Pinch-hitting dean to retire

November 23, 2015

The biggest change at community colleges in the past 45 years is what students are studying.  That’s the conclusion drawn by Elizabeth Wilcoxson, 70, interim dean of Business, Math and Technology at Forest Park, who is retiring in December. […]

Ex-cop uses art to push activism

November 23, 2015

Terrell Carter has a resume that demands a double take: Police officer, author, artist, college professor and leader of a non-profit organization. […]

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Adjuncts vote to unionize

November 9, 2015

St. Louis Community College’s part-time faculty will unionize after a landslide election victory. The adjuncts voted 188-15 to organize with Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 1. Some 574 were eligible to cast ballots on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. […]

Professor returns to Chinese homeland

November 9, 2015

Forest Park art professor Yingxue “Ying” Zuo grew up in China, but he returned to his homeland over the summer as a representative of his new country, the United States. […]

Lieutenants to handle daily police operations

October 26, 2015

Changes in St. Louis Community College law enforcement will give more responsibility to two familiar faces at Forest Park.
Police officer Adis Becirovic is joining Mark Williams as a co-lieutenant. […]

University recruiters reach out to students

October 26, 2015

Four-year universities send representatives to Forest Park to tell students what they have to offer, but it can be a lonely job. Miguel De Araujo, admissions counselor for Harris-Stowe State University, said eight to 10 students stop by his table in the second-floor lobby of the Student Center during his three- to four-hour visits. […]

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Adjunct faculty may vote to unionize

October 26, 2015

Adjuncts at Forest Park and other St. Louis Community College campuses may unionize with the Service Employees International Union.  Local SEIU representatives and an organizing committee of STLCC adjuncts (part-time faculty members) have been distributing literature and talking to other adjuncts in an effort to gain support. […]

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