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Tisus Company Bridges Gap between Deaf and Hearing Consumers

St. Louis Community College graduate Shelly Tisus saw a gap in the Deaf Communications industry and seized the opportunity to fill it by starting MT & Associates (MT&A). MT&A provides expert sign language interpreting and consulting, with its sole focus on bridging gaps between Deaf and Hearing consumers. MT&A pursues its mission with a task […]

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STLCC Interns Help Company Grow Seeds of Innovation

NewLeaf Symbiotics  recently closed on $24 million Series C financing, taking the company closer to large-scale agriculture. According to information provided by NewLeaf,  the company will use the invested capital to commercialize seed treatment and in-furrow products for soybeans, corn, wheat, peanuts and other crops. The company is tripling the size of its research and development […]

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Son of Former STLCC Soccer Player Stars for U.S. National Teams

The son of a former St. Louis Community College soccer player is making a name for himself on both the United States men’s U-17 and U-20 teams. Jeff Sargent was a defender on the STLCC-Florissant Valley men’s soccer team in the late 1980s. His son Josh is only the second U.S. men’s player ever to […]

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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 Experience Continues to Serve Boddie Well

Courtney Boddie has been passionate about teaching ever since he can remember. It’s no surprise, then, that Boddie’s path in life has included work in community college, public university, private university and independent college settings through roles in academic support, disability affairs, college counseling, instruction and instructional administration. A 2008 St. Louis Community College graduate, […]

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Frye Turns Passion into His Profession

After serving 14 years in the U.S. Navy, Sean Frye was looking to explore his passion for art. While he didn’t realize it at the time, his decision to enroll in a summer art class at St. Louis Community College in 1995 would forever change the course of his life. “I always loved art, but […]

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Shultis Accepted into Yale MFA Program

A former St. Louis Community College art student has been accepted into the Yale University Master of Fine Arts program in Painting. Mike Shultis, a former student at STLCC-Florissant Valley, recently earned that distinction. Shultis http://michaelshultis.com/ was chosen from among 800 applicants for this program. The applicant field further is narrowed to 80 chosen for […]

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STLCC Students, Alumnus Garner GSLAA Scholarships

Two current students and one alumnus of the General Fine Arts program at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley have received scholarships from the Greater St. Louis Art Association (GSLAA). Current students Alana Givens and Lamir Lowe, and alumnus Brock Seals each received a $2,500 scholarship. Seals currently is studying at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. […]

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STLCC Alumnus Accepted into Yale Graduate Art Program

Hard work and determination have paid off for St. Louis Community College alumnus Dominic Chambers. He recently received acceptance letters to the graduate art programs at two Ivy League institutions – the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University. He chose to attend Yale. “I chose Yale, in part, because of my experience at the Yale […]

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Rayford Serves as Field Producer of Film Selected for Berlin Festival

Bradley Rayford, a recent graduate from St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley, can add another achievement to his already growing list. The film “For Ahkeem” was recently selected for the Berlin Film Festival, and Rayford held the key role of field producer for the film. “For Ahkeem” is the coming-of-age story of Daje Shelton, a black 17-year-old […]

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