RCTC Student Beehive – February 6, 2019

Check out the following links for important RCTC information:
Scholarship Portal Closes Next Week
LeadMN is Offering Scholarships
Student Government Spring Elections
Therapy Services Offered
Construction Job Fair
Athletic Activities
Open Gym


The RCTC Foundation’s scholarship portal is still open, but will close next week on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 11:59 pm! Please apply if you want to be considered for a scholarship from the Foundation. Check out the Scholarship Portal today! It is important to remember that these scholarships will be for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 and the portal will not open again until later this year.

Please call the Foundation office at 281-7771 with any questions.

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LeadMN is offering scholarships for students who will still be enrolled at one of the Minnesota State colleges and university for the fall semester.  Applications  will be accepted for the following scholarships:

  • LeadMN Leadership Scholarship
  • Steve and Darla Frantz Leadership Scholarship
  • Morrie Anderson Endowed Scholarship
  • John Kenneth Niemi Memorial Tool Fund Scholarship
  • NEW Christine Rice Annual Scholarship (intended for single mothers with one or more child enrolled in a health-oriented field at one of the Minnesota State two-year colleges.

For more information, check out this flyer or the LeadMN website.

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Applications are now open for students to run in the 2019 Student Government Spring General Election​. If you are a student who is passionate about making a change at RCTC, would be a great leader, or is looking for an out of class learning experience, please apply! Additional details including the Intent to Run form can be found Student Life website.  Applications close February 21. ​​​

​Questions? Contact Laura at laura.engelman@rctc.edu.

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RCTC and Zumbro Valley Health Center have partnered to provide on-site psychotherapy services to our students. Sheri Pearson, LICSW, will start accepting appointments after the first week of classes for the following days and times:

  • Mondays – 8:00am to 12:00pm
  • Tuesdays – 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Thursdays – 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Fridays – 8:00am to 12:00pm

The new therapy office is located in the Student Health Services area. To schedule an appointment, please call (507) 285-7261 or email HealthServices@rctc.edu.

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Looking for a new job in the Rochester area?  Local employers have jobs available and are hiring.  Find a new job or explore new career opportunities from employers across the region.

Rochester Construction Job Fair
February 27, 10:00am-12:00pm
RCTC Heintz Center

Additional Job and Career Fairs

  • Customer Service/Retail/Hospitality Jobs and Career Fair, March 6, 2019
  • Manufacturing and Industry Jobs and Career Fair, April 3, 2019
  • Health Care Jobs and Career Fair, April 10, 2019

Keep checking the Beehive for more information on upcoming job and career fairs.

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Support the intercollegiate athletic teams at RCTC!  Check the athletics site for upcoming home games. It’s free to attend the games with your stinger ID!

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Open gym began during the Fall Semester and runs through the last day of the Spring Semester. Daily hours are from 10:00am-2:00pm Monday-Friday if supervision is available. For additional information, visit the Open Gym website.

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Thursday, February 7

  • Resume Roadshow, CF206, 9:30am-11:30am
    Are you looking for advice on writing a great resume? Create an effective resume or improve the one you already have. Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews. Learn different resume formats and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Saturday, February 9

  • Women’s Basketball vs. WTC, HOME, 1:00pm
  • Men’s Basketball vs. WTC, HOME, 3:00pm

Sunday, February 10

  • Wrestling vs. NJCAA National Qualifier, Worthingon, MN, 9:00am

Wednesday, February 13

  • Black History Month:  “This is Me” Fashion Show, Cafeteria, 12:00pm
    A student fashion show showcasing the diversity of humanity represented at RCTC. Whether by gender, age, ethnicity, religious background or sexual orientation, the intention of this show is to present, honor, embrace and respect the diverse cultures and values summed up in our student body, as well as promote love of others, and love of SELF.
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Anoka-Ramsey CC, HOME, 5:30pm
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Anoka-Ramsey CC, HOME, 7:30pm

Intramurals information can be found on the Yellowjackets Athletics website for RCTC.

Events Coming in February and March

February 14 Career Development Workshop: Get Your Career in Gear
February 18 Presidents Day Holiday-No Classes
February 21 Test with Success: Overcoming Test Anxiety Workshop
RCTC Theater Production: “The Christians”
February 22 Black History Month: “Ebony Night”
RCTC Theater Production: “The Christians”
February 23 RCTC Theater Production: “The Christians”
February 27
Black History Month: “Hidden Figures” Film Showing
March 4
“Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines”
Documentary Screening & Discussion
March 8
International Women’s Day: “Heroines of History”
March 11-15
Spring Break – No Classes
March 27
“I <3 Female Orgasm”
Basketball games and Wrestling matches either at home or away every week
Intramural Sports every week
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