SCC News

Three SCVTS seniors earn associate degrees from SCC
Three SCVTS seniors earn associate degrees from SCC

Three high school seniors earned associate degrees from Salem Community College in May before graduating from Salem County Vocational-Technical School (SCVTS).  

SCC students selected for All-State Academic Team
SCC students selected for All-State Academic Team

Salem Community College’s Justin Schaller and Debora Saavedra, members of the Class of 2017, were honored recently along with 37 other outstanding college students as members of the New Jersey All-State Academic Team at the 23rd annual Phi Theta Kappa Day celebration in Trenton.  

SCC and Salem Oak Vineyards to offer class in viticulture and enology

Salem Community College and Salem Oak Vineyards will present an introduction to viticulture (the study of grape cultivation) and enology (the study of wines) class on Wednesday, July 26.  

SCC to offer reduced tuition to government employees and Chamber of Commerce members

Salem Community College will offer a discounted tuition rate of $125 per credit for Salem County government and municipal employees, and Salem County Chamber of Commerce members throughout the year.  

The rate -- a savings of $40 per credit -- was approved by the Board of Trustees at its monthly meeting on May 19.  

SCC celebrates 45th Annual Commencement
SCC celebrates 45th Annual Commencement

Salem Community College awarded 245 degrees and certificates at its 45th annual Commencement exercises on May 17.

Addressing the Class of 2017 were fellow graduate Deborah Saavedra and 2017 Distinguished Alumna Ida Bowen, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Deepwater Industries Federal Credit Union.

SCC Distinguished Alumnus Jacob Farbman earns prestigious Phi Theta Kappa Award
SCC Distinguished Alumnus Jacob Farbman earns prestigious Phi Theta Kappa Award

Dr. Jacob “Jake” Farbman, the Salem Community College Distinguished Alumnus who serves as Director of Communications for the New Jersey Council of Community Colleges (NJCCC), was presented the 2017 Board of Directors Alumni Achievement Award by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at the organization’s recent annual convention in Nashville.

SCC Oak Singers to offer “Choral Music Then and Now” on May 13
SCC Oak Singers to offer “Choral Music Then and Now” on May 13

From the 16th century sacred music of Palestrina to the 21st Century pop music of “Best Day of My Life,” the Salem Community College Oak Singers will present their annual Spring Concert with “Choral Music Then and Now” on Saturday, May 13 at 3 p.m.

SCC student featured in solo photo exhibition
SCC student featured in solo photo exhibition

The photography of Hamilton Pedrick is featured in a solo exhibition, Snapshots, in the Michael S. Cettei Memorial Library at Salem Community College through May 18.  

SCC Phi Theta Kappa earns regional awards
SCC Phi Theta Kappa earns regional awards

At this spring’s Phi Theta Kappa Middle States regional convention in Long Branch, N.J., the Salem Community College chapter received three awards as well as several individual honors.  

Chapter Awards:

SCC Bookmobile features Walt Whitman on April 28
SCC Bookmobile features Walt Whitman on April 28

The SCC Bookmobile’s next living-history program features “Walt Whitman: The good grey poet” on Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in partnership with American Historical Theatre.