Alumni: News

May 26, 2017

Travis Hetten grew up 20 minutes south of the Canadian border in northern Minnesota. His earliest memories are of big machines.

“I was fascinated by big farm machinery, big trucks, and big road equipment,” he said.

Then he learned he could turn that fascination into an occupation,...

Jason Mueller
February 13, 2015

Jason Mueller '92, Culinary Arts - Bello Cucina

Executive Chef and Owner of Italian restaurant Bello Cucina explains what inspires him and how he develops signature dishes.

November 10, 2014

Lyle Laske - Big Mantrap Loon Nesting Program

The Big Mantrap Lake Loon Nesting Program members are most grateful to the Welding Department at St. Cloud Technical & Community...

February 20, 2014

Sarah Drake '99, Advertising Communication and Design - herARTS in Action

After going through a heart break and finding it difficult to sort through all that was happening in my life, it was my 7-year-old daughter who encouraged me with a simple – yet profound –...

February 19, 2014

Randy Thomas ’85, Advertising Communication and Design -

In 1983, I was attending a 4-year university with my eye on a BA degree.  I remember the news channels on television filled...

February 6, 2014

Peg Imholte, Parent and Owner
Black Diamond Auctions

My husband and I have always believed it is important for our five children to learn beyond secondary education. In late high...

February 6, 2014

Nikki Budde Anderson '01, Sales & Management
D&B Auto Body

This Ford Ranger was restored by D&B Auto Body LLC in September 2012. The beautiful restoration represents a dream my husband, Brandon Anderson...

February 4, 2014

Dale E. Gronhovd ’97, Carpentry - Fabricators Unlimited

I’ve always known I wanted to work with my hands. After high school, I went into the work force for a few years before going back to school at...