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STLCC-Florissant Valley Honors 2018 Class of Emerging Scholars

In the 1995 film “Higher Learning,” track athlete Malik Williams is challenged by Professor Maurice Phipps to run faster because Williams is behind in the academic race. Ten students at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley who, like Williams,  started college struggling, were recognized at the 23rd annual Emerging Scholars Awards Banquet Nov. 1. They were […]

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Messmer Reflects on Congressional Run at Upcoming Event

John Messmer, professor of political science at St. Louis Community College-Meramec, always dreamed of running for Congress. He has made it happen in 2018. He announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination in Missouri’s second congressional district on Jan. 3. His candidacy lasted exactly 216 days. Although he lost, he learned a lot about politics, […]

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“Drawing Forward” Exhibit Debuts at STLCC-Meramec

A new exhibit, “Drawing Forward: Process and Vision,” is on display at St. Louis Community College-Meramec’s Contemporary Art Gallery through Oct. 26. The exhibition includes selected studies, preparatory works and design drawings that reflect the exploratory first stages of the artistic process. It includes the work of 18 artists, including three STLCC professors. “Final artwork […]

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STLCC Instructor and Pastor Strives to Heal Racial Divides

At St. Louis Community College-Wildwood, Terrell Carter shares his talents as an artist and instructor. Outside of the College, he is highly regarded for his work as a professor of theology, a pastor in his church, a former police officer and an author. In his latest book, “Healing Racial Divides: Finding Strength in Our Diversity,” […]

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Faculty Speaker Series to be Presented by STLCC-Wildwood

St. Louis Community College faculty members from across the district will discuss a broad range of topics throughout the academic year during the Speakers Series hosted by STLCC’s Wildwood campus. “Our Speaker Series aims to not only enhance the education of our students but also provide a venue for the public to engage in intellectual […]

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Street in Omaha, Neb., to be Named after STLCC Adjunct Professor

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and Barack Obama are all part of an elite list of leaders whose cities have named streets after them. St. Louis Community College adjunct instructor Rodney Wead, Ph.D., will soon join such an esteemed list. The ceremony to name the street after Wead will take place at 10 […]

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Student-Designed Tiny House Raises over $30,000 for Charity

Students in the interior design program at St. Louis Community College-Meramec designed a tiny house that raised over $30,000 for Habitat for Humanity-St. Louis. The so-called Tiny House Movement is a trend in housing that features homes with a significantly smaller footprint than the average home. While the typical American house is over 2,000 square […]

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STLCC-Florissant Valley Hosts “Pie a Professor with PTK” Event

Good-humored faculty, staff and students at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley got messy for a good cause before final exams in May during the “Pie a Professor with PTK” event. Provost Elizabeth Perkins and others wiped pie from their eyes to raise funds that helped cover the cost of student membership into the campus’ Phi […]

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Siech Takes Science beyond the Classroom

Katie Siech’s passion for the environment is apparent in everything she does. Along with running the science laboratory at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood, she teaches biology classes and serves as the Science Club adviser. When she’s not assisting students on campus, Siech enjoys advocating for the environment and promoting the field of environmental science. Siech […]

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STLCC-Florissant Valley Project Named District Innovation of the Year

An event designed to introduce students to a variety of technology available on campus as well as to give them hands-on experience with it was named St. Louis Community College’s Innovation of the Year. The “Technology Petting Zoo Expo” at STLCC-Florissant Valley earned the distinction. Project organizers include Stacey Lampman, Phyllis Davis, Gwendolyn Nixon, Rosita […]

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