equity: News

Hispanic Heritage header
September 27, 2022

By Dr. Mary Jordan, Librarian

We are halfway through Hispanic Heritage Month, and we are celebrating in the library!

The library is a place for information. We provide information on all topics, in all kinds of formats: paper, audiobooks, videos, ebooks. If you need books, podcasts...

National Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15, 2022

Celebrated from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month appreciates Hispanic countries and the culture that each has brought to the United States. The cultures and traditions celebrated are of those who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, and Spanish-speaking nations of...

Crowd of students outside sitting at table
September 2, 2022

The first-ever SCTCC Grill and Chill was held on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Students, community members, and SCTCC employees all stopped to have a snack, enjoy the music by DJ Relleck, and chat with others.

The event was hosted by the Multicultural Center, which has ...

Immigrant, Juneteenth, and pride logos
June 9, 2022

By Njeri Clement
Director of Cultural Fluency, Equity, and Inclusion

June has been designated as Pride Month, a time to celebrate and recognize the SCTCC’s LGBTQIA+ students, faculty, and staff for their untiring contribution to our community. During this...

Flowers sit on a table.
May 18, 2022

The Multicultural Center hosted SCTCC’s first Academic Excellence and Achievement Graduation Celebration on May 11, 2022.

The celebration recognized graduates who are first generation college students, students who belong to an underrepresented group, veterans, and those who graduated...

Harriet Tubman Photo
February 18, 2022

By Njeri Clement
Director of Cultural Fluency, Equity, and Inclusion

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”...

February 11, 2022

by Njeri Clement
Director of Cultural Fluency, Equity, and Inclusion

This year marks another anniversary of Negro History Week, now known as Black History Month. Celebrated in February, this month-long observance in the US and Canada is a chance to recognize Black...

Black History Month Header Image
February 8, 2022

We celebrate Black History Month every February in the library, but of course we celebrate these books and authors all the time! We have a display of a diverse selection of books set up in the library right now, to highlight some of the different subjects covered by Black authors.

You can...

Many hands with new plants
January 13, 2022

By Njeri Clement
Director of Cultural Fluency, Equity and Inclusion

Global poverty had been decreasing before COVID-19, but the pandemic interrupted this trend by disproportionately harming populations facing poverty through systemic inequalities in employment, wage...

President Cheek with students and key
November 12, 2021

SCTCC’s new Multicultural Center is now open!

On Wednesday, Nov. 10, the grand opening took place in its new location, Northway Building room 1-313, with Pres. Cheek, students, and the mayor of St. Cloud making remarks on the history and necessity of the Center for SCTCC. Vice President...

Grand Opening header with tree
November 8, 2021

St. Cloud Technical & Community College (SCTCC) is excited to announce the Grand Opening of its Multicultural Center on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 12:30 p.m.

The Grand Opening will be livestreamed via YouTube and Facebook from its location in SCTCC’s Northway Building room 1-313. The...

November 5, 2021

We celebrate a lot of holidays in the library, because we want to make it easy to connect our books and resources with people’s interests. And of course, we are celebrating National Native American Heritage Month with a display of some of our books! Come on over, check out some books, and we can...

Many hands with new plants
April 28, 2021

A group of thirteen faculty at St. Cloud Technical and Community College (SCTCC) have been selected and are ready to address existing inequities and improve access through continuous and regular practice at the College. 

Faculty selected for the SCTCC Equity by Design Teach Academy (EBDTA...