M Sadick Stanhope
Brianna S Sarno Stanhope
Alexis J Simpson Stanhope
Tiana A Villanueva-Chan Stanhope
Chad J Delade Stillwater
Cameron R Blake Stockholm
Caitlin A Conroy Stockholm
Paul  Dwornicki Stockholm
Corey  Gaffney Stockholm
Sherri  Gaffney Stockholm
Erin E Hackett Stockholm
Alexandra R Hansen Stockholm
Travis G Henderson Stockholm
Christopher S Kubik Stockholm
Robert C Mara Stockholm
Nick J Martucci Stockholm
Grace A Miceli Stockholm
Stephanie G Mlynarczyk Stockholm
Kali R Radice Stockholm
Elena  Sorce Stockholm
Greg A Stiansen Stockholm
Taylor A Turkington Stockholm
Jared Quintero Stroudsburg
Emily R Andresen Sussex
Pamela N Blauvelt Sussex
Christopher R Borowic Sussex
Michael S Brinster Sussex
Colleen R Cahill Sussex
Brittany M Campanello Sussex
Bryan T Chappell Sussex
Sarah N Chappell Sussex
Emily T Chayka Sussex
Nikki  Ciaccio Sussex
Jarrod L Combs Sussex
Taylor L Conklin Sussex
Mckenzie M Cuccia Sussex
Jesse M Eddings Sussex
Sarah M Fairweather Sussex
Connor J Fitzsimmons Sussex
Caleigh A Gorman Sussex
Jeffrey P Hanley Sussex
Robyn  Humbert Sussex
Joe  Kaczor Sussex
Meagen M Kilpatrick Sussex
Craig M Landowski Sussex
Zachary T Miller Sussex
Caitlin M Panfile Sussex
Andrew O Rzeszotarski Sussex
Katherine R Sherman Sussex
John N Small Sussex
Michele M Stormes Sussex
Lance E Westling Sussex
Alyssa R Wille Sussex
Stephanie L Wramage Sussex
Alexandra D Buttel Vernon
Dana L Catalano Vernon
Shelby C Chapman Vernon
Daniel T Daley Vernon
Troy E Fewkes Vernon
Jessica A Fierstein Vernon
Kristin M Gerhart Vernon
Brianna L Keller Vernon
Leah R Kenny Vernon
Jason M Kulak Vernon
Megan E Logue Vernon
Emily M McKean Vernon
Robert T Meichsner Vernon
Matthew J Mingo Vernon
Joseph A Patti Vernon
Troy M Perry Vernon
Trent M Schamble Vernon
Shannon M Shears Vernon
Benjamin C Armstrong Wantage
Shelby J Catania Wantage
Erik P Checkur Wantage
Kenneth A Clink Wantage
Ashley R Hamming Wantage
Paige M Heller Wantage
Payton  Hensley Wantage
Luis  Hurtado-Martinez Wantage
Darian A Link Wantage
Brian M McGuinness Wantage
Derek T Miebach Wantage
Laura C Pardee Wantage
Laura J Post Wantage
Victoria  Sajak Wantage
Cesar J Santana Wantage
Andrew  Spitzer Wantage
Nathan A Stillings Wantage
Brandon G Valdes Wantage
Kenneth P VanderGroef Wantage
Ana S Velez Wantage
Abigael W Way Wantage
Gavin A Wisse Wantage

 

Health Career Night to be held at WCCC

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A Health Career Information Night will be held at Warren County Community College (WCCC) on Thursday, February 2 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the WCCC Phillipsburg Education Center. Career opportunities will be discussed for courses held through the Skylands Professional Training, a partnership with Sussex and Warren County Community Colleges.

Career training held at Sussex County Community College (SCCC) includes: Chiropractic Assistant, EKG Technician, Essentials of Personal Training, Histology Assistant Program, Pharmacy Compounding and Sterile Preparations, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, and Veterinary Assistant.

Additional career paths held at Warren County Community College includes: Administrative & Clinical, Dialysis Technician, Medical Assistant, Nurse’s Aide, Pilates Instructor Certification, Dental Assistant, ER/Patient Care Tech, Therapeutic Massage Certificate Program, Medical Office Administrative Coordinator, Physical Therapy Aide, Certified Home Health Aide, Dental Radiology, and Personal Trainer Exam Prep.

The healthcare industry continues to grow rapidly. Entering a career as a healthcare professional can be both rewarding and challenging. There are numerous opportunities for growth and advancement in this field plus a chance to make a difference in the lives of people in need.

Attend this informal gathering in Room P110/111 and gain the information needed to achieve educational and employment goals. Funding information will be discussed for Career Training Programs for eligible candidates. High school students and recent graduates are welcome.

The Health Career Information Night is presented by WCCC Continuing Education Department and will be held in Room P110/111 at 445 Marshall St. Phillipsburg, NJ. The event is free, but an RSVP is required. Please contact (908) 689-7613. For more information on the career training held on the SCCC campus, visit sussex.edu/skylands.

Holiday Closing

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Sussex County Community College will be closed for the holiday break on Friday, December 23 and reopen on Tuesday, January 3.

Prospective students: Please apply online.
Current students: Register for classes by logging in to your my. sussex.edu portal. Click here and follow these instructions to register online.

The Winterim Session begins January 3rd. You can still register on that day for courses.
The Spring Semester begins on January 23. For a complete listing of our spring courses visit http://sussex.edu/spring/.

During the closure, books can be ordered here.

Enjoy the holiday season!

SCCC Hosts Junior Achievement Day

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Fifty two high school students from throughout Sussex County recently spent a day at Sussex County Community College where they collaborated, solved problems, and practiced communication skills as part of the Junior Achievement of New Jersey program.

All learners need and deserve 21st century learning opportunities to thrive as tomorrow’s leaders, workers, and citizens. A profound gap exists between the knowledge and skills most students learn in school and the knowledge and skills they need for success in their communities and workplaces. Junior Achievement of New Jersey was proud to partner with Sussex County Community College and Accenture in their effort to close the employability skills gap and prepare New Jersey teens for success in college and career.

Participating students, who attended the program on Dec. 16 at SCCC, learned the importance of the 4 C’s:  Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Creativity, and Communication. These are the skills today’s employers are looking for in their employees.  In addition, they practiced job interview techniques, explored different high-growth career industries, learned about the college admission process and the variety of programs and opportunities available at SCCC.  JA’s Career Success curriculum aligns with state educational standards for 21st Century Life and Careers and the Career Ready Practices, which describe the career-ready skills that all educators in all content areas should seek to develop in their students and have been linked to increase college, career, and life success.

“JA would like to thank our educational partner, Sussex County Community College, and our corporate partner, Accenture, for their support of this program which provides a unique, real-world experience to Sussex County students at no cost to them or their schools,” said Christy Tighe, JA’s Director of College and Career Readiness. “Together, we are changing kids’ lives and preparing them for a successful future.”

“It was wonderful experience to see the Junior Achievement Program on campus as well as students from Sussex County High Schools,” stated Todd Poltersdorf, director of Admissions at SCCC.  “It is a very powerful program that equips students with the knowledge required to get and keep a job in today’s high paced economy.”

The program ran from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center and was broken into different segments. High school students ranged from freshmen to seniors.

“The outpouring of positive feedback we received from the students demonstrates the tremendous impact the program made,” said Tighe.

Among the comments received:

“It was a great experience and taught me a lot.  It taught me how school is important on getting my career on track, but it showed me that the skills of communication and keeping a good reputation with a good work ethic will lead to success.”; “I learned lots of different skills, and tactics that I know will help me in my years to come.”; “Small lessons like this will help me in the future.  It’s a key to success!” and “I learned a lot from the people who work here and dedicated their time to us.”