Biggest Learners earn scholarships
The web reality series Biggest Learner wrapped up last Friday with a final episode announcing the winning team—the students who raised their group GPA the highest. The winners were “Team Swag,” coached by Reuel Barksdale, Business Programs. Each received a $1,000 scholarship, while the runner-up “A Team,” coached by Carolyn Kaufman, Social Sciences, received $500 scholarships. From left are winning team members Branden Rice, Meredith Mendoza and Larena Nolan. Not pictured is the fourth Team Swag member Jack D’Andrea.
Feedback requested from Open Forum
If you were unable to attend the recent Open Campus Forum for Arts and Sciences dean candidate Karen Muir this past Wednesday, you can view the video on the Intranet at this link: http://intranet.cscc.edu/dean-candidate.htm (the Intranet is not available off campus).
Faculty and staff who attended the Forum or viewed it online are invited to provide their feedback to be passed on to the selection committee. All responses will be anonymous. The link below will take you to a two-question survey. The deadline to submit responses is 5 p.m., Tuesday, January 20.
If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Bostos Demers at ext. 5519. For the most up-to-date information please follow the Human Resources Depart on Facebook: Human Resources at CSCC or Twitter: @CSCC_HR.
Time to nominate an outstanding woman student leader
After last year’s ceremony, winners of the 2011 Women Student Leader Awards pose with organizers and President Harrison.
The Student Activities and Athletics Department invites you to nominate an outstanding woman student for the 2012 Women’s History Month Leadership Awards. Nominations are due by February 10 and the award ceremony will be held in early March during Women’s History Month.
The Outstanding Woman Student Leader Award recognizes academic excellence and civic involvement among our women students. Up to eight women will be honored on March 6 during the Women’s History Month Awards Reception. This year’s theme is “Women’s Education, Women’s Empowerment.”
Previous winners have been community volunteers, mothers, entrepreneurs and scholars. All have excelled in their studies and community despite personal or professional obstacles. Nominees must be currently enrolled Winter Quarter and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
Submit your typed, double-spaced nomination to Heather Borland, assistant director for student engagement and leadership, in Nestor Hall 116. For more information about the program call ext. 2637.
You can download a nomination form here or pick one up at the following places:
Student Activities office, Nestor Hall 116
Student Assistance Center in Madison Hall
Advising Services in Aquinas Hall
Financial Aid in Rhodes Hall
Cancer Support Group to meet Wed.
The Cancer Support Group will meet Wednesday, January 18 at noon in the Public Safety Training Room, Delaware Hall. The group is open to anyone who has been affected by cancer, or who wants to support others. Come to learn and share information that would be helpful to the group. For additional information contact Nichole Bowman-Glover, Wellness Coordinator, or call ext. 3989.