Minnesota Student Parent Support Initiative

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!

Spring 2016 Schedule:

Events Presenter/Collaboration Date Time Location
Lunch N' Learn- Health and Nutrition Dietician Amy Goblirsch- SODEXO Jan 27th      12:00-1:00pm Atwood Loft
Educational Workshop- Healthy Relationships Central MN Sexual Assualt Center Feb 9th 12:00-1:00pm Atwood Mississippi
Lunch N' Learn- Campus Area Police Services Dan McClure Feb 24th 12:00-1:00pm Atwood Mississippi
Educational Workshop- Picky Eating Applied Behavioral Analysis Mar 15th 12:00-1:00pm Atwood Mississippi

Lunch N' Learn- Preventing the Misuse & Abuse of the Prescription Medication

Peer Education and Prevention Team Mar 30th 12:00-1:00pm Atwood Mississippi
Educational Workshop-Bedtime Routine Applied Behavioral Analysis Apr 12th 12:00-1:00pm Atwood Mississippi

Social- Bike Rodeo

SPSC and LCCC Apr 14th 5:30-7:00pm ECC Parking Lot
Lunch N' Learn- FAIM and Tri-CAP Services Emily Bezdicek Apr 27th 12:00-1:00pm Atwood Mississippi