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News from SCCtv 2013

SCCtv's First Annual Schlock-vember Fest at North.... Tonight at 6:30pm (11.01.13)


Convocation Video Available (September 2013)

Weve had a number of people ask if the video of Convocation 2013 is available. In fact, it has been available on our website! Click here. Youll find the entire program, including the keynote by Uri Treisman, Ph.D, remarks by Seattle Community Colleges Chancellor Jill Wakefield and the presentation of the Trustees Lifelong Learning awards, the Emeritus award and the Constance W. Rice Partnership award.

BIG News for Seattle Community Colleges Television (03.21.13)

SCCTV is now on ROKU, which means were now potentially in 5-million households around the world. 5 million!!

What is Roku?

Its a streaming video player that allows you to see NETFLIX, and HULU, and other online services. Now add SCCTV and Seattle Community Media ( SCM) to the list. SCM is the public access station we operate for the City of Seattle. Were in great company. If you were to do a search for education stations on Roku, SCCtv shows up with MIT and Rutgers as the only college/university stations. SCM is the first public access channel to appear on Roku. More and more people are buying Roku boxes for their "television" viewing, and dropping their expensive cable services.

As of today, our Roku app has been downloaded 3,351 times since February 25. SCM has been downloaded 3,763 times. We expect those numbers to grow quickly.

If you have a Roku video player please add us to your channels.

- Click here to add the SCCtv channel to your Roku account.

- Click here to add the SCM channel to your Roku account.

Seattle Community Colleges Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration (01.25.13)

The Seattle Community Colleges celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr last Friday. Emceed by KOMO-TV News anchor and reporter, Connie Thompson, the event featured Jim Lucas who explains the historical setting for many of Dr. King's important speeches. Lucas then dramatically re-enacts portions of those speeches. The event will broadcast beginning Sunday, January 27 at 7pm on Comcast Ch 28/Wave Broadband Ch 19. Outside of Seattle you can watch the live simulcast at www.scctv.net. The program will then air every Sunday in February at 7pm. Beginning Monday, Jan 28, you will be able to watch the event on-demand at scctv.net.

Kizuna Project at North

North Seattle Community College received a visit by dozens of students from the area of Japans triple disaster. The group traveled to our area as part of the Kizuna Project. North Seattle Community College hosted the group for an afternoon of skits and songs focused on their experiences during and following the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters. You can watch the presentation on-demand on our website.

American Library Association Midwinter Meeting

SCCtv/Seattle Community Colleges will have a presence at the ALA Midwinter Meeting happening this weekend at the Washington State Convention Center. If you are attending, please stop by and say hello. We are in booth 1228. As you may be aware, we stream educational video content for many of the biggest educational video content distributers and producers. We are discovering that the shift away from DVDs and toward video streaming has many librarians/school media buyers searching for a streaming solution. We are hoping they find SCCtv/IRIS Education the solution they are looking for when it comes to streaming the video content they own or license.