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Vol. 6, Issue 4 * “The Butler,” Musicians of Ma'alwyck

Black History Month Continues. Come down to Stockade 102 on Tuesday at 2 p.m. for a viewing of the new release “Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’” with a discussion of this important movie to follow. See the full BHM calendar. Monday, February 10 Blood Drive – Now through 2:30 p.m., Activity Forum.

Science Club – 11:30 a.m., Elston 239. Professor Renato V. Tameta, Advisor. E-mail: Open to all students.

Rhythms Literary Club – 11:25 a.m., Elston 420. Rhythms is SCCC’s student-run literary club. The group’s primary function is to produce an annual magazine of literature (short stories, plays, poems, songs, essays, etc.) and artwork (drawings, photographs, etc.), created by SCCC students, faculty and staff. The group also sponsors coffee-houses, readings, and other literary events. All students are welcome. Tuesday, February 11 Black History Month Event: “Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’” – 2 p.m., Stockade 102. Movie screening followed by a discussion led by Dr. Leonard Gaines, Assistant Dean of Assessment and Institutional Research.

Petitions Due (Date Extended) – Candidates Wanted! The Student Government Association is seeking individuals for the following seats for the Spring 2014 Semester: Treasurer, Senior Senator (1) and Freshmen Senator (4). Interested candidates may pick up petitions for election from the SGA Office (222H) or Student Affairs (ELS-222). Completed petitions are due to Student Affairs (ELS-222) by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11. No late petitions

will be accepted. Please contact Christopher Del Vecchio, Student Activities Advisor, by email at or telephone at 518-381-1313 for more information.

Wednesday, February 12 Club Carnival – 11:20 a.m., Student Commons. Meet with the various clubs on campus and consider joining! College of St. Rose Table– 12-2 p.m., Student Commons. Talk to an admissions representative to discuss transfer opportunities. Questions? Contact Bernie Dunn at 3811342 or Student Volunteer Organization Weekly Meeting – 11:20 a.m., Elston 236. The goal of the Student Volunteer Organization (SVO) is to connect the students with the community for the purpose of learning about the community and serving the needs of the people. All students welcomed. Computer Basics – 11:30 a.m., Elston 328. Get comfortable with a PC. Presented by Kathy Liska.

The Musicians of Ma’lwyck, SCCC Faculty Chamber Ensemble, Presents “Despite all Obstacles of Nature”: Composers With Hearing Loss – 11:20 a.m., Taylor Auditorium. Free.

Thursday, February 13 Gospel Music Extravaganza – 7 p.m., Taylor Auditorium. Emcee: Rev. Marc Thompson, New Day Christian Empowerment Center. Performances by local groups and choirs, Praise Dancers, Mimes and Gospel Rappers. Free. Saturday, February 15 Women’s and Men’s Basketball Home Games – 1 and 3 p.m., YMCA. Both Royals teams, respectively, take on Tompkins-Cortland CC.

Honored – Dr. Quintin Bullock was presented with a Proclamation from the State Assembly by NYS Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara at the Community Leader Dinner in the Casola Dining Room last week. Faculty and students from the School of Music and the School of Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism also lent their talents. The event was hosted by Dr. Bullock, SCCC Trustees Chairwoman Denise Murphy McGraw and Vice President Martha Asselin. More pics

from the event.

Great moves! College students and staff learned some dance steps with the Hamilton Hill Arts Center African Dancers last week to kick off Black History Month. See scenes from last week’s BHM kickoff on our Flickr site. $$ Need Money for College? The SCCC Foundation Scholarship Program will award scholarships to more than 100 students for the 2014-2015 academic year. These scholarships vary in amount and are based on a variety of factors. Scholarships are for returning and graduating SCCC students and most awards range from $500-$1,500. Apply online starting Friday, February 21 by visiting Also Coming Up:

Food for Thought and All that Jazz Honorary Chairperson: Joseph Carr, Renowned Vintner, Founder of Joseph Carr Napa Valley Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Location: Schenectady County Community College 78 Washington Avenue Schenectady, NY 12305 Times: 6 p.m. - Champagne Toast in the Taylor B. Auditorium followed by a Jazz Concert performed by the SCCC Student Jazz Ensemble Post-Concert – Culinary Extravaganza prepared by SCCC Culinary Arts Students About the Event: More than 300 prominent business, education and community leaders come together to enjoy fabulous food and jazz presented by Culinary Arts and Music students from two of SCCC’s premier academic programs. We plan to celebrate the accomplishments of the past

year, including the fact that through our fundraising we have been able to transform the experiences of SCCC students. Register for this year’s event today!

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