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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...

Top 50 Best Value Community COllege badge
May 14, 2021

SCTCC was named a Top 50 Best Community College for 2021 by Value Colleges, one of two Minnesota colleges that made the list.

Out of more than 1,400 community colleges, Value Colleges selects institutions based on student satisfaction, tuition cost, reputation, and average graduate salary...

Home is Love book cover and Ashley LaRue headshot
March 8, 2021

SCTCC graduate Ashley LaRue knows where home is, and she wanted to make sure her kids did, too. So she wrote a children’s book, which was published this past January.

“Home is Love is about a young child who comes from a family where her parents are no longer...

Aguirre Reese at Bookstore with a student
March 2, 2021

Aguirre Reese was always putting his SCTCC degree to work, but when he took over as the Bookstore Supervisor, it closed the loop on his time as a student.

Aguirre grew up in St. Cloud, and he chose SCTCC for the same reasons a lot of students choose SCTCC: it was close to home, it was...

Hani Jacobson
February 18, 2021

The first thing you notice about Hani Jacobson is her eyes, how they exude kindness and happiness. Since it is the time of COVID, once she sits down to chat in front of a camera and removes her mask, then you notice that her smile is equally warm and infectious....

Autobody class training
January 13, 2021

The SCTCC Auto Body students have an extra certification under their belts when they graduate. For the third year, students received training on windshield installation from Dow Automotive Systems with trainer Perry Johnson.

From January to March, students learn to remove and install...

November 24, 2020

Cooking is one of those skills that are both essential for life, and an art. While some see it as eating to live, others see it as living to eat. 

And that is how first-year culinary student, Alex describes it: “I think of cooking as an art form, with baking being a science. Everyone has...

Kenneth John Quinn
November 9, 2020

Kenneth John Quinn II

I joined the Select Marine Corps Reserve in 2005 not long after highschool. I had no direction in life and was looking for some kind of push. I spent my entire contract with 4th Light Armor Reconnasiance Battlion Delta Company as a...

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November 3, 2020

Cole Pietz
SCTCC Student
4 years Active Duty 101st Airborne Division
Current National Guard

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October 29, 2020

BrewLäsh 2020 Breaks Records


BrewLäsh 2020 was a little bit different this year, but it broke previous records in the money raised for student scholarships and program support at SCTCC, bringing in $45,000...

Truck Donation Group Photo
October 19, 2020

The Medium/Heavy Truck program at SCTCC welcomed a new semi truck in its engine bay this morning. Long Haul Trucking of Albertville donated a 2016 Peterbilt 570 truck to the program, a start of a partnership that brings Paccar engines in for students to get experience on.


Dannica Peterson
October 16, 2020

Dannica Peterson’s college journey was not an easy one, but she’s certain that she’s on the right path and that SCTCC was instrumental in helping her make the right choices.

After graduating from high school in 2012, Dannica wanted to go to college, but her parents weren’t supportive....

CVT Students
October 16, 2020

When you talk to students in the Cardiovascular Technology program at SCTCC, a theme bubbles to the top: several students have family members who have had heart problems in the past. Three CVT students shared their experience about family members and how it brought them to the program at SCTCC...

MHT students
October 16, 2020

After Electrolux in St. Cloud closed, about 750 long-time employees had a couple options: find another job or get started on a career change. For those who wanted to switch careers, SCTCC was ready to help students get started, and two students in the Medium/Heavy Truck program shared why they...