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$3 million grant received for training manufacturing technicians

Posted: 07/23/2012 - 9:41am in Academics

SCTCC -- in partnership with a regional center of excellence -- is receiving nearly $3 million to educate and train manufacturing technicians.

The National Science Foundation is awarding a grant to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Manufacturing and Applied Engineering...

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3 gold medals head home to St. Cloud from Skills-USA

Posted: 07/13/2012 - 3:05pm in Academics

SCTCC students proved they were best in the nation at the national SkillsUSA championships in Kansas City, June 23 to 27.

Derek Meehl won for automotive refinishing technology; he is a student in SCTCC's Automotive Collision Technology program...

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SCTCC Ranks 12th Nationally as Top 100 Community College

Posted: 07/23/2012 - 9:41am in Academics

SCTCC ranks 12th in Community College Week’s annual listing of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers for the 2012 edition. SCTCC was recognized for degrees conferred in sales and management during the 2010-11 academic year.

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SCTCC celebrates 572 graduates

Posted: 07/13/2012 - 3:08pm in Academics

On Friday, May 11, 2012, SCTCC will celebrate the graduation of 572 students at the 2012 commencement ceremonies.

Commencement will be held at River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud at 2 p.m.

Of this year’s graduates:

  • 24 students have applied for an award with...
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125 students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Posted: 07/13/2012 - 3:09pm in Academics

On Thursday, April 26, 2012, St. Cloud Technical & Community College (SCTCC) will induct 125 new members into Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the official honor society for community colleges.

Membership in PTK is based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, community involvement,...

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SCTCC Advertising Students Place Fourth at District 8 NSAC Event

Posted: 07/13/2012 - 3:10pm in Academics

Advertising Communication & Design students from SCTCC captured fourth place in District 8 American Advertising Federation's (AAF) National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) Event, held April 21st at the Holiday Inn Metrodome in Minneapolis.

The NSAC is a unique, real-world...

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Instructor releases 7th murder mystery novel

Posted: 07/13/2012 - 3:12pm in Academics

With twenty-below-zero temps and blustery winds only die-hard hunters dare to expose themselves to the elements of a Northern Minnesota winter. Braving the cold, hunting buddies Tom and Clive try to track, shoot, and kill a fourteen-point buck, yet one of the men ends up dead in a horrible...

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Nursing accreditation candidacy approved

Posted: 07/13/2012 - 3:12pm in Academics

SCTCC's Practical Nursing (PN) and ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) programs have been notified that their application for accreditation with the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) has been granted for candidacy.
 
SCTCC's PN and ADN programs are approved...

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Minnesota's first VEX Robotics world-qualifying competition at SCTCC

Posted: 07/13/2012 - 3:16pm in Academics

St. Cloud Technical & Community College will soon be taken over by robots – Vex Robots vying for a world championship title.

The VEX Robotics Competition is the largest and fastest growing middle and high school robotics program globally with more than 3,500 teams from 20 countries...

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SCTCC Instructor of Communication Studies 7 Years After Paralyzing Injury

Posted: 07/13/2012 - 3:15pm in Academics

In the wake of a high school hockey player suffering a spinal cord injury, we re-visit the story of Luke Green, an Austin-native who suffered a somewhat similar injury to Jablonski.

"I have pretty much sensation in all my limbs now" said Luke Green in 2005 in the hospital. He was just 17...

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