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Donut in winter
February 22, 2022

Due to the winter storm and treacherous driving conditions, SCTCC will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 22. All classes are cancelled and offices will remain closed.

Students, check your D2L messages and email for any further instructions from your instructors.

For current driving...

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.”...

Center for Teaching and Learning logo
February 17, 2022

By Caitlin Hickcox

Adding badges and certificates to your D2L course is a fantastic way to increase engagement in your classes and improve student motivation. 

February 16, 2022

The Fall 2021 President's and Dean's Lists have been announced. Check the Fall 2021 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....

kindness banner
February 14, 2022

Spread kindness by doing something to make a positive difference in the lives of others February 14-18, 2022.

Share how you are spreading kindness with us to inspire others to spread kindness too! When you share, you will be entered into our Kindness Campaign drawing!

Show us how...

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...

COVID-19 Line Art
February 10, 2022

Thanks to your hard work and dedication to the safety and health, we are able to continue in-person learning. The College continues to use fact-based information from the Minnesota Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention to guide the safety of the SCTCC community...

Students drink coffee and conduct group work.
February 10, 2022

Proposing or Revising Curriculum at SCTCC

By Caitlin Hickcox

Instructors who teach courses in the AA degree are required to bring their curriculum revisions or proposals to AACAC.  This week, the CTL sat down with Diane Ehr, AACAC chair, to learn more about the process.  ...

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...

Masks required for everyone at SCTCC
February 3, 2022

Starting Monday, February 7, SCTCC is welcoming all students back to campus for classes.

How You Helped

During the past two weeks, we asked you to move to online classes to reduce the amount of people on campus. Here’s how the situation currently looks:

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Students having a conversation.
February 3, 2022

By Caitlin Hickox

Discussions in classes are a great way to spark interest in a topic, assess student learning, and build a positive classroom atmosphere.  They can also help improve critical thinking and explore difficult concepts in-depth.  But having a...

Pile of Books
January 28, 2022

SCTCC’s CTL will launch it’s Spring Semester Book Clubs this week and in preparation, we are discussing the benefits of participating in professional learning book clubs in this week’s blog!  We have two great options for books this semester.

Being Heumann by Judy Heumann – Open...

Circle Art
January 24, 2022

By Dr. Annesa Cheek, SCTCC President

As a child, I loved the month of January. Fresh off the bounty and rest of the holiday season, I was ready to return to campus to see friends and share stories about the goodies that showed up under all of our trees during our...

CTL logo on green circle background
January 21, 2022

As SCTCC shifts to virtual learning for a 2 week period, instructors are once again put in the sometimes tricky position of providing high quality learning opportunities and engagement for students in a virtual setting. The CTL hosted two virtual learning discussion sessions this past week to...

stay safe, cyclones
January 20, 2022

From January 24 - February 4, 2022, most in-person, lecture-based classes at SCTCC will shift to a fully online format.

What are my classes doing?

Make sure you regularly check your email and D2L Brightspace for information from your instructor...


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