welding: News

Energy and Electronics
May 26, 2020

On Tuesday, May 19, St. Cloud Technical & Community College (SCTCC) was awarded a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to create an Advanced Manufacturing Training Lab on the SCTCC campus. The College is also committing an...

Welding after pandemic
May 21, 2020

After two months of empty hallways and silent classrooms, students were back in action on the SCTCC campus this week.

Gov. Walz signed an executive order on May 11 that allowed the Minnesota State colleges to offer limited face-to-face classes in critical areas for students who were set...

Sabrina Welding
November 14, 2018

Welding was a part of Sabrina Burgardt-Allen’s life long before she started the Welding program at SCTCC this fall.

Having taken two classes of welding in high school, she decided to do an independent study her senior year that combined her love of welding and art....

March 2, 2018

In late February, 97 welders from all over the state arrived at SCTCC to test their skills in the Behind the Mask competition. 

The field of competitors included students from seven colleges and one welding school in Minnesota.

Organized by the American Welding Society, Behind the...

Sawyer Anderson
May 26, 2017

A letter from Sawyer K. Anderson, Welding student and recipient of the Tour of Manufacturers Scholarship.

I began welding when I was eleven years old. At that time, I did not have many projects to weld on. Through three years of welding in high school, I was able to make a few...

May 23, 2017

Our state bird has gotten a little more help, thanks to the Welding program at SCTCC. The loons on Big Mantrap Lake just northeast of Park Rapids have been using nesting rafts built by Welding students since 2012.


November 10, 2014

Lyle Laske - Big Mantrap Loon Nesting Program

The Big Mantrap Lake Loon Nesting Program members are most grateful to the Welding Department at St. Cloud Technical & Community...