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Bogomolov Moves from Marine Corps to College Life

Casey Bogomolov graduated from high school at the top of her class. While she had the grades to go to college right after high school, she didn’t have the money. So, she enlisted in the U.S. Maries Corps as a way to serve her country and fund her college ambitions. “I’ve always had a desire […]

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Paine Excels at STLCC with College and Community Support

For David Paine, college wasn’t an obvious choice. Growing up, his heart was set on joining the Army. When the time came enlist, however, he received some disappointing news. “I found out that I have a hearing condition that prevents me from serving in the military,” Paine said. “Since I’d planned to join the Army […]

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STLCC-Meramec Students Discover New Viruses

Shortcake. Lora. Rideordie. PinheadLarry. These aren’t bizarre nicknames or Twitter monikers. They are the names of some of the 11 new viruses biology students from St. Louis Community College-Meramec have discovered in the past year. These students are part of the Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science (SEA-PHAGES) program. This revolutionary two-semester […]

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STLCC Criminal Justice Student Trains with Campus Police

The Police department at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park offers real-world experience for current criminal justice students. Kailah Mustain, 28, is majoring in criminal justice, and had the opportunity to do her practicum on the campus where she is a second-year student. Mustain, who will graduate in May, chose STLCC-Forest Park because it offered her […]

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Wildwood Writer and Artist Selected by Metro Arts in Transit

Two individuals connected with St. Louis Community College-Wildwood will have their work displayed at MetroBus stops around the St. Louis region or inside MetroLink trains or MetroBus vehicles. Dawn Dupler, an adjunct instructor of English, is among 15 writers named a Metro Arts in Transit MetroLines Poetry Contest winner. Jessica Fox, a student and Auxiliary […]

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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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STLCC-Florissant Valley Hosts Portfolio Day

The Art department at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley hosted its 23rd annual Portfolio Day Oct. 29. Nineteen art schools from across the country visited the campus to recruit Florissant Valley students and gave presentations. Participating upper-level students showcased their work in exhibit areas throughout the Humanities building. “Our program is accredited by the National […]

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Meramec Montage Wins National Award for Excellence in Student Journalism

The Montage, St. Louis Community College-Meramec’s student newspaper, has added yet another award to its long list of accomplishments. At the recent National College Media Convention in Louisville, Ky., the Montage won eighth place in the Best of Show competition in the Feature Magazine category for its Summer 2018 Back-to-School Guide. The Montage competed against […]

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STLCC-Meramec Students Awarded Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship

Two St. Louis Community College-Meramec students have been awarded the Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship. Madison Kokotovich and Kasi Weston, both majoring in general transfer studies, each will receive $1,000 scholarships that can go toward tuition or books. Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society awards the scholarship to 200 students a year who are enrolled in […]

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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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