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08
Oct
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Faribault Campus Expansion Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening

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On Thursday, October 2, South Central College celebrated the expansion of its Faribault campus.

An impressive number of community and college members showed up to support 50 years of SCC in Faribault. Event included the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, a tour of the campus and refreshments.

Check out the article on the event in the Faribault Daily News. (link: http://www.southernminn.com/faribault_daily_news/article_2cadc602-3487-5117-8221-b359224faff1.html)

Below are some photos of the event. Find more photos here: http://southcentralcollege.smugmug.com/Other/Faribault-Grand-Opening-10214/.

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30
Sep
0

How do I transfer my credits from SCC?

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Looking to continue your education at a Minnesota state college or university? Since South Central College is part of the MnSCU system, we work together with Minnesota state colleges and universities to make transferring easier by offering the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, a set of courses that will transfer to any Minnesota state college or university.

In fact a special website has been established just to assist you in making your transfer a success. Visit www.mntransfer.org to find great tips and plan the next step in your education.

One of the suggested tips includes speaking with a transfer specialist if you have any questions or concerns (SCC's transfer coordinator can assist you with your questions involving college transfer. Call 507-389-7394.)

26
Sep
0

Trees Planted at SCC in Memoriam

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Memoriam Gathering at SCCMemoriam at SCCPlanting Trees in MemoriamStaff, faculty, students and retirees of South Central College gathered to remember three great individuals yesterday. Three new Maple trees were planted on the front lawn of the North Mankato Campus in memory of:

  • Ann (Splinter) Anderson Marketing & Public Relations Director honoring 23 years of dedicated service to South Central College.

  • Doug Yentsch Accounting Instructor honoring 14 years of dedicated service to South Central College.

  • Mary Heminover English Instructor honoring 30 years of dedicated service to South Central College.
23
Sep
0

Alumni Featured in National Ag Publication

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National Hog Farmer Magazine has featured the Professional Swine Manager Program as well as SCC Alumni in their September 2014 issue. Check it out here: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f165d239#/f165d239/16

The article on the Professional Swine Managers Program, taught by Pete Neigebauer, is on page 16. A current student in the program, Ben Clark, is featured on page 20 as well as graduates of the Agribusiness Department, twins Chelsey and Lindsey Nelson from Hanska, on page 21.
11
Sep
0

Financial assistance options to help you go back to school

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College is a sizable financial investment and you may think it is impossible for you or a significant other to go back and get a new degree or hence previous education. Or perhaps you are struggling to afford the college education of your children. These are very real concerns of many and it can mean that dreams are delayed or possibly never achieved. The financial aid staff at South Central College wants to assist you in achieving your educational goals. Don’t let finances be the reason you cannot fulfill these dreams.

The mission of the South Central College Financial Aid Office is to assist students in securing funding to facilitate the achievements of their career objectives. The financial aid staff at South Central College has over 50 years of financial aid experience. As rules and regulations change, these individuals continually train to have the information and knowledge needed to provide you with the information you need. View our Financial Aid Handbook here. 

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30
Jan
0

South Central College Hosts Ag Symposium - Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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Experts to share the latest trends with area agribusiness producers

Today’s agricultural producers are adapting to a landscape that is constantly changing. They are expected to be economists, commodity specialists, financiers, brokers, mechanics, transportation logisticians, managers, and more. South Central College’s Foundation is providing a one-day professional development opportunity to assist area farm families with keeping a finger on the pulse of their dynamic industry.

South Central College Foundation is proud to announce the sixth annual New Tools for New Rules Agricultural Symposium. This regional professional development opportunity is designed for all agricultural producers. New Tools brings world-class speakers to the campus of South Central College for a day of cutting-edge presentations and discussion. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, February 19, 2014, from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM in the John Votca Conference Center.

Scheduled to appear are Dr. Michael Boehlje and Dr. David Kohl. Both are experts in their respective field and will introduce conference attendees to the ‘new rules’ facing 21st century ag producers. They will also be providing attendees with “new tools” to address these challenges, making them more productive and profitable farm managers.

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24
Jan
0

Looking for ways to reconnect with SCC Again?

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In Minnesota, it seems that January is a time when we all settle in at night and "hide" from the cold.  Why not start planning some opportunities to reconnect with Alumni and Friends of SCC.  Here are a few ideas, but we are confident other opportunities are planned - will you share?

Online Auction

In just a few days, the SCC Foundation will launch an online effort to raise dollars to support students and programs at South Central College.  Your assistance in bidding, donating auction packages, and spreading the word is great appreciated.  We had winning bidders from 10 states last year - do you think we can spread the word enough to go global?

www.biddingforgood.com/SCC - Auction runs Jan. 28-Feb. 5th.

 

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15
Nov
0

A Thanksgiving Recipe Not to Miss

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Chef Michael Broughten shared one of his favorite recipes from his early days at SCC, with his own special variations…

Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Dried Cherries

(Makes about 12 servings)

 

Classic Recipe

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08
Nov
0

KTOE features the Alumni Network

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Check out the interview with Tami Reuter on KTOE! Tami, Mankato Foundation Executive Director, spoke about the SCC Alumni Network, how to get involved, and all of the opportunities it offers. http://www.mixcloud.com/KTOE/sccs-tami-reuter-interview/.

You can stay connected to us through a variety of ways: Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/SouthCentralCollegeFoundation), Linkedin Group (http://www.linkedin.com/groups/South-Central-College-Alumni-Network-5088222/about), and enewsletter sign-up form (http://eepurl.com/zTWsf)

Let us know what you are looking for as a member of the Alumni Network! Leave a comment on ideas, events, or information you would like to be involved in or know about.

 


23
Oct
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Keith Stover to be Awarded President Emeritus Status by MnSCU

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After 14 years of outstanding leadership at SCC, recently retired South Central College president, Keith Stover, will be awarded Emeritus Status by MnSCU board of trustees today (October 23, 2013) at the MnSCU board meeting in St. Paul, MN.

Keith Stover served as the President of South Central College (SCC) from 1999 until his retirement in June of 2013. President Stover is a native of Rapid City, South Dakota and received his Master of Science degree in Educational Administration from South Dakota State University and his Bachelor’s degree in Education from Black Hills State University. President Stover began his career as a teacher/coach and has devoted his entire 41-year career to education. His previous tenure includes serving as the Director of Huron Vocational School (Huron, S.D.) and as President of Flint Hills Technical College (Emporia, Kansas).

15
Sep
0

New Multimedia Technology Program Generating Excitement!

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The Multimedia Technology program at South Central College is a fast-paced technology and culture-driven major. The mission of the Multimedia Technology program is to provide students with design and software foundations that will enable them to develop fundamental skills using animation, graphics, illustration, videography, photography and user interactivity. Using a project-oriented approach, the Multimedia Technology program aims to develop and nurture the required creativity, passion and industry knowledge.

Students enrolled in this program benefit from:

  • Receiving personalized attention
  • Working in current computer labs
  • Creating and designing original works using graphics, video, photography, sound and animation
  • Developing communication, management, and analytical skills
  • Being involved with real-world community projects
  • Learning design theory and interacting with the latest multimedia authoring software
  • Designing and launching their own multimedia project individually, as part of a team, and/or complete an internship within the media field
  • Producing a portfolio

South Central College’s AS degree in Multimedia Technology provides a seamless transfer of credits in a partnership with Bethany Lutheran College to work toward a Bachelor’s degree in Media Arts.

 Watch New Multimedia Technology Program Video