St. Louis Community College

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St. Louis Community College
Saint Louis Community College logo.jpg
Motto "Expanding Minds. Changing Lives."
Type Community
Established 1962 [1]
Budget $268.6 mil. (2016-17) [1]
Chancellor Jeff Pittman (Feb. 2015- )[2]
Academic staff
406 (full-time)[1]
Administrative staff
2,856[1]
Students 69,000 (system-wide) 19,052 (Fall 2016, credit) [1][3]
Address 300 South Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102
, St. Louis, Ferguson, Kirkwood, Wildwood, Missouri, United States
38°37′19″N 90°11′28″W / 38.622°N 90.191°W / 38.622; -90.191Coordinates: 38°37′19″N 90°11′28″W / 38.622°N 90.191°W / 38.622; -90.191
Campus Urban/Suburban 377.2 acres (153 ha)[1]
Colors Navy blue and Silver         
Nickname Archers
Website www.stlcc.edu

St. Louis Community College (STLCC) is the Missouri two-year college supported by the Junior College District of St. Louis City – St. Louis County, servicing 718 sq. miles.[1]

History[edit]

In 1964 STLCC built three campuses: Florissant Valley Community College in Ferguson, Forest Park Community College in St. Louis, and Meramec Community College in Kirkwood.

Over the objections of the faculty and student body, in 1976 STLCC administration changed the names of the individual campuses to the format St. Louis Community College–Campus Name.[4]

In August 2007, STLCC opened a fourth campus, St. Louis Community College-Wildwood, in Wildwood.[5]

In addition, there are four satellite facilities throughout the area.

Organization and administration[edit]

Jeff Pittman, Ph.D., began his role as chancellor of STLCC in July 2015. Pittman previously served as the statewide vice president of corporate college services and online education at Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, and has served in wide variety of academic leadership roles for the college for the past 27 years in four geographic regions and the system office. Most recently, Pittman was instrumental in the reorganization and development of a lean organization for the delivery of Corporate College customized workforce training and services to business, industry, and individuals throughout the state of Indiana. Pittman also served as chancellor of Ivy Tech’s Wabash Valley Region for 11 years, and simultaneously worked as the statewide vice provost of distance education for three of the years. Under Pittman’s leadership, the college’s enrollment in online education doubled from more than 32,000 students per year in 2008 to 69,000 students in 2010. Pittman’s doctorate in educational leadership, administration, and foundations is from Indiana State University. His master's degree in human resource development is from Indiana State University, and his bachelor's degree in business is from Indiana University.

Academic profile[edit]

The college grants Associate's degrees (A.A., A.S., A.A.S., A.F.A.), as well as Certificates of Proficiency (for completing a specified one-year course of study) and Certificates of Specialization (for completing a specified six-month course of study).

Athletics[edit]

STLCC operates as a single entity in athletic competition (as opposed to each campus operating as a separate program, which was the case prior to consolidation). Athletic teams are open to any eligible STLCC student, regardless of which campus the student attends.

The teams are known as the Archers (named for, and the athletic teams' logo incorporates, the Gateway Arch) and participate in the Midwest Community College Athletic Conference (MCCAC).

  • The Florissant Valley Campus hosts Men's Soccer and Women's Volleyball.
  • The Forest Park Campus hosts Men's and Women's Basketball.
  • The Meramec Campus hosts Men's Baseball, Women's Soccer, and Women's Softball.

The Wildwood Campus does not host any STLCC athletic programs.

Noted alumni[edit]

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