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Four deca officers smiling at camera
December 2, 2022

SCTCC Collegiate DECA Student Leaders Montanna Jensen, Vice President, Amy Dvorak-Palmer, Student Senate Representative, and Tatianna Washington, Public Relations, attended the 2022 Emerging Leadership Academy in November which was hosted by the South Central College Collegiate DECA team....

students seated and one standing, with Mary holding her hand up
December 2, 2022

SCTCC’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society branch welcomed new members on Nov. 30 with the fall semester induction ceremony in the Library lounge.

Inductees invited their loved ones to celebrate their success, and family members introduced each inductee.

“It was definitely great...

Students at Humane Society
December 2, 2022

The Collegiate DECA and Student Leadership Clubs are hosting a fundraiser for the Tri-County Humane Society through Dec. 9, 2022.

DECA group photo with medals
November 22, 2022

Collegiate DECA students at SCTCC attended and participated in the Minnesota Collegiate DECA Innovation Summit at the Mall of America in October.

The members networked and learned from several industry experts in the fields of finance, sales, hospitality, marketing, human resources, and...

Four students in front of building where SEMA is held
November 22, 2022

The Auto Body students recently attended the SEMA event in Las Vegas to learn about automotive specialty equipment manufacturers and new, innovative products in the automotive world.

SEMA, Specialty Equipment Market Association, is a trade organization that represents the automotive...

Group of surg tech students in scrubs smiling at camera
November 18, 2022

On Nov. 9, Surgical Technology students had the opportunity to attend a Student Education Day at the CentraCare St. Cloud Hospital as part of their Operating Room Techniques Lab class.

Surgical Technologists and OR Nurses at CentraCare provided the students with hands-on instrumentation...

Wish tag on tree
November 17, 2022

By Jeanna Franklin, Mental Health Professional, and Carly Reyes, Student Support Manager

Society likes to paint holidays as an exciting, positive, joyous time.

While it can be that, we want to acknowledge and normalize that this can be an extremely...

Susan, Andrew, with NACEP sign and plaque
November 14, 2022

SCTCC’s concurrent enrollment program, Discovery Academy, is now accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) effective Spring Semester 2022.

Discovery Academy offers college-level classes to high school...

Old textbooks on table
November 10, 2022

By Dr. Mary Wilkins-Jordan

Libraries are great resources for their communities. And we recently had a lovely experience that reminded us what a special place SCTCC is.

Ruth Litke stopped by the Library, and her husband, Ray Litke, recently died, and he had...

Practical Nursing students smiling with fabric for blankets
October 27, 2022

The SCTCC Practical Nursing Club got together over Advising Day to make tie blankets to donate to the CentraCare Coborn Cancer Center.

Group of vball players and employees
October 21, 2022

On Wednesday, Oct. 19, the Cyclones Volleyball team took to the court to take on nationally ranked Minnesota State and to thank faculty and staff for the support they’ve given the players.

Before the game started, players acknowledged faculty and staff who have positively impacted them...

Closer Look
October 13, 2022

By Mary Wilkins-Jordan

It’s election time! That means many lovely and positive things for making our community and world better for everyone. But a not-so-great side effect is that we see an increase in the number of fervent attempts, from all over the...

October 10, 2022

On October 28, 2022, students from more than 25 schools will gather at SCTCC to participate in EPIC (Exploring Potential Interests & Careers), a career exploration event for high schoolers in Central Minnesota.

EPIC events and resources are designed to effectively bridge the gap...

October 7, 2022

The Summer 2022 President's and Dean's Lists have been announced. You can view the lists here.

Students earning a 4.0 GPA were named to the President's List; students earning a 3.5 to 3.99 GPA were named to the Dean's List.


Group shoveling dirt
October 7, 2022

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, SCTCC celebrated the groundbreaking of its Advanced Manufacturing Training Lab, which is slated to be completed in 2023.

The lab’s groundbreaking brought together community members, business and industry partners, Minnesota State Chancellor Devinder Malhotra, US...