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SCC Bookmobile living history program to feature whaling ship captain on Dec. 7

The SCC Bookmobile’s next living-history program features the program “Greasy Luck: Meet Leland Emerson,” captain of the whaling ship Sarah Ann in 1843. 

Guests will learn about life at sea, including encounters with the infamous “Mocha Dick.” Veteran South Jersey actor Dave Emerson will portray the whaling captain.

SCC’s Paul Stankard Honored as the First NJ Community College Statewide Distinguished Alumnus
SCC’s Paul Stankard Honored as the  First NJ Community College Statewide Distinguished Alumnus

On Friday, Nov. 16, as part of the Vision 2028 Leadership Summit, the New Jersey Council of County Colleges presented the first statewide Community College Distinguished Alumnus Award to Salem Community College Alumnus Paul J. Stankard. 

SCC and SCC Foundation salute Salem County war heroes
SCC and SCC Foundation salute Salem County war heroes

Salem County war heroes Robert Stanton, Edward Hassler, Fabio Sanservino, William Berglund and William Keeler (posthumous) were honored at the second annual Veterans Dinner on Nov. 8.

Residents may now take advantage of free college tuition
Residents may now take advantage of free college tuition

Salem County residents may now attend college tuition-free through the Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG).  

SCC art exhibit features wall hangings of piano pieces
SCC art exhibit features wall hangings of piano pieces

Salem Community College’s latest art exhibit, “Arrangements,” features Delaware artist Max Levenson, who used piano pieces to create a series of wall hangings.  

Students Ready for 18th Annual Duel on the Delaware Robotics Competition
Students Ready for 18th Annual Duel on the Delaware Robotics Competition

Continuing an 18-year tradition, local high school FIRST® Robotics teams, The LuNaTeCs from Carneys Point and The Miracle Workerz of Wilmington will host over 40 mid-Atlantic teams, all part of the FIRST Robotics Competition and the FIRST Tech Challenge, on Saturday, October 20 for the Duel on the Delaware.

SCC unveils Alumni Clock on Klinke Green
SCC unveils Alumni Clock on Klinke Green

A seed planted more than 15 years ago came to fruition when the Alumni Clock was installed on the Dr. David J. Klinke Green last month.

Jennifer Martin achieves goal at Princeton
Jennifer Martin achieves goal at Princeton

September was an unforgettable month for Jennifer Martin. She became associate professor and started a community college fellowship program at Princeton University.

Salem Health and Wellness Grant for 2018-19 Scholarships
Salem Health and Wellness Grant for 2018-19 Scholarships

The Salem Health and Wellness Foundation has awarded $138,000 to the Salem Community College Foundation for scholarships for Salem Community College Practical Nursing and Associate Degree nursing students. 

SCC names new academic leadership
SCC names new academic leadership

Salem Community College has named Ken Robell as Dean of Academic Affairs (Chief Academic Officer) and Maura Cavanagh Dick as Interim Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs.  

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