Reinventing You at STLCC

By on December 28, 2012
Ebony Gooch on Workforce Student Success

For 50 years, St. Louis Community College has educated students, developed the workforce, built communities, and changed lives.

Adult learners share how STLCC helped them reinvent and reinvest in themselves by building skills for new careers. Hear from non-traditional students of the Workforce Solutions Group who are securing a new career path through the award winning Patient Care Technician accelerated program, learning advanced manufacturing applications at the Center for Innovation, and building new skills at the MET Center, a unique community based partnership that helps individuals prepare for re-entry into the workforce.

In this video, Ebony Gooch (Patient Care Tech Program), Diana Bielski (Applied Science & Biotechnology Program), Jim Carlson (Aerospace Institute), and Volta Smith (Business Technology Training Program) explain how their lives have changed because of the courses they took at STLCC.

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About Shayna Howell

Shayna was the Client Development Manager in the Workforce Solutions Group of St Louis Community College. She has over 20 years of experience in the Community College system in training and development, project management, program/course development, grant writing/administration and marketing.


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  2. Dr. Roderick Nunn

    January 2, 2013 at 11:39 pm

    Part of the reinvention story at community colleges across the country is the large number of reverse transfers — students with outdated bachelor degrees who come to the college for a industry recognized credential in a family-supporting middle skills job (e.g. Biotechnology, nursing, aerospace tech, IT, etc.).

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