SCC Success Stories

See what South Central College students and alumni are up to, as well as find information on strategies that help students succeed.

Photo of SCC Nursing Student, Evans Nyame

There are several reasons to pursue a career in the health care field. South Central College students and graduates express that working in health care is fulfilling and they enjoy being able to help others in need. The Bureau of Labor ...

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Dear SCC Community,

Today we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On this day, we can honor, celebrate, and reflect on the life of Dr. King. and all that he stood for. In addition to spending time with family, I spent time reflecting on his teachings. One ...

Photo of SCC Culinary Arts student Maisey Auringer

For several years, Career and Technical Education (CTE) careers have experienced increased growth. CTE refers to courses and programs designed to prepare students for careers in current or emerging professions that can be completed in two years or less. Students benefit through learning ...

Graphic Communications student, Vanessa Rodriguez, in learning lab

If you are looking for a degree that can prepare you for a wide range of career options, then an Arts & Sciences degree may be perfect for you.

An Arts & Sciences education focuses on a holistic approach by opening your mind to new perspectives. An Arts & Sciences degree ...

Photo of Zach Morh in Agriculture lab

Agriculture careers go well beyond farming. Contributing to the worldwide food supply – what’s not to love? Agriculture provides a rewarding and fulfilling future.

Many job seekers may not be aware of the incredible, high-paying opportunities agriculture has to offer. It’s an ...

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South Central College (SCC) is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week and want to shine the light on the amazing work being done by our partners!

Apprenticeship (also known at SCC as Learn-Work-Earn) is a time‐honored method for preparing workers to master occupational skills and ...

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Apprenticeship Programs are a Win-Win for SCC's Agribusiness Service Technician and Mechatronics Students

SCC students are taking advantage of valuable work-based learning experiences for the Fall Semester. These Learn-Work-Earn apprenticeship programs help local ...

Photo of is Ana Garcia Castellanos in chef's clothing

Hello! My name is Ana Garcia Castellanos, and I am a second-year culinary student. My favorite class is World Cuisine and Cultures because we learned so much about other cultures, their food, and how food is the center of many cultural activities around the world.

I am currently a cook ...

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Brian Mayo has always enjoyed taking things apart and putting them back together. Today Mayo is SCC’s 2021 Outstanding Alumni North Mankato campus honoree. After graduating from St. Peter High School in 1995, he enrolled in the Machine Tool program at South Central College (then South Central ...

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Katrina DeYoung-Harper questioned her decision to go back to school. At the time she was facing many struggles, challenges and uncertainties about her future. Fast forward just over a decade later and she found she was SCC's 2021 Outstanding Alumni Faribaults campus honoree. DeYoung-Harper is a ...