News Briefs: Meramec Morsels

Posted on 26 February 2014 by admin

Chancellor’s Forum, Play Auditions and More STLCC News

news briefsChancellor’s Forum

A Chancellor’s Forum will be held at 12-1 p.m. on Monday, March 3 in BA 105. Students are encouraged to attend.

Applying for Graduation

Spring 2014 graduates’ application for degree and certificates are due by March 1, 2014. The application is available online or in the Admissions office and should be returned to the Admissions office upon completion.

Character Introduced for Early Registration

Saint Louis Community College is introducing Earl E. Bird, a way for the college to encourage early registration; the campaign begins Tuesday, March 4. Earl E. Bird will encourage students to meet with an advisor or get a degree audit, to take advantage of the priority registration date and to pay for classes by May 9. Students that sign up for classes by May 9 will also be entered to win their choice of an iPad or $500 book scholarship.

‘Colleagues’ Art Exhibit

S T L C C – M e r a m e c Contemporary Art Gallery Presents “Colleagues.” The showing features the work
of full-time art department faculty from the four STLCC campuses and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The exhibit opens on Feb. 27 and runs through March 28, with an opening reception from  4:30-6:30 p.m. on Feb. 27. Gallery hours are 10 a.m-6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. The gallery is closed Sundays and the week of March 10 for spring break.

Play Auditions

Auditions will be held at 1-3 p.m. on March 5 and 7. for “Ten Minute Plays” and will take place in the Studio Theatre room THT:112. Auditions will be cold readings. For more information contact Jean Rebollo

Jazz Concert

The STLCC-Meramec Music Department is presenting a Jazz concert on 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4. The event will be held in the Meramec Theatre under the direction of Christopher Braig, the new adjunct Jazz instructor. Meramec students from Jazz Improvisation courses will perform in two Jazz combos, a piano trio and vocal solos. The concert will feature student compositions and world-class artists Steve Davis and Willem von Hombracht. There will also be a closing performance by Christopher Braig. The concert is free and open to the public.

Afriky Lolo energizes Meramec

The STLCC-Meramec Symphonic Band and Orchestra will join Afriky Lolo, West Africanstyle drummers and dancers, in a concert 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 2. The performance will be held in the Meramec Theatre. Admission is free. For more information contact the Meramec Music department at or 314-984-7639.

Women’s History Month Events

Keynote Speaker
The lecture “Women Navigating the Politics of Rights and Justice from Local to Global Terrain: A Global Critical Race Feminist Perspective” is led by Keynote Speaker Faye V. Harrison, Ph. D. She will speak about the simultaneous and interlocking dimensions of difference and inequality that operate in contexts ranging from local to global spheres of identity, experience and collective action. This event is free and part of the Women’s History Month events. The event will be held from 11-11:50 a.m. on Monday, March 3 in the Meramec Theatre.

Feminist Cafe
Women’s History Month Committee and student facilitators Janice Kitrel and Ro Kicker are holding a
Feminist Cafe on 1-2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5 in SO 107. It is free to attend and addresses questions about feminism.

Advisor Award Needs Nominations

Nominations for the Academic Advisor of the Year Award are due by March 3, 2014. The award is to acknowledge excellence in academic advising at STLCC-Meramec. Nominees should demonstrate a helpful attitude toward students; availability to students, faculty and staff; can provide accurate information
regarding academic requirements and has knowledge of STLCC regulations, policies and procedures; and supports student development through advising. Nominations are submitted either by emailing the form to Julie Massey at Or by submitting the form in person at the Academic Advising
and Counseling Center in Clark Hall AD202. The form can be found on the STLCC website. For any questions contact Julie Massey at 314-984-7592.


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