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April 16, 2020

We get it – things are not ideal right now. Adjusting to online classes in the middle of a semester is not easy for anyone, but SCTCC students who are also parents have the extra stress of adjusting to online classes for themselves AND their kids. We put together some tips for parents out there...

Kamryn DHeilly
April 9, 2020

Cyclones Women’s Basketball Player Kamryn D’Heilly was named to the third-team All-American by the NJCAA.

The freshman from Annandale averaged 19.2 points per game and grabbed almost 16 rebounds per game.

Congratulations, Kamryn!

Taylor Root
April 8, 2020

“I feel like my world has been flipped around,” says Taylor Root. Lots of people are feeling the same way right now, but Root has a different take on it: “I also wouldn’t change a thing.”

The SCTCC Practical Nursing student is set to graduate this May, and on top of figuring out online...

N95 Masks
April 2, 2020

With the shortage of masks for healthcare workers, it seems like finding buried treasure when we at SCTCC find box after box of N95 masks - 800 masks, to be exact. 

SCTCC had a supply from the avian flu, and health courses use the masks as part of the instruction process. 


Paramedicine at SCTCC
March 30, 2020

When CentraCare asks for ventilators during a pandemic, there's no other response than "yes."

SCTCC had received two ventilators from CentraCare to use in the Nursing and Paramedicine programs, where students used them on mannequins to learn how to use them on patients when out in the...

Campus News
March 29, 2020

This evening, March 29, we received a directive from the Executive Branch that holding in-person instruction, even as we had planned with social distancing and CDC cleaning standards, should be delayed for at least two weeks.  This is a change in their guidance from earlier this week.


Six students at DECA sporting medals
March 24, 2020

By Jacob Bertram, Collegiate DECA Vice President

On February 27 and 28, Collegiate DECA students and our advisor, Becky Shand, traveled to Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria, MN where the State Collegiate DECA Conference was held. 150 college students from all across MN...

Online Town Halls
March 24, 2020

SCTCC students are invited to join college reps to ask questions about how we are moving forward with the rest of the 2020 spring semester. Five Zoom meetings are scheduled March 26-27 and will be recorded and posted to YouTube for those who can't make it.

These town halls will be open...

image of laptop keyboard
March 23, 2020

Please note: This page was published 3-23-20. For current information on how to access resources at SCTCC, visit the Fall 2020 Plan for Student Success web page

What's open and what's closed at SCTCC during the COVID-19 pandemic? To help reduce the...

March 20, 2020

One of the most important things you should be doing during the COVID-19 pandemic is taking care of YOU – your physical, emotional, and mental health. We’ve created a list of resources for you with different options and ways to get help.  

Not sure who or where to ask for help? Students...

Graduation diploma
March 18, 2020

The Minnesota State System Office has instructed all campuses to cancel traditional, in-person graduation ceremonies for this spring semester. Our graduation ceremony was scheduled for May 20, 2020.  

SCTCC leadership, along with the Student Senate and SCTCC...

Spring at SCTCC
March 16, 2020

The Minnesota State System Office, under the direction of Chancellor Malhotra, has extended Spring Break through March 27th. This means that all classes, including online classes, are canceled through March 27th and will resume Monday, March 30th. The extra time is provided to all your...

Calm person
March 13, 2020

As the coronavirus spreads and cases in the US increase, it’s understandable you could be feeling some anxiety. This is a normal human reaction to threats, but maintaining your high anxiety means your reaction to crisis situations could be less constructive. And those who already suffer from...

March 12, 2020

Minnesota State is continuously reviewing a range of strategies to limit the spread of COVID-19 and its impact on our campuses and the communities in which we live and serve.  I am committed to taking all steps necessary to protect the health and safety of our students, our faculty, and our...

MBB finds out they're going to nationals
March 10, 2020

For the first time in program history, the Men’s Basketball Cyclones are on their way to the NJCAA DIII National Tournament.

The Cyclones nabbed the last at-large school bid on the NJCAA TV Selection Show last week and earned the #11 seed.

“This is the first time we’ve ever made...


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