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STLCC Chosen as Finalist for Bellwether Legacy Award

St. Louis Community College’s Center for Plant and Life Sciences has received a 2019 Bellwether Legacy Finalist Award. Sponsored by the Association of Community College Trustees, the Legacy Award acknowledges outstanding Bellwether-winning programs that have illustrated five or more years of successful implementation and replication. The first Legacy Awards were presented during the 20th anniversary […]

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Teachers don lab coats, goggles and gloves, and get hands-on biotechnology lessons during STLCC’s Bio-Bench Workshop.

STLCC’s Bio-Bench Workshop Will Extend Biotechnology’s Reach

School is officially out, but that won’t keep 15 science teachers away from class. And thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund, financing for the weeklong class – called the Bio-Bench Workshop – won’t be a barrier. The Bio-Bench Workshop for teachers will be conducted July 30-Aug 3 at St. Louis Community College’s […]

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STLCC Chancellor Issues Statement on Unrest in Charlottesville, Va.

Jeff Pittman, chancellor at St. Louis Community College, has issued this statement regarding the recent unrest in Charlottesville: We watched the horrible events in Charlottesville, Va., with sadness, shock and anger, but we came away with a strengthened resolve to stand with the rest of the St. Louis region in condemning violence and hate. We […]

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STLCC Interns Help Company Grow Seeds of Innovation

NewLeaf Symbiotics  recently closed on $24 million Series C financing, taking the company closer to large-scale agriculture. According to information provided by NewLeaf,  the company will use the invested capital to commercialize seed treatment and in-furrow products for soybeans, corn, wheat, peanuts and other crops. The company is tripling the size of its research and development […]

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STLCC Named Finalist for Arcus Award

St. Louis Community College’s Center for Plant and Life Sciences ws among the finalists for the St. Louis Regional Chamber’s Arcus Award for Achievement in Biosciences. The Arcus Awards, presented on Feb. 23, celebrate the achievements of companies and honors leaders who make the St. Louis region a great place to work, live and invest. Tioma Therapeutics […]

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Registration Opens for STLCC’s Bowling for Scholars

Registration is under way for St. Louis Community College’s 13th Annual Bowling for Scholars. This event is scheduled for Friday, April 21, from 3-5 p.m. at Tropicana Lanes, 7960 Clayton Road in Richmond Heights. Sponsored by STLCC’s Auxiliary Services department and the Foundation, this annual event raises funds to help students in need with textbooks […]

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STLCC Receives Monsanto Fund Grant for Teacher Workshops

St. Louis Community College has been awarded a Monsanto Fund grant in the amount of $25,000 for a teacher workshop, offered through the college’s Center for Plant and Life Sciences at the Bio Research Development and Growth (BRDG) Park. The date for the five-day workshop in summer 2017 is being finalized and will be announced […]

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Norris to Serve as Secretary for MOBIO

Richard Norris, director of St. Louis Community College’s Center for Plant and Life Sciences at BRDG Park, has been asked to join the executive board of the Missouri Biotechnology Association (MOBIO) and assume the duties as secretary. MOBIO is the state’s premier professional business association dedicated to growing and protecting Missouri’s bioscience and high tech […]

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STLCC Program Prepares Workers for Success in STEM Careers

The STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics create high-demand job opportunities, and St. Louis Community College (STLCC) is helping students get into the right STEM career pathway. STLCC is participating in a statewide grant program-MoSTEMWINs-which allows qualified individuals to enter a no-fee MoSTEMWINs program to work with a career coach, create a career […]

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