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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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Shepherd Earns Rare Distinction in Judo

Eiko Saito Shepherd is one of only three women in the world to earn the rank of eighth-degree black belt in judo. But Shepherd does not consider that the most significant accomplishment in her career. “My most noteworthy achievement is helping my students in the same way that others have helped me to make my […]

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Horner’s Novel Nabs Third Place in Mystery Writing Contest

Mary Horner, adjunct instructor in communications at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood, recently placed third in the Missouri Writer’s Guild’s “First Chapter of a Novel Contest – Mystery Category” Contest. Horner’s unpublished novel is titled, “Carlyle Manor.” In the story, a woman struggles to save an old mansion that has some interesting history, including a murder […]

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"Rockwoods Vines" by Joseph Angert

STLCC-Wildwood Faculty Art Show Opens Nov. 28

Eight faculty will show their artwork in St. Louis Community College-Wildwood’s Faculty Art Exhibition, which opens Nov. 28 and runs through Jan. 20. The exhibit spans 60 feet and includes at least two pieces of art from the following artists: Joseph Angert, Terrell Carter, James Davania, Sean Frye, Mark Oakley, Mark Weber, Matt Weber and […]

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Carter’s Latest Book Explores Ministerial Formation of African-Americans

Terrell Carter is a man of many talents. In addition to serving as an art instructor at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood, he is a theologist, a senior pastor in his church and a burgeoning author. Carter’s latest book is titled, “The Lord Gave Me This:  Understanding Historic Leadership Development Practices of the Black Church to […]

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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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