Foundation: News

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....

Marty Reker Scholarhsip Photo
October 4, 2021

When Karen Reker set up a scholarship in her late husband’s name, she didn’t know that the first recipient of the scholarship would share several commonalities with him, even right down to names. This fall, the Marty Reker Memorial Scholarship was awarded to...

Workforce Group - Ichor and Nick
October 4, 2021

In 2017, the Minnesota Legislature appropriated $1 million in the FY19 Minnesota State budget to go toward Workforce Development Scholarships, which provide $2,500 scholarships to students at the 30 community and technical colleges around the state.

The scholarships were a success, and...

Group in front of Education sign
October 4, 2021

The childcare industry in Central Minnesota is in a supply crisis, but a program between SCTCC, the United Way of Central MN, and the Initiative Foundation is hoping to close the gaps between the industry shortage and the demand.

The United Way and Initiative Foundation provided last-...

Pres. Annesa Cheek and Daniel Larson
October 4, 2021

By SCTCC President Annesa Cheek

It is with great pleasure and tremendous excitement that I announce Daniel Larson as the new Interim Executive Director of the SCTCC Foundation, effective October 18, 2021. This is a two-year interim assignment.

Many of you...

Circle Art
June 1, 2021

By President Annesa Cheek

I write this column to you at the end of one of the most historic, challenging, consequential, and innovative times in St. Cloud Technical & Community College’s history. On May 14th, the College awarded degrees and certificates to...

Top 50 Best Value Community COllege badge
May 14, 2021

SCTCC was named a Top 50 Best Community College for 2021 by Value Colleges, one of two Minnesota colleges that made the list.

Out of more than 1,400 community colleges, Value Colleges selects institutions based on student satisfaction, tuition cost, reputation, and average graduate salary...

Home is Love book cover and Ashley LaRue headshot
March 8, 2021

SCTCC graduate Ashley LaRue knows where home is, and she wanted to make sure her kids did, too. So she wrote a children’s book, which was published this past January.

“Home is Love is about a young child who comes from a family where her parents are no longer...

Aguirre Reese at Bookstore with a student
March 2, 2021

Aguirre Reese was always putting his SCTCC degree to work, but when he took over as the Bookstore Supervisor, it closed the loop on his time as a student.

Aguirre grew up in St. Cloud, and he chose SCTCC for the same reasons a lot of students choose SCTCC: it was close to home, it was...

Hani Jacobson
February 18, 2021

The first thing you notice about Hani Jacobson is her eyes, how they exude kindness and happiness. Since it is the time of COVID, once she sits down to chat in front of a camera and removes her mask, then you notice that her smile is equally warm and infectious....

Autobody class training
January 13, 2021

The SCTCC Auto Body students have an extra certification under their belts when they graduate. For the third year, students received training on windshield installation from Dow Automotive Systems with trainer Perry Johnson.

From January to March, students learn to remove and install...

November 24, 2020

Cooking is one of those skills that are both essential for life, and an art. While some see it as eating to live, others see it as living to eat. 

And that is how first-year culinary student, Alex describes it: “I think of cooking as an art form, with baking being a science. Everyone has...