Surgical Technology - Faculty

Rita Dingman
PT Surgical Technology Instructor
(320) 308-5439

Office: H 127L
Rita Dingman, PT Surgical Technology Instructor Rita joined the college's Surgical Technology program in Aug. 2008. She has over 33 years of experience, both as a Certified Surgical Technologist (scrubbing all specialties) and as a Certified Surgical First Assistant in general surgery and plastics. Prior to teaching, Rita worked at the Saint Cloud Hospital, Saint Cloud Surgical Center, Saint Cloud Medical Group and is still a casual employee as a first assistant with Midsota Plastic Surgeons.

Rita is a graduate of the Saint Cloud Technical and Community College Surgical Technology program with an AAS degree and holds a Bachelor's of Science degree from Bemidji State University and a Master's of Science degree from Southwest Minnesota State University. She is certified as a CST/CSFA and is a member of the Association of Surgical Technologist and the Association of Surgical Assisting.

Spring 2020 Courses:
Medical Terminology, Operating Room Clinical Lab I

Summer 2020 Courses:
Medical Terminology, O.R. Clinical Lab II

Laurie Green-Quayle
Surgical Technology Instructor
(320) 308-5921

Office: HSB 127K
Laurie Green-Quayle, Surgical Technology Instructor Laurie Green-Quayle is the Surgical Technology Program Director and has been an Instructor at the St. Cloud Technical & Community College since August 1996. Laurie has remained a Certified Surgical Technologist since 1977. She has many years of experience in scrubbing on all specialties of surgery including being a member of the first open heart team at St. Cloud Hospital. Prior to teaching Laurie worked at the St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud Surgical Center as well as working as a Freelance First Assistant for area surgeons.
Laurie is a graduate of the Anoka Technical College Surgical Technology Program with a Diploma and a graduate of St. Cloud Technical & Community College Surgical Technology Program with an AAS degree. She is current as a CST and a member of the Association of Surgical Technologist.

Spring 2020 Courses:
Operating Room Clinical Lab I, Surgical Procedures I

Summer 2020 Courses:
O.R. Clinical Lab II, Surgical Procedures II