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Student Candids
September 27, 2021

 

By President Annessa 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...

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September 23, 2021

By Caitlin Hickox
English for Speakers of Other Languages and Writing Instructor
Center for Teaching and Learning Coordinator

With the return to more in-person classes this fall, we’re all seeing more students face-to-face, observing behaviors and...

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September 23, 2021

By Mary Wilkins-Jordan
Librarian

Every year, libraries celebrate Banned Books Week.

Well, “celebrate” may not be quite the word.

We are very opposed to book banning, censorship, removing books the...

Student in library
September 16, 2021

By Mary Wilkins-Jordan
Librarian

You have a lot of work to do.

You need more time scheduled to make it happen.

We know it. And we want to support you in that.

Wednesdays in the library are Study Hall Wednesdays – and you can join the...

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September 16, 2021

A conversation about Equity and Inclusion with Jen Evens – Cultural Fluency Leadership Council Co-Chair 

Jen Evens is a biology faculty who also serves as the Cultural Fluency Leadership Council Co-Chair. She recently led a summer faculty book group on the book ...

Senator Putnam and TRIO students
September 13, 2021

On Tuesday, Sept. 7, SCTCC was host to several area TRIO programs as they met with Minnesota District 7 Senator, Aric Putnam. Along with SCTCC, Sen. Putnam represents students at Central Lakes College (CLC), St. Cloud State University, and the College of Saint Benedict (CSB), who all had...

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September 10, 2021

An Interview with Susan Engel 

Please explain Universal Design for Learning for someone who is not familiar with it. 

Universal Design for Learning – or UDL, as it’s often called – is a framework (or a teaching approach) that helps minimize...

Accessibility
September 7, 2021

How can students find you or get a hold of you? 

Tricia Simon's office is located in the Northway Building of the SCTCC campus in 1-454 near Lot A, Door 4 by the Accuplacer Testing Center. She also can be reached at tricia.simon@sctcc.edu or...

September 7, 2021

By Mary Jordan
SCTCC Librarian

The library is always working to keep our collection up to date, and to bring in more material that will be interesting and useful to our community.

One new collection of materials we are buying for you is Graphic...

Allison Fritz with cyclones logo
September 1, 2021

Cyclones Volleyball player Allison Fritz has started the 2021 volleyball season with a bang. The freshman libero snagged both the MCAC Defensive Player of the Week and NJCAA Division III Defensive Player of the Week.

In the first two matches of the season, Fritz had 48 digs in 8 sets and...

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September 1, 2021

We all know the past 2 years have been anything but ordinary, but did you know SCTCC welcomed many new instructors to its ranks during the Pandemic?  We may be just getting used to seeing some new faces on campus now that more of us are back to teaching in person, and you might be marveling at...

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September 1, 2021

By Mary Jordan
SCTCC Librarian

Books are the first things people think of when they think about libraries.

Sure. It's our brand, and that's great. We have books, and lots of them.

But our real work is in sharing information. We connect people...

Library desks and shelves
August 27, 2021

By Mary Wilkins-Jordan
SCTCC Librarian

The start of the semester always seems so hopeful. You start off with a clean slate, all new classes, ready to make THIS semester the best ever!

Then the second week starts, and wow. Thing seem really hard. By the middle of the...

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August 26, 2021

By Caitlin Hickox
Center for Teaching and Learning Coordinator

SCTCC’s Center for Teaching and Learning is a new opportunity for all of us to grow in our professional lives.  While SCTCC has had a CTL in the past, the organization of our new CTL is going to be different...

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