ST. CLOUD TIMES — Taking the next step in your college career just got easier — thanks to a student-focused transfer process that makes a bachelor’s degree within reach. At St. Cloud State University, students will discover plentiful growth opportunities, no matter their background.
KNSI – St. Cloud State University took home some hardware from the 2023 UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship.
The Huskies dance team won first place in the Open Dance Game Day competition with a score of 93.65. Finishing second was Minnesota State University in Mankato with a score of 92.6; third was The College of New Jersey with a tally of 90.8667. The SCSU team also took second place in the Open Pom Dance category and third place in the Open Jazz competition. This was the Huskies’ fourth straight national title.
WJON – The E-Sports program at St. Cloud State University is ready for its public debut this Saturday.
The Best Buy After Dark Esports edition will introduce the program, technology, and people to the community.
ST. CLOUD TIMES — Dr. Amy Hilleren-Listerud, an assistant professor of nursing at St. Cloud State University, works extensively with students through hands-on experiences designed to prepare them for their career in nursing.
Putting those well-honed skills to use is a major highlight of nursing students’ educational experience, and just one of the ways SCSU’s Nursing Program stands out as one of the best programs in the state of Minnesota. It’s no wonder that healthcare systems across the state of Minnesota consistently recruit SCSU Nursing Students.
KNSI – St. Cloud State University’s eSports program is leveling up.
Vice President of Technology Strategy and Chief Information Officer Phil Thorson says the school isn’t just emphasizing video games. It is finding ways to incorporate them into the university and throughout central Minnesota to enhance curriculum.
THE RINK LIVE – A trip home to the State of Hockey meant packing a suitcase for Tampa Bay Lightning rookie defenseman Nick Perbix. But for the past year or so, luggage is life for the Elk River native.
“There was a good two months where I was living out of a suitcase, moving from hotel room to hotel room,” he said on Wednesday, a few hours before his team faced the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. “I finally got a place and unpacked a little bit, but it’s always in the back of my head. You never know.”
WJON — Many economists including St. Cloud State’s King Banaian believe a recession will happen early in 2023. Banaian is the Dean, School of Public Affairs and Economics Professor at SCSU. He indicates we may already be in a recession but if we aren’t we will be soon. Banaian joined Jay Caldwell on WJON last week for an interview.
SECOND HARVEST HEARTLAND — At St. Cloud State University, the Huskies Food Pantry is a needed resource that provides free nutritious food options and other items for students. During fall 2022 semester, the food pantry had nearly 4,700 visits and distributed almost 22,000 pounds of food to students.
WJON — St. Cloud State University is working to make living on campus more affordable. Beginning in the fall of 2023, SCSU is reducing on-campus housing costs by 15% and offering free housing during the summer to students who sign up early.
The new policy is the result of listening sessions this fall that found while most students prefer living on campus, the costs can be prohibitive. In addition, national studies find students who live on campus are far more likely to graduate.
KNSI — A Husky standout on the ice will receive the ultimate honor on January 14th when his jersey is retired by the men’s hockey program.
Center Matt Cullen’s number nine uniform will hang at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center following a ceremony before a conference game against Colorado College. Cullen played for Saint Cloud State from 1995 to 1997, scoring 86 points. He was selected to the All-WCHA Rookie Team and then the All-WCHA Second Team the following year.