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David L. Underwood Memorial Lecture Award

Recipients of the Underwood Memorial Lecture Award emulate Dean Underwood's values and exhibit excellence in instruction and a genuine, humanistic concern for students, faculty, staff – and all of education.

The David L. Underwood Memorial Lecture Award recipient is announced each spring during National Library Week in April. The recipient is a STLCC-Florissant Valley faculty member or staff person who emulates the values of David Underwood who served the campus as Dean of Instruction from 1967 to 1975.  The awardee presents a lecture to the campus during the week preceding the beginning of the fall term, known as Service Week. See Award Background and Criteria.

David L. Underwood, Dean of Instruction,
STLCC-Florissant Valley, 1967-1975

portrait of David L. Underwood

44th Underwood Award Recipient, 2019: Steve Ehlen, Engineering

Elizabeth Perkins, campus president, Steve Ehlen, supervisor of the technology learning center,
and Steve White, STEMB dean, April 10, 2019

43rd Underwood Award Recipient, 2018:
Carol L. Hake, English

Mrs. Annabelle Underwood and Cathy Underwood Herman with Carol Hake (kneeling)
April 10, 2018

43rd Underwood Award Recipient, 2018: Carol L. Hake, English

Provost Elizabeth Perkins and
Carol Hake
April 10, 2018

42nd Underwood Award Recipient, 2017:
Janice Nesser-Chu, Interim Dean, Liberal Arts

Cathy Herman Underwood and Mrs. Annabelle Underwood with Janice Nesser-Chu,
April 11, 2017

41st Underwood Award Recipient, 2016:
Cindy Campbell, Health & Wellness

Mrs. Annabelle Underwood with Cindy Campbell,
April 14, 2016

40th Underwood Award Recipient, 2015:
Paul Higdon, Music

Paul Higdon with Mrs. Annabelle Underwood
April 22, 2015

39th Underwood Award Recipient, 2014:
Sharon Fox, Library

Mrs. Annabelle Underwood with Sharon Fox,
April 24, 2014

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000