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March 17, 2021

The Importance of Physics

Physics is a very broad field and it is the oldest science among all. The word “Physics” comes from the Greek word and it means “Knowledge of nature”.  Physics analyzes and understands the natural phenomenon of the universe. As a result, Physics is widely...

Home is Love book cover and Ashley LaRue headshot
March 8, 2021

SCTCC graduate Ashley LaRue knows where home is, and she wanted to make sure her kids did, too. So she wrote a children’s book, which was published this past January.

“Home is Love is about a young child who comes from a family where her parents are no longer...

March 5, 2021

Planning on a staycation over Spring Break? Have a little fun and/or self care during your week off and play some SPRINGO at the same time.


Military Friendly logo 2021-22
March 4, 2021

SCTCC was named a Military Friendly school for 2021-2022, meeting all the Military Friendly standards and beyond.

Colleges are rated Military Friendly based on six different categories: academic policies and compliance; admissions and orientation; culture and commitment; financial aid and...

Aguirre Reese at Bookstore with a student
March 2, 2021

Aguirre Reese was always putting his SCTCC degree to work, but when he took over as the Bookstore Supervisor, it closed the loop on his time as a student.

Aguirre grew up in St. Cloud, and he chose SCTCC for the same reasons a lot of students choose SCTCC: it was close to home, it was...

DECA students on Zoom screens
March 1, 2021

By Jacob Bertram, DECA Vice President

Pictured above:  Amy, Sam, Jake, Mathew, Jacob, Colby (not pictured Lillie)

The Collegiate DECA students had to change things up this year. Instead of shaking hands and meeting in person, they had to unmute...

February 25, 2021

Carol Brewer, Director of Safety and Security, has important travel information to share about traveling over spring break.

Travel is not advised over spring break. Educate yourself on where you are going and the risk level associated with it and any restrictions. 

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Hani Jacobson
February 18, 2021

The first thing you notice about Hani Jacobson is her eyes, how they exude kindness and happiness. Since it is the time of COVID, once she sits down to chat in front of a camera and removes her mask, then you notice that her smile is equally warm and infectious....

SCTCC Support Updates
February 17, 2021

The Pandemic EBT program from last summer was approved to return this spring. The first issuance will be March 1st  

All the details haven’t been released yet...

February 16, 2021

The Fall 2020 President's and Dean's Lists are now available.

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.


SCTCC Support Updates
February 12, 2021

SNAP Food Benefits Temporarily Extended for Students 

Eligibility for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits is expanding for students until the official end of COVID.  ...

SCTCC Support Updates
February 10, 2021

Don’t have health insurance? Beginning Tuesday, February 16, MNsure is opening a three-month special enrollment period to help any Minnesotan not currently enrolled through MNsure to secure health insurance coverage. It...

Random Acts of Kindness
February 9, 2021

Did you know there is a Random Acts of Kindness Day?

There is! And it is coming up on February 17th!

What is a Random Act of Kindness?  A random act of kindness is a selfless act with a purpose of helping or cheering someone up, with no...

Open Educational Resources
February 3, 2021

Minnesota State colleges are working on saving even more money for students by implementing Z-Degrees, which are AA degrees with no textbook costs. Directed by the Minnesota legislature, in 2019 the Z-Degree saved students $1.28 million on textbooks statewide. SCTCC is set to start offering it...


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