Men’s Basketball Recap Archive

…Triton jumped out to the first substantial lead of eight points after Eric Gillespie made a pair of free throws with 13:55 to go in the half. South Suburban countered with an 11-3 run to jump back in front five minutes later 17-16. Shakur Pinder and Jovan Mooring paced the Bulldogs, scoring 26 of the teams 36 points in the first half. Gillespie along with two other Trojans each had eight after the first 20 minutes. Triton went into the half up two…

South Suburban College 2015 SCRIBLERIAN Wins Major Awards

…aced the necessary skills.” The magazine gave out awards for best poetry, best story, best essay, best art, and cover design at their awards celebration last June. Jones said that this year’s magazine will be available in May, and he expects it to have the same overall quality. He stated, “My layout editor and I work very closely in making sure the magazine contains only the best of the submitted works by our students and that it is proofread ver…

Board of Trustees Policy & Procedure Manual

…l media on behalf of South Suburban College on SSC affiliated social media sites. SSC affiliated social media sites must, in all cases, maintain the integrity of the institution. Policies for Social Media Creating a Social Media Account All South Suburban College social media accounts must be created and approved by the Department of Communication Services and Media Design. Official South Suburban College social media pages shall remain the proper…

An Evening of Music & Inspiration: “A Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald”

…ration of two giants in the world of music, arts, and entertainment; Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald. John “Dizzy Gillespie” Birks, was one of the greatest trumpeters of all-time. Gillespie was a trumpet virtuoso and improviser. His beret and horn-rimmed spectacles, his scat singing, his bent horn, pouched cheeks and his light-hearted personality were essential in popularizing bebop. Although noted for his on and offstage clowning, Gillespie e…

South Suburban College Scriblerian Wins Major Awards

…s presented to students at the annual Scriblerian meeting in June were for Best Art (Kathleen DeJong for “Paint Studio”), Best Essay (Flor M. Correa Vallejo for “The Value of a Toy”), Best Poem (Sofia Sayed for “The Starving Boy”), and Taliah Norwood for Cover Design. Magazines are available in the South Suburban College English office and library. For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit www.ssc….

Graduation Information

…s://events.lifetouch.com/ssc April 18th 11:59 p.m. Deadline to schedule on-site graduation photograph. SSC Photo Day Signup April 20th 9:00a.m – 3:00p.m. On-site graduate photos Performing Arts Center May 16th 1:30 p.m. Commencement Ceremony begins on Facebook. http://fb.me/southsuburbancollege Things to Note Last day to order a cap and gown for participation in the ceremony is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, March 28th. NO EXCEPTIONS! Last day to upload a pho…

Governor Pritzker Visits Opening of New COVID-19 Testing Site at South Suburban College’s Main Campus in South Holland

…linois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA). Illinois Governor JB Pritzker visited the site today along with South Suburban College Chairman Frank M. Zuccarelli and President Lynette D. Stokes, Ed.D., on its opening day of testing. The testing tents were set up near the college’s Fitness Center, utilizing the spacious parking lot and secluded roadways for drive-thru testing. “I was glad to visit our newly-relocated south suburban state testing site

Cook County Closes South Suburban College Vaccination Site

…accination shots have been scheduled for the Matteson location, or another site closer to their residence. Other regional sites are also being closed due to a significant slowing of demand for vaccination. SSC’s site was delivering 1,200 vaccinations per day during its peak, and has provided more than 71,000 vaccinations in total. Cook County Health is encouraging individuals who are seeking vaccination to walk-in at the Matteson location at 4647…

COVID-19 Information

…to host a COVID-19 drive-thru testing and vaccination (Johnson & Johnson) site four days a week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Public Health. No appointment is necessary for the drive-thru tents set up at the College’s Main Campus northwest parking lot. Testing and vaccination site inquiries may be made by calling (888) 297-7208.Free rapid COVID-19 testing is avail…

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Paramedic Program

…tive program coordinator in order to participate at any clinical education site. Failure to maintain comprehensive health care insurance will result in the student being immediately withdrawn from the clinical site and thereby receiving a failing grade in the clinical education class. Furthermore, the student will be financially responsible to pay all medical bills and co-payments as a result of injuries or health issues that arise from participat…

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South Suburban College Student Artists Win Best Group Project Award for Tinley Park’s Benches on the Avenue Contest

…ing, sculpting, pottery, photography, graphic design and more. The college has three galleries on the Main Campus in South Holland that are open to the public. For more information about SSC programs, visit www.ssc.edu or call (708) 210-5718. Pictured: SSC Students received the award for Best Group Project in Tinley Park’s Benches on the Avenue contest for their entry “The Marauder’s Bench.”…

South Suburban College Student Artists Win Best Group Project Award for Tinley Park’s Benches on the Avenue Contest

…hat are open to the public. For more information about SSC programs, visit www.ssc.edu or call (708) 210-5718.   Pictured from left to right: Rina Briz of Markham, Devin Walker of Lansing, Kathleen DeJong of Lansing, Narita Sharma of Lansing, and Sarah Keyes of Tinley Park received the award for Best Group Project in Tinley Park’s Benches on the Avenue contest for their entry “Girl Power Rules.” (Artist Alexis Jannotta of Midlothian not pictured.)…

South Suburban College Vaccination Site Now Open for Walk-Ins

…South State Street in South Holland, Illinois – was the third large-scale site Cook County operationalized in February. The National Guard now administers up to 1,200 Pfizer vaccines per day at the site. South Suburban College also continues to maintain its COVID-19 drive-thru testing four days a week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Public Health. No appointment is…

English Transfer Curriculum

…An awards reception is held every June to award students for cover design, best art, best poem, best essay, and best short story. Recommended AA Transfer Curriculum for English This is only a suggested transfer program and might not be appropriate for every student. Some four-year institutions accept more than 62 credit hours in transfer to fulfill requirements in English. Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses appropriate for t…

The Final Countdown

…can drop a class and be issued a refund. That info is located here: http://www.ssc.edu/event/last-day-refund-period-1st-8-16-week-fall-2017-college-credit-classes/ . After the date that is listed in the link, one can only do a withdrawal without a refund. This info can be found here: http://www.ssc.edu/event/withdrawal-period-begins-fall-2017-8-week-16-week-classes/ . If any of this sounds a bit confusing, that is okay. Students are more than welc…

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Fall – Late Start Classes Coming to South Suburban College September 18

…eral financial aid or employer subsidies. More information is available at www.ssc.edu/freeclass Classes are subject to change. For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office at (708) 210-5718. SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois. The college’s extension site, the Oak Forest Center, is located at 16333 S. Kilbourn, Oak Forest,…

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Fall – Late Start Classes Coming to South Suburban College September 19

…e County, IN, or those who qualify for the Chicago Regional Rate. The Free Class applies to tuition only, and does not apply to courses of more than 5 credit hours. Individuals must not be receiving any state or federal financial aid or employer subsidies. More information is available at www.ssc.edu/freeclass For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office at…

South Suburban College Named as One of the Best Two-Year Colleges in Illinois

…nois for 2017 naming South Suburban College in South Holland as one of The Best Two-Year Colleges in Illinois. To be included on the “Best Colleges in Illinois” list, all schools must be not-for-profit and regionally accredited. Each college is also evaluated on metrics including annual alumni earnings, the opportunity for employment services and academic counseling, the selection of degree programs offered, financial aid availability and graduati…

South Suburban College Drive-Thru Testing Site Now Providing Johnson & Johnson Vaccinations

…South Holland, Illinois. SSC also recently added a second COVID-19 testing site at its Oak Forest Center (OFC) to provide free testing through the SHIELD Illinois program. The OFC-SHIELD testing site is initially limited to two days a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Testing results are available within 24 hours. If demand increases, dates and times will be expanded. To schedule an appointment, a SHIELD Illinois account…

South Suburban College COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site Adjusts Weekday Schedule, Reopens Saturdays

…s through Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Cook County’s mass vaccination site within South Suburban College’s Gymnasium. Vaccinations at all Cook County Health sites are provided by appointment at vaccine.cookcountyil.gov. Individuals without Internet access or who need assistance scheduling may call (833) 308-1988 (from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday – Friday). Cook County Health will continue to offer appointment slots based on the amount of vaccine…

South Suburban College COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site Now Open Weekdays Only

…s through Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Cook County’s mass vaccination site within South Suburban College’s Gymnasium. Vaccinations at all Cook County Health sites are provided by appointment at vaccine.cookcountyil.gov. Individuals without Internet access or who need assistance scheduling may call (833) 308-1988 (from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday – Friday). Cook County Health will continue to offer appointment slots based on the amount of vaccine…

Cook County Announces Third Large Scale Community Vaccination Site at South Suburban College

…rs and hospitals who are also offering vaccines by appointment. Additional sites can be found at https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/vaccination-location. In the weeks ahead and pending vaccine availability, Cook County plans to open several additional large sites across the suburbs. County officials expect Phase 1b to take some time and caution residents to remember that moving through the various phases is contingent on the availability of vaccin…

Class Schedules

…nt in the next course. Please refer to our current SSC Catalog for co-requisites and pre-requisites of all courses. If further assistance is needed regarding course selection, please contact the Counseling Department at (708) 596-2000 x2306. All students enrolled in courses at SSC should be prepared to access any online materials their instructor may require for the course. Traditional classroom based courses offered at SSC may include online home…

South Suburban College to Provide Rapid Testing in Oak Forest

…EST, IL – South Suburban College (SSC) is adding a second COVID-19 testing site at its Oak Forest Center (OFC) to provide free rapid testing through the SHIELD Illinois program. The OFC-SHIELD testing site will open on May 17th with availability initially limited to two days a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. If demand increases, dates and times will be expanded. To schedule an appointment, a SHIELD account must be creat…

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Emergency Electrical Repairs and Related Work

…will be held virtually on April 16, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. To register visit www.ssc.edu/purchasing. The scope of the project will be detailed and questions will be answered. Onsite inspections will be done by appointment only beginning April 17, 2020 and concluding April 20, 2020. On site inspections will limit the number of participants and contractors must provide their own personal protective equipment. Bidders will examine the plans and specifi…

Military Admission Checklist

…ois National Guard Grant you may view remaining entitlement on the ISAC website. This resource can help you find the information. Please also submit your DD-214 (www.archives.gov) with your social security number redacted and email both to veteransservices@ssc.edu. Documents Needed to Certify Education Benefits Official documentation from the Office of Veteran’s Affairs to show what educational benefit you are qualified to use VA Benefit Letter. C…

File Early for Financial Aid

…at the time of processing. Select a Degree Program at Registration   Dates for processing paperwork will be announced at a later date. All student must meet SSC’s Satisfactory Academic Policy (PLEASE CONSULT THE SSC WEBSITE FOR GUIDELINES) www.ssc.edu Office of Financial Aid. For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office at (708) 210-5718….

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Fall – Late Start Classes Coming to South Suburban College September 16th

…ollment fee per semester. Payments may be made from savings, checking, or credit card accounts. Register soon – space is limited and classes may be subject to change. For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office at (708) 210-5718. Para Información En Español Llame: (708) 210-5740. SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois. The coll…

Fall Registration is in Progress at South Suburban College

…elope. Prospective students should complete the Online Application Form at www.ssc.edu to begin the enrollment process. New students will receive an SSC email account and a “My SSC” Username & Password via email which will allow access to the online schedule and class registration. The My SSC Portal also allows students 24-hour access during college closed periods. The complete upcoming open house schedule at SSC is as follows: Court Reporting Ope…

Future Students

…for your journey at SSC. You can reach a counselor by using QLESS (https://www.ssc.edu/qless/) or at (708) 596-2000 x5724. 8. Register for Classes SSC Self Service is where you go to plan and register for courses, student financial information, and email. All students attempting to access SSC Self Service need to have completed the application process. If you require assistance choosing courses, you should contact a counselor by using QLESS (https…

Military Credits

…College. For additional information on this benefit please visit their website below. https://www2.illinois.gov State Benefits (Illinois) Apply for the Illinois Veterans Grant by completing their online application. Apply for the Illinois National Guard Grant by completing their online application. You will need to reapply every academic year to continue your eligibility. You may apply for the MIA/POW scholarship by completing their online applic…

Students Who Register for “Late Start” Classes at South Suburban College May Still Benefit from Tuition Assistance, Free Laptops

…g students may also take advantage of SSC’s free class tuition waiver from www.ssc.edu/freeclass. Former students make take advantage of a new one-time SSC Student Debt Relief Fund from www.ssc.edu/student-debt-relief-fund. Additionally, SSC’s Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI) grant provides wrap-around services including comprehensive financial assistance and academic support to participating students within a variety of program areas providing s…

Summer Classes at South Suburban College – 50% Discount for Summer Classes at Oak Forest Center for All Students

…assistance, enroll early and create their preferred schedule at SSC. Visit www.fafsa.gov to apply for financial aid using institution code 001769. Additionally, the SSC Foundation 2017 Scholarship Books and Applications are available online at www.ssc.edu/foundation. The primary SSC scholarship application deadline is Friday, March 31st, however, graduating high school seniors can continue to apply for high school graduate scholarships throughout…

Register Now for Spring Classes at South Suburban College

…Programs or Employer Subsidy Programs. For more information, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office at (708) 210-5718. Para Información En Español Llame: (708) 210-5740. SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois. The Oak Forest Center is located at 16333 South Kilbourn Avenue, Oak Forest, Illinois SSC is a community college located in South Holland, Illinois serving 21 communities including parts of th…

One Million Degrees Student Supports and Volunteer Opportunities Open at South Suburban College

…beyond. One Million Degrees Scholars are equipped with the skills necessary to help them reach their full potential in school, in work, and in life. To learn more about One Million Degrees, please visit www.onemilliondegrees.org. For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office at (708) 210-5718….

Register Now for Fall Classes at South Suburban College

…Programs or Employer Subsidy Programs. For more information, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office at (708) 210-5718. Para Información En Español Llame: (708) 210-5740. SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois. The Oak Forest Center is located at 16333 South Kilbourn Avenue, Oak Forest, Illinois SSC is a community college located in South Holland, Illinois serving 21 communities including parts of th…

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Fall – Late Start Classes Coming to South Suburban College September 21st

…r those who qualify for the Chicago Regional Rate. The Free Class applies to tuition only, and does not apply to courses of more than 5 credit hours. Individuals must not be receiving any state or federal financial aid or employer subsidies. More information is available at www.ssc.edu/freeclass. For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office at (708) 210-571…

Fall Registration is in Progress at South Suburban College

…elope. Prospective students should complete the Online Application Form at www.ssc.edu to begin the enrollment process. New students will receive an SSC email account and a “My SSC” Username & Password via email which will allow access to the online schedule and class registration. The My SSC Portal also allows students 24-hour access during college closed periods. The complete upcoming open house schedule at SSC is as follows: Court Reporting Ope…

Summer Classes at South Suburban College – 50% Discount For Summer Classes at Oak Forest Center For All Students.

…assistance, enroll early and create their preferred schedule at SSC. Visit www.fafsa.gov to apply for financial aid using institution code 001769. Additionally, the SSC Foundation 2016 Scholarship Books and Applications are available online at www.ssc.edu/foundation. The primary SSC scholarship application deadline is Monday, March 28th, however, graduating high school seniors can continue to apply for high school graduate scholarships throughout…

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act

…ations 0 0 0 Weapons Violations 0 0 0 Thefts 0 0 0 Domestic Violence 0 0 0 Dating Violence 0 0 0 Stalking 0 0 0 Hate Crimes 0 0 0 Definitions Offenses are determined based upon the Federal, State and Local definitions. Crimes the Clery Act considers a threat to other students and employees such as: “Domestic violence”, which includes asserted violent misdemeanor and felony offenses committed by the victim’s current or former spouse, current or for…

PAC Rats Spoof Hitchcock with “Wrong Window”

…conic movie, “Rear Window,” the play centers around estranged couple Jeff (Charlie Furtek of Lansing) and Marnie Elbies (Jennifer Crick of Homewood), who are getting back together after a brief separation. Like the main characters in the Hitchcock’s movie, the Elbies enjoy spying on the neighbors who live in the apartment across the way. But that innocent fun quickly turns into pure chaos when the Elbies and their good friends, Robbie (Martell Jef…

Virtual Academic Skill Session: “How Do You Learn?”

…be the best possible student and life-long learner, we must understand the best practices, and strategies to best study adapted to our way of thinking. This online presentation by David Frazier, HPOG Academic Assistant, on Monday, August 23rd from 1:00 – 2:00pm will unlock the various styles of learning and help students identify which traits they possess and gain valuable strategies customized to their learning styles and preferences. This sessio…

Privacy Protection

…on. This information does not contain any personally identifiable information. South Suburban College does not support the use of cookies. (Microsoft defines a cookie as “a file created by a Web site that stores information on your computer, such as your preferences when visiting that site.”) For additional information please contact the Webteam via email….

South Suburban College Library Announces Partnership With Driving-Tests.org

…on and accessibility – the same values we have, and ones that lead to safer roadways.” For more information on the library, visit: http://libguides.ssc.edu/libguideshome, and for their new Driving-Tests.org partner site, please visit http://ssc.driving-tests.org. For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office at (708) 210-5718….

Assessment Center

…ertification Testing -South Suburban College’s Oak Forest Center is a test site for many exam sponsors and offers computer-based certification and licensure examinations in a comfortable, secure and dependable environment at the Oak Forest Center. Pearson VUE Test Site– through Pearson VUE, exams are administered for many professions such as AHIMA, Amazon, Cisco, ILTS (Educators), GED®, CompTIA, The American College, Federal Secret Service, Fire S…

South Suburban College Kicks Off Women’s History Month with Free One Woman Stage Act (Harriet Tubman)

…oth. More information about the Chicago Women’s Conference is available at www.TheChicagoWomensConference.Org. This conference includes a fee for attendance with a breakfast, lunch, workshops, and vendors and will celebrate its 10th Anniversary this year! The Non-Traditional Career Panel for Men & Women will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 12-2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center (PAC). The panel will feature women and men in non-traditio…

2018 Chicago Women’s Conference & Expo Coming to SSC on March 16

…ditional information about our speakers and vendors can be found on our website www.TheChicagoWomensConference.org. The cost of admission is just $25 per person with advance registration, or $35 at the door. The conference fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and admission to all of the break-out sessions. Each attendee will receive a raffle ticket with numerous chances to win prizes donated by our vendors, so get your best gal pals togeth…

South Suburban College Student Selected to Visit NASA in July

…0 community college students from across the U.S. to be part of the NCAS onsite experience. The five-week online activity culminates with a four-day on-site event at a NASA Center and offers students the opportunity to interact with NASA engineers and others as they learn more about careers in science and engineering. While at NASA, students form teams and establish fictional companies interested in Mars exploration. Each team is responsible for d…

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Spring – Late Start Classes Coming to South Suburban College February 11th

…, Psychology, Reading, Sociology, Spanish, Speech, Speech Language Pathology, Welding and more. Register soon – space is limited and classes may be subject to change. For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office at (708) 210-5718. Para Información En Español Llame: (708) 210-5740. SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois. The coll…

Codes of Conduct

…rested in having a link to their home page from the South Suburban College WWW site, will contact their dean or appropriate administrator for approval of linkage and content. Policy In support of its mission of offering quality in education and excellence in service, South Suburban College provides access to College facilities and information technology resources for students, faculty members, staff members, and other authorized users within insti…

It’s Not Too Late to Register For Spring – Late Start Classes Coming to South Suburban College in February

…nd printable Spring Credit Class Schedules are also accessible online from www.ssc.edu. The Late Start classes are offered in a variety of subject areas including Accounting, Art, Building Construction Technology, Business, Community Health Worker, Criminal Justice, Court Reporting, Emergency Medical Technician, English, Health Information Technology, Humanities, Foundations for College Success (OCS), Mathematics, Manufacturing, Music, Physical Ed…

It’s Not Too Late to Enroll in College this Spring–Classes begin January 14th at SSC

…aged to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov using institution code 001769, or from the new myStudentAid app. that is available from both the Apple App. Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android). Students who wish to use financial aid as payment for spring classes must have an official high school or GED transcript on file. Official transcripts must have a school seal and graduation date on them. Transcripts…

Take Summer Classes at South Suburban College and Benefit from Scholarships, Tuition Assistance Programs and Free Laptops

…ts make take advantage of a new one-time SSC Student Debt Relief Fund from www.ssc.edu/student-debt-relief-fund. SSC’s Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI) grant provides wrap-around services including comprehensive financial assistance and academic support to participating students within a variety of program areas providing stackable credentials. These programs will be highlighted at the upcoming Open Houses including Nursing, Patient Care Technici…

Swing Into Spring Now at South Suburban College to Benefit from Tuition Assistance Programs and Flexible Scheduling

…vious students may take advantage of the SSC Student Debt Relief Fund from www.ssc.edu/student-debt-relief-fund. To ask for help, access the LIVE CHAT button from ssc.edu, call (708) 210-5718 or email registration&records@ssc.edu. Additionally, SSC’s Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI) grant provides wrap-around services including comprehensive financial assistance and academic support to participating students within a variety of program areas prov…

South Suburban College Announces Virtual Classroom, Free Class and Free Laptop Applications for the Spring Semester

…Financial Aid, or other tuition or employer subsidy programs). Apply from www.ssc.edu/freeclass. Additionally, former students make take advantage of a new one-time SSC Student Debt Relief Fund. Financial resources are allocated to students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are distributed on a case-by-case basis until exhausted. Apply from www.ssc.edu/student-debt-relief-fund. “These measures will be implemented in ways that pr…

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Spring – Late Start Classes Coming to South Suburban College in February

…nd printable Spring Credit Class Schedules are also accessible online from www.ssc.edu. The Late Start classes are offered in a variety of subject areas including Accounting, Art, Building Construction Technology, Business, Community Health Worker, Computer Information Sciences, Criminal Justice, Court Reporting, Drama, Emergency Medical Technician, English, Health Information Technology, Humanities, Foundations for College Success (OCS), Mathemat…

Register for Summer Classes at South Suburban College

…Foundation 2015 Scholarship Books and Applications are available online at www.ssc.edu/foundation. The primary SSC scholarship application deadline is Friday, March 27th, however, graduating high school seniors can continue to apply for high school graduate scholarships throughout the spring and summer months. Students who wish to use financial aid as payment for summer classes must have an official high school or GED transcript on file. Official…

Summer Class Registration Opens March 18th at South Suburban College

…ss. Prospective students should get started with the Online Application at www.ssc.edu. Once the application process is complete, new students will receive an SSC email account and a Self Service Username & Password via email which will allow access to student information and class registration. Both interactive and printable Summer Credit Class Schedules are also accessible online. For more information, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Adm…

South Suburban College is Open For Business

…4, 2016 with registration opening on Monday, April 18, 2016. Still weighing your options? Come check us out. You may even be eligible to take your first class for free! Details are available online at www.ssc.edu/freeclass. For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office at (708) 210-5718….

Goodbye Spring, Hello Fall!

…iscount! For any other information about SSC’s teams, please visit: http://www.ssc.edu/services/student-services/student-life/athletics/. If you miss any of the action from the sporting events, don’t forget to watch Noah Nowicki as he gives us the highlights on “Home Game Heroes”. Here is a link with his previous recaps: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLACSRwWBQgt99AU4vSj64rdHTSUXaeids. If you are interested in getting involved with helping…

6th Annual Community Open House Coming to South Suburban College’s Main Campus April 9th

…s). Prospective students should get started with the Online Application at www.ssc.edu. Once the application process is complete, new students will receive an SSC email account and a Self Service Username & Password via email which will allow access to student information and class registration. Both interactive and printable Class Schedules are also accessible online. For more information, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the Admissions Office…

Military Benefits

…ege.navy.mil/sailors/tuition-assistance-ncpace.htm U.S. AIR FORCE: https://www.afpc.af.mil/benefits-and-entitlements/military-tuition-assistance-program/ U.S. COAST GUARD: https://www.forcecom.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/FORCECOM-UNITS/ETQC/VOLUNTARY-EDUCATION/Tuition-Assistance/   Definition of Benefits Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI Bill® – Active Duty The Chapter 30 – Active Duty GI Bill® provides up to 36 months of education benefits to eligible Vet…

Frequently Asked Questions from Veterans and Servicemembers

…e cost of your tuition, fees and books. You can apply for financial aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov to determine if you are eligible. www.fafsa.ed.gov What other military credits do I need if I am still on active duty for enrollment? Military Credits Veterans or Active Duty military personnel should submit the following transcripts to the Office of Admissions: AARTS (Army American Council on Education Registry Transcript System) SMARTS (Sailor/Marine Amer…

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Spring – Late Start Classes Coming to South Suburban College in February

…nd printable Spring Credit Class Schedules are also accessible online from www.ssc.edu. The Late Start classes are offered in a variety of subject areas including Accounting, Art, Building Construction Technology, Business, Child Development, Computer Information Systems, Court Reporting, Drama, Emergency Medical Services, English, Health Information Technology, Humanities, Overview for College Success (OCS), Mathematics, Manufacturing, Music, Phy…

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Fall: “Late Start Classes” coming to SSC

…48 to complete the Application Form, or complete the Online Application at www.ssc.edu. New students will receive an SSC email account and a “My SSC” Username & Password via email which will allow access to the online schedule and class registration. The “MY SSC” portal allows students 24-hour access during college closed periods. For more information about all of SSC’s programs, admissions and registration, please visit www.ssc.edu or contact the…

Registration is in Progress for Spring 2018 Classes at South Suburban College

…more information about SSC’s program options. Students may apply online at www.ssc.edu to begin the enrollment process. New students will receive an SSC email account and a self-service Username & Password via email which will allow access to the online schedule and class registration. Registration Services are currently open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Fridays from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Current and prospective students are encoura…

WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS: Job Search Strategies “Best Practice Approaches in Launching a Job and or Internship Search”

…his Wednesday’s workshops are about job search strategies and learning the best practice approaches in launching a job and or internship search and will be held Wednesday, September 18th at 12:00 noon, and 2:00 p.m. in the Career Development and Job Center on the 2nd Floor. All times are subject to change. Take time to participate in a 20-25 minute workshop to enhance your current knowledge. For more information, contact LaKeishia Buckner-Smith at…

2019 Higher Learning Commission Site Visit

…mation of our accreditation. The reaffirmation process will culminate in a site visit by a team of HLC peer reviewers made up of faculty and staff from other universities with similar missions. The College will be assessed on five criteria: Mission: The institution’s mission is clear and articulated publicly; it guides the institution’s operations. Integrity—Ethical and Responsible Conduct: The institution acts with integrity; its conduct is ethic…

South Suburban College Extends COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site Services through December with the IDPH

…Trustees. “We have heard from our community about the convenience of this site helping them to better deal with the challenges of the pandemic. We are pleased to offer this support for the remainder of this year.” The COVID-19 testing drive-thru is conducted by HR Support in the SSC Fitness Center’s east parking lot seven days a week. Tents are highly visible and cars may enter from either 159th Street or State Street to follow the signage. Daily…

SouthWorks Maker Lab at South Suburban College

…f the burgeoning Maker Movement. Our MakerLab currently houses two DaVinci XYZ 3D printers, a Stratasys Uprint SE Plus 3D printer, a Roland vinyl cutter, an electronics station and a Universal Laser Engraver. In addition we have a dedicated Electronics lab, CAD lab and Manufacturing lab on campus. Students master STEM subjects through hands-on learning and building. Many “find” themselves as “makers,” continuing on to engineering and manufacturing…

PAC Rats “Play On” at South Suburban College

…n Hall of South Holland as Henry, the character actor and Polly’s husband; Charlie Furtek of Lansing as Billy, a spirited young actor; Rob Smagacz of Calumet City as Saul, an actor who can’t resist a wisecrack; Michelle Castellanos of Lansing as Smitty, the inexperienced high school actress; and Betty Owens of Glenwood as Phyllis, the novice, inept playwright. The play is directed by Thornton resident Cathy Hundt, set design by Dean Scalzitti of H…

Hall of Fame Baseball Coach Steve Ruzich Wins 1200th Game

…and passion to the field that really motivates the guys to get better. The best thing about this program is that he makes it into a family atmosphere, and he cares about each individual guy.” Inducted into the NJCAA Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2014, Ruzich has led the Bulldogs to two NJCAA Division I World Series Appearances (1991, 2006), 11 Regional titles, and coached 15 NJCAA Division I All-Americans. He has also been named the…

Non-Credit Classes Are Still and Option This Summer at South Suburban College

…et. Learn how to develop your product or service, find the best suppliers, best customers, work with banks, currency issues, insurance companies, government agencies and other trade entities. Weekly live sessions online and after the formal nine weeks’ course. Required textbook must be purchased online from instructor. BUS E03 730 8:00-10:00p W Online Spiers 6/24-8/19 EDU C18–Substitute Teaching as an Observational Career Path Fee: $119, Prerequis…

South Suburban College BCI Presents The Myers-Briggs & Team Building: Creating a Framework for Business Success Workshop

…our assessment results, helping you to gain a better understanding of your best-fit type, and providing you with greater insight into the meaning of your preferences. When you understand your type preferences, you can approach your own work in a manner that best suits your style. Troy will also help you better understand the culture of your workplace, develop new skills, understand your participation in teams, and cope with change. The cost is $14…

Lean Workshops to Improve Productivity & Quality Coming to Oak Forest Center

…inuously improve. Together, BCI and Lettman will work with you to find the best operational approach for your company, from the planning stage through implementation stages, using Lean principles that will be best aligned with the strategic direction of your company. Each workshop is $195 per person (includes lunch). Send three people and third person is free. For more information or to register, please call Nancy Burrows at (708) 596-2000, ext. 3…

South Suburban College Students Received Over $3,400,000 in New Aid

…ailable. Shanika Mack is a South Suburban College student who has made the best out of the challenges of the past year. “Losing my job forced me to step away and think about what’s important, like pursuing my bigger dreams,” said Mack, a 31-year old returning adult student who previously attended SSC immediately after graduating from Thornton High School. “The pandemic can take away my job but it can’t take away my education.” Mack received a free…

Baseball Coaching Staff

…2013 1st team Steve Letz and 2006 1st team Lee Fischer who was also voted best defensive player in the nation. “Coach Ru” also has had 24 players drafted by major league teams including six players that have reached the big leagues. Five former SSC players went on to the Major Leagues, including Tim Brydak (Kansas City Royals), Ron Mahay (Boston Red Sox), Rob Mackowiak (Chicago White Sox), Julis Matos (San Diego Padres) and currently active, Tony…

Outcomes Assessment

…ponent, various assessment techniques are employed to determine what works best for student success toward mastery of the learning objectives. Faculty and administrators from all academic, student services and co-curricular tiers collaborate on matters related to instructional redesigns and services that optimize the learning experience. In this regard, South Suburban College is a shining example of a learning focused institution. Faculty Rubric D…

BUILD A BETTER YOU! Seminar Offered By SSC’s BCI

…-talk style presentations are designed to provide you with the best of the best information to improve the various areas of your life. You are worth the investment!! Time: 9:00–9:30 am: Registration, Networking & Breakfast 9:30–12:15 pm: Program 12:15pm–Wrap-up Location: Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce 18230 Orland Parkway (on St. Xavier campus) Orland Park, IL 60467 Cost: $49–Early bird; $59 at the door Registration: Please go to our websit…

Manufacturing Workshop on Blueprint Reading Coming To SSC’s Oak Forest Center

…Lean facilitator. Together, BCI and Lettman will work with you to find the best operational approach for your company, from the planning stage through implementation stages, using Lean principles that will be best aligned with the strategic direction of your company. In October, the Business & Career Institute will be offering workshops in Lean Problem Solving and Statistical Process Control for Operators, Supervisor and Managers. This workshop wi…

Marybeth Beno Named Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year at South Suburban College

…t who tells you that your class made a difference in their lives, it’s the best feeling!” Beno is a firm believer that community college is the best place to start for college degree seekers. All three of her children attended SSC before completing their Bachelor’s Degrees at DePaul and Purdue and becoming gainfully employed in their chosen fields. “Faculty and staff here really care about one another and the students. Our decisions are based on s…

Former South Suburban Basketball Star Drafted into NBA G-League

…d 3rd at the National Championship Tournament with a 34-3 record––good for best in the nation that year and tops in school history. Bulldogs Head Coach John Pigatti was named Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Junior College Division II Coach of the Year after the season. “It’s ironic that in one of the best performances I have ever seen, Jo scored 51 points for us at Grand Rapids Community College in 2016,” said Coach Pigatti. “He’s the only…

Customized Contract Training

…ts. BCI prescreens and prequalifies trainers and consultants to ensure the best possible match for your needs to deliver the best possible outcome. BCI seeks out partners from all sectors–business, organizations, government, and other educational institutions to make unique opportunities available for our clients. Our services include: Assessment of workforce training needs Performance consulting services High quality customized training programs,…

Breakfast with BCI Workshop Presents – HR Essentials for Supervisors & Managers

…nsuring your managers and supervisors are trained on important HR laws and best practices. Whether you’ve been recently promoted, are a veteran supervisor or are working a non-HR job with HR responsibilities, this workshop is worth the investment. In this interactive session, participants will: Receive updates and gain understanding on issues related to EEO, ADA, FMLA and other relevant employment laws. Obtain up-to-date information on sexual hara…

Bulldogs Guard Carter Garners National Player of the Year Honors

…Carter averaged 15.7 points and 7.9 rebounds per game along with an NJCAA-best mark of 5.5 steals per game and a fourth-best mark of 7.9 assists per game. He led South Suburban to a 29-4 overall record and a Regional Championship, before COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the National Tournament. “It is a great honor to win the National Player of the Year,” said Carter. “I could not have done it without the great players and teammates I had arou…

Lean Construction Workshops Coming to Oak Forest Center

…edure for how to do a project process. Standard Work documents the safest, best and easiest way to do a project process. Lean Construction-A3 Problem Solving Thursday, May 5 4-8pm A3 Structured Problem Solving provides an organized configuration to eliminate chronic and systemic business problems instead of jumping directly from the problem to just any solution. All sessions will promote efficient, effective, positive bottom line results, resultin…

Government Document Files

…and court links. GovSpot – This free site provides one-click access to the best and most requested local, state, federal and international government resources available on the web. Healthfinder Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (Click on New Titles at the top) Small Business Administration Survey of Current Business U.S. Business Advisor U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Department of Commerce U.S. Department of Education U.S. Food and Drug A…

Child Development Center

…f Illinois budget crisis. We regret that this action was necessary. Our on-site child care center was a benefit to our students and we know the impact that its closing has had on our students. Therefore, as a service to our valued students and the community, we wish to share with those who might need child care, some of the closest child care centers within 1-2 miles of South Suburban College. Please keep in mind that we are not recommending any c…

Adult Secondary Education (ASE)/Adult Basic Education (ABE) Class Registration

…nday through Thursday (April 13 – June 18, 2015) Register & Assessment (on site): April 6, 7, and 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Classes Begin: Monday, April 13, 2015 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Calumet City ABE/ASE/Program Sandridge Community Center 600 Oglesby Ave. Calumet City, IL 60409 Part-time ABE/ASE: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday (April 13 – June 18, 2015) Register & Assessment (on site): April 6, 7, and 9, 2015 at 5:45 p.m. Classes Begin: Monday, Ap…

Math Mentoring

…TH CLASS! Please take advantage of this help using the ZOOM online meeting site with your phone or computer. Go to Zoom.com Click on “JOIN A MEETING” Enter the number for listed for your time. SPRING, 2021 Math Mentoring on ZOOM (January 19th – May 7th). MONDAY 1:00 – 2:40 PM ID 875 778 0147 Patrick O’Leary TUESDAY 12:00 – 1:40 PM 1:40 – 4:00 PM ID 807 859 6867 ID 643 001 3621 Jennifer Medlen Diane Grzeczka WEDNESDAY 1:00 – 2:40 PM ID 875 778 0147…

Adult Education Spring Registration

…Assessment: January 5, 6, and 7 at 10:00 am (Registration & Assessment on site) Classes begin: Monday, January 12, 2015 Classes: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm **JUST ADDED** CALUMET CITY PROGRAM Sandridge Community Center 600 Oglesby Ave. Calumet City, IL 60409 Part Time ABE/ASE Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (January 12 – April 2, 2015) Registration & Assessment: January 5, 6, and 8 at 5:45 pm (Registration & Assessment on site) Classes begin: Monday, Januar…