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STLCC Unveils 2018 State of the St. Louis Workforce Report

The St. Louis region’s businesses struggle to fill positions in an economy where job openings exceed unemployment rates – in the Midwest by 20 percent. These hiring challenges and employers’ shifting needs in such a dynamic economic environment are at the core of the analysis in St. Louis Community College’s 10th annual State of the […]

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Accepting the C2ER Award for outstanding economic research that supports collaborative community/regional initiatives are, from left, Richard Schumacher, manager of technology initiatives for Louis Community College’s Workforce Solutions Group; Ronda Anderson, workforce research manager for the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center; and Alan Spell, economic and workforce research manager for the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

STLCC/MERIC Research Project Earns National Award

A joint project between St. Louis Community College and the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC) recently received a national award for outstanding economic research that supports collaborative regional initiatives. STLCC and MERIC representatives recently received the award from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) during the organization’s national conference in Atlanta, […]

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STLCC Announces New Leaders for Government Relations, Workforce Development

St. Louis Community College has named new leaders for government relations and workforce development and training. Ryan McKenna will serve as government and community relations liaison. Hart Nelson will serve as associate vice chancellor, Workforce Solutions Group. RYAN MCKENNA   Ryan McKenna McKenna has 27 years of career experience in political and public affairs and […]

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STLCC Chancellor Jeff Pittman delivers remarks at an event to recognize St. Louis County as an ACT Certified Work Ready Community.

St. Louis County Earns Work Ready Certification

St. Louis County has achieved a significant milestone in workforce development by obtaining ACT Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC) status. A special event was conducted Feb. 21 to mark the achievement. “The Certified Work Ready designation is a game changer,” County Executive Steve Stenger said. “With this tool, businesses know the skilled workers they need for […]

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Board of Trustees Approves Voluntary Separation Incentive Programs

The St. Louis Community College Board of Trustees approved two voluntary separation incentive programs designed to minimize the need for a reduction in force. At its Nov. 30 meeting, the Board approved recommendations from the College’s Budget Response Team to address current financial realities that include $5 million in budget cuts from the state of […]

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MoManufacturingWINS Named Finalist for Bellwether Award

A statewide program aimed at preparing workers for careers in modern manufacturing has been named a finalist for the 2018 Bellwether Award. The Missouri Manufacturing Workforce Innovation Networks (MoManufacturingWINS) Consortium, led by St. Louis Community College’s Workforce Solutions Group, is one of the finalists for the prestigious Bellwether Award in the Workforce Development category. The […]

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Representatives from Essex Industries talk to students during activities at National Manufacturing Day at STLCC-Florissant Valley.

STLCC-Florissant Valley Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2017

National Manufacturing Day is a celebration meant to inspire the next generation of the workforce. St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley partnered with a number of local manufacturers in recognition of National Manufacturing Day, held in early October. Approximately 140 high school students and teachers from Lindbergh, Riverview Gardens, Maplewood Richmond Heights, North Technical, University City […]

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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 Presents 2017 State of the St. Louis Workforce Report

St. Louis Community College recognizes and supports the critical role that it plays in preparing the skilled workforce that the region needs to move forward in a complex and changing economic environment. As part of its contribution to the region in addressing that challenge, today STLCC officials unveiled the findings of its ninth annual State […]

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