Academics: News

Surgical Technology
September 16, 2019

 

National Surgical Technologist Week is Sept. 15-21, 2019.

During World War II, the need for perioperative personnel was overwhelming. The role of the surgical technologist was born and evolved into a separate allied health field. Surgical technologists serve as an integral part...

Boys and Girls Club
September 9, 2019

The start of a partnership between SCTCC and the Boys and Girls Club of Central Minnesota will be the start of a pathway from grade school to careers for youth in the St. Cloud region.

On Sept. 9, the partnership was announced at the Eastside Boys and Girls Club, where members from SCTCC...

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...

SkillUSA Nationals 2019
July 1, 2019

Three SCTCC students brought their skills to the table at the National Leadership Conference hosted by SkillsUSA in Louisville Ky. and came away with impressive finishes.

Electrical student Alexander Brott, Culinary student Kenisha Harrison, and Medium/Heavy Truck student Noah Kasper all...

Nursing ADN and RSVP Group Photo
October 25, 2018

Mid-way through their first semester, Nursing ADN students conducted live patient assessments on a lively bunch of senior volunteers. 

In the third year of partnering with SCTCC’s Nursing ADN program, seniors from the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteered their time to serve...

Campus News
October 22, 2018

Enrollment at St. Cloud Technical & Community College is looking up with a growth of 1.5% for the fall 2018 semester.

College enrollment nationwide is steadily decreasing, but with deliberate efforts from faculty and Admissions on retention and recruiting, the college saw an increase...

Bad Habit Brewing Presenting in Business Class
October 17, 2018

Would you rather learn the principles of marketing from a textbook or from successful entrepreneurs and marketers? If you chose the latter, you would’ve liked instructor Mark Buchanan’s Principles of Marketing class today.

The owners of Bad Habit Brewing shared the story of their rise to...

Finance ranking
October 17, 2018

The SCTCC Finance and Credit program was ranked sixth on the national Best Online Finance Programs of 2018-19 list by affordablecollegesonline.org.

The methodology includes acceptance rates, tuition costs, degrees awarded, and graduation rates and is applied to colleges that are...

Chloe Student Spotlight
August 7, 2018

Chloe Callahan came to SCTCC initially to play softball, but knew she wanted to get a degree in the medical field. After taking a look at the programs SCTCC offered, she found the best fit for her: Surgical Technology.

“It’s very hands-on,” says Chloe. “I don’t want to be sitting at a...

SkillsUSA
July 3, 2018

When SCTCC students head to the National Leadership and Skills Conference, they know how to compete. 

SCTCC sent five first-place SkillsUSA State winners to the national competition held in Louisville, Ky. Over the course of June 25-29, the SCTCC delegates performed different competitions...

SCTCC Carpentry project
May 16, 2018

When three SCTCC Construction programs get together to work on a project, you can bet the results will be great.

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Two girls take a selfie in their SCTCC graduation caps and gowns
May 7, 2018

St. Cloud Technical & Community College will celebrate its 2018 commencement ceremony on Friday, May 11, at 2 p.m.

Commencement will be held at River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud, and a free shuttle is available from SCTCC starting at noon.

About 450 graduates are...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Robotics
April 24, 2018

On April 19, the Energy and Electronics program hosted 14 youth and their mentors from Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Students and instructor Aaron Barker taught the BBBS kids how to program a robot to pick up a water bottle. After that, the kids got a tour and the...

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