Groups and Events

Group & Event Calendar

The Student Parent Support Center (SPSC), along with St. Cloud State University, offers a variety of groups, events, & workshops to SCSU expecting and parenting students.  To stay up to date with our programs please view our calendar below and/or follow us on Facebook: SCSU Student Parent Support Center.

"Lunch N Learn" Student Parent Groups:

This group will be offered weekly at lunch time with speakers on relevant topics to student parents and how to be successfully in college while parenting.  Healthy meals and snacks are provided. Children are welcome!

Educational Workshops:

Educational workshops are intended to provide education on parenting topics on a monthly basis.  Key campus and community resources, educators, and parents present hot topic, parenting related information.  Previous examples include: Parenting the Love & Logic Way: Winning with Words Sharing the Power, Bike Safety Education, Bed Time Routine, Healthy Eating on a Budget, Balancing it All, etc. Family Members & Children Welcome!

*Child Care is available for most Educational Workshop Events. 

Social Events:

Social Events are created through the co-sponsorship of various SCSU offices to encourage FREE and Fun Social activities for Student Parents and their Families on a monthly basis.  Previous Examples include: Family Movie Night, Family Bowling Night, Picnics, Sledding with the Huskies, Human Ice Bowling, Rock Climbing, Open Gym Night, Bike Rodeo and Picnic, Trunk or Treat, etc. Family Members & Children Welcome!

Fall 2014 Schedule:






Open House

SPSC Staff

Sept. 4th


ECC 112a

Balance it All – Lunch N Learn

Dr. Greenberg

Sept. 10th


ECC 123

Family Weekend – Social Event

SPSC Staff/Adult Learner Staff/Celebrate team

Sept. 12th


Atwood Theater Lounge

Learning Styles & Study Skills – Lunch N Learn


Sept. 17th


ECC 123

Healthy Eating & Shopping – U of M Extensions office. Educational   Workshop

*child care available with RSVP

JoDee Christianson

Sept. 18th


ECC 112

Wedum Single Parent Scholarship Banquette


Sept. 23rd


SCSU Welcome Center

Miller Center – Lunch N Learn

Robin Ewing

Sept. 24th

11-12pm: eat and socailize

12-1pm: presentation

ECC 123

Conflict Resolution- Lunch N Learn

Jason Wentworth

Oct. 1st 


ECC 123 

Yoga/ Mindfulness- Lunch N learn

JoDee Christianson 

Oct. 8th


Women's Center

CAPS- Lunch N Learn

Taunja Meers

Oct. 15th


ECC 123 

Health Services- Lunch N Learn 

Stacy Black

Oct. 22nd 


Health Services Conference Room

HiHH (Hill Hall) 167 - click link below for location/map 

Advising Center- Lunch N Learn

Mary Kavanagh

Oct 29th

11-12pm: eat and socailize

12-1pm: presentation

ECC 123

Trunk or Treat Event

Student Parent Support Center, Lindgren Child Care Center, Veteran's Resource Center

Oct. 31st


South Pay Parking Lot. Outside of the ECC Building.

Emotional Coaching- Lunch N Learn

Dennis Mergen

Nov. 5th


ECC 123

Healthy Relationships- Lunch N Learn

Women's Center-

Nov. 12th


ECC 123

Career Service- Lunch N Learn

Michelle Schmitz 

Nov. 19th


ECC 123

Catholic Charities- Lunch N Learn


Nov. 29th


ECC 123

Potluck- Lunch N Learn

Student Parent Support Center

Dec. 3rd


ECC 123

Art & Craft- Lunch N Learn

Student Parent Support Center

Dec. 10th


ECC 123 

Kids Movie Night- Social Event

Student Parent Support Center, UPB Film

Dec. 12th


Atwwod Little Theatre

Saturday Stay & Play- Chance to enter to a drawing for our biggest holiday giveaway!

Student Parent Support Center, Lindgren Child Care Center

Dec. 13th


Lindgren Child Care Center