Minnesota State College Southeast Pressroom
"Today marks a new day in the college's history. We are now a comprehensive technical and community college." -- Dr. Dorothy Duran, President of Minnesota State College Southeast
Posted on 6/22/2016 5:00 PM
Educator, leader, engineer, veteran -- all words that describe Travis Thul, Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical's new Dean of Trade and Technology.
Posted on 6/3/2016 2:10 PM
For the past four years, tuition at Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical has been frozen at $167.31 per credit. But in the 2016-2017 academic year tuition is will decrease by one percent to $165.64 per credit.
Posted on 5/31/2016 9:05 AM
Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Southeast Technical Foundation scholarship fund, increasing student access to higher education.
Posted on 5/17/2016 3:15 PM
Senator Miller has maintained a strong connection with the college by contributing to the Foundation, helping with Foundation and Alumni events, and sitting on the college President's Advisory Committee.
Posted on 5/12/2016 3:10 PM
Ryan graduated from the college in May 2009 with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Accounting from the Red Wing Campus, earning a 3.72 GPA.
Posted on 5/12/2016 3:05 PM
Chris Silver, Phil Heywood and Mike Cramer will give concerts featuring the finished acoustic instruments
Posted on 4/27/2016 3:00 PM
Practical Nursing program has achieved accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Posted on 4/19/2016 2:55 PM
Nine employees were recognized for 25 Years of Service or more
Posted on 4/7/2016 2:50 PM
Southeast Technical students and staff share their talents at The Sheldon Theatre variety showcase
Posted on 3/24/2016 4:40 PM
All classes/activities cancelled due to winter storm conditions.
Posted on 3/23/2016 12:55 PM
Event features women's business expo, plated luncheon, fashion show, awards ceremony for "Business Professional Woman of the Year" and keynote speech by Holly Hoffman
Posted on 3/17/2016 12:10 PM
Four college programs will be represented at the event: Auto Body Collision Technology, Automotive Technology, Diesel Maintenance Technician, and Truck Driving
Posted on 3/15/2016 12:05 PM
College recognizes the excellence of its graduates and shows its appreciation for their contributions
Posted on 3/10/2016 12:00 PM
Occupational Grant Pilot Program will cover the cost of tuition and fees for career-oriented programs
Posted on 2/22/2016 12:00 PM
If mission change application is successful, the college would need change its name to recognize that it will be more than a technical college - it would become a community and technical college.
Posted on 2/18/2016 12:30 PM
Students as well as external vendors will be on hand to display, sell, and trade new and used musical instruments, accessories, tools, and supplies.
Posted on 2/10/2016 12:20 PM
The college is opening its doors for Community Open Forums in Winona and Red Wing to gather public feedback and ideas.
Posted on 2/5/2016 12:15 PM
New name could be an adaptation of the current name, or it could be something entirely new.
Posted on 2/3/2016 12:05 PM
Traveling exhibit is presented by the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, the Minnesota Humanities Center, and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian
Posted on 1/29/2016 11:45 AM
Nomination recognizes high achieving students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service
Posted on 1/19/2016 11:35 AM
New Customized Training course is designed to help businesses create a positive customer experience
Posted on 1/14/2016 11:25 AM
Southeast Technical to be honored by state as a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon college
Posted on 11/2/2015 4:20 PM
Practical nurses who are currently licensed and have worked at least 1000 hours in the past two years may earn one semester of credit.
Posted on 10/8/2015 11:40 AM
Public event on October 22, 2015 celebrates newly renovated lab and classroom space on Winona campus
Posted on 10/6/2015 10:10 AM
Southeast Technical, in conjunction with Hiawatha Valley Adult Basic Education and Workforce Development Inc., is offering a 10-week welding course beginning in Fall 2015
Posted on 8/26/2015 3:20 PM
Accredidation through April 2020; new state of the art facilities open this fall
Posted on 6/30/2015 11:00 AM
New 60-credit program prepares graduates for careers in engineering technology in support of manufacturing processes
Posted on 6/11/2015 9:20 AM
Pickwick Valley home features vaulted ceilings and a panoramic view over Big Trout Creek
Posted on 5/20/2015 9:05 AM
Joe Garteski, Gary Bartig honored at graduation ceremonies in Winona and Red Wing
Posted on 5/14/2015 9:00 AM
New program combines studies in both Network Administration & Technology and Criminal Justice
Posted on 5/11/2015 8:55 AM
SE Technical Criminal justice instructor honored by Minnesota State College Student Association
Posted on 4/24/2015 8:50 AM
Students to display flattop, archtop and electric guitars, mandolins, ukuleles and at least one hurdy gurdy
Posted on 4/8/2015 4:35 PM
Public invited to tour the new state-of-the-art shop facilities and experience hands-on activities
Posted on 4/7/2015 4:30 PM
Red Wing celebrates the accomplishments of professional women in the community
Posted on 3/23/2015 1:25 PM
Open-house style event provides students, faculty, staff, and community the opportunity to react to the concepts and themes proposed by Charting the Future implementation teams
Posted on 3/11/2015 1:20 PM
College welcomes public involvement as it sets goals and develop strategies for the next several years
Posted on 3/10/2015 12:15 PM
Awards are presented at graduation to two outstanding alumni - one from the Winona campus and one from the Red Wing campus - at graduation ceremony.
Posted on 3/9/2015 12:10 PM
Expect a musical tour that surveys the range of strings, winds and brass - hence the name of the show
Posted on 3/5/2015 12:05 PM
Vendors come from across the region to display, sell, and trade new and used musical instruments, accessories, tools, and supplies.
Posted on 2/23/2015 12:00 PM
Desktop computer, color printer, die-cut machine, poster maker, laminator, and comb-binding machine available for early childhood professionals
Posted on 2/17/2015 9:55 AM
Members of the FIRST Robotics Team 3090 have been designing and building a robot in preparation for the North Star regional competition in April.
Posted on 2/12/2015 11:55 AM
Picture yourself in a brand new home in May 2016
Posted on 2/5/2015 4:00 PM
Focus on student success, commitment to the region and the college led to the appointment
Posted on 1/13/2015 3:50 PM
Beckie Taylor "overwhelmed" by Richard L. Resurreccion award
Posted on 1/7/2015 3:40 PM
Public and the media are invited to visit our campuses this week for special events
Posted on 11/3/2014 3:35 PM
College opens its doors to the public to showcase programs, faculty, and facilities
Posted on 10/23/2014 3:35 PM
Community invited to react to the concepts and themes proposed by four Charting the Future implementation teams
Posted on 10/14/2014 3:20 PM
Students now have options to earn an A.A.S. in Band Instrument Repair, connect with McNally Smith College of Music for 4-year degree
Posted on 9/2/2014 1:25 PM
108 golfers turned out for the the 9th annual tournament, held at Mt. Frontenac Golf Course
Posted on 7/16/2014 11:40 AM
On July 1, 2014, Dr. Dorothy Duran becomes the eighth president of Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical, succeeding Jim Johnson, who served as president from 1995-2014.
Posted on 6/30/2014 2:25 PM
On Thursday, June 12, Jim Johnson gave graduation address to Chinese college's Mechanical Engineering students
Posted on 6/13/2014 12:20 PM
Scholarship funds will help students stay in college and complete education
Posted on 5/2/2014 8:55 AM
Southeast Technical cosmetology student chosen for Salon Spa Professional Association's "Students With Awesome Talent" (SWAT) team
Posted on 4/11/2014 11:35 AM
A women’s business expo, luncheon buffet, fashion show and an awards ceremony for “Business Professional Woman of the Year” are the highlights of the event.
Posted on 3/27/2014 1:25 PM
The Board of Trustees of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has appointed Dr. Dorothy Duran as president of Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical. Her appointment becomes effective July 1, 2014.
Posted on 3/19/2014 8:50 AM
15 auditioned musical acts (and one solo poet) - a total of 47 individuals - will to entertain at the annual event.
Posted on 3/6/2014 9:20 AM
Registration deadline March 3, 2014 for Career Access Program and Retail Customer Service Certification Classes
Posted on 2/26/2014 2:40 PM
Evening accelerated bachelor of science degree program to begin in Fall 2014
Posted on 10/17/2013 1:00 PM
Gina Berardo honored with award and $500 scholarship
Posted on 10/15/2013 10:00 AM
Career at Southeast Technical began in 1981, spans more than 32 years
Posted on 10/8/2013 10:00 AM
Program will focus on repair and maintenance of commercial trucks
Posted on 9/27/2013 10:00 AM
Drivers program on Winona campus will be offered Oct. 7-Nov. 14
Posted on 9/24/2013 10:00 AM
Professor Wang Pei Hui and Fang Ziaofen to visit Red Wing, Winona campuses for 2 months
Posted on 8/26/2013 10:00 AM
Katryn Conlin joins Southeast Technical staff with more than 20 years' experience in non-profit and arts communications.
Posted on 8/8/2013 10:00 AM
In the Media
A group in Red Wing is hoping to bring a four-year college to the city.
Posted on 6/2/2016 10:15 AM
We read with interest the May 31 story about Red Wing recruiting a four-year college to locate a satellite campus in the town ("A plea to colleges: Come to Red Wing"). It bears mentioning that Red Wing already has a world-class college: Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical.
Posted on 6/2/2016 10:10 AM
Southeast Technical College this week announced that even amid a mandated tuition freeze for all state colleges and universities, it will lower tuition for all students by 1 percent for the 2016-17 school year.
Posted on 6/1/2016 10:10 AM
On Wednesday, May 11, the Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical class of 2016 honored Senator Jeremy Miller as Outstanding Alumni of the Year, Winona campus, at its spring commencement ceremony held at Winona State University.
Posted on 5/16/2016 10:25 AM
On May 11, Southeast Tech honored Sen. Jeremy Miller as its Outstanding Alumni of the Year at its spring commencement ceremony.
Posted on 5/16/2016 10:25 AM
Wednesday, as she steps up to claim her R.N. degree at Southeast Technical College, Lauren Flanagan is better prepared to give her patients the care they deserve.
Posted on 5/11/2016 10:20 AM
Aspiring luthiers, who are part of the first year guitar repair and building program and the second year guitar development and production program, handed over their instruments to professional guitarist during a showcase of the instruments the students have spent months constructing and refining.
Posted on 5/10/2016 10:20 AM
Second-year guitar student David Slack, all three of his guitars near completion, was standing outside the spray booth, tucked away behind the guitar labs, when he heard an unfamiliar sound.
Posted on 5/8/2016 10:10 AM
Over the next two and a half years, 194 existing and new employees at Gundersen Tweeten Healthcare Center in Spring Grove and Gundersen Harmony Community Healthcare are expected to benefit from a new job skills training program.
Posted on 4/20/2016 10:10 AM
Two rural long-term care providers in southeast Minnesota are about to get some help with training and development thanks to a state grant.
Posted on 4/14/2016 10:05 AM
As Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical moves ahead with plans to change the face of its school to the public, the timeline has relaxed a bit, giving administration and those working behind the scenes a little more time.
Posted on 2/27/2016 10:00 AM
When the two-year colleges in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system announced they would offer free tuition for some students next year, many thought it was too good to be true.
Posted on 2/23/2016 10:00 AM
A new mission calls for a new name, and Winona's Southeast Tech has narrowed its options down to five from a pool of about 80 submissions.
Posted on 2/18/2016 9:55 AM
For now, Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical is still known as Southeast Tech, but this school's leaders recently proposed an expansion of its mission and programming that might make a name like "Southeast Community College" more appropriate.
Posted on 2/15/2016 9:50 AM
What's in a name? Leaders at Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical hope the answer to that is more students.
Posted on 2/9/2016 9:45 AM
Come fall, Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical could look - and sound - different.
Posted on 2/7/2016 9:35 AM
Building on the success of last year's Excellence Unleashed professional development series, Southeast Technical's customized training department is again offering a course designed to help businesses create a positive customer experience.
Posted on 1/18/2016 9:35 AM
On the heels of recent events, which thrust police practices into the national spotlight, Greg Cady, criminal justice instructor at Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical, said it's more important than ever to have dedicated, motivated professionals in the field.
Posted on 12/15/2015 9:35 AM
80 percent of Red Wing High School's PSEO students enrolled in classes last year.
Posted on 11/23/2015 9:30 AM
"There are some employers who will only hire from our program because they know about the quality of instruction from our faculty," said Southeast Tech Vice President of Student Affairs Lindsey Bleskachek.
Posted on 11/14/2015 9:25 AM
The blasts of a military cannon and gun salute captivated a crowd Tuesday morning outside Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical, but the real bang was indoors with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and several momentous announcements.
Posted on 11/11/2015 9:25 AM
The lack of nursing students is the biggest factor in a $1.8 million budget shortfall this fall and a 6.5 percent decline in enrollment.
Posted on 10/29/2015 9:20 AM
Starting with the spring 2016 semester, Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical will offer credit for prior learning for their associate of nursing degree.
Posted on 10/25/2015 9:15 AM
WSU, after stepping away from plans last year to build a field in the city-owned Lake Park, now plans to build a field in an open area adjacent to the technical college on Winona's east end.
Posted on 10/15/2015 2:15 PM
Spring is already on the minds of the Winona State University baseball team. The team is waiting on an official decision about the construction of a new baseball field in Winona.
Posted on 10/7/2015 1:10 PM
Sometimes, making everyone happy is impossible, but Winona State University (WSU) may have finally found a location for a new NCAA baseball field that comes close.
Posted on 9/23/2015 12:10 PM
Winona-area Boy Scouts had an opportunity Saturday to earn merit badges to go toward becoming an Eagle Scout at the merit badge fair held at SE Technical College.
Posted on 9/20/2015 12:10 PM
Winona State University has a new pitch for building a baseball field. The university announced Friday it plans to partner with Southeast Tech and build the field on 7 acres of land the tech school owns on its main campus on Winona's east end.
Posted on 9/18/2015 12:05 PM
Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical has a new set of laboratory classrooms tucked into its health care wing -- two labs, a prep room, a darkroom, and two offices, all still smelling of new paint.
Posted on 7/26/2015 12:00 PM
When students graduate from Southeast Technical College's carpentry program, they don't just understand what it takes to build a house -- they've actually done it.
Posted on 5/27/2015 11:55 AM
Wednesday night, at Red Wing High School, Beckie Taylor attended the Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical graduation. But this graduation was different.
Posted on 5/17/2015 11:55 AM
Nearly 80 brand new,handcrafted guitars will be in the spotlight next week as Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical hosts its free annual Student Guitar Show.The instruments are on display 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday May 12 at the Red Wing campus.
Posted on 5/6/2015 11:50 AM
In Greg Olson's classroom at Dover-Eyota High School, the wall separating high school from college is tumbling down.
Posted on 5/4/2015 11:50 AM
Southeast Technical College in Red Wing has created a program that hits all the right notes, combining woodworking and music.
Posted on 4/15/2015 11:45 AM
Dorothy Duran, Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical president, said Thursday that after sharing input from both Winona and Red Wing communities with faculty and staff, and taking staff input as well, she plans to roll out the college's new strategic plan sometime in August.
Posted on 3/23/2015 11:45 AM
When teacher David Vincent first began to gather guitar program students to exhibit their talent in concert in 1984, he didn't quite anticipate the concept would catapult into the collaborative annual showcasing of musicianship it is today.
Posted on 3/22/2015 11:40 AM
As Southeast Technical College makes plans for the future, the college is working on a new draft of its strategic plan, which will cover 2016-19.
Posted on 3/16/2015 11:35 AM
For home owners, building a brand new home is the opportunity to make a dream come true. For students in Southeast Technical's carpentry program, building such a house becomes an opportunity to learn a valuable and rewarding trade.
Posted on 2/12/2015 11:35 AM
In 2013, Cytec Engineered Materials, an international manufacturing firm with facilities in Winona, was looking to expand.
Posted on 2/1/2015 11:30 AM
As with Dorothy Duran, Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical president, the college has once again gone to a bordering state to fill a leadership position.
Posted on 1/20/2015 11:25 AM
Area high school students visiting Southeast Technical College on Wednesday had the rare chance to, among other things, try their hand at driving a semi-truck.
Posted on 11/6/2014 11:20 AM
There is no debate: higher education is key to success in the world of work. Countless studies have proven that workers with a college education earn more than those with only a high school diploma.
Posted on 10/23/2014 11:15 AM
Nathan Hansen profiles 3 graduating students and their programs: Collin Hershey, welding; Cynthia Shepherd, truck driving; and Youa Xiong, med lab tech.
Posted on 5/14/2014 12:15 PM
In May 2014 Alex Friedrich spent a day on campus in Red Wing visiting the musical instrument repair labs, the student commons, and even Leah Schnaith's office. He reported on the day in a series of blog entries, listed below in reverse chronological order.
Posted on 5/7/2014 10:35 AM
Curren Effinger and David Kriesel were profiled and photographed as they worked on their instruments.
Posted on 4/12/2014 12:45 PM
A humidifier overheated and started on fire early Saturday morning (March 29, 2014) in one of the guitar repair and building labs.
Posted on 4/4/2014 9:00 AM
The Red Wing Republican-Eagle, Winona Daily News and Winona Post were among the media outlets in Southeast Minnesota that covered the announcement of Dr. Dorothy Duran as Southeast Technical's next president.
Posted on 3/27/2014 2:15 PM
As MnSCU works through a new study on how its schools can work together better in order to curb costs and tuition, WSU and Southeast Tech have plenty to contribute to the discussion.
Posted on 10/11/2013 1:00 PM
College plans to use the funds to expand its transportation program offerings by offering a diploma in diesel engine maintenance.
Posted on 9/20/2013 1:00 PM
For his next career move, Jim Johnson could be trading in the corner office for an office with a view from the seat of a commercial truck.
Posted on 8/22/2013 1:00 PM
Fastenal offers up to 10 spots in the sponsorship program each year. In order to qualify, participants must work at Fastenal while attending Southeast Tech full time.
Posted on 8/21/2013 1:00 PM
Southeast Tech truck-driving students are set to graduate from free program for low-income, minority students
Posted on 7/10/2013 1:00 PM