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Hendricks Receives Saint Louis University Hospital Student of the Year Award

Chris Hendricks, a second-year radiologic technology student at St. Louis Community College, has been awarded the Barb Thorpe Student of the Year Award by Saint Louis University Hospital. “Chris started his clinical training year the same way some newly appointed technologists start their initial orientation, performing routine radiographic exams. Soon with assurance, he was accomplishing fluoroscopic studies with success and without much help,” said Marsha Forrest, assistant director of imaging at Saint Louis University Hospital. “He excels at producing consistently good quality ... Read more

Rob Dixon receives SCC’s 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award

The St. Charles Community College Foundation selected Rob Dixon, executive director and CEO for the Missouri Community College Association, to receive the college’s 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award. The award was presented at the 27th annual SCC commencement ceremony held Saturday, May 16, in the College Center on campus. Dixon, the son of two community college graduates, said his passion for community colleges started at SCC. He was 23 when he completed his service to the Marine Corps and started taking classes at ... Read more

STLCC to Receive EPA Grant to Recruit, Train and Place Workers in Green Environmental Jobs

St. Louis Community College has been selected to receive a $192,300 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to recruit, train and place local unemployed and underemployed individuals in full-time sustainable green jobs in a range of environmental fields. The grant comes from the EPA’s Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) program. Announcement of the grant was made today by Mathy Stanislaus, EPA assistant administrator in the agency’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, during his remarks to the most recent group ... Read more

SCC holds 27th annual commencement exercises; CEO and president of United Way of Greater St. Louis Orv Kimbrough speaks to graduates

Orv Kimbrough, president and CEO of United Way of Greater St. Louis, gave the keynote address at St. Charles Community College during its 27th annual commencement on May 16. “As I think about what makes us successful human beings, in addition to work ethic and the ability to challenge ourselves to be better, we must have faith – a belief in ourselves and beyond ourselves that compels us to jump even when we are afraid,” said keynote speaker Orv Kimbrough, CEO and ... Read more

STLCC Hosts Info Sessions about New Programs at Wildwood Campus

People who are interested in careers in the fields of hospitality and criminal justice can learn more at two special information sessions offered at St. Louis Community College-Wildwood in June. The campus recently has added courses to its schedule that will lead to a certificate in travel and tourism, an associate degree in hospitality and tourism with a focus on hotel management, or a degree or certificate in criminal justice. The travel and tourism/hotel management session will be held 6-8 p.m. on June ... Read more

SCC students honored as Missouri Campus Compact Community Changers

St. Charles Community College students Maria Pizzo and Etedal Kaid received recognition for achieving the Community Changer distinction as part of the Semester of Service Program established by Missouri Campus Compact. “We are proud to recognize Ms. Pizzo and Ms. Kaid for their work to engage with the community and build lives of civic and social responsibility,” said Tabitha Underwood, Ph.D., executive director of Missouri Campus Compact. Missouri Campus Compact seeks to educate students in civic and social responsibility by encouraging them to ... Read more

STLCC-Meramec Student Wins National Technical Honor Society Scholarship

St. Louis Community College-Meramec student Nawarat Jirasophin has won the National Technical Honor Society Jon H. Poteat Scholarship worth $1,000. Jirasophin graduated this spring with a 4.0 grade-point average, earning a Certificate of Specialization in Computer Accounting Technology. She will return to STLCC to complete her associate degree in accounting. According to the National Technical Honor Society website, the Jon H. Poteat scholarship is awarded to NTHS members who consistently exemplify the seven character attributes of the NTHS: Skill, Honesty, Service, Responsibility, Scholarship, ... Read more

Niemann, Triska and Miller Inducted into STLCC Hospitality Studies Wall of Fame

Three chefs who have blazed a culinary trail across some of St. Louis’ best-known kitchens were inducted into the St. Louis Community College Hospitality Studies Wall of Fame. Sam Niemann, Dan Triska and Reed Miller were inducted during a special ceremony May 14 on the Forest Park campus. The Wall of Fame recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the local culinary industry. It is located inside the Jack E. Miller Hospitality Studies Center at STLCC-Forest Park. Niemann and Triska were inducted ... Read more

ECC Dedicates Donald D. Shook Student Center

As a part of the 45th annual spring commencement May 16, East Central College renamed the Multipurpose Building the Donald D. Shook Student Center. In March of this year ECC trustees voted to rename the building to honor Shook for his significant, lasting and measurable impact on the college. He led the college from 1968 to 1986, the longest tenure of any president in the 47 year history of the college. During his 18 year administration, Shook was responsible for the establishment and ... Read more

Outdoor summer movie series and Food Truck Frolic to kick off May 29 at SCC

The St. Charles Community College Friends & Alumni and Student Activities are pairing up to host the fourth annual outdoor summer movie series at SCC. All of the movie nights are free and open to the public. Back by popular demand, Food Truck Frolic will be held in the college’s blue parking lot from 5:30-8 p.m. in conjunction with the movie series. Movies will be shown at sundown on Fridays on the lawn outside the Technology Building. Free visitor parking is available ... Read more
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