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Paine Excels at STLCC with College and Community Support

For David Paine, college wasn’t an obvious choice. Growing up, his heart was set on joining the Army. When the time came enlist, however, he received some disappointing news. “I found out that I have a hearing condition that prevents me from serving in the military,” Paine said. “Since I’d planned to join the Army […]

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STLCC-Meramec Students Discover New Viruses

Shortcake. Lora. Rideordie. PinheadLarry. These aren’t bizarre nicknames or Twitter monikers. They are the names of some of the 11 new viruses biology students from St. Louis Community College-Meramec have discovered in the past year. These students are part of the Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science (SEA-PHAGES) program. This revolutionary two-semester […]

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STLCC Criminal Justice Student Trains with Campus Police

The Police department at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park offers real-world experience for current criminal justice students. Kailah Mustain, 28, is majoring in criminal justice, and had the opportunity to do her practicum on the campus where she is a second-year student. Mustain, who will graduate in May, chose STLCC-Forest Park because it offered her […]

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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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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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