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August - 2008

News, Feature Stories

  • STLCC to lease space in the Danforth Center for biotech technician training in St. Louis Construction News & Real Estate July/August 2008
  • Green Roof Blocks supplies trays of sedum-seeded plants for rooftop at Wildwood in St. Louis Construction News & Real Estate July/August 2008
  • Forest Park basketball coach Preston Thomas serves as consultant to Matthew Krentz for the film “Streetballers” in the Riverfront Times Aug. 2
  • STLCC receives grant from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Help America Vote program to train students to become poll workers in the Kansas City Star Aug. 5
  • STLCC receives grant from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Help America Vote program to train students to become poll workers in the North Side Journal, North County Journal/Ferguson-Berkeley, Bellefontaine-Jennings, Florissant-Black Jack, Hazelwood-Bridgeton, Overland-St. Ann editions Aug. 6
    Florissant Valley President Marcia Pfeiffer to receive Women of Worth Award from the Older Women’s League in the North Side Journal, North County Journal/Ferguson-Berkeley, Bellefontaine-Jennings, Florissant-Black Jack, Hazelwood-Bridgeton, Overland-St. Ann editions Aug. 6
  • STLCC receives grant from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s Help America Vote program to train students to become poll workers in Central Newsmagazine Aug. 6
    STLCC-Wildwood receives Regional Arts Commission grant to conduct its EcoArt Festival and Exhibition in the Press, Chesterfield Journals Aug. 6
  • STLCC chosen to participate in the AACC Plus 50 Initiative in the St. Louis American Aug. 7
  • STLCC receives payment of $811,435 for campus lab renovations through the Lewis and Clark Discovery Initiative in the St. Louis Metro Sentinel Journal Aug. 7
  • Forest Park culinary arts student Delia Clark discusses how a class assignment led her to the path of a new business in the St. Louis American Aug. 7
  • Florissant Valley alumnus Jeff Hartwig discusses his career in pole vaulting and berth on the U.S. Olympic track team in St. Louis Sports Magazine August 2008
  • Florissant Valley President Marcia Pfeiffer to receive Women of Worth Award from the Older Women’s League in the Ladue News Aug. 8
  • STLCC-Wildwood receives grant from Regional Arts Commission for EcoArt Festival in the Wildwood Meramec Valley Current Aug. 13
  • STLCC receives grant from U.S. Election Assistance Commission for the Help America Vote program in the Wildwood Meramec Valley Current Aug. 13
  • STLCC receives grant from U.S. Election Assistance Commission for the Help America Vote program in the West End Word Aug. 13
  • Chancellor Zelema Harris is recognized as one of St. Louis’ most influential business women in the St. Louis Argus Aug. 14
  • Meramec’s George Wasson and Andrew Langrehr discuss how community colleges are a good fit and popular choice for students in the Webster-Kirkwood Times Aug. 15
  • Former Florissant Valley student Dave Huesing used a college assignment to inspired City of St. Charles to make accessibility a priority in the St. Charles, St. Peters Journals Aug. 17
  • STLCC offers online courses, many degree and certificate options and financial assistance for students in the West End Word Aug. 20
  • Beverly Berner, co-chair of the Plus 50 Initiative, discusses preparation as the key to baby boomers’ financial future in the North Side Journal, North County Journal/Ferguson-Berkeley, Bellefontaine-Jennings, Florissant-Black Jack, Hazelwood-Bridgeton, Overland-St. Ann editions Aug. 20
  • Harrison Education Center’s Michael Holmes named executive director of the St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment in the St. Louis Argus Aug. 21
  • STLCC staff, students chapters receive awards from Phi Theta Kappa statewide and nationally in the MCCA Advocate August 2008
  • MCCA President Cindy Epperson of Meramec participates in American Vietnamese Community College Conference in Viet Nam in the MCCA Advocate August 2008
  • Anisha Morrell-Charles named special assistant to STLCC chancellor in the MCCA Advocate August 2008
  • STLCC cosponsors Governor’s Regional Business-Education Summit in St. Louis Commerce Magazine August 2008
  • Meramec’s Interior Design Club create loft apartment for family through the Haven of Grace in At Home-St. Louis Magazine July/August 2008
  • Florissant Valley President Marcia Pfeiffer named president-elect of the MCCA Presidents and Chancellors Council in the Springfield Business Journal Online Aug. 21
  • Chancellor Zelema Harris is named one of St. Louis’ most influential minority business leaders in the St. Louis Business Journal Aug. 22
  • STLCC one of community colleges to participate in AACC National Plus 50 Initiative on Carolina Newswire Aug. 22
  • Chancellor Zelema Harris shares a day in her work life in St. Louis Commerce Magazine August 2008
  • STLCC enrollment up after a few years of steady decline in the Post-Dispatch Aug. 25
  • STLCC one of several community colleges to have athletes representing it at the Olympics in the Community College Times Aug. 27
  • Florissant Valley’s Tim Gorry recognized by North County Inc. 30 Community Leaders in Their 30s in the Independent News Aug. 28
  • Wildwood campus earns LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council in Environmentat Design and Construction Magazine Online Aug. 28
  • STLCC enrollment up about four percent during first week of classes in the Post-Dispatch Sept. 1