Southwest Colorado Community College

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A career in law enforcement can be exciting and rewarding, while also helping to maintaining public safety. KSJD's Sarah Syverson talks with Southwest Colorado Community College Law Enforcement Academy Director Anita Seamons and Shannon Livick, Assistant to the Dean at Southwest Colorado Community College, about what a job in law enforcement can look like, and programs the school is offering for those who may be interested in pursuing one of these careers.

Careers In Cosmetology

Apr 6, 2015
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Cosmetology is the study and application of beauty treatments for hair, skin, and nails, and job opportunities in the field are increasing in recent years. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Brenda Knapp, Coordinator of the Cosmetology Program at Southwest Colorado Community College, about what is involved in a cosmetology career, and how individuals can become a certified cosmetologist at the school.

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Enrolling in college-level courses can be critical for high school students who are ready to get started on their college career before graduation. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Patty Erjavec, President of Pueblo Community College, about concurrent enrollment opportunities being offered at Southwest Colorado Community College, and other technical programs that can jump-start a new career in a wide variety of fields.

Starting A Career In Nursing

Feb 23, 2015
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Nursing is a career that is not only in demand, but can also be deeply satisfying on a personal level. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Cheri Johnson, Nurse Aide Coordinator at Southwest Colorado Community College,  about the Certified Nursing Assistant program that is being offered at the school, and how it is the perfect entry for those who are considering a career in nursing and health care.

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Finding employment in a good-paying job can sometimes be a matter of getting the right training. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Tomas German-Palacios, Operations Coordinator with the Economic and Workforce Development Division at Southwest Colorado Community College about new technical training programs available at the school that can help with entry into the workforce, career advancement, or career change.

Southwest Colorado Community College

Jan 27, 2014
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Southwest Colorado Community College helps prepare students for entry into the work force, career advancement, or career change through certificate and associate degree programs. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Jennifer Stark, an Academic Advisor at SCCC, about why students are choosing the school for career advancement, and new benefits that the school is offering students.