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Award-Winning Photo Journalist Ferrato to Present

in Fine Arts, Home Page, News, Performing Arts Box

Photo Journalist, Donna Ferrato holding her camera near a poster of "War is Over!"Award-winning photo journalist, Donna Ferrato, will be presenting her works on the global problem of domestic violence at Sussex County Community College on Wednesday, April 25 from 11 a.m. to noon.

This free event, open to the public, will be held in the SCCC campus’ Student Center Theater. The College is located at One College Hill Road in Newton.

In addition to displaying her year-long works on this subject, Ferrato will also be available for questions. April is Domestic Violence Awareness month.

Ferrato is one of the most respected photo journalists in the United States. A documentary photographer from Lorain, Ohio, Ferrato has published four books including “Living with the Enemy” and “Love & Lust”; as well as participating in over 500 one-woman shows internationally. Ferrato has received awards such as the W. Eugene Smith Grant (1986) and the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Humanistic Photography (1987). In 2016, TIME magazine announced her photograph of a woman being hit by her husband as one of the “100 Most Influential Photographs of All Time.”

Currently, Ferrato is documenting her rapidly-changing New York neighborhood of Tribeca for a new book, and leads international experimental photography workshops. She also has a traveling retrospective, first exhibited in Italy at Cortona On The Move 2017 festival, called “American Woman: 40 Years,” which brings all of Ferrato’s lifelong projects—domestic violence, sex, Tribeca, assignment work, and family life—together for the first time.

For additional information about SCCC, including other community programs and events on campus, visit www.sussex.edu.

Skylanders’ Baseball to Host Military Appreciation Game

in Home Page, News, Performing Arts Box, Performing Arts Spotlight

Sussex County Community College continues to be a very military-friendly college and is proud to have many area veterans attending college.  SCCC’s Veteran Services Coordinator works to ensure that each veteran student is given the attention they deserve.

The SCCC Skylanders Baseball team is proud to be hosting a special Military Appreciation Game on Tuesday, April 24 at Skylands Stadium in Augusta, starting at 7 p.m. The Skylanders will face the Colts of SUNY Orange County Community College. The rain date will be April 25th at 7 pm.

This event will be a fundraiser for the College’s Student Veterans Emergency Relief program (SVER). SVER provides emergency funds to student veterans at SCCC who need financial help in between semesters. Veterans receive a VA housing allowance of $2600 per month, but only when college is in session. SVER aids veterans with additional assistance for those veterans who qualify and are in need of housing, car payments, food, and other essentials when college is not in session.

SCCC is the only college in the area that offers this type of added financial support to student veterans. They are able to get additional assistance and continue their education without interruption. The SVER is able to provide an emergency stipend during a gap in their lives.

To make a donation to SVER visit  https://commerce.cashnet.com/sussexfoundationpay.click on Student Veteran’s Support at SCCC.

For more information about our veterans services contact the Veteran Services Coordinator at 973.300.2109.

SCCC Skylanders Golf Outing

in Performing Arts, Performing Arts Box

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

7:30 am

Newton Country Club
25 Club Road
Newton, NJ 07860

“A Little Night Music”

in Performing Arts, Performing Arts Box

Sussex County Community College’s chorus, in conjunction with the Sussex County Oratorio Society, will perform “A Little Night Music,” on Sunday, May 6 at 2:30 pm, at the First United Methodist Church of Newton, NJ.

The program will include:

Something’s Coming / Tonight Bernstein
Sure on the Shining Night Barber
Under the Willow Tree Barber
All Through the Night Wagner
Erev Shel Shoshanim  (Hebrew) Hader
O Schone Nacht   (German) Brahms
Seal Lullaby Whitacre
With a Lily in Your Hand Whitacre
All Praise to Thee, My God, This Night Tallis
Cantique de Jean Racine    (French) Faure / arr. Rutter
Luminous Night of the Soul Gjeilo
The Night We Called it a Day arr. Zegree
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square arr. Puerling
The Way You Look Tonight arr. Shaw

Drama Geek Studios

in Performing Arts Box

Drama Geek Studios presents your favorite plays and musicals in SCCC’s Performing Arts Center.

Senior Life Center

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The Senior Life Center at SCCC is designed for individuals over 50 who are looking for intellectual stimulation, an opportunity to expand their horizons and who want to be part of a life-long learning community that is full of insight, cultural diversity and wisdom.