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SCC and SEMO sign articulation agreement for business program

Officials from Southeast Missouri State University and St. Charles Community College signed an articulation agreement on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 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 Southeast Missouri State University. Any student who has earned an Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science degree in business administration at SCC, ... Read more

ECC to Administer Adult Education Programs in South Central Missouri

Adult education classes that have been offered by the South Central Missouri Literacy Council will be administered by East Central College beginning January 2015.   Members of the Literacy Council and ECC officials announced the agreement in Rolla December 11.  The two groups have been working for several months on the transition of the Adult Education and Literacy Program to East Central.  AEL classes help people  prepare to take the high school equivalency exam or improve their basic skills.  ECC plans to continue offering the free ... Read more

ECC Receives Accreditation from National Association of Schools of Music

East Central College recently earned accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music. According to ECC president Dr. Jon Bauer, NASM accreditation represents another huge step forward as the college continues to enhance the academic credibility of its programs. NASM is comprised of almost 650 colleges, universities, and conservatories from across the country that focus on optimum learning conditions for music students and developing the strength and quality of music in higher education. “No matter how general or specific, accreditations always benefit students,” ... Read more

Lessmann to Join Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

Ric Lessmann, who ranks among the all-time winningest baseball coaches in National Junior College Athletic Association history, will be inducted with the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in enshrinement ceremonies Jan. 25 in Springfield. Lessmann joins an enshrinement class that includes former St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter, former Kansas City Chiefs kicker Nick Lowery and recent Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler. The ceremonies are scheduled Jan. 25, with an 11 a.m. reception at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in ... Read more

Cuivre River and CoBank team up to share success at SCC

CoBank and Cuivre River Electric Cooperative teamed up to help St. Charles Community College students through CoBank’s “Sharing Success” grant program resulting in a donation of $10,000 to fund scholarships at SCC – $5,000 from each organization. “Through the support of the Sharing Success Program grant, the SCC Foundation will be able to award scholarships to make college a reality for many more students,” says Betsy Schneider, SCC director of development. In the grant program, CoBank matches contributions its cooperative customers, such as ... Read more

STLCC-Meramec Students, Professor Participate in “Raid Cross” Training

St. Louis Community College-Meramec sociology professor Cindy Epperson and four students took part in “Raid Cross” training, a simulation activity designed to help students understand and be aware of the realities of armed conflict and humanitarian action. The Greater St. Louis American Red Cross provided the training. Students participating were Joe Adlabi, Ayesha Ather, Brandon Bander and Suzan Dague. “The two day training included eight simulations and lectures on international humanitarian law (IHL), more commonly known as the rules of war,” said Epperson, who ... Read more

STLCC Chosen as Finalist for 2015 Bellwether Award

St. Louis Community College programs to develop talent for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics has been named a finalist for a 2015 Bellwether Award. STLCC’s entry, “Bridging the Gap in STEM Education,” is a finalist in the Planning, Governance & Finance category.  To be considered in this category, programs or activities must have been designed and successfully implemented to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the community college. The STLCC Center for Plant and Life Sciences, the Contract Research Organization (CRO) within ... Read more

STLCC SEED Students to Attend Clinton Global Initiative University

Eight students attending St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley through the Scholarships for Education and Economic Development (SEED) program have been selected to attend Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) 2015. Students include Johnny Campos from Mexico, Cynthia Chery from Haiti, Anderson Lima and Byron Castillo from Guatemala, Hadson Jarquin from Nicaragua, Astrid Carmona from Honduras as well as Ninosca Mercedes and Marian Quezada from the Dominican Republic. CGIU will be held at the University of Miami March 6-8, bringing together nearly 1,000 attendees to ... Read more

STLCC “Broads” Take Their Art on the Road

For more than four years, five women have developed their artistic talents at St. Louis Community College under the guidance of Mark Weber, chair of Art & Humanities department at the Wildwood campus. Their easels, paints and canvases of Dion Dion, Michelle Streiff, Kim Kordonowy, Vicki Hefty and Jo Jasper Dean span one end of Room 309, the campus’ art studio. As their artwork has evolved over the years, so, too, has their camaraderie and friendship. Each woman has been featured in local ... Read more

STLCC-Meramec Concert Choir Members to Perform at Epcot Dec. 17

Thirty-five members of the St. Louis Community College-Meramec Concert Choir, directed by Jerry Myers, will perform at the American Gardens Theater at Epcot in Orlando, Fla., on Dec. 17. The choir will perform during the Candlelight Processional holiday event for two evening shows narrated by famed actor, dancer and singer Chita Rivera. The choir’s accompanist, Gloria West, is also a Disney World pianist. West was able to arrange a Q&A session with Disney senior music producer Rick Mizell during their stay in Orlando, ... Read more
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