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That Time You Partied With an Artichoke! (Artichoke Pride Days)

Artichoke Pride Days, October 21 - 23, 2019

Dig out the green and gold! It’s time to live your best life celebrating 47 years of Artie the Artichoke’s fabulousness. From October 21 to 23, enjoy a marathon of solid birthday events called Artichoke Pride Days, and it’s worthy of selfie glory. So, take a break from your studies for fun, food and swag. This tradition is just begging for a hashtag!

“Artichoke Pride Days are three days of events celebrating our Artichoke uniqueness and amazing programs and clubs,” said Jen Sydow, Student Services Analyst with SCC’s Center for Civic & Global Engagement. “What other college can you walk a mile with Artie the Artichoke and then two days later sing your lungs out during our beloved tradition of Artie Idol!”

Oct. 21 - SCC ROCKS!

Where: SC East Patio

When: 10 a.m. to Noon

What: Create some intentional kindness by painting rocks that will later be left for others to find and take home as a token of kindness.

Oct. 21 - ARTIE WALK

Where: SC East Patio

When: 11:30 a.m.

What: Kick off the week by walking the Artie Mile with Artie! Get free fitness and health tips from the SCC Fitness & Nutrition Club, Outdoor Adventure Club, and the Student Nurses’ Association. End the day with meditation provided by SCC Counseling.


What: Wear a shirt or jersey that represents your club, team or department to help celebrate Artie’s special day.


Where: SC East Patio

When: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

What: It’s a happy birthday party! And what’s a birthday party without food, games and music? Join SCC’s clubs and Council of Student Leaders in celebrating Artie’s 47th birthday!

Oct. 23 - ARTIE IDOL

Where: SC Cafeteria

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

What: Wear a shirt or jersey of your favorite college or university! Then showcase your singing (and dancing) talent at the open mic!

Oct. 23 - VOLLEYBALL GAME (vs. Yavapai College)

Where: North Gym

When: 7:00 p.m.

What: Join Artie and support our Lady ‘Chokes who are currently ranked in the Top 20!

Artichoke Pride Days is sponsored by SCC's Center for Civic & Global Engagement, which creates quality programs and services that provide students and employees with curricular and co-curricular opportunities that increase civic engagement and enhance global awareness.

For more information, including getting involved in student clubs, click here.

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