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September -- 2008

News, Feature Stories

  • Florissant Valley President Marcia Pfeiffer discusses challenges facing community colleges when new GI Bill is implemented in Community College Week Sept. 8
  • STLCC tax rate to rise slightly in the Chesterfield, Press, Citizen, Mid-County, West County, Kirkwood-Webster Journals Sept. 10
  • STLCC chosen for National Plus 50 Initiative in St. Louis Commerce Magazine September 2008
  • STLCC trustees approve property tax rate in the Independent News Sept. 11
  • STLCC Foundation honors seven alumni at Taste of Class in the Post-Dispatch Sept. 12
  • Chancellor Zelema Harris named one of St. Louis’ most influential minority business leaders in the St. Louis Business Journal Sept. 12
  • STLCC unveils Plus 50 look online in the AACC Plus 50 Initiative Newsletter Sept. 12
  • Landscape and Nurserymen’s Association of Greater St. Louis had input into early education programs that evolved into Meramec horticulture program in the Gateway Gardener September 2008
  • Horticulture program graduate Ellen Barredo discusses trees that bring the tropics indoors in the Gateway Gardener September 2008
  • Horticulture graduate Steffie Littlefield discusses creation of pet-friendly gardens in the Gateway Gardener September 2008
  • Horticulture graduate Glennon Kraemer discusses renovating and rescuing a cool season lawn in the Gateway Gardener September 2008
  • STLCC selected for Help America Vote College program in the MCCA Advocate September/October 2008
  • STLCC receives NSF grant for Bio-Bench Project in the MCCA Advocate September/October 2008
  • KWAME Building Group helps Wildwood campus achieve LEED gold certification in the Commercial Journal St. Louis September 2008
  • Forest Park culinary arts students participate as extras in shooting of PBS series “Secrets of a Chef” at Lumiere Place in the Post-Dispatch Sept. 17
  • Florissant Valley staff, students sound off regarding proposed Metro sales tax increase in the North Side Journal, North County Journal/Ferguson-Berkeley, Bellefontaine-Jennings, Florissant-Black Jack, Hazelwood-Bridgeton, Overland-St. Ann editions Sept. 17 
  • Florissant Valley’s Tim Gorry featured as “30 Leaders in their 30s” in the North Side Journal, North County Journal/Ferguson-Berkeley, Bellefontaine-Jennings, Florissant-Black Jack, Hazelwood-Bridgeton, Overland-St. Ann editions Sept. 17
  • Chancellor Zelema Harris presents RCGA Statesman Award to Rep. Allen Icet in the Chesterfield Journal Sept. 17
  • Chancellor Zelema Harris named one of St. Louis Business Journal’s 2008’s “Influential Minority Business Leaders” in the St. Louis American Sept. 18
  • Chancellor Zelema Harris participates in panel discussion during St. Louis Black Leadership Roundtable symposium in the St. Louis American Sept. 18
  • STLCC is one of 35 community colleges nationally to have Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship winner in Pittsburgh Paint Squares Online September 2008
  • Society for Manufacturing Engineering Education Foundation funding supports STEPS summer camp at Florissant Valley in Product Design and Development Magazine Online September 2008
  • Forest Park graduate Christine Wilder inducted into Cambridge Who's Who Registry on Cambridge Who's Who Online September 2008
  • STLCC ag education/horticulture/biotechnology programs enhance interest in agriculture careers in St. Louis Commerce Magazine September 2008
  • KWAME Building Group named Harrison Center construction manager in the St. Louis Business Journal Online edition Sept. 22
  • College plans to acquire additional property in Wildwood in the St. Louis Business Journal Sept. 26
  • Physical Facilities’ Ken Kempf discusses college’s reasons for building green in the St. Louis Business Journal Sept. 26