SCC News

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 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

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.

Math Awareness Month

Math Awareness Month happens each year at this time, and it is a national event that has been going on for 30 years at colleges throughout the country.

This year SCC celebrated with Math and Yoga, and Math and POI Balls from New Zealand. They were demonstrated by Professor Trinidad Stassi and her students. Sports activities often involve mathematical concepts such as: angles and shapes, motion, velocity, and force. This included the Triangle yoga pose that accompanies this story.

Bet you didn’t know how much math you were doing each time you went to the gym.

Mariana Sousa

Marianna Sousa, SCC’s current Student Senate President, has won election to the Los Rios Community College District Board of Trustees as the student representative for the 2016-17 academic year. Marianna will be sworn in at the June 8 board meeting.

Marianna is a communications major, and has served as the Student Senate President this academic year. Among her many accomplishments are creating the college’s first Safety Day event.

Congratulations, Marianna!

Earth Day

Phi Theta Kappa and the SCC Honors Program invite students and employees to celebrate Earth Week on Tuesday and Wednesday April 18 and 19.
California State Senator Darrell Steinberg will speak on Tuesday between 9 and 10 a.m. Clubs and vendors will be present, and our Beta Eta Psi Chapter will be hosting eco-friendly activities and exhibits. T
his is a fun time to volunteer, learn, and visit with fellow students and faculty.

Come join us the celebration and learn more about the eco-friendly choices available to students and citizens.

photo of woman holding tablet: new Message Center in eServices

The Los Rios Message Center in eServices is a new communications tool for all students.  It will provide you with secure and timely information sent directly to you from your college or colleges.  New messages will be marked in red, right next to the Message Center link on the home page of eServices.  Initially, you can expect to find messages from the Financial Aid Office.  In the future, you’ll also receive messages about registration, deadlines, and other important items.

Check it out today!

screenshot: new Message Center in eServices

Blood Drive

BloodSource blood-mobiles will be back on the main campus April 12 and 13 to take blood donations.

Anyone who gives a pint will earn a T-shirt.

In order to donate, you must bring a photo ID.

It is also a good idea to eat a good meal and drink plenty of fluids prior to any blood donation.