president: News

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.


Commencement 2019
May 23, 2022

By Dr. Annesa Cheek

In higher education, we have what we refer to as the 100 days of May. Think of the frenetic dash two days before Christmas and spread that out over the course of about a month, and you will have a sense of how the end of the...

Cyclones Cupboard Grand Opening with ribbon
March 18, 2022

After years of support from faculty, students, and staff, SCTCC opened the door to the Cyclones Cupboard on March 16.

As students walked past the new Cyclones Cupboard near door 4, Student Support Manager Catherine Paro shared the good news that the food pantry was open and today was the...

Circle Art
January 24, 2022

By Dr. Annesa Cheek, SCTCC President

As a child, I loved the month of January. Fresh off the bounty and rest of the holiday season, I was ready to return to campus to see friends and share stories about the goodies that showed up under all of our trees during our...

Student Candids
September 27, 2021

By President Annesa Cheek

Certain things exist, or so we think.  Wise scientists have surmised that darkness does not exist; it simply is the absence of light.  And learned philosophers have pondered that hate does not exist, it is simply the absence of love. ...

Circle Art
June 1, 2021

By President Annesa Cheek

I write this column to you at the end of one of the most historic, challenging, consequential, and innovative times in St. Cloud Technical & Community College’s history. On May 14th, the College awarded degrees and certificates to...

Office of Gov. Walz
January 29, 2021

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced appointments to the Executive Council for the Young Women’s Initiative and the Young Women’s Cabinet. Both bodies of leadership are part of the Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota, a public-private systems...

President Cheek
January 21, 2021

By President Annesa Cheek

This is the time of year that we all traditionally look back on the many achievements and milestones we reached during the course of the preceding year, both in our personal and professional lives. And even though 2020 presented us with...

December 23, 2020

SCTCC is happy to announce that the recruiting for the Vice President of Academic Affairs position is now open.

SCTCC is partnering with RH Perry & Associates to recruit top candidates and provide support throughout the search process.

Reporting to the President, this academic...

fall entrance at SCTCC
September 25, 2020

By Dr. Annesa Cheek, President at St. Cloud Technical & Community College

Unlike my previous articles, I offer this community message as a direct narrative to the readers, and I do so with the hope that it finds you in good health and good spirits. Thankfully, my...

President Cheek
May 26, 2020

By SCTCC President Annesa Cheek

This is the time of year when high schools, colleges and universities typically celebrate milestone student achievement events such as commencements, pinning ceremonies and awards banquets. It is normally a time to share in the festivities...

President Cheek
September 25, 2019

By President Annesa Cheek

Another exciting academic year is underway at St. Cloud Technical & Community College. This year saw hundreds of new students join us to begin a higher education journey that will lead them to a new and brighter future, via...