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SPRING 2018


WELCOME TO ST. LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE—MERAMEC As the spring semester gets underway, we’re very excited to share all of the events we have planned for YOU throughout the coming months. With the world premiere of a new play written by one of our own professors, three unique exhibitions in our Contemporary Art Gallery, several workshops meant to ensure your academic success, our annual Career Fair, FAFSA help sessions, scholarship seminars, a writing festival and a film festival…we aim to provide you with a fulfilling student experience to go along with the quality education we provide. STLCC offers hundreds of extracurricular activities, service learning and student government opportunities, clubs and organizations, honor societies, student publications, art shows, concerts, plays and intercollegiate athletics. Therefore, the events listed within this booklet are not exhaustive—some events may change and many will be added! To keep up with all campus events, visit stlcc.edu/merameccampusevents.

We hope to see you out and about on campus over the coming months!


STLCC Meramec Social Media Follow our Facebook and Twitter accounts for a list of upcoming events, need-to-know info, behind-the-scenes photos and more! Be on the lookout for contests and you could win a prize. Don’t forget to tag fun photos around campus with #STLCCMeramec and you could be featured on our page!

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Student Involvement Students who are involved on campus are more likely to graduate, feel more connected to the college and report higher levels of satisfaction with their college experience. There are lots of ways to get involved at STLCC! • Join the Student Activities Council or Student Governance Council and help plan campus events • Join a student club or organization—there are so many to choose from! • Become a tutor • Do community service or volunteer • Participate in the arts—plays, music or the art gallery • Get a campus job • Join or cheer on an athletic team: basketball, baseball/ softball, soccer and more! Have questions about how to become more involved? Come by the Campus Life office in SC221.


WELCOME WEEKS

Welcome Weeks (the first two weeks of the semester) are an exciting time at STLCC where we focus on welcoming, engaging and supporting you as you begin a new academic term. Whether you are new to STLCC or returning after a break, we hope you join us at these events meant to bring our campus together in Archer Pride!

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WELCOME WAGONS 8:00 AM–6:00 PM Student Center Lobby, Communications Breezeway, Lecture Hall Lobby STLCC is a community of support. Stop by the Welcome Wagon stations and say hello, get directions or find out more information about the upcoming events available for students at STLCC.

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DIVERSI-TEA 11:00 AM–1:00 PM Student Center Lobby STLCC is a community of dignity, civility and cultural understanding. Come mingle with students, faculty and staff from across campus while enjoying complimentary refreshments and learning about ways that the Archer community is connected. Sponsors: Meramec Diversity Committee and Campus Life ACADEMIC CAFÉ 9:00 AM–NOON Library Get a taste of success when you visit our Academic Café for a bite to eat and learn about the Library, Academic Support Center, Writing Center and other key offices that support your academic appetite. Sponsors: Academic Support Center and Counseling Department

Having trouble finding a classroom, or need to know where to get your One Card? Look for faculty and staff members wearing “Ask Me” buttons.


U-Pass Pickup

Parking is never a problem when you ride the St. Louis Metro using your U-Pass from the Cashier’s Office. Be sure to pick yours up today!

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SUCCESS STARTS AT STLCC 11:00 AM–1:00 PM Student Center Lobby Now that you’ve arrived at STLCC, take a few minutes and join us for some practical tips to ensure that you will be successful. Meet the Academic Deans, talk to Academic Advisors about your plans and how to audit your degree program, and hear from other academic leaders who can share their success stories and help you achieve your goals. Sponsors: Academic Affairs and Career & Technical Education CAMPUS EXPO 10:00 AM–1:00 PM Getting involved is the best way to meet new people, enhance your skills for the future and take full advantage of the opportunities of STLCC campus life. Get started by attending the Campus Expo to learn about student clubs and support services while you connect with fellow Archers. Sponsors: Campus Life and Counseling Department ST. LOUIS CONNECTIONS 10:00 AM–1:00 PM Student Center Lobby Learn how to take advantage of the wealth of opportunities that exist just beyond the boundaries of campus in St. Louis. Our community partners offer a variety of prospects such as Service Learning and Career & Technical Education partnerships, practicums, internships, employment and club volunteer opportunities. Sponsors: Career & Employment Services, Career & Technical Education, Service Learning & Civic Engagement and Phi Theta Kappa COLT: STUDENT LEADERSHIP RETREAT Any student who seeks to develop as a leader and participate in campus life activities (including campus Clubs and Organizations, Student Government, Student Activities Council, Archer Orientation, etc) is encouraged to attend this overnight leadership retreat. You do NOT need to be in a current leadership role to participate. Transportation and meals are provided. Please visit Campus Life in SC221 to sign-up.


SPRING 2018 EVENT SCHEDULE Follow us on social media and stlcc.edu/merameccampusevents for a full listing of events, including date, time, location and event description.

ARCHER ATHLETICS

Support the Archer soccer, softball and volleyball teams as they compete on the Meramec campus.

COMMUNITY AND CULTURAL AWARENESS

Learn about the communities and cultures here at STLCC and in the surrounding St. Louis area.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

A healthy body and mind are key components of a successful college experience.

MERAMEC ARTS

Art exhibits, musical concerts, theatre performances and more that are held in the spirit of artistic expression.

PROFESSIONAL & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Gain valuable skills necessary to be successful in college, career and life. VOLUNTEER & COMMUNITY SERVICE

Give back to the campus and surrounding St. Louis community while developing key life skills and networking.


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1–2 Career & Technical Education (CTE) Month Kick Off 1–2 SAP Clothing Drive 2 Academic Workshop: Getting Where You Want to Go 3 Missouri Stream Clean: The Unger Games* 6 Scholarship Workshop 7–8 Stop N Take Clothing Giveaway 7 Nursing Alumni Panel FAFSA Help Session 8 The Montage Published 9 Academic Workshop: Raise Your Writing Game Evident Exhibition Closes Rose Hill House Valentines Dance* 12 Educare Head Start Preschool* 13–14 Financial Literacy Workshops 14 How to Navigate the Career Fair 14–18 Theatre Performance: Piddlings 16 Academic Workshop: Tips for Test Taking 17 Baseball Game 20–21 Theatre Auditions: Avenue Q 21 BBC On-The-Go Mobile Market Campus Kitchens at SLU* 22 The Montage Published Regional High School Exhibition Opens FAFSA Help Session 23 Baseball Game 24 Baseball Game 26 Guest Speaker: Dr. Miriam Butler 27 Baseball Game 28 Blood Drive Technology for Success Workshop

BBC On-The-Go Mobile Market Evident Exhibition Opens Academic Workshop: STLCC Resources SAP Clothing Drive Campus Kitchens at SLU* The Montage Published Academic Workshop: Reading & Taking Notes Horticulture Career Day SAP Open House

Honors The Honors program offers students many opportunities to challenge themselves academically while they discover their individual intellectual talents. For more information, visit stlcc.edu/honors.

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PROGRAM KEY ARCHER ATHLETICS COMMUNITY & CULTURAL AWARENESS HEALTH & WELLNESS MERAMEC ARTS PROFESSIONAL & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT VOLUNTEER & COMMUNITY SERVICE

Academic Support Center The Academic Support Center can provide supplemental instruction and peer or professional tutoring on a variety of subjects. The Writing Center also has fully-trained staff members available to critique papers, offer grammar assistance, assist with research and answer questions. The Academic Support Center is located in the Library, Second Floor.

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Baseball Game Instrumental Concert FAFSA Help Session Stress and Relaxation Workshop Softball Game The Montage Published Meramec Career Fair Baseball Game Oasis International Furniture Project* Baseball Game Baseball Game Baseball Game Baseball Game Online Identity Workshop BBC On-The-Go Mobile Market FAFSA Help Session SAP Open House Softball Game Regional High School Exhibition Closes Baseball Game Missouri Stream Clean: Confluence Trash Bash* Softball Game Rose Hill House Easter Tea & Bingo* Baseball Game College Transfer Fair Scholarship Blueprint Seminar The Montage Published Baseball Game 90s Trivia Night

Student Assistance Program The Student Assistance Program (SAP) helps students manage the life issues that often have a negative impact on their continued college enrollment and success. Services may include crisis assistance, resources for community programs, advocacy services and an on-campus food pantry. The SAP is located in Clark Hall, AD 130.

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BBC 5th Anniversary Party Baseball Game Choral Chamber Concert SAP Clothing Drive Writing Festival Baseball Game Softball Game World of Work Workshop Currents Student Magazine Reception Play Eruption! Baseball Game Softball Game Annual Juried Student Exhibition Opens County Parks Trail Building* Softball Game BBC On-The-Go Mobile Market Theatre Performance: Avenue Q The Montage Published Softball Game Oasis International Refugee BBQ* Baseball Game Symphony Chaco Stop N Take Clothing Giveaway Disability Awareness Day Horticulture Plant Sale Baseball Game

STLCC will foster an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or class. For more information on how STLCC promotes diversity, visit stlcc.edu/diversity.

Career and Employment Services The Career and Employment Services (CES) Office provides services and resources to assist students and alumni in finding full-time or part-time, on-campus or off-campus, internship or co-op, permanent, seasonal or temporary employment. The CES Office is located in Clark Hall, AD 249.

TRIO Student Support Services

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Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded TRIO program designed to improve the retention and graduation rates of college students who are first generation, with limited income and/or students with disabilities who demonstrate evidence of academic need. The Trio Office is located in the Student Center, Second Floor.

For a full listing of events, including date, time, location and event description, visit stlcc.edu/merameccampusevents.


PROGRAM KEY ARCHER ATHLETICS COMMUNITY & CULTURAL AWARENESS HEALTH & WELLNESS MERAMEC ARTS

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Clay Club Pottery Sale The Montage Published Annual Juried Student Exhibition Closes Student Film Festival BBC On-The-Go Mobile Market FAFSA Help Session

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Athletics The STLCC Archers compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association and the Midwest Community College Athletic Conference. Any student who attends STLCC and meets the eligibility requirements may compete on these teams. To learn more, visit stlcc.edu/Archers.

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Service Learning Service Learning is a teaching and learning method of action and reflection that connects your academic study with problemsolving experiences in local community settings using the community as a textbook. For more information, visit stlcc.edu/servicelearning.

For a full listing of events, including date, time, location and event description, visit stlcc.edu/merameccampusevents.


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St. Louis Community College – Meramec 11333 Big Bend Rd St. Louis, MO 63122

To keep up with all campus events, visit stlcc.edu/merameccampusevents. Non-Discrimination Statement: The college is committed to the elimination of discrimination against any student or employee of the college, or third party. All groups operating under the policies of the college, including all employees, students, third-parties, student governments and programs sponsored by the college are governed by this policy of non-discrimination. In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Genetic Information Notification Act (GINA), the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), and any amendments thereto, and Board Policies, the college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information or status as a veteran.

STLCC Meramec Campus Events Booklet: Spring 2018  

This booklet was designed to help incoming St. Louis Community College students familiarize themselves with the different activities and res...

STLCC Meramec Campus Events Booklet: Spring 2018  

This booklet was designed to help incoming St. Louis Community College students familiarize themselves with the different activities and res...

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