For the past 20 years,
students, staff and faculty at Southeast Community College have been expressing
themselves through poetry, short stories, art, and photography in the annual Illuminations publication. A special
20-year Celebration and Reading will be held on Monday, April 15 from 4-6 p.m.
in the Café Commons area at the Lincoln Campus.
diversity and artistic excellence at SCC, and it's been exciting to see the evolution
of the publication over the years,” said Kimberly Vonnahme, Illuminations
editor. “Our 20th anniversary edition is a celebration of our creativity
and unity as a college. I'm so honored to be a part of
Illuminations began with an idea from a few English faculty members and
students who came up with a 57-page magazine published in black and white. It
has grown into a full-color, 200-page glossy publication that offers prizes to
six outstanding student contributors. Students, staff and faculty from all SCC
campuses are eligible to submit their work.
“From the very
beginning, Illuminations has inspired
college-wide appeal and participation,” said Dr. Jeanine Jewell, English co-chair. “The publication and the student contributors have been repeat
award-winners by the Community College Humanities Association. Illuminations ties all SCC campus
communities together through creative expression.”
Anniversary Celebration and Reading is free to the public. There also will be
live music. For more on the Illuminations publication, log on at https://www.southeast.edu/literarymagazine/