St. Louis Community College–Florissant Valley

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St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley
Motto "Expanding Minds. Changing Lives."
Established 1971[1]
Type Public Community
President Dr. Marcia Pfeiffer
Students 7,210
Location Ferguson, Missouri, United States
38°46′07″N 90°17′15″W / 38.7685°N 90.2874°W / 38.7685; -90.2874Coordinates: 38°46′07″N 90°17′15″W / 38.7685°N 90.2874°W / 38.7685; -90.2874
Campus Suburban
Colors

Navy & Silver

           
Athletics Archers
Affiliations STLCC System, MCCAC
Website http://www.stlcc.edu/fv/

St. Louis Community College–Florissant Valley (also known as STLCC-Florissant Valley, Florissant Valley, Flo Valley) is a public community college in Ferguson, in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is one of the four schools of the St. Louis Community College System and is one of nine community colleges in Greater St. Louis. Over 7,000 students attend Florissant Valley.[2]

Campus[edit]

The campus is located on 108 acres (43.7 ha) of hilly wooded area of in Ferguson, just off of Interstate 270 at West Florissant Avenue. The college is located in close proximity with the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Notable programs[edit]

FV is the major Art and Theatre campus in the STLCC system. Students can get Associate in Applied Science (AAS)Degrees in Graphic Communications or Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) Degrees in General Fine Arts, Graphic Communications, Art Education and Photography. Students also have the option of starting a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and then transferring to University of Missouri-St. Louis.

The Fischer Theatre serves as the hub of the Theatre program at FVCC.

The campus is also known for engineering, technology, and applied science degree programs (such as biotechnology).

The most successful of which is the Chemical Technology program, a program that prepares students to work as chemical laboratory technicians and boasts a job placement rate of over 95%. As well as being well known to many chemical, environmental or industrial companies in the Saint Louis area for a good source of future well-trained employees.[3]

Athletics[edit]

STLCC operates as a single entity in athletic competition; Florissant Valley students are permitted to participate if eligible.

Florissant Valley serves as the "home field" for Men's Soccer and Women's Volleyball.

Prior to STLCC consolidating all athletic programs under one banner, STLCC-Florissant Valley (which was known as the Fury) won 13 NJCAA Championships, of which ten were in Men's Soccer.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]

Debra Dickerson attended the college but did not take a degree.[5]

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