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PRESIDENT’S REPORT | January 2014 Spring Enrollment Update An SCC student receives help at the walk-up registration windows from Laurie Bernardy, enrollment services assistant. Snow days result in special Saturday Spring registration SCC mascot Scooter McCougar gets ready to dive into a burger from Scooter’s Place, the revamped dining option in the Student Center. Food services rebrands two on-campus dining locations SCC’s campus dining facilities will be renamed and will debut new menus starting this February. The Plaza Bistro, located in the Student Center, will be renamed Scooter’s Place. The Café, located in the Café/ Bookstore, will be renamed Cougar Café. There will also be several new menu items to promote. Scooter’s Place will have a build-your-own burger bar and Cougar Café will feature a waffle bar. The grand opening for Scooter’s Place will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4. The grand opening for Cougar Café will be from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5. The opening events will include music, an appearance from SCC mascot Scooter McCougar, raffles and more. Students who enter the raffles could win lunch gift certificates, refillable mugs and tumblers. Faculty and staff who enter the raffles could win departmental box lunches or a departmental pie party. “We are very excited to announce these changes for SCC’s food services,” said Pat Haynes, SCC director of bookstore and food services. “We have researched what students want, and we believe that these changes will meet their expectations.” The spring semester has been underway for more than a week which means enrollment figures will continue to fluctuate for several more days. Institutional Research reports the college is down 4.7 percent in headcount and 5.4 percent down in credit hours but is slightly above budget projections. Two snow days and frigid temperatures hampered the final days of registration. To assist students, Enrollment Services opened their doors for advising, registration, financial aid and cashier services on Saturday, Jan. 11. “Traffic was steady and I think students really appreciated the college going the extra mile,” said Kathy Brockgreitens-Gober, dean of enrollment services. “We haven’t opened on a Saturday for more than 15 years, but it went so well it’s a service we may have to consider for future enrollment periods.” MARK YOUR CALENDAR: ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT AND EDUCATIONAL EVENTS AT SCC Jan. 27-Feb. 21 – MFA Invitational, Art Exhibition, Feb. 5 – Voice Studio Classes Feb. 8 – Comedy Night, featuring Erin Jackson and Marcus, Feb. 5 – Instrumental Master Classes Feb. 5 – Lecture, “Explaining and Battling Addiction, Feb. 9 – Faculty Recital/Concert,

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