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How Sweet It Is for STLCC Graduate Weber and Teammate Watson; Win “The Next Great Bakers”

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Well not this time. Last night the Blue Team comprised of St. Louis Community College graduate Lia Weber and teammate Al Watson were crowned "The Next Great Bakers" on the TLC network series. More than 500 of Weber’s family and friends, and area residents were on hand to celebrate her triumph in Las Vegas as the finale show was aired at an outdoor block party at Hendel’s Market Cafe in Florissant. Weber is a 2011 graduate of ... Read more

STLCC’s Workforce Solutions Group to Present the 2014 State of St. Louis STEM Workforce Report

St. Louis Community College’s Workforce Solutions Group will present the 2014 State of St. Louis STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Workforce Report highlighting assessment, analysis and review on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 7:30-10 the Mildred Bastian Center for the Performing Arts at STLCC’s Forest Park campus, 5600 Oakland Ave. Sponsored by the St. Louis Business Journal, the event will feature regional thought leaders who will discuss and respond to the latest STEM workforce research and intelligence that examine issues such ... Read more

Archers Coach, Players Receive Postseason Awards

In his first season as head coach of St. Louis Community College’s baseball team, Scott Goodrich has plenty of reason to be pleased. Goodrich, who guided the Archers to a 30-20 record last spring after taking over from longtime coach Tony Dattoli, was named the Midwest Community College Athletic Conference Coach of the Year. The Archers also had three players named to the All-Conference team – freshman outfielder Brandon Gutzler, freshman infielder Jacob Walters and sophomore pitcher Matthew Hassenbeck. In his second year ... Read more

SCC and CMU sign articulation agreement for business program

Officials from Central Methodist University and St. Charles Community College signed an articulation agreement on Thursday, Aug. 7, to promote a seamless transfer for business students. The agreement provides students who have earned an Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science degree in business administration at SCC the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree in business at Central Methodist University. Any student who has earned an Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science degree in business administration at SCC and adheres ... Read more

STLCC’s Schubert Named ACF Pastry Chef of the Year

Stephan Schubert, adjunct instructor in culinary arts at St. Louis Community College, has been named the American Culinary Federation’s Pastry Chef of the Year. Schubert, the executive pastry chef at River City Casino & Hotel in St. Louis, earned the title and $5,000 after winning a competition during the recent ACF National Convention in Kansas City, Mo. The ACF Pastry Chef of the Year Award, sponsored by Plugrá® European-Style Butter, was established in 2004 to recognize a pastry chef who displays a passion ... Read more

Memorial Service August 16 for Former ECC President Dale Gibson

Dr. Dale Gibson, president of East Central College in the 1990s, died Saturday, August 9, following a brief illness.  He was 81.   A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 16, at 2 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Washington, Missouri.   “The East Central College community mourns the loss of Dr. Gibson, and we express our sympathy to his wife and family at this difficult time,” stated ECC President Jon Bauer. “Dr. Gibson was the first president for whom I worked, and over ... Read more

STLCC-Meramec Professor Attends Summer Institute at Notre Dame University

Cindy Epperson, Ph.D., professor in sociology at St. Louis Community College-Meramec, participated in the sixth  annual Kroc Summer Institute for Faculty's "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century" at Notre Dame University in June. The institute brings together faculty teams that want to launch or expand peace studies programs at their respective colleges and universities. According to the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, "Interdisciplinary peace studies programs enhance student learning, faculty teaching and research, and community and world engagement.” Epperson’s interest in peace and ... Read more

STLCC Biology Instructor Participates in Bioscience Industrial Fellowship Project

Scott Gevaert, Life Science Lab Assistant program coordinator at St. Louis Community College, was recently selected to participate in the Advanced Technological Education's Bioscience Industrial Fellowship Project (BIFP) in Winston-Salem, N.C. Gevaert was nominated by Stephen White, dean of Math, Science, Engineering and Technology, and Julie Fickas, chair of the Biology department at STLCC-Florissant Valley. The purpose of the fellowship is to give community college instructors hands-on lab experiences in biotechnology in order to help them understand and interact with the members of ... Read more

ECC Athletes Claim Academic Award for Fifth Straight Year

For the fifth consecutive year, the East Central College Athletic Department has won the Midwest Community College Athletic Conference Academic Award. Dr. Jay Mehrhoff, athletic director at ECC, said student athletes had an overall grade point average of 2.97.  That mark allows the Falcons to retain the Harold Oetting Award which is presented each year to the conference school with the highest overall GPA attained by student athletes. “This streak is a testament to the importance the entire college and athletic department places ... Read more

STLCC-Meramec Alumnus Honored by Greater St. Louis Boy Scouts

St. Louis Community College alumnus Greesha Tucker received the Boy Scouts of America’s Venturing Bronze Award in a small ceremony July 2. The Venturing Bronze Award is for Venturers who have many interests outside the Venturing program and contain elements of experience, learning a skill and sharing experiences and skills with others. It is the first tier on the advancement track for the Venturing Silver Award. Tucker received the award for his work as president of STLCC-Meramec’s Focus on Ability Club. “A strong determination ... Read more
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