Nine St. Louis area high school students were recognized as winners in the Walgreens Expressions Challenge, where they used their talents in art, videography and creative writing to voice their perspective on issues such as cyberbullying, sexting, suicide, teen dating violence, STD preventio…

More than a dozen seniors from Pattonville High School spent a week in August getting ready for college during Pattonville High School’s sixth annual Pattonville College Academy. Students recently celebrated their participation in the academy with a reception with business partners who helpe…

Lisa circled the dark, desolate parking lot before shifting to park. It was the same routine she had done so many times before. With her car’s headlights turned down and her hand on the lock, Lisa eased her seat back and murmured, “God, if you want to take me tonight, you can go ahead and do it.”

Thirteen teachers from Hazelwood School District were selected to attend the Barrier Islands and Sea Turtles Ecology trip offered through Georgia Youth Science and Technology Centers over the summer. The teachers flew into Savannah, Georgia before taking a boat to Ossabaw Island where they s…

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This summer, four students and three faculty members from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville gained an enriching cultural experience in Cuba. The students who traveled to Cuba took coursework in Cuban History and Culture, and interacted with an additional 17 students who are taking a …

Each year, about 431 million adults worldwide are victims of cybercrime, costing $388 billion based on time and monetary loss. The problem is so severe that President Barack Obama recently said, “cyber threat is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation.”

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is testing for new troopers. The Patrol is encouraging qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply, and will offer testing at nine different locations in Missouri. To be eligible candidates must possess a minimum of 60 college credits, or two years of …

Even before he opened the doors to his 8th annual Career Fair on June 10, U.S. Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay (D-Missouri) and his special guest, U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-California), greeted a line of eager job seekers that stretched for several blocks outside of the Emerson Performance Center at Har…

Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D-Missouri) will present his 8th Annual First District Career Fair on Monday, June 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Harris-Stowe State University’s Emerson Physical Education & Performing Arts Center, located at 3026 Laclede Ave. 

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, one of the most decorated female athletes of all time, and St. Louis Rams General Manager Les Snead shared words of inspiration and encouragement with 412 St. Louis Public School District student athletes at the district’s second annual Scholar Athlete Luncheon held at …

The majority of students at Clyde C. Miller Career Academy had never watched a game of golf, let alone held a golf club. However, thanks to a new partnership with the Gateway PGA Foundation, students are learning to drive, putt, and chip, but more importantly, they are learning how to improv…

Earlier this year the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) asked for public comments on private student loan debt affordability. By the April 8 deadline, over 4,300 organizations and consumers answered. The volume of these requests suggests that the more than $1 trillion of debt alrea…

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Walgreens has selected Webster University as a preferred education provider within “Walgreens University,” a new training and development initiative for Walgreens employees and affiliated providers. The Walgreens initiative is designed to lead its industry in classroom and online programming…

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Fifty St. Louis public high school students will get a chance to live the life of a college student for a week this summer thanks to a program run by the Higher Education Consortium of Metropolitan St. Louis. A $10,000 grant from the Express Scripts Foundation for HEC’s Trio Educational Oppo…

College sophomore Drake Hall graduated from Webster Groves High School with a 3.8 grade point average. Because of his grades, he was inundated with college options. He chose to attend Harris-Stowe State University not only because it was close to home, but he was offered the Henry Givens Jr.…

Jamie Jordan, principal of Brittany Woods Middle School in the School District of University City, has been named the 2013 Missouri Middle School Principal of the Year by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals. More than 400 middle school principals were considered for the honor.

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Officials from the University of Missouri Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative have awarded two MU students, two faculty members and a group of doctors with the 2013 Inclusive Excellence Award. The award is given to individuals or groups who have made contributions to any area of diversity such…

In January, 330 St. Louis Public Schools seniors participating in the District’s Career and Technical Education pathways advanced out into the community to learn from master tradesmen and women through individualized internships designed to enhance classroom instruction with hands-on learning.