Dr. Robbyn Wacker

SCSU Preparing Students for In-Person and Remote Jobs
St. Cloud State University has adjusted how they prepare students for life after college because things have changed because of the pandemic. As a society we may have always been moving toward more remote job opportunities but the amount of jobs that can be done remotely has increased greatly in th…
SCSU Mandating Vaccines for Staff and Some Students
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities are mandating vaccines for all employees and some students. Those required to get a vaccine or weekly test include Students living in college or university-owned residence facilities, students participating in intercollegiate athletics and students required…
Masters/Graduate Degrees Pay Off [PODCAST]
St. Cloud State University President Dr. Robbyn Wacker joined me on WJON today. She says people who have a MBA and/or graduate education during the pandemic were more likely to remain employed while those without that type of degree were more likely to lose their job.
My Life; Dr. Robbyn Wacker [PODCAST]
St. Cloud State University President Dr. Robbyn Wacker joined me on WJON for our "My Life" series. Wacker grew up in the small town of Security, Colorado as the 3rd of 3 children. Her older sister is 12 years older and her older brother 4 years older. She says both of her parents valued…
SCSU to Honor Fall Graduates in March [PODCAST]
Due to Covid-19 St. Cloud State wasn't able to honor their fall semester graduates with an in-person ceremony but they will make that opportunity possible in March. St. Cloud State University President Dr. Robbyn Wacker joined me on WJON today. She says because they are limited to gatherings …
SCSU Moving Toward More In-Person Learning [PODCAST]
St. Cloud State University President Dr. Robbyn Wacker joined me on WJON today. She is happy with how the University staff and students have adjusted during the Covid-19 pandemic. She says they only have 10 students and 4 staff members who are positive Covid-19.
SCSU Seeing Increases in Covid-19 Cases [PODCAST]
St. Cloud State University President Dr. Robbyn Wacker joined me on WJON this week. Dr. Wacker says St. Cloud State is seeing increases in positive Covid-19 cases among students and staff. She says they have adjusted almost all of their learning to distance learning with instructors working with s…
SCSU Managing Covid-19 Well [PODCAST]
St. Cloud State University President Dr. Robbyn Wacker joined me on WJON today. She says they have had few positive Covid-19 cases and both staff and students have done a good job masking and living up to the guidelines expected. She says SCSU has classes that are both in-person and online only an…
St. Cloud State Ready In Case Covid-19 Numbers Rise [PODCAST]
St. Cloud State University President Dr. Robbyn Wacker joined me on WJON today. Wacker says they've adjusted to what is a new normal with masks and a combination of in-person and online classes for students. She says despite the pandemic students and staff are still excited about the beginnin…