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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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Bear Receives Wildwood’s Faculty to Faculty Award

Judy Bear has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Faculty to Faculty Award at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood. This annual award is presented to adjunct faculty members who demonstrate excellence in teaching and support of student success. Recipients are chosen by a committee and are recognized at the start of the spring semester. […]

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Matt Weber's work, "Industrial Monuments," will be featured Feb. 6-March 9 at STLCC-Wildwood.

“Industrial Monuments” Debuts at STLCC-Wildwood

Artist Matt Weber will show his work, “Industrial Monuments,” Feb. 6-March 9 at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood, 2645 Generations Drive in Wildwood. A reception in Weber’s honor will be 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9. Weber’s exhibit spans 60 feet and features a series of photographs taken at various industrial plants. Each image in the show […]

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Hertel Named Semifinalist for ACF Regional Award

Rob Hertel, professor in hospitality studies at St. Louis Community College, has been selected as a semifinalist for the American Culinary Federation’s Central Region Educator of the Year. The winner will be announced at the 2017 ACF Signature Series ChefConnect: Chicago Feb. 5-7. The ACF Chef Educator of the Year award pays tribute to an […]

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