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STLCC Receives National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Designation

With a growing dependence on cyber security analysts to protect this country’s infrastructure, St. Louis Community is offering a program to produce more experienced professionals to fill skills gap. The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated STLCC as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education (CAE2Y). […]

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STLCC to Host Free FAFSA Events

In an effort to help students overcome barriers to accessing and succeeding in higher education, St. Louis Community College has teamed up with the Missouri Department of Higher Education to host four Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Frenzy events. The events will be conducted on the following dates: STLCC–Meramec Wednesday, Oct. 11 3:30-5:30 […]

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STLCC Defines Future with New Center for Nursing and Health Sciences

As changes in the workforce come about, so do changes in the need for specific education and training. The need for skilled healthcare workers in the St. Louis region has not gone unnoticed by St. Louis Community College. In a strategic response to workforce needs, a rising demand for skilled nurses and healthcare professionals, and […]

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Students Retrace D-Day Invasion

Nearly two dozen students from community colleges across Missouri embarked on an academic adventure of a lifetime this summer with St. Louis Community College. Organized through STLCC’s Global Institute, a partnership supported by Maritz, students spent nine days exploring firsthand narratives of World War II military and civilian culture, including the conception, planning and execution […]

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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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Johnson Appointed to AACC Special Commission

Larry Johnson Jr., provost at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park, has been appointed to the Commission on College Readiness of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Johnson’s term expires June 30, 2018. “Appointment to an AACC Commission is a tremendous honor and great opportunity for community college leaders,” Johnson said. “Because of my passion […]

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Panelists Announced for 2017 State of St. Louis Workforce Event

St. Louis Community College’s Workforce Solutions Group will present the 2017 State of St. Louis Workforce Report 7:30-10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, in the Mildred E. Bastian Center for the Performing Arts at STLCC’s Forest Park campus, 5600 Oakland Ave. The conversation will focus on the importance of middle-skill jobs in the regional economy. Real-time […]

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STLCC Culinary Arts Featured in Sizzle Magazine

A St. Louis Community College chef and former student were featured in Sizzle Magazine for their take on the Gateau St. Honore, named for the French patron saint of pastry chefs and bakers. Casey Shiller, coordinator of the Baking and Pastry Arts program at the Forest Park campus, and Shayne McCrady teamed up to modernize […]

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STLCC’s TRiO Upward Bound Program Awarded $1.5 Million Grant

The U.S. Department of Education has renewed the TRiO Upward Bound grant for St. Louis Community College-Forest Park at $1.5 million, or $304,429 a year for the next five years. The grant is designed to serve the students of Roosevelt High School, Soldan International Studies and Cleveland NJROTC. Students who live in the vicinity of these schools […]

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STLCC Faculty Member Contributes to Science with New Book

Debra Bush-Munson, associate professor and director of the Dental Assisting program at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park, recently published a book about the immune response from a new drug. Her paperback book, titled “The Effect of Troleandomycin on Murine Immune Response,” looks at Troleandomycin, an antibacterial antibiotic made by Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals intended for gram-positive […]

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