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STLCC Statement Oct. 20, 2017

The St. Louis Community College Board of Trustees held its public meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. During the portion of the meeting reserved for public comment, an adjunct faculty member became disruptive and loudly voiced displeasure with Acting Chairman Rodney Gee’s instructions limiting the time allotted to each speaker and requesting […]

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Yezbick Contributes Scholarly Essays to Literary, Mass Media and Cultural Studies Collections

A recognized specialist in literary and media studies, Dan Yezbick, Ph.D., professor of English at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood, continues to demonstrate his publishing prowess as he celebrates the release of three book chapters in highly regarded anthologies. Coupled with these publications, Yezbick remains steadfast in his commitment to contribute to academia through his work […]

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Gackstatter Wins Excellence in Education Award

Gary Gackstatter, assistant professor of music at St. Louis Community College-Meramec, is the winner of the Missouri Humanities Council’s 2017 Excellence in Education Award. Gackstatter will be recognized during the Missouri Humanities Council’s 2017 Humanities Awards Gala Sept. 14 in St. Louis. The award recognizes a Missouri teacher or educator who has demonstrated an incredible […]

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Matt (left) and Mark Weber are exhibiting their work jointly at St. Charles Community College.

Joint Art Exhibition Features “Weber: Father and Son”

“My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” — Clarence Budington Kelland Artistic talent runs deep in the Weber family. Mark is a highly regarded painter, and his son, Matt, is an accomplished photographer. In addition, both share their love of art through teaching at St. […]

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Students Retrace D-Day Invasion

Nearly two dozen students from community colleges across Missouri embarked on an academic adventure of a lifetime this summer with St. Louis Community College. Organized through STLCC’s Global Institute, a partnership supported by Maritz, students spent nine days exploring firsthand narratives of World War II military and civilian culture, including the conception, planning and execution […]

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"Convergence" by Robert Langnas and Michael Quintero

“Concordance” Debuts at STLCC-Wildwood

Artists Robert Langnas and Michael Quintero will show their work Aug. 21-Sept. 28 at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood’s Gallery of Contemporary Art. Titled “Concordance,” the pieces in this exhibit explore points of common interest, foremost among them the use of art as a facilitator of meditative contemplation, spiritual restoration, and grounding amidst increasing instability and […]

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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 Artists Featured in Urban Wanders Exhibit

Five artists from St. Louis Community College-Wildwood are among 80 featured in Stray Rescue of St. Louis’ “Urban Wanders” exhibit. The artists include students Michelle Streiff, Vicky Hefty, Mary Osborne and Tracy Synder, as well as art instructor Mark Oakely. The mixed media art exhibit runs through July 23 at the Saint Louis University Museum of […]

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STLCC Faculty Member Contributes to Science with New Book

Debra Bush-Munson, associate professor and director of the Dental Assisting program at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park, recently published a book about the immune response from a new drug. Her paperback book, titled “The Effect of Troleandomycin on Murine Immune Response,” looks at Troleandomycin, an antibacterial antibiotic made by Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals intended for gram-positive […]

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"Green Bee" by Sean Frye

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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