Terrence L. Freeman, Ph.D.

 :                      St. Louis Community College                      Consulting

                        3400 Pershall Road                                         Phone/Fax:  (314) 653-0631

                        St. Louis,  Missouri   63135                           E-Mail: tfreeman@trans-ed.com

                        Phone: (314) 513-4813                                                      

                        E-Mail: tfreeman@stlcc.edu                                            



University of Missouri - St. Louis - Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Policy (Higher Ed.)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology  - M.S. in Mechanical Engineering             

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - B.S. in Mechanical Engineering 

Shaw High School - East Cleveland, Ohio    



bullet Phi Beta Kappa (Shaw)
bullet Lockheed Leadership Scholarship (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
bullet Pi Tau Sigma - Engineering Honor Society (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
bullet Dean's List - 8 out of 8 semesters - (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
bullet Western Electric Graduate Study Fellowship (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
bullet Unsung Hero - Channel 2 -- KTVI, St. Louis (1993)
bullet Man of the Year -- 100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis (1993)
bullet Real Winner -- Missouri Lottery Community Service Award (1993)
bullet Facilitator of the Year -- INROADS (1997, 1998)
bullet Langston Hughes Poetry Festival Written Word Winner (2000)
bullet Charles I. Brown Research Fellowship (Association for Institutional Research -2002)
bullet Deans Award for Outstanding Accomplishment (University of Missouri -- St. Louis, 2002)
bullet Excellence in Education Award (Salute To Excellence, St. Louis American - 2002)
bullet Wimberly Service Award (100 Black Men of America - Las Vegas, 2003)
bullet Melvene D. Hardee Dissertation Award (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators - Denver, 2004)
bullet NISOD Teaching and Leadership Excellence Award (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development - 2004)
bullet Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award (Phi Delta Kappa - 2004)
bullet Trailblazer Award (100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis - 2005)
bullet Black Belt Tae Kwon Do (World Martial Arts Academy - 2006)
bullet Guest Commentator/Columnist (St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 2006/2007/2008)
bullet Community Service Award (Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Alpha Zeta Chapter - 2008)
bullet Outstanding Achiever - Mentoring, Research and Teaching (Blacks In Science Awards Dinner - 2008)
bullet David L. Underwood Memorial Lecture Award (St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley - 2008)
bullet Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (Presented March 26, 2009)
bullet Second Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do (World Martial Arts Academy - 2010)
bullet Third Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do (World Martial Arts Academy - 2012)
bullet Senior Service Award (Missouri Community College Association - 2013)
bullet Apple for The Teacher Award (Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Alpha Zeta Chapter - 2013)
bullet U.S. Professor of the Year - Missouri (Carnegie Foundation/Council for Support and Advancement of Education - 2013)
bullet Stellar Performer (Salute to Excellence in Education, St. Louis American Foundation - 2014)
bullet Lifetime Achievement Award (MOKAN Construction Contractors Assistance Center - 2015)
bullet Outstanding Missouri Educator (Science Teachers of Missouri - 2016)
bullet Special Recognition - Outstanding Contributions to North County (North County Inc. - 2017)



St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley

            Professor Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Science Coordinator (current)

            Advisor To The President On Multicultural Affairs

            Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering     

            Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering      

            Coordinator of Minority Engineering Transfer Program

            Project Chart Coordinator - National Science Foundation Program


Consultant/Trainer/Facilitator/Motivational Speaker           

Responsible for conducting workshops for corporate, academic and religious institutions in areas including Cultural Diversity, Rites of Passage, Character Development, Study Skills, Communications, Math and Science Preparation, College Selection and Career Planning. 


Mallinckrodt Chemical Co. (St. Louis, MO)          Senior Project Engineer          

Responsible for executing engineering projects and performing studies of a complex nature, maintaining cost control and scheduling on assigned projects, estimating manpower needs,  reviewing changes in methods, design or equipment and start-up of new facilities.


Ralston Purina  (St. Louis, MO)              Process Research Engineer 

Responsible for the efficient collection, processing and dissemination of research information gained by the Process R&D section.


Western Electric (St. Louis, MO)             Member of Research Staff 

Responsible for analysis, research and development of new technology and applications in the Thermal Energy Group.




St. Louis Area Public Schools Role Models Program (Public Schools K-12)


St. Louis Internship Program (High School Juniors and Seniors)


INROADS (Minority High School and College Students)


Upward Bound (High School Students)


100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis


100 Black Men of America (National Conference Youth Coordinator) 


George Washington Carver House (Urban Youth)


Lutheran MinistriesÂ’ Community Re-entry Program


Education Chair for Governors Task Force on Status of the African-American Male (Missouri)


A World of Difference Institute -- Diversity Trainer/Facilitator


National Conference for Community and Justice


National Society of Black Engineers -- Student Chapter Advisor


St. Philip's Evangelical Lutheran Church


Scholarships for Education and Economic Development (SEED)


Twenty-first Century Youth Development Program/NYSP



bullet Black History and Cultural Capital - National Society of Black Engineers National Convention
bullet Building an Engineering and STEM Pipeline for Underrepresented Students - STEMTech Conference
bullet Building and Sustaining Morale in Challenging Times - St. Louis Community College Professional Development Day
bullet Communicating Across Cultures -- American Society for Engineering Education Conference
bullet Critical Thinking, Communications and Teamwork – American Society for Engineering Education Conference
bullet Diversity and Excellence: A Mandate for the Future -- Missouri Association of Community Colleges
bullet Gateway to Technology -- League for Innovation in the Community College
bullet Inspiracy Theories - National Society of Black Engineers National Convention
bullet Managing College Success - National Society of Black Engineers National Convention
bullet Persistence of Students of Color in Two-Year Colleges -- Council for Study of Community Colleges
bullet Persistence of African-American Male Community College Students in Engineering - Book Chapter in Black American Males in Higher Education: Diminishing Proportions
bullet Problem Solving or Solving Problems: What Are We Teaching Our Students -- American Society for Engineering Education Conference
bullet Recruiting and Retention Effectiveness -- American Society for Engineering Education Conference
bullet Theoretical Model for Studying Year-to-Year Persistence of Two-Year College Students by Ethnicity Using the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study 1996/98 - Dissertation
bullet Vertical Integration of the Black Male in Higher Education -- St. Louis University Diversity Conference

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