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STLCC-Florissant Valley Honors 2018 Class of Emerging Scholars

In the 1995 film “Higher Learning,” track athlete Malik Williams is challenged by Professor Maurice Phipps to run faster because Williams is behind in the academic race. Ten students at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley who, like Williams,  started college struggling, were recognized at the 23rd annual Emerging Scholars Awards Banquet Nov. 1. They were […]

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STLCC-Florissant Valley Hosts Portfolio Day

The Art department at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley hosted its 23rd annual Portfolio Day Oct. 29. Nineteen art schools from across the country visited the campus to recruit Florissant Valley students and gave presentations. Participating upper-level students showcased their work in exhibit areas throughout the Humanities building. “Our program is accredited by the National […]

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Behavioral health support: A new career path at St. Louis Community College

Mental health. It carries powerful meaning, varying perspectives and challenges. As healthcare reform evolves across the country, support positions in the helping profession are critical for better client outcomes and experiences. Courses begin spring 2019 St. Louis Community College is establishing a new program of study in spring 2019 – behavioral health support. Students will […]

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STLCC-Meramec Students Awarded Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship

Two St. Louis Community College-Meramec students have been awarded the Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship. Madison Kokotovich and Kasi Weston, both majoring in general transfer studies, each will receive $1,000 scholarships that can go toward tuition or books. Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society awards the scholarship to 200 students a year who are enrolled in […]

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FAFSA Frenzy

Beat the rush! STLCC FAFSA Frenzy is Oct. 4

St. Louis Community College and Missouri Department of Higher Education will host on-campus events to help students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as FAFSA. FAFSA Frenzy is Oct. 4 at STLCC’s Florissant Valley, Forest Park, Meramec and Wildwood locations. FAFSA Frenzy will be held Nov. 7 at Harrison Education Center. […]

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Student-Designed Tiny House Raises over $30,000 for Charity

Students in the interior design program at St. Louis Community College-Meramec designed a tiny house that raised over $30,000 for Habitat for Humanity-St. Louis. The so-called Tiny House Movement is a trend in housing that features homes with a significantly smaller footprint than the average home. While the typical American house is over 2,000 square […]

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STLCC Receives GitHub Education Partner Schools Grant

St. Louis Community College is among the first institutions worldwide to receive a GitHub Education Partner Schools grant that allows the entire institution to use GitHub services free of charge for two years beginning this month. GitHub is a cloud-based provider that allows individuals and teams to organize and share documents online. It is version […]

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STLCC-Forest Park Student Competes in National Automotive Skills Competition

Juan Contreras, a student in the automotive technology program at St. Louis Community College, captured seventh place in the automotive skills competition at the 2018 SkillsUSA Championships last month in Louisville, Ky. More than 6,000 students enrolled in career and technical education programs participated in hands-on competition in 100 various trade, technical and leadership fields. Contreras […]

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STLCC Foundation Offers Endowed Scholarship for Dental Assisting Students

The St. Louis Community College Foundation has received a donation from Michael J. Hoffmann, DDS, to establish The Dental Anesthesia Center Endowed Scholarship Fund for students in the dental assisting program offered at St. Louis Community College’s Forest Park campus. Dr. Hoffman’s donation of $20,000 will provide funds for the first scholarship, which will be awarded […]

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