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Tutors Available to Help Students

The Davis Center offers tutoring in various subjects. Our tutors have a deep understanding of the subject and are recommended by their instructors, whose class they passed with good grades.

Tutors help students with projects, offer exam study skills or help revisit a concept that is still confusing. Most of our tutoring does not require an appointment; instead they are conducted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Currently the Davis Center offers tutoring in English, Math, Statistics, Spanish and Economics. For a complete schedule, please visit http://www.scc.losrios.edu/daviscenter/student-services/

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Spooky Shakespeare on Halloween Night

A Staged Reading of Macbeth is an opportunity to hear one of Shakespeare’s shortest and most popular plays brought to life in an informal and accessible atmosphere.

Yes, there are witches!

The evening is presented by the Sacramento Shakespeare Festival as a benefit for the Festival.

The reading is directed by Lori Ann DeLappe-Grondin. In honor of Halloween, audience members are invited to attend in costume!

Tickets for the Oct. 31 performance are $10 for general admission and $5 for students.

For more information, go to www.sacramentoshakespeare.net

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Sports Equity Report Touts Panthers’ Success

More than 400 student athletes compete for Sacramento City College in various men’s and women’s sports. SCC offers 10 women’s sports programs and eight men’s teams. Basketball, cross country, swimming, track & field, and tennis are offered to both men and women.

SCC works on a balanced budget of more than $2.1 million to operate its athletics programs, with Track & Field being the most costly sport to run. The cost to run an athletics department this size includes all equipment, promotions, travel and coaches’ salaries.

Sacramento City College is committed to providing a high quality program for its student-athletes. For more information on sports equity at SCC, please click on the following two documents:

http://scc.losrios.edu/~physed/forms/EADA-PartI.pdf

http://scc.losrios.edu/~physed/forms/EADA-PartII.pdf

 

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SCC Fall Preview Night Hosts Thousands

High school juniors and seniors, and their parents, attended  Sacramento City College on Thursday night during the annual Fall Preview Night.

Campus tours were given by student volunteers and student services personnel throughout the program, and student/parents learned about numerous degree and certificate programs available at SCC. There was also information concerning how to transfer from SCC to four-year universities and the SCC registration process.

Various student service programs were introduced as well. One parent remarked at the wealth or tutoring opportunities.

SCC was proud to host so many high school students and their parents at the annual Preview Night.

In case you missed it, click on http://www.scc.losrios.edu/outreach/previewnight/

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Saturday Tests Offered Each Month

The West Sacramento Center, located at 1115 West Capitol Avenue, has begun providing monthly assessment testing on Saturday mornings. Interested students are invited to test their English and math skills for placement into the correct college courses.

The tests are free of charge.

Remaining dates for 2014 are Nov. 8 and Dec. 6. An English as a Second Language (ESL) test will be given at 9 a.m. on those dates, with an English, Math and Reading test at 10 a.m., and an English Essay test at 11:30.

Please call the West Sacramento Center at (916) 375-5511 for more information, or to register for the tests.

For more information on the tests themselves, go to http://www.scc.losrios.edu/assessment/

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Longtime Coach Earns Hall of Fame Honor

Dave Pacheco, SCC’s longtime wrestling coach, was recently inducted into the Idaho State University Sports Hall of Fame. Pacheco wrestled for Idaho State in 1978-79, and was inducted Oct. 17 in a class that included Rebecca Sondag (Track & Field, 1989-92), De Pankratz (Football, 1957-59), Amanda Carver (Basketball, 1999-2000) and Michael Harada (Swimming, 1962-65). Begun in the 1960s, the ISU Sports Hall of Fame honors outstanding intercollegiate athletes from throughout the program’s history. It includes about 250 athletes from ISU’s storied past.

Sacramento City College wishes to congratulate Coach Dave Pacheco on this well-deserved honor.

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Third 5-Week Classes Start Nov. 4

The fall semester has started, but there’s still time to enroll in classes. Fast-Track classes are an opportunity for students to start certain full-credit classes halfway or later into the semester. They’re a great option for students who prefer an alternative to the 16-week full semester class offerings.

If you are looking for a class, check out the course schedule to see what is available. Enroll soon because seats fill quickly!

Here are some important dates to remember regarding Fast-Track classes this spring semester*:

  • Week of Oct. 16: Second 8-week classes begin
  • Week of Nov. 4: Third 5-week classes begin

To enroll or learn more about the Los Rios Steps to Success, visit success.losrios.edu. Find your success today!

*Deadlines

Arts and Crafts Faire

Arts & Crafts Faire Oct. 21-23

Sacramento City College’s annual Arts & Crafts Faire brings more than 30 vendors from throughout the region selling their arts and crafts, bags, jewelry and much more Oct. 21-23 on the Quad.

Live musical performances are scheduled for 12-1 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday the 21st and Thursday the 23rd.

Additionally, student clubs will host fundraisers and members will be available to answer questions about their clubs.

For more information, contact 916-558-2381.

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Panthers Volleyball on Playoff Push

After dropping a tough match to Sierra College, the SCC Panthers volleyball team rebounded with a straight-set, 25-13, 25-16, 25-19 win over Cosumnes River in Big 8 conference play. As of Oct. 13, the Panthers (10-8 on the season) were ranked 14th in Northern California. Coach Laurie Nash’s team hosts Diablo Valley on Oct. 17, with tough road matches against San Joaquin Delta on Oct. 22 and Santa Rosa on Oct. 24. The Panthers are tied for fifth in the Big 8 Conference, and working toward one of the coveted playoff spots.