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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-Florissant Valley Art Galleries to Host New Exhibits

Three new art exhibits will be on display at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley. The community is invited to visit the campus, 3400 Pershall Road in Ferguson, and view the work. Works in Progress  This exhibit currently is on display in the Gallery of Contemporary Art, located in Room 111 of the Instructional Resources building. […]

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STLCC’s Peterson Lecture Series to Feature Lynn Terry

Photographer Lynn Terry, best known for her commercial and private work with pets, will be the guest speaker for the fourth annual Peterson Lecture Series at St. Louis Community College. Her lecture, “Tails from Behind the Lens: The Photographic Journey of Pet Photographer Lynn Terry,” is slated 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, in Lecture Hall Room […]

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STLCC graduate Ricky Montgomery will perform during Open Mic Night at Wildwood on Tuesday, July 12.

STLCC Alum Making It in the Music Industry

An up-and-comer on the music scene, STLCC alumnus Ricky Montgomery is creating a name – and a sound – that’s all his own. Building upon his success as a Vine sensation, Montgomery recently celebrated a major musical milestone – the release of his debut album, “Montgomery Ricky.” The 10-track record features a mix of alternative, […]

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Marcus Armani

STLCC Alum Pens Children’s Book Series

St. Louis Community College alumnus Marcus Armani is making a mark on the children’s literature market, writing a series of 12 books for kids. Titled “One Mulberry Tree,” the stories aim to captivate readers with tales of fun, adventure, truth and friendship. Armani’s first book, “Whiteflies,” was released in January 2016 by Tate Publishing. His […]

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Katharine Sellenriek recently was named the 2016 Teacher of the Year at Wildwood Middle School.

Sellenriek Sharpens her Skills at STLCC

Ever since she was a little girl, Katharine Sellenriek had aspirations of becoming a teacher. Although teaching was her first career choice, she spent nearly three decades building a career in another industry before pursuing her childhood dream. “I’ve known I wanted to teach family and consumer sciences (formerly home economics) since I was in […]

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Now the executive director of graduate and professional studies for adult and online programs at Fontbonne University, Jeri Schultz never misses a chance to share her St. Louis Community College story when making presentations to prospective students.

STLCC Significantly Impacted the Story of Jeri Schultz’s Life

Sometimes, parents really do know what’s best for their kids. Jeri Schultz wholeheartedly concurs. An unsuccessful attempt in pursuing a music career, and prodding from her parents, led Schultz to St. Louis Community College and ultimately to a long career in retail merchandising, leadership development and as an educator herself. Schultz’s educational journey began at […]

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Ben Schrieber

STLCC Nursing Graduate Honored for Providing Exceptional Care

Ben Schrieber, a 2015 graduate of the Nursing program at St. Louis Community College, recently earned the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for the month of February at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. The award honors nurses who go above and beyond focusing on patient/family-centered care. Schrieber joined the Cardinal Glennon staff in 2012 […]

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Courtney Brooks

Brooks Acknowledges A+ Program as Key to Her Educational Success

Courtney Brooks is busy. As a nursing major at Southeast Missouri State University, her schedule is demanding. Between the studying, lectures and labs, she finds time to participate in numerous extracurricular activities such as the Student Activities Council, the Student Ambassadors and on top of all that, a dance group. Brooks wouldn’t have it any […]

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STLCC Alum’s Business Encourages Positivity and Ecofriendly Practices

In 2011, while attending St. Louis Community College, Jamie Rybak came up with a personal motto that expressed not only his individual outlook, but captured a universal concept. The motto was simple: to “do good” and “be happy.” Realizing that this motto had the potential to resonate with others, Rybak thought it would be a […]

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