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Gary Gackstatter

Gackstatter’s Music Played for Pope at the Vatican

For St. Louis Community College’s Gary Gackstatter, music isn’t about music. This sounds strange coming from someone who has taught, performed and composed music for more than 30 years. But when asked, the assistant professor of music at STLCC-Meramec will tell you the story of how he got started on the path that set him […]

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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 to Host Career Fair, Internship Expo

St. Louis Community College will host a career fair and a student internship fair to help attendees connect with potential employers. More than 100 companies looking to fill full- and part-time positions, as well as offer internship opportunities, will be on campus during the events. Participants will have the opportunity to speak with employers and apply […]

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Incident Notification: Shooting victim found near STLCC-Meramec campus

At approximately 1 a.m., Kirkwood police received an emergency call from a shooting victim near the St. Louis Community College-Meramec campus. It is believed the victim was shot and wounded elsewhere in Kirkwood, but collapsed at Big Bend and Geyer Roads. The College is cooperating fully with this investigation. Further questions should be forwarded to […]

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“Last Resort” Turns into Best Option for Christian Hargas

What was perceived as “the last resort” by Christian Hargas turned into the first step of what he considers a life-changing college experience. As a senior at Mehlville High School, Hargas had his heart set on attending the University of Southern California for two reasons. First, he is a huge USC Trojans football fan, and second, […]

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STLCC Hosts Finals Frenzy Dec. 5

Students are invited to let off a little steam, gear up for finals and prepare for the spring semester at St. Louis Community College’s Finals Frenzy on Monday, Dec. 5. The events runs 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the four STLCC campuses. It will be held in the Administration building at Florissant Valley; the Highlander Lounge […]

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Aman Ali to Speak at STLCC-Meramec

Award-winning storyteller Aman Ali, considered one of the most engaging social media personalities in the Muslim community today, will appear Tuesday, Nov. 29, at St. Louis Community College-Meramec. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 6 p.m. in the theater on campus, 11333 Big Bend Road. Ali has made appearances on […]

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Devon Sheprow, pointing at screen, and Brittany Swoboda present their team's design concepts.

Interior Design Students Connect with Great Circle

A group of students in the Interior Design program at St. Louis Community College-Meramec have cultivated a relationship within the community that provided real-world experiences which are vital components to fulfilling STLCC’s mission. Interior Design professors Erin LeClerc and Virginia Heisler and Graphic Design and Digital Media professor Mike Swoboda recently combined these elements in […]

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STLCC to Conduct Diaper Drive

One in three mothers struggle to provide the diapers her children need to stay clean, healthy and happy. In order to address this problem, St. Louis Community College will host a diaper drive Nov. 7-28 at all campus locations. Donations may be made at any STLCC Campus Police office. All diapers collected will support the […]

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STLCC-Meramec Hosts Two Concerts in December

The Music department at St. Louis Community College-Meramec will showcase its musical talents at two concerts this December. On Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m., the Symphonic Band will perform the works of Leonard Bernstein, Percy Grainger and other composers. On Sunday, Dec. 11, at 3 p.m., Meramec’s orchestra and choirs will offer a festive […]

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