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August 2013

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  • Months of faculty discord preceded STLCC Chancellor Myrtle Dorsey’s contract vote in the Post-Dispatch Aug. 1
  • Chancellor Myrtle Dorsey privately angry about handling of alleged campus assault at Meramec in the Post-Dispatch, Technology News Aug. 1
  • Harrison Education Center hosts community and education fair in the St. Louis American Aug. 1
  • STLCC student Carmen Hense discuses public school transfer issue from parents’ perspective in the St. Louis American Aug. 1
  • STLCC will be seeking a new chancellor on KTRS.com Aug. 1
  • STLCC to host career exploration information sessions through the fall students  in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 1
  • Harrison Education Center hosts community and education fair in the West End Word Aug. 2
  • Retired Meramec instructor John Nagel serves as executive director of the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum in the West End Word Aug. 2
  • Trustee Craig Larson discusses chancellor’s contract in West Newsmagazine Aug. 2
  • Annual amnesty project begins this weekend on Fox 2 News Aug. 2
  • Rod Nunn discusses how online degrees, certificates grow in popularity and employer acceptance in the St. Louis Business Journal Aug. 2
  • STLCC accepting registration for Bridge to STEM-Life Sciences program in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 2
  • STLCC students earn top honors at Law Enforcement Explorer Academy in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 2
  • STLCC hosts career exploration sessions in the Post-Dispatch Aug. 5
  • St. Louis County municipalities offering two more amnesty days on KMOV-TV Aug. 5
  • Area amnesty event at Florissant Valley gives minor offenders a second chance on KMOV.com, KMOV-TV Aug. 7
  • Amnesty event at Florissant Valley gives some offenders chance to stay out of jail on KTRS Radio Aug. 7
  • Randy Reed is the new men’s basketball coach at STLCC for first time in 36 years in the Post-Dispatch Aug. 7
  • Hundreds stand in line at Florissant Valley for ticket amnesty on Fox 2 News, Fox 2 Now.com Aug. 7
  • STLCC graduate Kenneth McClain presents himself as an example of the benefits of the work Better Family Life is doing in the St. Louis American Aug. 7
  • Event at Florissant Valley gives minor offenders a second chance on KSDK-TV, KSDK.com Aug. 7
  • Results of the State of St. Louis Workforce Report revealed on Fox 2 News, Fox 2 Now.com Aug. 7
  • Post-Dispatch article references Meramec incident aftermath in the St. Louis American Aug. 8
  • STLCC unveils online “career coach” portal in West Newsmagazine Aug. 8
    Registration under way for STLCC’s pharmacy technician program in the St. Louis American Aug. 8
  • Alumnus John Schnellman’s artistic talent brings him full circle in West Newsmagazine Aug. 8
  • STLCC’s latest workforce research uncovers new perceptions on talent, cautious employment growth in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 8
  • STLCC-Florissant Valley to hold auditions for “Master Harold…and the Boys” in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 8
  • STLCC-Meramec Theatre to hold auditions for “Arsenic and Old Lace” in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 8
  • “Career Coach” goes live for local jobseekers; traveling trailer unveiled in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 8
  • STLCC Golf Tournament slated for Sept. 23 in the Webster-Kirkwood, South County Times Aug. 9
  • Thousands take advantage of misdemeanor amnesty program at STLCC on Fox 2 News, Fox 2 Now.com Aug. 10
  • Thousands take advantage of Amnesty Day at STLCC on KMOV.com, KMOV-TV Aug. 10
  • STLCC default rate far lower than for-profit schools in the Post-Dispatch Aug. 11
  • Career Coach: STLCC’s launch on wheels on Before It’s News.com Aug. 12
  • STLCC to host career exploration sessions in the North County Community News Aug. 14
  • Forest Park culinary arts graduate Tony Arend discusses how he prepares food from scratch in the Post-Dispatch Aug. 14
  • STLCC reports on workforce in the St. Louis American Aug. 15
  • STLCC launches online job search engine in the St. Louis American Aug. 15
  • STLCC to host career exploration sessions in fall in the St. Louis American Aug. 15
  • STLCC releases assault investigation findings on KMOX Radio Aug. 15
  • Three STLCC officials no longer have jobs after investigation findings released on KSDK-TV Aug. 15
  • STLCC releases three employees over student assault at Meramec on Fox 2 News Aug. 15
  • Three officials out after report faults administrators, police in attack on stltoday.com Aug. 15
  • Three employees lose jobs in wake of attack report on KTRS Radio Aug. 15
  • “System-Wide” failures found in Meramec’s handling of student attack in the Webster-Kirkwood Times Aug. 15
  • Forest Park campus hosts Missouri Senate hearings on Medicaid quality and efficiency in the Post-Dispatch Aug. 15
  • STLCC removes three officials in the St. Louis Business Journal Aug. 16
  • STLCC Assault: “System-wide Failures…Lack in Leadership” in the Riverfront Times Aug. 16
  • Three STLCC officials lose jobs in aftermath of student attack in the Miami Herald Aug. 16
  • STLCC trustees release investigation findings of April 18 campus assault in the St. Louis American Aug. 16
  • Report criticizes college’s handling of attack, and three officials lose their jobs in The Chronicle of Higher Education Aug. 16
  • Three STLCC officials lose jobs in aftermath of student bathroom attack on KMOV.com Aug. 16
  • Three STLCC officials lose jobs after student attack in the Daily Reporter (Greenville, Ind.) Aug. 16
  • Three college officials fired for mishandling assault on Campus Safety.com Aug. 16
  • STLCC and industry partners distribute books in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 16
  • Students split days between Beaumont High School and STLCC-Forest Park as part of dual enrollment program in the Post-Dispatch Aug. 17
  • STLCC will consider disbanding police force on stltoday.com, Topix.com, Daily Journal Online, Lake Wylie Pilot.com, Pendleton Times-Post.com, KOMU.com Aug. 19
  • Microscope focusing on campus officers in the Post-Dispatch Aug. 19
  • Report criticizes college’s handling of assault on Inside Higher Ed.com Aug. 19
  • Questions about how college should handle police force on KPLR-TV Aug. 19
  • Will STLCC keep its campus police in the St. Louis Business Journal Aug. 19
  • STLCC partners with local agencies to offer new animal welfare assistant certificate program in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 19
  • STLCC weighs doing away with campus police on KMOV-TV Aug. 19
  • STLCC rethinks police department on KSDK-TV Aug. 19
  • STLCC and industry partners distribute books to area students in the St. Louis American Aug. 19
  • STLCC, animal agencies team up for new certificate program on KPLR-TV Aug. 19
  • STLCC maintains dual admissions agreement with Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Ulin the Monday’s Pub.com Aug. 19
  • STLCC will consider disbanding police force on University Business.com Aug. 20
  • STLCC considers dissolving police force after campus assault on Campus Safety.com Aug. 20
  • STLCC graduate John Schnellman displays piece at Wildwood’s sculpture park in West Newsmagazine Aug. 21
  • STLCC-Meramec “Faculty Exhibition” opens Aug. 29 in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 21
  • Florissant Valley’s Dobbie Herrion receives Champion of Good Award on KSDK-TV Aug. 22
  • STLCC’s Genesis Steele participates in Urban League bus trip to Washington, D.C. on KSDK-TV Aug. 23
  • STLCC-Forest Park Art faculty exhibit works in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 23
  • Persistent Danielle Guiffrida achieves her dream at STLCC works in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 23
  • STLCC’s Dobbie Herrion named Champion for Good by Allstate Insurance Company in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 23
  • STLCC’s Genesis Steele discusser her participation in the Urban League bus trip to Washington, D.C. on KSDK-TV Aug. 25
  • Women’s soccer team ready for new season in the Post-Dispatch Aug. 25
  • Meramec instructor Dave Tylka to discuss native plans and landscaping at seminar on News Tribune.com Aug. 25
  • Donna Dare and Kay McClenney discuss reimagining the student experience in the AACC Journal August/September 2013
  • World-renowned chef to appear at STLCC-Forest Park Oct. 8 in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 27
  • House Speaker Tim Jones visits STLCC-Wildwood in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 28
  • STLCC police officer charged with election fraud in St. Louis County in the Post-Dispatch Aug. 28
  • Student makes threatening tweet against STLCC-Meramec campus staff on KMOV.com Aug. 28
  • STLCC-Meramec student arrested for threatening tweets on KSDK-TV Aug. 28
    Student’s threatening tweet lands her in jail in the Post-Dispatch, STLToday.com Aug. 28
  • Threatening tweet alarms Meramec campus on Fox 2 News Aug. 28
  • Student surrenders to police after sending threatening tweet on KTRS Radio Aug. 28
  • STLCC graduate Deborah Thomas honored for childhood education at 2013 Salute to Excellence in the St. Louis American Aug. 28
  • STLCC’s latest workforce research uncovers new perceptions on talent, cautious employment growth in the North County, St. Charles County Community News Aug. 28
  • STLCC Golf Tournament information notice in West Newsmagazine Aug. 28
  • STLCC staff and faculty participate in 50th Commemorative March on Washington in the Eureka-Wildwood, Kirkwood, Maryland Heights, Affton-Shrewsbury, Webster Groves, Ballwin-Ellisville, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Fenton-High Ridge, Florissant, Hazelwood, Ladue-Frontenac, Maplewood-Brentwood, Mehlville-Oakville, O’Fallon, Sunset Hills-Crestwood, St. Charles, St. Peters, Arnold, Wentzville Patch Aug. 29
  • Florissant Valley’s Annie Wagganer named one of North County Inc.’s 30 Leaders Under 30 in the Independent News Aug. 29
  • STLCC staff, faculty participate in 50th Commemorative March on Washington in the St. Louis American Aug. 29
  • STLCC student arrested for social media posting on KSDK-TV, KSDK.com Sept. 29
  • STLCC student arrested for Twitter threat to aid office on Inside Higher Ed.com Aug. 30