PRESIDENT’S REPORT | July 2014 St. Charles Community College recognized as a 2014 “Top Workplace” Officials at St. Charles Community College are pleased to announce that the college has been selected as one of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces. “This award is noteworthy affirmation of the work environment at the college,” said Ron Chesbrough, Ph.D., SCC president. “SCC is fortunate to have dedicated and experienced faculty and staff who provide a quality education for our students and meet the needs of all those they serve.” The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States. SCC’s highest rated factor was in the direction category, with results from a survey showing employees believe the college is going in the right direction, have confidence in the leadership of SCC and believe SCC operates by strong values and ethics. SCC was one of only 90 companies of all types and sizes selected as a Top Workplace in the St. Louis metropolitan region. The Post-Dispatch published the complete list of Top Workplaces on June 29. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, visit www.topworkplaces.com and www.workplacedynamics.com. MARK YOUR CALENDAR SCC to host second Leadership and Strategy speaker July 22 The Leadership and Strategy speaker series will present Goal Getter at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, in St. Charles Community College’s College Center Rotunda. Chris Robinson of R3 Coaching will speak about Chris Robinson how goal setting is crucial to success and personal growth. Attendees will learn how to set and achieve goals in five areas of life. St. Charles Community College’s Friends & Alumni, Great Southern Bank and the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to offer this speaker series. “Our community is rich in leadership and business strategy resources,” Betsy Schneider, SCC director of development, said. “We are just bringing them together to better serve our community.” Future speaker series topics include Small Business Administration, Don’t Be a Statistic! Combat Fraud in Your Business and more. To attend the Goal Getter speaker event, preregister online by midnight Sunday, July 20. The series is free and open to the public. For more information about the speaker series, contact Betsy Schneider at 636-922-8473 or email@example.com.