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May 2013

News Stories, Features

  • Meramec architectural technology graduate Donna Boxx discusses her career in architecture in St. Louis Home and Lifestyles Magazine May 1
  • STLCC student journalists criticize administration for assault on Fox 2 News May 1
  • STLCC attack: after resignation, internal investigation on the Riverfront Times Blog May 1
  • Assault victim is seeking a normal life in the Post-Dispatch May 1
  • Charges filed in attack on Meramec student in West Newsmagazine May 1
  • County Police Chief Tim Fitch says Meramec campus attack highlights schools’ fear of bad publicity 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 May 1
  • Chancellor Myrtle Dorsey outlines safety measures in wake of attack 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 May 1
  • Silence after student attack leaves campus with safety concerns, a letter of resignation and unanswered questions in the Montage May 1
  • Vice Chancellor Rod Nunn discusses St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association’s push for a smarter St. Louis area in the Post-Dispatch May 1
  • Meramec student seeks return to normalcy in the Chillicothe Constitution Tribune May 1
  • Departing Meramec college president George Wasson will be paid more than $25,000 in the St. Louis Beacon May 1
  • Meramec incident discussion on Donnybrook program on KETC-TV May 2
  • STLCC to host career exploration sessions in the St. Louis American May 2
  • Award-winning ESL program serves a diverse international population in the Webster-Kirkwood Times May 3
  • Bill McClellan column discusses aftermath of Meramec campus incident in the Post-Dispatch May 3
  • Meramec president resigns amid controversy in the Webster-Kirkwood Times May 3
  • Chancellor Myrtle Dorsey’s actions comfort students, public letter to the editor in the Post-Dispatch May 4
  • George Wasson resigns as president at Meramec in West Newsmagazine May 6
  • Plus 50 Initiative offers programs for baby boomers to transition into new careers 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 May 7
  • Vice Chancellor Donna Dare co-authors article about new models for academic pathways in the Community College Journal April/May 2013
  • Letter to the editor criticizes campus police for not considering April 18 attack serious in the Post-Dispatch May 8
  • STLCC commencement slated for May 19 at Chaifetz Arena 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 May 8
  • George Wasson resigns as president at Meramec in West Newsmagazine May 8
  • African-American Male Initiative information session part of Better Family Life’s Men on Deck Tour in the St. Louis American May 9
  • Schools encouraged to treat all acts of violence in the same way in letter to the editor in the Post-Dispatch May 9
  • Forest Park culinary arts graduate Ben Grupe named Regional Chef of the Year in the the Post-Dispatch May 9
  • Wildwood campus and Harrison Center listed among the highest-rated LEED-certified buildings in St. Louis in the St. Louis Business Journal May 10
  • Missouri House Speaker visits STLCC-Wildwood in the Eureka-Wildwood Patch May 13
  • STLCC-Forest Park’s Master Class Series is chosen Innovation of the Year 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 May 15
  • Forest Park student and Navy veteran Elisha Perez receives help through Stand Up for Women Veterans to network with other veterans in the St. Louis Review May 15
  • STLCC counselors participate in St. Louis Public Schools Scholar Athlete Luncheon in the St. Louis American May 16
  • STLCC chancellor faces criticism after Meramec attack in the Post-Dispatch May 17
  • Bill McClellan offers investigative tips for law firm looking into Meramec attack in the Post-Dispatch May 20
  • DeLancey Smith discusses reasons why STLCC no longer uses 15-passenger vans on KSDK-TV May 20
  • STLCC celebrates student success at 2013 commencement ceremonies 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 May 21
  • STLCC students capture top honors in League for Innovation Student Art Competition 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 May 21
  • STLCC girls basketball camp offers two sessions 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 May 21
  • STLCC commencement at Chaifetz Arena in the North County Community News May 22
  • STLCC celebrates student success at 2013 commencement ceremonies in the St. Louis American May 22
  • Randy Reed to be the new men’s basketball coach after retirement of longtime coach Randy Albrecht on KSDK-TV May 22
  • McCluer North basketball coach lands job at STLCC 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 May 22
  • Forest Park human services student Cary Ball Jr. shot by police on KMOX Radio May 22
  • Men’s basketball coach Randy Albrecht retires after 36 seasons 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 May 23
  • Randy Reed to succeed Randy Albrecht as men’s basketball coach on STLToday.com May 23
  • Wildwood student Chris Rooney to volunteer in Silicon Valley to learn more about augmented reality in the Post-Dispatch May 24
  • Former Forest Park baseball player Andrew Elmendorf becomes the new coach of the Troy Buchanan baseball team in the Lincoln County Journal May 28
  • Forest Park hosts pinning/badge ceremony for St. Louis Fire Department’s Altmann Recruit Class in the St. Louis Metro Evening Whirl May 28
  • St. Louis protestors rally over death of Forest Park honors student on AlterNet.com May 30
  • Culinary Arts graduate Anthony Devoti, chef-proprietor of Five Bistro, feature in The Daily Meal May 30
  • Affton teacher recalls fond memories of Meramec student Lindsey Puff following accidental death in the South County Times May 30
  • Vice Chancellor Donna Dare co-authors article about new models for academic pathways in the Community College Times May 30