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Students Ting Ming Wei, left, and Breana Houska participate in an Adopt-a-Highway service project with Stephanie Church, coordinator for Campus Life and College Transition, as part of the Volunteers of Wildwood Club.

Houska Hones Leadership Skills through STLCC Activities

For Breana Houska, the decision to enroll at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood was an easy one. The campus is located minutes from her home, so she knew it would provide her with an affordable option to complete general education courses prior to earning her bachelor’s degree. What she didn’t expected to find, however, was the […]

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STLCC Course Fuels Hefty’s Passion for Painting

Vicki Hefty’s experience at St. Louis Community College has taught her an important life lesson. It’s never too late to learn something new. “While I’ve always loved art, it wasn’t something I seriously pursued,” Hefty said. “That all changed when I decided on a whim to enroll in a painting course with a few friends.” […]

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STLCC Upward Bound Scholars Discover STEM with U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen

Opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are growing, and high school scholars in Upward Bound at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park are discovering new opportunities through the experiences of midshipmen in the U.S. Naval Academy. On a weekend in mid-October, scholars in the Upward Bound program met four Navy midshipmen to learn how […]

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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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New Members Inducted into Wildwood PTK Chapter

This fall, nearly 20 students from St. Louis Community College-Wildwood joined the Beta Rho Epsilon chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges. The campus honored these students during an induction ceremony on Oct. 5. Breana Houska, president of Beta Rho Epsilon, welcomed new members at the ceremony. In addition to […]

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STLCC Graduate Wins Mid-America Regional Emmy Award

St. Louis Community College graduate Paul Langdon won his first Mid America Regional Emmy Award for Best Audio-Live or Post Production for the program “I Love Jazz” on HEC-TV. Langdon is the weekend supervisor at KCFV-FM, the radio station located at the college’s Florissant Valley campus. He graduated in 2012 with an associate degree in […]

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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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