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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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Debra Bush-Munson

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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Janice Nesser-Chu, right, is the 42nd recipient of the David L. Underwood Memorial Lecture Award. Also pictured are, from left, Elizabeth Gassel Perkins, Florissant Valley provost, Cathy Underwood and Annabelle Underwood.

Nesser-Chu Receives Underwood Award

Janice Nesser-Chu, interim dean of Liberal Arts at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley, has been selected as the 42nd recipient of the David L. Underwood Memorial Lecture Award. Underwood was known for his love of education. He was deeply concerned with the welfare of students and staff alike. His dedication went beyond office hours—and he […]

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Mariah Richardson signs a copy of her book at a recent event at STLCC-Forest Park.

STLCC-Forest Park Adjuncts Conduct Book Signings

Two St. Louis Community College adjunct instructors recently conducted book signings of their latest works. Tiffany Lee, adjunct in communications at Forest Park, is co-author of “Legendary East St. Louisans: An African-American Series.” Mariah Richardson, adjunct instructor in mass communications at Forest Park, has written “Madeline Delilah: Extraordinarily Ordinary.” Released last year, Lee’s book covers […]

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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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STLCC-Florissant Valley Instructors Coauthor New Book

The areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are rapidly growing fields and are projected to bring many of the jobs of tomorrow. Introducing these subjects early in childhood can help facilitate a comfort and interest early in life. St. Louis Community College faculty members Rihab Sawah and Anthony Clark are authors of the […]

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Gary Gackstatter

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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STLCC Faculty, Staff to Receive Roueche Awards

Ten faculty and staff members at St. Louis Community College have been chosen to receive the 2016 John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award. Established in 2012 by the League for Innovation in the Community College, the award is named for John E. and Suanne D. Roueche as a tribute to their outstanding contributions and leadership […]

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