Campus tunnel is closed for good

February 16, 2018

Forest Park has closed the basement-level tunnel between the theater building and E Tower, eliminating a shortcut for students, faculty and staff. […]

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Former adjunct files suit over protest arrest

February 16, 2018

Former St. Louis Community College adjunct professor Steve Taylor has filed a lawsuit against a Florissant Valley campus police officer and the STLCC board vice president. The lawsuit claims that officer Robert Caples committed battery when he tackled and handcuffed Taylor at an STLCC board meeting on Oct. 19. Taylor was attending as a representative of a committee negotiating a union contract for adjuncts. […]

Play gives voice to refugees

February 16, 2018

Forest Park will celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month in March with a performance of “New World,” a one-act play about three refugee women from Afghanistan, Bosnia and the Republic of the Congo. […]

College to lose 70 faculty members

December 14, 2017

Many students, faculty and staff are furious at St. Louis Community College Board of Trustees for approving severe budget cuts, including plans to lay off up to 70 full-time faculty members on its four campuses. […]

Student drives to school in style

December 1, 2017

When Jim Conley pulls into a parking spot at Forest Park, people aren’t staring at the 78-year-old college student. They’re staring at his car. […]

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Student LGBT group is back on campus

December 1, 2017

An LGBT student group known as Voices is making a comeback at Forest Park.  President Willow Rosen, 29, is inviting students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual and pansexual to get involved. “Our presence is important,” she said. “We need to start a conversation about social issues in the future.”  Rosen, a general transfer student, is queer. […]

Forum controversial but calm

November 17, 2017

A St. Louis Community College public forum on Nov. 14 featured a protest march, metal detectors, strict rules of conduct, a long line of speakers and heavy police presence. […]

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College may cut 70 faculty members

November 3, 2017

St. Louis Community College is considering an 18 percent reduction in the number of full-time faculty to help with its budget problems.  That could result in about 70 employees (out of 397) losing their jobs on four campuses.  Rob Hertel, president of the STLCC National Education Association, which represents full-time faculty, broke the news at union meetings on Oct. 27 on the Meramec campus and Nov. 1 on the Florissant Valley campus. […]

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