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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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From left to right: Rick Anthes, automotive technology program chair; Juan Contreras and Joe Jackson Skills USA coordinator.

STLCC-Forest Park Student Competes in National Automotive Skills Competition

Juan Contreras, a student in the automotive technology program at St. Louis Community College, captured seventh place in the automotive skills competition at the 2018 SkillsUSA Championships last month in Louisville, Ky. More than 6,000 students enrolled in career and technical education programs participated in hands-on competition in 100 various trade, technical and leadership fields. Contreras […]

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STLCC Foundation Offers Endowed Scholarship for Dental Assisting Students

The St. Louis Community College Foundation has received a donation from Michael J. Hoffmann, DDS, to establish The Dental Anesthesia Center Endowed Scholarship Fund for students in the dental assisting program offered at St. Louis Community College’s Forest Park campus. Dr. Hoffman’s donation of $20,000 will provide funds for the first scholarship, which will be awarded […]

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Youngsters Observe International Mud Day

Let there be mud. More specifically, mud sculptures, mud soup and mud pies. Youngsters who attend the Child Development Laboratory Center at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley got dirty last week in honor of International Mud Day on June 29. Approximately 60 children, along with parents and teachers, joined children all over the world to […]

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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-Florissant Valley Hosts “Pie a Professor with PTK” Event

Good-humored faculty, staff and students at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley got messy for a good cause before final exams in May during the “Pie a Professor with PTK” event. Provost Elizabeth Perkins and others wiped pie from their eyes to raise funds that helped cover the cost of student membership into the campus’ Phi […]

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STLCC-Florissant Valley Filmmakers’ Showcase Puts Spotlight on Students

Short films, documentaries, music videos and other video projects created by students at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley were in the spotlight during the Filmmakers’ Showcase held on campus May 4. The films’ directors, producers, videographers, editors and most actors were enrolled in one or more of the following spring 2018 classes: Acting for the […]

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Sen. Blunt highlights key funding for Pell Grants at STLCC press conference

The cost of higher education is an important issue for students, college administrators and elected legislative officials. U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that funds the Department of Education, took time to visit colleges across the state to give an update on Pell Grants and other government funding for college […]

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