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Taylor Joins STLCC-Forest Park Staff as Vice President of Student Affairs

Franklyn E. Taylor, Ed.D., has been named vice president of student affairs at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park. As the chief student services officer of the campus, Taylor will be responsible for formulating and implementing the budget, staffing, policies and procedures, long range planning, staff development and professional leadership for the student affairs division. He will oversee accessibility services, the assessment center, admissions, advising, athletics, career and employment services, counseling, financial aid, health services, registration and student activities. Taylor was the assistant campus ... Read more

STLCC’s Latest STEM Workforce Research Uncovers Perceptions on Talent, Employment Growth

St. Louis Community College’s Workforce Solutions Group presented the State of St. Louis STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Workforce Report highlighting assessment, analysis and review of the latest STEM workforce research and intelligence. The findings were released today to nearly 400 business and community leaders at STLCC’s Forest Park campus as part of a St. Louis Business Journal seminar series. A panel of distinguished corporate executives representing key employing industries also provided a robust discussion of key findings from the regional ... Read more

Norris to Receive Honorary Award from National FFA Organization

Richard Norris, Ph.D., director of the Center for Plant and Life Sciences at St. Louis Community College, was selected to receive an honorary degree from the National FFA Organization. Norris will receive the Honorary American FFA Degree at the 87th National Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 31. All recipients will receive a certificate as well as a medal, and their names will be permanently recorded. This award is given to individuals who have provided exceptional service to agriculture, agricultural education, or the ... Read more

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
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