Foundation: News

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...

Legal Addictions exhibit
September 16, 2019

Adam Spaeth led a fast-paced life: in the Navy he worked with a surgeon on his ship, then he went to SCTCC for the Paramedicine program to become an EMT.

During the downtime during his time as an EMT, he brought his art materials and painted, something he’s been doing since he was a kid...

Chancellor Malhotra
July 8, 2019

On Monday, July 8, Minnesota State Chancellor Devinder Malhotra kicked off his statewide tour at SCTCC to promote the Workforce Development Scholarships.

Last year, about 400 scholarships were available systemwide; this year that number increased to 668, and in 2021, close to 2,400...

Yellow Ribbon signing
April 19, 2019

SCTCC joins several other companies in its dedication to support servicemembers and military families with a Yellow Ribbon Company designation.

On April 18, local and state leaders, SCTCC employees, community members, and military servicemembers gathered for a Proclamation Ceremony at the...

Yellow Ribbon
April 4, 2019

St. Cloud Technical & Community College is proud to announce that it is now a Yellow Ribbon Company. A Proclamation Ceremony will be held April 18 at 10 a.m.

A Yellow Ribbon Company designation shows that key areas within a company structure create a network that proactively supports...

Circle Art
April 2, 2019

Two experienced higher education leaders have been named finalists in St. Cloud Technical & Community College’s search for a Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs.

SCTCC’s Search Advisory Committee recently recommended the highly qualified candidates following an extensive...

Economic Impact
November 13, 2018

Minnesota State, the system of 30 state colleges and seven state universities, today released the results of a study that estimates the contribution of St. Cloud Technical & Community College to the regional economy to be $188.6 million and 1,650 jobs.

“At SCTCC, our top priority is...

Give to the Max Day
November 12, 2018

Thursday marks 10 years of Give to the Max Day in Minnesota. GiveMN launched in 2009 as a collaborative venture led by Minnesota Community Foundation and many other organizations to raise money for organizations. Give to the Max Day has become an annual tradition. Every year thousands of...

Culinary 2018
October 30, 2018

SCTCC’s second annual BrewLäsh brought more people together and more fundraising for student equipment and scholarship needs. And it offered some pretty good hotdish and craft brew selections, too.

Foundation Director Arlene Williams was more than pleased with the results.

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Scholarship breakfast
June 26, 2018

“We enhance quality educational opportunities for a broad and diverse population by cultivating and securing financial and community resources.”

This is the SCTCC Foundation Mission Statement. On Tuesday, March 14, the result of that mission was witnessed at the Celebration of Giving...

brewlash
June 26, 2018

What do you call an event that combines hotdish and beer served in a garage just cleaned for the occasion? It’s BrewLash! The SCTCC Foundation fundraiser for student scholarships. The first annual BrewLash Fundraiser took place in October 2017. “It was a great success” according to Tim Feddema,...

Barrientos
June 26, 2018

As she moves forward, Iliana Barrientos Munoz has always known she wanted a career in the medical profession. During high school, she thought about nursing and imagined working in a neonatal intensive care unit. That was until a career exploration assignment her junior year of high school to job...

Caleb Hanson
June 26, 2018

Caleb Hansen is a very busy man. The 29-year-old is married to his wife Amber and they have a two-year-old son named Rourke. He is a sergeant in the Minnesota National Guard, and in March, he transferred from his unit in Monticello to the military police unit at Camp Ripley. He works full-time...

Workforce Scholarship
June 26, 2018

In 2017 the Minnesota State Legislature set up a Workforce Development Scholarship (WFDS) pilot program to encourage high school students to enter high-demand career fields.  Seven programs at St. Cloud Technical & Community College were deemed high-demand with workforce shortages.  Those...

brewlash
October 31, 2017

The SCTCC Foundation’s first BrewLash, held on Thursday, Oct. 26, was a hotdish of a success.

The fundraiser for student scholarships was a tasting of hotdish creations from SCTCC’s Culinary program and craft beer from area breweries.

“This event was a great success,” said Arlene...

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