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Artist Tomasz Koclega to Visit STLCC-Meramec

(Updated with new information April 11, 2017) Internationally acclaimed sculpture artist and professor Tomasz Koclega will visit St. Louis Community College-Meramec April 10-24 to work with the art students, give a public lecture, and create a few site specific sculptures for the campus. Koclega’s lecture is scheduled noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in Room 131 in […]

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STLCC-Meramec Hosts Special Olympics Spring Games

St. Louis Community College-Meramec will host the 42nd annual Special Olympics St. Louis Metro Area Spring Games on Saturday, April 29. This event is a qualifying track, field and swim meet for nearly 400 registered Special Olympics athletes in and around the St. Louis metro area as they prepare for the State Summer Games in […]

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STLCC Conducts Sexual Assault Awareness Month Activities

Every day, hundreds of Americans are affected by sexual violence. St. Louis Community College will conduct special events during Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April for students and staff that address the impact of sexual violence on survivors and the people who care about them. Panelists from the college and community advocates will share information […]

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STLCC Students Earn Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Honors

Three students from St. Louis Community College have been named to the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team. The students are Kyle Luzynski, Jennifer Meszaros and Jamie Sims. This scholarship program recognizes high achieving two-year college students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service that extends their education beyond the classroom […]

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The Shelley House in the Ville neighborhood was the subject of an impactful Supreme Court decision.

Schneider Works on Civil Rights Documentary

Most St. Louisans are aware of the Dred Scott Supreme Court case and its place in local history. But this famous case, and its divisive aftermath, is not the only judicial legacy of civil rights in St. Louis. The lesser known, but equally impactful, Shelley v. Kraemer decision also originated here when J.D. Shelley, an […]

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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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