Sauk Valley Community College

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News Archive - October 2010

News Archive - October 2010

Project VITAL Receives Funding
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Remembering Dr. Karen Pinter 1939-2010
  (Editor's Note: This article will be expanded and updated periodically for the next 30 days with remembrances of Dr. Pinter from Sauk faculty and staff.)... [read more]
Alumni Basketball Game Set for Oct. 30
  Come out and enjoy the fun as Sauk Valley Community College's Athletic Department will present its annual Alumni Basketball Game at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 30, in the SVCC Gymnasium.... [read more]
Sauk to Host University Transfer Day on Nov. 2
  Sauk Valley Community College will host its annual State University Transfer Day from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 2, in front of the Office of Admissions, Room 1G10.Representatives from seven Illinois universities will be available to meet with Sauk students. ... [read more]
Sauk's UNO Club to Host Bake Sale
  Sauk Valley Community College’s club, UNO (United Neo Otaku), will host its annual Bake Sale from noon to 5 p.m., on Wednesday, October 27, in the College's East Mall.... [read more]
SVCC Student Brown Awarded Sterling Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship
  Sauk Valley Community College student Kimsa Brown of Sterling has been awarded the Sterling Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship for 2010-11. The scholarship was distributed through the Sauk Valley College Foundation.... [read more]
Start Thinking Spring Spring Registration Starts Nov 1
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Skyhawk Softball Program to host Camp for Junior High, High School Players
  Sauk Valley Community College’s women’s softball program will host a two-day Softball Camp for junior high and high school softball players on Saturday, October 30, and Sunday, October 31, at Sauk’s softball field. This camp will be for players of all levels of competition.... [read more]
KSB Auxiliary Awards Scholarships to Three Sauk Students
  Three Sauk Valley Community College students have been awarded the KSB Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship for 2010-11. From left to right in photo, Christa Nord, Rock Falls; Jacob Gardner, Sterling; and Heather A. McClure, Milledgeville; were honored by Jan Bessert, president of the KSB Auxiliary. Each ... [read more]
Sauk Student Cervantes Awarded Rock Falls Women’s Club Scholarship
  Sauk Valley Community College student Debra D. Cervantes of Rock Falls has been awarded the Rock Falls Women’s Club Scholarship for 2010-11. This $500 award was distributed through the Sauk Valley College Foundation.... [read more]
CGH Medical Auxiliary Awards Scholarships to Four Sauk Students
  Four Sauk Valley Community College nursing students have been awarded scholarships from the CGH Medical Auxiliary for 2010-11. Each of these students, who are in Sauk’s nursing program, received a $500 award distributed through the Sauk Valley College Foundation.... [read more]
SVCC Student Lachat Awarded First National Bank in Amboy Scholarship
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SVCC Student Prashaad Receives 2010-11 Broderick/Harrison Memorial Scholarship
  Sauk Valley Community College student Nilima Prashaad of Princeton is recipient of the Broderick/Harrison Memorial Scholarship for 2010-11. This $500 scholarship is awarded through the Sauk Valley College Foundation.Prashaad is a radiologic technology major who carries a 3.62 GPA. She plans to gradu... [read more]
'Apple iPad - What Is It and How Can I Use It?'
  Sauk Valley Community College's Information Systems and Instructional Technology Departments will present the workshop "Apple iPad - What is it and How Can I Use It," from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20, in the College's Library Conference Room.... [read more]
SVCC Student Smith Awarded First National Bank in Amboy Scholarship
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Sauk Student Twining Awarded Bi-County Foundation Scholarship
  Sauk Valley Community College student Samuel Twining of Sterling recently received the Bi-County Foundation Scholarship for the 2010-11 academic year. This $700 scholarship was awarded through the Sauk Valley College Foundation.... [read more]
SVCC Student Thomas Awarded First National Bank in Amboy Scholarship
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Get Ready for SVCC's 'The Haunting' on Oct. 26
  Sauk Valley Community College will present a spine-tingling “lights out” experience with The Haunting, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26, in Room 2K2.... [read more]
Sauk Student Aponte Awarded YWCA Racial Justice Scholarship
  Sauk Valley Community College student Sophia Aponte of Sterling was recently awarded the YWCA of the Sauk Valley's Racial Justice Scholarship for the 2010-11 academic year. This $500 scholarship was awarded through the Sauk Valley College Foundation.... [read more]
Student Government, Volleyball Team to Host Halloween Dance on Oct. 29
  All Sauk Valley Community College students are invited to make like ghosts and haunt the College for a Halloween Dance on Friday, October 29, from 8 p.m. to midnight in SVCC’s Cafeteria.... [read more]
Student Government Association to Sponsor Blood Drive on Oct. 25
  Sauk Valley Community College’s Student Government Association will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, October 25, in the College’s West Mall.... [read more]
Healthy Living Resource Fair Set for Oct. 6 for Students, Staff
  Sauk Valley Community College will host a Health Living Resource Fair for all students, faculty and staff on Wednesday October 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on the first floor outside of the counseling office, Room 1H2.... [read more]
SVCC to Host Second Annual ‘Sauk Fright Night Bus Trip on Oct. 22
  Sauk will host another evening of screams, scares, and laughter with its Second Annual ‘Sauk Fright Night’ beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday October 22. Participants on this one-evening trip will visit three haunted house venues. ... [read more]
SVCC’s ‘Forever Green Expo’ Moved to a New Date
  Sauk Valley Community College’s Forever Green Expo is being rescheduled for spring 2011.... [read more]
SVCC to Offer Meditation Breathing Therapy
  Face yourself and to look within as Sauk Valley Community College will offer the class Meditation and Breathing Therapy from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays October 5 through November 9, at Traditional Wellness Center, 221 W. First St. in Dixon.... [read more]
SVCC to offer Ancient Yoga Stretching
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer the class Ancient Yoga Stretching from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays starting October 4 through November 8, at Traditional Wellness Center221 W. First St., in Dixon.... [read more]
Evening Food Service Sanitation Course to be Offered Oct. 12-Nov. 16
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer the course “Food Service Sanitation – FOD 105” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12 through November 16, in Room 2L5... [read more]
Sauk to Offer Facebook Workshops
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SVCC to offer One-day “Office Skills for the Workplace” Class on Oct. 5
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer Office Skills for the Workplace from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5, in Room 3K2.... [read more]
Urban Survival Workshop to be Offered
  Learn how to prepare your home and family in the face of a disaster as Sauk Valley Community College will offer a six-session class Urban Survival from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays, October 12 through November 16, in Room 2K9A. ... [read more]
File Management Workshop to be Offered Oct. 2
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer the computer workshop “File Management” from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 2, in Room 3K2.... [read more]
Kick off the Skyhawks' '10-'11 Basketball Season with 'Midnight Madness' on Sept. 30
  Midnight Madness returns! Join us at midnight on Thursday, September 30, as we kick off the basketball practice season. Watch the Skyhawk men's and women's basketball teams for the first time this year and enjoy games, giveaways, and T-shirt specials. ... [read more]
Unique Self-actualizing Workshop to be Offered Oct. 9
  Do your dreams and passions keep showing up on your to-do list but never get crossed off? Sauk Valley Community College will present an insightful workshop “Self-Actualizing:  Make Your Dreams a Reality through Goal Setting” from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 9, in Room 2L3... [read more]
Wilton Cake Decorating Basics Course Set for Oct. 13, 20
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer the two-evening Wilton Method of Cake Decorating – Decorating Basics, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, October 13 and 20, in Room 2L1A.... [read more]
CDL Truck Driving Class to Begin Oct. 18
  Sauk Valley Community College’s CDL Truck Driving Program has openings for an upcoming class that will begin Monday, October 18. No previous experience is necessary.... [read more]
Basic Course on Access Begins Oct. 19
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer the computer workshop Access – Create/Edit Databases, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19, in Room 3K2.... [read more]
One-day ‘Internet & Email’ Workshops Coming Up
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer its popular short courses on Internet and E-mail.... [read more]
Wedding Planner Certificate Program Begins Oct. 4
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer a 14-session Wedding Planner Certification Program in partnership through the Wedding Planning Institute (WPI). Classes will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning October 4 through November 17, in Room 2D15.... [read more]
‘Secret Societies and Ancient Religions’ Class to be Offered
  Sauk Valley Community College will offer Secret Societies and Ancient Religions, an eight-session course, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays, October 7 through December 3, in Room 2K9A.... [read more]