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STLCC Alums Hutter, O’Mara Inducted into St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame

Though his impressive local resume would suggest otherwise, Carl Hutter Jr. seemed to have difficulty allowing the notion of his induction into the St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame to sink in. Hutter, who was a member of the 1976 St. Louis Community College-Meramec national championship team, was one of two STLCC alums to be inducted on Saturday, joining Florissant Valley’s Mike O’Mara. Hutter and O’Mara were two of the 11 former players, coaches and officials who received their Hall of Fame green ... Read more

Worth to Receive Award from North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice

Joe Worth, Ph.D., vice president of student affairs at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley, has been selected to receive an award from North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice for his efforts to promote social justice and racial harmony. The award ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Paul F. Detrick Building Atrium at Christian Northeast Hospital. Worth was born and raised in North County. His family moved from Berkeley, Mo., to Spanish Lake in 1975. ... Read more

STLCC Student Receives UMB Endowed Scholarship

St. Louis Community College student Darryl Downing is the 2014 recipient of the UMB Bank Endowed Scholarship in Business Administration.  Downing is studying business administration at STLCC-Florissant Valley. Due to a life changing accident six years ago, Downing adopted the philosophy that though his body may be broken, his mind is still whole.  That attitude spurred him to enroll at STLCC-Florissant Valley. “I'm very grateful to the STLCC Foundation and UMB Bank for this Endowed Scholarship in Business Administration,” he said. “This scholarship ... Read more

STLCC-Wildwood Honors Students Team Up with Middle Schools to Bust Bullying

Middle school can be a rough time for students. It’s a time when children are trying to define themselves, and find out where they fit in. Unfortunately, “fitting in” sometimes means magnifying differences and pushing other people out. Many of the members of St. Louis Community College-Wildwood’s honor society, Phi Theta Kappa, were just about to start middle school when Megan Meier, a 13-year-old from St. Charles, Mo., took her own life as a result of cyber-bullying. The tragedy was covered by ... Read more

SCC Foundation Presidents Classic Golf Scramble raises more than $41,000

The St. Charles Community College Foundation raised more than $41,000 at its 18th annual Presidents Classic Golf Scramble Monday, Sept. 29, at Old Hickory Golf Club in St. Peters. Proceeds will fund scholarships and academic enhancements. “Donations to events such as the golf scramble have allowed the SCC Foundation to award $1.9 million in student scholarships and academic enhancements at SCC,” said Betsy Schneider, SCC director of development. “These donations ensure a high quality education remains within reach for those in our ... Read more

Downing’s Is a Story of Perseverance

Darryl Downing has enjoyed a successful and satisfying career as a professional culinary manager and co-owner of a corporate dining business. But his career and life changed dramatically in a matter of seconds six years ago. Downing was hit head-on by another driver on I-70. The entire left side of his body from the shoulder to the knee was crushed. It took 43 screws and three rods to repair the damage. He was told that he would never walk again. Physical therapy and ... Read more

Ferguson, Social Justice and the Role of Community Colleges

When unrest in Ferguson was at its peak following the Michael Brown shooting, St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley kept its doors open to provide the students with the normalcy that was needed at the time. David J. Smith, an educational consultant, blogger and peacebuilding trainer, in August was invited to visit St. Louis Community College to talk to students, faculty and staff to listen to their concerns, and facilitate a discussion of how the college might respond to the situation. Following this conversation, ... Read more

STLCC Graduate Writes Children’s Book to Help Others in Need

St. Louis Community College graduate Christine Salamone has written a book about her German Shepherd working dog companion Petey, and profits from the book will go to help others in need. Salamone has Fibromyalgia, which causes her extreme fatigue, pain, and weakness, and as a result, she receives help from a working dog. Her book, “It’s Not So RUFF Being a Working Dog!”, is an educational children’s storybook about Petey’s love of helping others. “I wanted to convey and educate readers that service ... Read more

Nelson Named STLCC General Counsel

Mary E. Nelson has joined St. Louis Community College as its general counsel and chief legal officer. Nelson has more than 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors, including stints in two mayoral administrations in St. Louis, positions in state government, and partnerships in several firms. Nelson’s law practice concentrated in real estate, construction, and business law. She was the first African-American woman appointed to Missouri’s Administrative Hearing Commission, leaving that post to accept her current position with STLCC. Nelson ... Read more

Davidson Joins STLCC-Wildwood Staff as Director of Student Services

From advising to career exploration, continuing education through assessment, Laura Davidson has covered almost every aspect of student services during her community college career. Davidson recently took the role of director of student services at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood and brings 24 years of community college experience to the campus. “It’s hard to pick just one thing that I value most about working at a community college,” Davidson said. “I like being a part of a learning environment. I like working with people ... Read more
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