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Colorful bounce house in blue, green, red and yellow

SCC’s annual People’s Day event is Thursday, May 5 all day long in the Quad.

Stop by and see various musical groups, shop at local vendor booths and enjoy the activities scheduled for throughout the day, like the car show and a fashion show.

There will be a free pancake breakfast in the Quad from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. to help get everyone fired up for finals.

Career Day

Approximately 40 companies participated in SCC’s 45th annual Career Day in the Quad on May 3.

Students took the opportunity to meet with representatives from a variety of businesses, including PepsiCo, Cal Recycle, Sacramento Job Corp, and Elk Grove Unified School District among many others.

In addition, several SCC departments were out showing students what types of majors are available and how they can help land one of the jobs being offered.

For more photos of the event, visit our SCC Slide Shows page.

Equity April

Equity April, the series of events centered around developing plans and achievable goals for the SCC Student Equity Plan held throughout the month, ended with a broad-based symposium on April 29 at Casa Gardens.

About 40 students, faculty, classified staff and administrators discussed barriers to student success, root causes of those barriers and potential solutions.

Silver Tassie

City Theatre, SCC’s production wing of the drama department, is currently staging “The Silver Tassie” by Sean O’Casey.
The play embarces farce, tragedy and statling excpressionism as it follows Harry Heegan from celebrated Irish football hero to the nightmare of World War I trenches. After returning home, Harry finds everyone dances and forgets.

Performances continue through May 15 in the SCC Art Court Theatre with curtain times as follows:
April 29, 30, May 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 8 p.m.
May 1, 8, 14 and 15 at 2 p.m.
Ticket prices range from $10 to $15 depending on dates and times. Discounts are given to all Los Rios students with ID, Seniors, Veterans/Military, persons with disabilities, and members of SARTA (Sacramento Area Regional Theater Alliance).

The Silver Tassie is directed by Christine Nicholson.

Scholarship 16

The annual SCC Student Scholarship Awards event was held April 26 in the Performing Arts Complex. Approximately 160 students were recognized for earning one or more scholarships donated by local people and organizations. All are administered by the SCC Advancement Office, who put on the event in coordination with the SCC Awards Committee.
Congratulations to all students, and thank you to all scholarship donors!

For more photos from the event, please visit the SCC Slide Show page on our website.

Brown Issues 16

SCC hosted approximately 120 Hispanic/Latino high school students from Sacramento-area high schools on April 22 for the annual “Brown Issues” Conference. Included in the day-long event were numerous workshops on topics including “The Hidden Truth” about gangs, Domestic Violence Awareness, and How to be Successful at a Community College. The students came from C.K. McClatchy, Luther Burbank and Natomas high schools.

Sac City Talks

Approximately 30 community members, including California Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, will take part in the first SCC Talks event on Friday, April 22 in PAC 106.

There are four sessions: 3 – 4:30 p.m., 4:30 – 6 p.m., 6 – 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 – 9 p.m. with the final session geared toward adult audiences 18 and over.

Tickets to any of the sessions are free, but are required through Eventbrite.com. They are available on a first-come first serve basis. Walk-ins will be allowed if seats are open.

Sac City Talks Website

 

Veterans Day

To celebrate the opening of the new Veterans Resource Center in PAC 101, VRC will host an Open House, Resource Fair and BBQ on Thursday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This is an opportunity to learn more about all the available resources in the VRC and check out its new digs.
The BBQ is free to all veterans or active members of the military.

For more information, contact Jake Kattan at 650-2950 or kattanj@scc.losrios.edu

Baseball 2

The Sac City Panthers baseball team beat American River 5-0 on Saturday in Big 8 play after a two-out rally in the eighth inning of a scoreless game.
The Panthers (23-8 overall, 11-5 in Big 8 play), scored all five runs on only one hit after two were down in the 8th. The Panthers strung together three walks, two hit batsmen, a passed ball and a single in the rally. It helped them win their second consecutive conference game.
According to the April 6 CCCAA coaches poll, Sac City is ranked No. 2 in Northern California behind Santa Rosa.