St. Louis Community College was recognized at the inaugural Arcus Awards on Nov. 26 by the St. Louis Regional Chamber as one of the leaders propelling the St. Louis region forward.
STLCC was selected by a panel of distinguished business scholars and business executives as one of 12 finalists for the Arcus Award for Achievement in Educational Attainment. The college was recognized for its exceptional commitment to championing a greater St. Louis region by providing leadership in the area of workforce education ...
The St. Louis Community College Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Pam McIntyre as president of the college’s Meramec campus at the Dec. 5 board meeting.
McIntrye has served as the interim campus president since April, and served more than five years as the first president of the Wildwood campus.
“Pam is one of our most experienced administrators, and she understands not only the needs of the campus, but also the diverse population the campus serves,” said Dennis Michaelis, Ph.D., STLCC’s interim ...
On the heels of a national summit in Kansas City last week that focused on the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) and similar programs at MCC and other area institutions, the MIC has again caught the attention of a national leader.
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R, Mo.) on Tuesday stopped by the MIC, located at Summit Technology Academy in Lee's Summit, Mo., for a tour and to talk with students and MIC administrators about the program.
Sen. Blunt's visit comes less than a week ...
St. Louis Community College student Naquittia Noah is the first recipient of the UMB Bank Endowed Scholarship in Business Administration.
Noah, the mother of a 14-year-old son who also is working two part-time jobs, is studying business administration at STLCC-Florissant Valley.
“This scholarship means that the persistence and dedication that I have put into obtaining and completing my educational goals hasn’t gone unnoticed and is truly appreciated,” Noah said.
UMB established the endowed scholarship at the STLCC Foundation’s 2012 Falling in Love in Five ...
Students from the St. Louis Community College-Meramec Horticulture Club and Physical Therapy Assistants Club, as well as students and faculty from Saint Louis University Physical Therapy program, collaborated on a project to create a wheelchair-accessible garden for a St. Louis man.
After working his way through more than five years of school to become a physical therapist in his 30s, Jerry Weisbrod was stricken with a brain tumor that left him unable to work and unable to walk without assistance. STLCC horticulture ...
Five Florissant Valley students recently received Follett Book Scholarship Awards. Yehuda Feigenbaum, Linda Henning, Michelle Byrd, Elizabeth Cash and Presley Culp each received $250.
The scholarship was a one-time benefit from Follett Books as a reward to the campus for Antonio Parker’s outstanding placement in the All-USA Academic competition and Coca-Cola Scholars team. The students receiving the award are all Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) members. Three of the recipients serve as officers for PTK.
Feigenbaum, PTK chapter president, serves as primary editor for PTK’s ...
November 22, 2013
North Central Missouri College in Trenton has announced the launching of a lactation support program for breastfeeding women who wish to continue providing their milk for their infants after they return to school or work.
This program is part of the College’s health benefit services and will continue to be enhanced through suggestions made by students and employees. Funds to support the lactation room were also provided by a grant through the Livingston County Health Department. The program includes a ...
After a summer interning in the Marketing Services department at Edward Jones, Abigail Langworthy recently returned to work in the Online Client Support department.
She is one of six St. Louis Community College students who have parlayed their internship into opportunities for full- and flex-time work. The Edward Jones Internship program began in summer 2012, and STLCC-Forest Park’s Business Administration department has placed interns there every semester since. All were offered and accepted employment after their internship ended.
“I worked five years on ...
When business, education and government leaders from across the U.S. meet in Kansas City this week, the focus will be on expanding and replicating proven workforce program models like the Missouri Innovation Campus.
MIC student Brian Green, who had the honor of introducing Pres. Barack Obama for his nationally televised speech in July, will participate in the National Convening on Higher Education Innovation this week.
The inaugural National Convening on Higher Education Innovation, to be held at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center on ...
More than 450 FIRST Robotics team members visited MCC-Business & Technology on Friday for FIRST Look, a preview party to show off the campus's 56,000 sq. ft. Exhibit Hall. The Exhibit Hall will host the Greater KC FIRST Robotics Competition March 14-15, 2014. Approximately 55 teams from the region will compete, bringing thousands of high school students to campus.
FIRST is an international robotics competition that gives high schoolers real-world engineering experience through yearly challenges and competitions. Each January, teams receive parameters for the upcoming ...