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TEDx Gateway Arch Speakers Announced for Ripple Effect

Once again, HEC-TV is proud to be partnering with TEDxGatewayArch as the official media sponsor of their October 27th flagship event. When TEDxGatewayArch’s 2017 speakers take to the stage at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) campus, The Higher Education Channel will be in attendance and capture the... See More.

Off Mic With Lauren Kistner, Marketing & Communications Manager, Laumeier Sculpture Park

Laumeier Sculpture Park has seen a lot of changes in the last two-and-a-half years. Back in the summer of 2014, the staff was working out of shared construction office trailers on our parking lot. Now, we’ve finished our renovation of the original Estate House – transforming it into the Kranzberg Education Lab and staff offices... See More.

St. Louis Friday Roundup

International Children’s Film Festival at the Saint Louis Zoo  Feb. 18 & 25 Saint Louis Zoo  The Saint Louis Zoo is hosting the Big Eyes, Big Minds – International Children’s Film Festival. Each screening features a set of animal centric animated short films for kids, about kids, and occasionally even by kids. Festival Director... See More.

Spotlight On St. Louis: The Eugene Field House

On the corner of Broadway and Cerre St. about a block from the southeast corner of Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis sits a house. It’s an old house – from the mid-1800s – that doesn’t draw much attention amongst the bars and Cardinals love doting the area, unless you know what you’re looking for.... See More.

Holiday Events and Celebrations in St. Louis

The holiday season is here and there are so many ways to get into the spirit in St. Louis. Sure, you may want to pick out the perfect tree or sip hot cocoa by the fire, but below are other events just begging to become an annual holiday tradition. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, or... See More.

When Coffee and Art Collide

ST. LOUIS—The Art Saint Louis gallery at 1223 Pine Street in downtown St. Louis is now home to Catalyst Coffee Bar, a new specialty coffee operation owned and operated by Art Saint Louis. The 32 year-old nonprofit purchased the coffee operation from Mississippi Mud Coffee Roasters, which had operated in the hybrid art space at... See More.

St. Louis Strong Works To “Lift The Gateway Higher”

About two years ago, Jake Hollander left a promising public relations career in D.C. to come home and found St. Louis Strong. The organization is working to bring all corners of the city and county together to move toward reunification. Unlike previous attempts, Hollander and his organization are including everyone in the city rather than... See More.

HEC Partners with TEDXGatewayArch To Bring Big Ideas to St. Louis

HEC-TV is proud to announce a new partnership with TEDxGatewayArch. When TEDxGatewayArch’s 2016 speakers take to the stage at their December 10th flagship event, The Higher Education Channel will be in attendance as the official media sponsor and kick off a multi-year partnership that will include television programing, community involvement and more. The TEDxGatewayArch Bounce... See More.

Urban League gets $2 million boost for jobs center in Ferguson

By Maira Altman, St. Louis Public Radio  A year ago the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis announced its Community Empowerment Center of Ferguson. A few months later a groundbreaking on the site of the former burned-out QuikTrip on W. Florissant Ave. drew a big crowd. What had become a central place for protests in the... See More.

New Circus Flora executive director named

As they usher in their 30th year, Circus Flora, is pleased to announce it has appointed Larry Mabrey as its next executive director. Mabrey assumed the role last week and will work in collaboration with Jack Marsh who continues as Artistic Director of the circus. Board President, Ken Christian, remarked, “After an extensive search we... See More.

A Letter from the Director

Happy New Year Higher Education Consortium members, You have an unprecedented opportunity in 2016 that I urge you to explore. The synergies between HEC-TV and the Consortium reached historic proportions in 2015 and you can benefit from that momentum in 2016. Our Kids Rock Cancer documentary with Maryville University was aired on 130 Public... See More.

Holiday Events and Celebrations in St. Louis

The holiday season is here and there are so many ways to get into the spirit in St. Louis. Sure, you may want to pick out the perfect tree, but below are other events just begging to become an annual holiday tradition. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah or Kwanzaa, there’s something for everyone this holiday... See More.

Washington University, COCA team up to offer MFA in Dance

The Performing Arts Department (PAD) in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, in collaboration with COCA-Center of Creative Arts— one of the nation’s foremost community arts schools — will launch a new Master of Fine Arts Degree in Dance in fall of 2016, administrators announced today. The program, which is now accepting applications, combines faculty and... See More.

Top 10 things to do in St. Louis in September

This September, don’t miss LouFest in Forest Park, Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden, and more. 1. LouFest has arrived, and the heavies on this year’s schedule are really heavies (i.e., The Avett Brothers and Hozier). Nevertheless, the fest has stayed true to its mission to keep local bands on the bill, including Pokey LaFarge,... See More.

The Mid-America Emmy nominations have been announced!

ST. LOUIS, MO – HEC-TV wants to thank and congratulate the nominees and nominations for this year’s Mid America Emmy Awards. We are honored to be the home of education, arts and culture in the St. Louis metro area. Congratulations to: Arts/Entertainment – Program Feature Segment Diggin’ the Smash: The Life of a Radio Icon Kara Savio... See More.

Everything you need to know about the 2015 State of the St. Louis Workforce

As St. Louis’ underemployment rate drops, employers are finding it hard to find employees with the right skill sets Since 2009, St. Louis Community College and its partners, under the leadership of its Workforce Solutions Group, have annually assessed the state of the St. Louis region’s workforce. They do this by gauging the experiences... See More.


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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am