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Barb Kellogg
September 28, 2022

When members of the Active Minds club worked to bring photographer Barb Kellogg’s exhibit on campus in 2019, it was like it was meant to be: the artist was an alumni of SCTCC and putting her degree to work.

Kellogg enrolled in the Advertising program (before it was changed to Marketing...

September 28, 2022

Students interested in exploring the many higher education options available to them through the 26 colleges and seven universities of Minnesota State can apply for admission for free anytime during the month of October. This marks the first time that all of the colleges and universities of...

Hispanic Heritage header
September 27, 2022

By Dr. Mary Jordan, Librarian

We are halfway through Hispanic Heritage Month, and we are celebrating in the library!

The library is a place for information. We provide information on all topics, in all kinds of formats: paper, audiobooks, videos, ebooks. If you need books, podcasts...

Students chatting wtih president at open house
September 27, 2022

The TRIO Student Support Services program at SCTCC is celebrating 25 years. TRIO is a federally funded grant that is open for applications from students who are first-generation, income eligible, or who have disabilities. The program provides tutoring, advising, help with financial aid, and...

Books open to pages
September 22, 2022

What does a library do for you? What is a librarian?

We get these questions pretty often. Or, I can see that people have the question but are not sure how to say it.

There is a simple answer: the library is your source for information. We are here to help you with all kinds of...

Books open to pages
September 16, 2022

Next week, September 19th through 23rd, is an important holiday in the library world. It’s Banned Books Week! 

No. We aren’t celebrating banning books. That’s terrible! Instead, we celebrate the books that a few people try to keep away from the rest of us. 

Sadly, the books that...

National Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15, 2022

Celebrated from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month appreciates Hispanic countries and the culture that each has brought to the United States. The cultures and traditions celebrated are of those who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, and Spanish-speaking nations of...

shelf made from letters to form READ
September 2, 2022

You know that feeling when your instructor tells you to go read a book? Or you want to set a good example for the kids in your life by letting them see you reading? Or, maybe you just want to read something new?

Then you get the follow up feeling. Ugh. You are so busy. You are already...

Crowd of students outside sitting at table
September 2, 2022

The first-ever SCTCC Grill and Chill was held on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Students, community members, and SCTCC employees all stopped to have a snack, enjoy the music by DJ Relleck, and chat with others.

The event was hosted by the Multicultural Center, which has ...

CTL logo on green circle background
August 19, 2022

By Dr. Mary Wilkins-Jordan

Welcome back to the new semester! We are building on the success of the past CTL work this year. After talking with faculty, reviewing other CTL programs, and working with our CTL Advisory Board, we have an agenda of programs for the...

Woman sitting Library using laptop
August 19, 2022

Welcome back to the library!

Everyone is looking forward to a new start and a new semester – and the library is here to support you!

If you are returning to SCTCC, you already know that we have all sorts of resources for you. And if this is your first semester with us, you may be...

August 1, 2022

The Spring 2022 President's and Dean's Lists have been announced. You can view the lists here.

Students earning a 4.0 GPA were named to the President's List; students earning a 3.5 to 3.99 GPA were named to the Dean's List.


Border fence at Mexico/US border with people on the beach
July 20, 2022

Alejandra Ramírez’s words of advice spark hope: “Believe in what you feel. Follow that feeling of joy and pleasure and what excites you.” Ultimately, you’ll see your dreams come true. That spark led Alejandra to a career – really, a calling for her life’s work – that she never knew she needed....

National Skills conference stadium crowd with logo
July 12, 2022

SCTCC students Nick Lanham and Alec Schrupp brought the SCTCC spark to the SkillsUSA National competition held June 20-24 in Atlanta, Ga.

Matt Evans and Adam Winkelman at the Library
July 8, 2022

When students start their SCTCC journey, they may think that they’re going to do all their learning in the classroom and labs, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Not only do students get to learn about their career field, but they get guidance from those already in the field through...


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