THIS WEEK @ SMCC • Volume II • September 14, 2019
Happy Monday! Keep up with campus events, awards and important news happening with staff, faculty and students. Go Cougars!
SMCC Kicks-Off Hispanic Heritage Month with Constitution Day!
Maricopa County Recorder, Adrian Fontes and MCCCD Associate General Counsel Sr., Melissa Flores will be at SMCC kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month with voting insight and campus advocacy.

Tuesday, September 17, County Recorder Adrian Fontes will be on campus presenting about voting, what it means and the difference between the electoral and popular vote. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a "Q & A" session with our elected official.

In addition, Melissa Flores, MCCCD Associate General Counsel Sr. for Student Affairs will be at SMCC to discuss statutes, policies and procedures related to Political Activity and Free Expression on campus.

Students will get a chance to learn from experts about their rights and to show them the best way to get engaged on campus.

(Maricopa County Recorder's Office, Photo by Alonso Parra)
Constitution Day
September 17 at 11:30 am
Tune in Live if you can't attend:
First SMCC Raspberry JAM Brings Over 200 Students
More than 200 high school students spent their Saturday morning coding and building computers at SMCC.

Early College Programs hosted the first SMCC Raspberry JAM Conference with support from the Gila River Indian Community and the Phoenix AKARAMA Foundation.

The Raspberry JAM consists of several sessions about Coding, Technology and App Development careers, coding and building a Raspberry Pi computer, among other lessons in technology and engineering.

It was a great experience for students and the teams.

Thank you to all who joined in to support, volunteer and facilitate the programs.
Early College Moved to NCC Building!
Early College Programs has moved to the North Campus Complex (NCC).

Departments at NCC are:
  • Early College Programs (ACE/Dual Enrollment)
  • PR and Marketing Department
September 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Performing Arts Center (PAC)
7050 S. 24 Street
Phoenix, AZ 85042 
Deadline to apply:

S pring 2020 session is October 25, 2019
Internship Opportunities with HACU
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is seeking applicants for the 2020 HACU National Internship Program (HNIP). This program offers students the opportunity to receive valuable work experience through  paid  internships at federal agencies and private corporations nationwide.

Feel free to share students!

Students can apply online at . For questions regarding federal internships, please contact our Washington, D.C. office at 202-467-0893 or email . For corporate internship inquiries, please contact our San Antonio office at 210-692-3805 or email .
Tell Your Story! The Oral History Project is Celebrating 40 Years of SMCC.

Interested in being interviewed? Have materials to share? Connect with Summer Cherland to collaborate:
Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation
Scholarship Cycle Now Open!

Scholarship Workshops are available.

Grand Canyon University will host a live stream campus tour!

Live tour will September 24, from  12:00pm  to  1:30pm in the SMCC Library. Free pizza will be available for students!
25 Live going Pro October 7!

The online facilities and fleet scheduling system will have a new name:  25Live Pro.

District Training Services has developed training materials to assist you in utilizing 25Pro Live. 

In-person training sessions will be available at SMCC, Thursday, October 17. See times below:
  • 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Sign up for a training in the  Employee Learn Center . Search,  25Live Pro and get ready to be trained!

Interested in starting a Doctorate Program?

If you want to explore the possibility of earning a Doctorate in Community College Leadership, the program's leadership team will host an informations session for administrators, staff and faculty in the MCCCD.

Don't miss the opportunity to learn more about this program!

To RSVP, Contact:
 Dr. Cynthia Tanner

SMCC and EMCC Selected for Student Learning Outcomes Opportunity
The National Institute for Learning Outcomes (NILOA) will be offering SMCC and EMCC the opportunity to learn from Coach Errin Heyman about Learning Outcomes in the classroom!

The Institute will take place at EMCC on Friday September 20. 

Faculty are invited to participate from 1:00 to 3:00 PM

Register through the Center for Teaching and Learning.

SMCC Volleyball vs. Benedictine University
SMCC Baseball vs. Central Arizona
SMCC Volleyball vs. Pima
SMCC Women's Soccer vs. Chandler-Gilbert
SMCC Men's Soccer vs. Chandler-Gilbert
6 - 9 pm | Monday, September 16
12 - 3 pm | Friday, September 20
7 - 10 pm | Friday, September 20
9 - 11 am | Saturday, September 21
11:30 am - 2 pm | Saturday, September 21
Upcoming Campus Events
Constitution Day with Adrian Fontes
September 17

SMCC Library, Room 162/163
11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Representing the Countries
September 14

LRC Patio
11:30 am - 2 pm
Frank Talk: Can We Get Along? Talking to Each Other About Controversies Now

12 - 1:15 pm
Connect with the PR and Marketing Team!
Bruce Battle , PR and Marketing Manager

Kassandra Alvarez , PR and Marketing Coordinator

Harley Miller , Graphic Artist
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