College News

10 Myths About Attending College

College used to be an iconic part of the American dream, but lately, it’s started to feel like more of a pipe dream for many people. According to the Educational Data Initiative, the average cost of college has more than doubled in the 21st century!
July 3, 2024

Excellence Under the Stars: Celebrating SCC’s 2024 Outstanding Artichokes

Scottsdale Community College is not just a place of learning but a community that takes immense pride in witnessing the remarkable achievements of its students each year. Excellence Under the Stars, our annual awards program, is a testament to this pride. It serves as a platform for faculty and staff to honor these exceptional individuals and express gratitude for their invaluable contributions to our community.
July 3, 2024

Rock enROLLment Event Hits SCC June 25

Get ready to set the stage for your academic success! Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is thrilled to announce Rock enROLLment Day, a dynamic and personalized summer enrollment event designed to make the enrollment process to college as smooth as possible. This event takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, and is free to attend.
June 4, 2024

SCC’s Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre Named Among Variety’s Top Film Schools

Scottsdale Community College’s School of Film+Theatre (SSFT) proudly announces its inclusion in Variety's esteemed "Top Film Schools in North America" list for 2024, reaffirming its status as a leading institution in cinematic education.
April 26, 2024

Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month – also known as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – occurs each May. We take this time to honor the Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched our country's heritage and are instrumental to its future.
April 23, 2024

Recognizing SCC’s Educator of the Year

Congratulations to Jay Clements, who was named Scottsdale Community College’s 2024 Educator of the Year at the 37th Annual Scottsdale Charros Education Banquet, in April.
April 22, 2024

SCC Announces its next Vice President of Student Affairs

Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is pleased to announce its next Vice President of Student Affairs (VPSA):  Dr. Damita Kaloostian.
April 19, 2024

Scottsdale Community College’s New Certificates in Cannabis Business are Eligible for Financial Aid

April 20th is an important day in the Cannabis industry. Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is celebrating 4/20 by expanding its Cannabis Business programs, which are eligible for financial aid, and with new scholarships awarded by Mint Cannabis Dispensary.
April 19, 2024

SCC Dance Program Presents Dance Concert May 3 & 4

The Scottsdale Community College Dance Program presents Kinetic Connections, a dance concert performed by SCC’s two resident companies and guests, on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, 2024.
April 16, 2024

Behind the Scenes of SCC's West Side Story – A Conversation with Choreographer Jessica Hernandez

West Side Story has arrived, bringing its electric energy to the stage of Scottsdale Community College!
April 16, 2024

Girls Get IT Conference at SCC Wins Innovation-of-the-Year Award

The Maricopa Community Colleges recently named Girls Get IT and Scottsdale Community College (SCC) its 2023-2024 District-wide Innovation of the Year. The annual competition among the 10 Maricopa community colleges (of which SCC is one) and the district office celebrates the innovative practices in higher education today.
April 8, 2024

New Financial Services Programs at SCC Open Doors to Thriving Financial Sector

Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is excited to announce the launch of two new Financial Services programs designed to meet the increasing demand for skilled professionals in the financial sector.
April 2, 2024