Monthly Archive:: July 2013

The Two-Year Story: Best-Kept Secrets

Want to know a secret? More than 47 percent of the college students in the United States now attend two-year colleges. These schools are becoming increasingly popular for students with all kinds of goals. Okay, so that’s

Imagine a Career in Health Career Imaging

Can you imagine yourself in a high-demand, high-paying career in health care medical imaging? Get your start today at State Fair Community College. SFCC offers degree programs in Radiologic Technology and Diagnostic Medical Sonography, plus additional courses

Six Keys to Succeeding in College

Start early. Perhaps the best way to prepare for success in college is to get started as early as possible with processes such as applying for aid, completing admission applications and taking a placement test. Plan ahead.

The Right Fit at the Right Time Accelerated Structural Welding Program

They came, they learned, they graduated. Last spring, 14 students spent four days a week together for just one semester, and in May they received Skills Certificates in Structural Welding. The fast-track program met from 1-6 p.m.

Brawn to Brains Skills are the future of manufacturing

If you think manufacturing jobs are a thing of the past, think again. While it’s true that old-fashioned assembly line jobs are dwindling, a new kind of manufacturing job is starved for skilled workers. Today, more than

MoManufacturingWINs programs are a win-win!

State Fair Community College will offer five new MoManufacturingWINs grant-funded programs this fall to meet the growing workforce needs of the manufacturing industry. State Fair Community College will offer five new MoManufacturingWINs grant-funded programs this fall to

First Student to Complete Phlebotomy Course Hits Ground Running

It only took one summer and one semester for Andrea Sommer to launch a new career. Sommer, 33, the first student to complete State Fair Community College’s new phlebotomy course, was offered a job before she had

Financial Aid: Your Step-by-Step Guide on How to Apply

The cost of tuition should not stand in the way of getting a college education. At State Fair Community College, more than half of all students receive some financial aid and/or scholarships, and the staff in the

GED—We Make Getting Started EASY

No high school diploma?  State Fair Community College can help Like a lot of people, Joe thought dropping out of high school was a smart thing to do. There was money to be made in the work

What Are You Waiting For?

Life is too short to wait for what you want. Don’t put it off another day! Start your college education by calling State Fair Community College today at (660) 530-5800 or by visiting Choose a course