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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

STLCC Students Attend Ambassador Leadership Conference

Each year, student ambassadors from all Missouri two-year community colleges are invited to attend the annual Student Ambassador Leadership Conference. Three students from St. Louis Community College attended the conference in late June: Kelly Ngongo and Kathryn Turek of St. Louis and Jacob Wingerter of Eureka. The students were accompanied by Laura Reilly and Meredith Rauscher, recruitment liaisons at the Wildwood and Meramec campuses, respectively. Ngongo and Turek serve as student ambassadors at STLCC’s Meramec campus, while Wingerter serves as an ambassador at ... Read more

Ndiaye Brothers Make Most of Educational Opportunities at STLCC

Two brothers from Senegal quickly established themselves as leaders at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park and will continue their education at Missouri universities this fall. El Hadji Malick Ndiaye and his younger brother, Mame Mor Ndiaye, were actively involved in campus activities for the past two years. Mame was elected president of the Student Government Association and Malick led the Xi Epsilon Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. “I have had the pleasure to interact with both of the Ndiaye brothers ... Read more

Girl Scouts Attend STLCC Science and Engineering Day Camp

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri partnered with St. Louis Community College to host the eight annual Science and Engineering Day Camp June 23-27. The camp was held at the Florissant Valley campus, where students in grades 6-8 participated in several hands-on activities exposing them to a variety of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The camp is designed to give the Girl Scouts a broader understanding of the world around them by meeting other girls and adults. They also experience activities they ... Read more

STLCC Professor Chosen to Participate in Exchange Program in China

A St. Louis Community College photography professor recently took part in a photography exchange trip to China. David Hanlon, who teaches at the college’s Meramec campus, was one of 10 St. Louis photographers invited by the Nanjing Photographic Association (NPA), in association with the Sister Cities exchange program, to participate in the trip, which took place May 21-31. The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum (IPHF), located in St. Louis, sponsored the trip. Financial support came from the PNC Foundation and Emerson. “I was ... Read more

STLCC Trustee Recognized by Urban League

Doris Graham, center in accompanying photo, recently was recognized at the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis’s 11th annual Salute to Women in Leadership Gala. Graham, a member of the St. Louis Community College Board of Trustees, received the foundation’s education award in recognition of outstanding service as vice chair and member of the STLCC board as well as 23 years of service on the Ferguson-Florissant School District Board of Education. Pictured with Graham are, from left, Michael P. McMillan, president and CEO ... Read more

Larson Reelected Chair of STLCC Board of Trustees

Craig Larson, center, chair of the St. Louis Community College Board of Trustees, recently was elected to serve as chair for a second one-year term. Larson was elected to the board as the Subdistrict 4 trustee in 2010. He also has served as board vice chair during his six-year term. Doris Graham, left, outgoing vice chair of the board, presented Larson with an award in recognition of his leadership during his first term. Also pictured is Dennis Michaelis, STLCC’s interim chancellor. Graham, who ... Read more

STLCC Awards Nursing Scholarships in Honor of Georgia Urban

Three students who decided to pursue nursing careers after life-changing events are recipients of the Dr. Georgia Urban Honorary Scholarship at St. Louis Community College. Milad Ahmandi-Nouran of Forest Park, Rochelle Ameer of Florissant Valley and Becky Sabbert of Meramec each received $100. Ahmandi-Nouran overcame a debilitating auto-immune disease, Ameer cared for a paralyzed child, and Sabbert switched careers when she saw nurses at work. Urban, who was on the nursing faculty for 14 years, is retiring this summer. The district faculty, staff ... Read more

St. Charles Community College named as a 2014 Top Workplace by St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Officials as St. Charles Community College are pleased to announce that the college has been selected as one of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces. “This award is noteworthy affirmation of the work environment at the college,” said Ron Chesbrough, Ph.D., SCC president. “SCC is fortunate to have dedicated and experienced faculty and staff who provide a quality education for our students and meet the needs of all those they serve.” The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee ... Read more
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