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Southeastern Community College has installed multiple solar arrays in the past year at its campus in Keokuk. It now plans to do the same in West Burlington.

Southeastern Community College is looking for ways to increase enrollment, even as it waits to release its official student count for Fall 2017.  President Michael Ash said community colleges focus primarily on recruiting students from local high schools. He said, though, that that is becoming more of a challenge.

SCC's Board of Trustees has now voted to terminate the contracts of four faculty members in the last week, the latest of which occurred Monday night. President Michael Ash said all four have requested private hearings with the board.

Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Southeastern Community College is going back to the drawing board when it comes to the construction of its new health services building on the West Burlington campus.

Southeastern Community College has some big plans for its Keokuk campus.

Southeastern Community College wants to bring the look and feel of a large university to the southeast corner of Iowa.

Southeastern Community College's Board of Trustees has increased tuition by $3/credit hour.

Southeastern Community College can proceed with a temporary expansion of its Keokuk campus.

SCC to Review Fire Training Center

Dec 17, 2012

SCC is putting some permanent construction in Lee County on hold for the time being.

SCC Students Sign Pledge

Nov 26, 2012

Students at Southeastern Community College (SCC) are pledging to finish what they started.

SCC’s outgoing president says what she will remember most about her time in southeast Iowa will be the “little things.”

Dr. Beverly Simone has been involved in community college education for more than 40 years, the last seven of which as SCC’s president.

She says the time has come to step away and spend more time with her friends and family.

Southeastern Community College’s new President is excited for the new opportunities awaiting himself and the college.

Dr. Michael Ash comes to SCC via State Fair Community College, where he most recently served as Executive Assistant to the President for Resource Development and External Affairs at the school in Sedalia, MO.

He was selected from a field of more than two dozen candidates to replace Dr. Beverly Simone, who is retiring after 40-years in the community college system, the last seven of which were as SCC’s president.