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List Rules People on this list must have gone to St. Cloud State University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from St. Cloud State University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from St. Cloud State University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished St. Cloud State University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended St. Cloud State University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from St. Cloud State University.

Items on this list include Richard Dean Anderson and Leo Kottke.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St. Cloud State University?” and “Which celebrities are St. Cloud State University alumni?”

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Jodi Huisentruit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Journalist, TV Journalist Jodi Sue Huisentruit was a television news anchor for KIMT, based in Mason City, Iowa in the United States. She disappeared in the early morning hours of June 27, 1995 and is believed to have ...more

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ODB is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Wrestler Jessica Nora Kresa is an American professional wrestler, referee and actress better known as ODB, currently signed to Ring of Honor known for her time in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where ...more

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Matt Cullen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete Matthew David Cullen is a professional ice hockey center of the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League. Cullen was born in Virginia, Minnesota, but grew up in Moorhead, Minnesota.

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Richard Dean Anderson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor Richard Dean Anderson is an American television and film actor, television producer and composer. He began his television career in 1976 as Dr. Jeff Webber in the American soap opera series ...more

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Dan Severson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Legislator, Fighter pilot Daniel Mark "Doc" Severson is an American politician. He is a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives who represented District 14A, which includes portions of Benton ...more

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Nick Begich is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Nicholas Joseph "Nick" Begich, Sr. was a Democratic Party member of the United States House of Representatives from Alaska. He disappeared in a plane crash in Alaska in 1972. His son ...more

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Ryan Malone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete Ryan Gregory Malone is a former American professional ice hockey forward. He has previously played in the National Hockey League with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning and New York ...more

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Bret Hedican is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete Bret Michael Hedican is an American former professional ice hockey player, a Stanley Cup champion, and a two-time US Olympian.

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Tyler Arnason is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Tyler Lawrence Arnason is an American former professional ice hockey center who played in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Blackhawks, Ottawa Senators and the Colorado Avalanche.

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Bob Gunther is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Businessperson, Legislator Bob Gunther is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 23A, which includes all or ...more

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Leo Kottke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Guitarist Leo Kottke is an acoustic guitarist. He is known for a fingerpicking style that draws on influences from blues, jazz, and folk music, and for syncopated, polyphonic melodies. He overcame a ...more

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Mark Hartigan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Mark Hartigan Mark Hartigan is a former professional ice hockey centre, who played in the National Hockey League with the Atlanta Thrashers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Anaheim Ducks and the Detroit Red Wings. He ...more

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James L. Muehlbauer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Businessperson James L. Muehlbauer, Jim has been Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance of Best Buy Co. Inc. since April 18, 2008.

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Amy Koch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Legislator Amy T. Koch was a member of the Minnesota Senate and its former Majority Leader. Koch represented District 19, which includes portions of Hennepin and Wright counties in the northwestern Twin ...more

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Bud Heidgerken is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Legislator, Teacher Bud Heidgerken is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A Republican, he represented District 13A, which includes portions of Kandiyohi, Pope and ...more

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Sherry M Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Certified Public Accountant, Businessperson Sherry Smith was promoted from corporate vice president and controller to corporate senior vice president, finance and treasurer. Her responsibilities in treasury and accounting now include debt ...more

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David Frederickson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Politician, Farmer David J. “Dave” Frederickson is a Minnesota politician, serving as Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture since January, 2011, and previously as a member of the Minnesota Senate ...more

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Dan Bakkedahl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Comedian, Actor Dan Bakkedahl is an American actor and improvisational comedian from Chicago's Second City. He is best known for starring as Steve Nugent in the FX comedy series Legit and for his recurring role ...more

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Rick Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Richard "Rick" Hill is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Montana. He was the Republican candidate for Governor of Montana in 2012.

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Tom Anzelc is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Legislator, Trade unionist, Teacher Thomas "Tom" Anzelc is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, he represents District 5B, ...more

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Mary Liz Holberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Legislator Mary Liz Holberg is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, she represents District 58A, which encompasses ...more

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Gail Kulick Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Legislator, Lawyer Gail Kulick Jackson is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives who represented District 16A, which includes portions of Benton, Mille Lacs, Morrison ...more

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Todd Bouman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Todd Bouman American football player Todd Matthew Bouman is a former American football quarterback. He was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 1997. He played college football at St. Cloud State. Bouman ...more

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Will Weaver is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
Author, Writer Will Weaver, is an American author.

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George Awada is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous St. Cloud State University Alumni
George Awada is an American professional ice hockey player. Awada's career began at junior level in the USHL, icing for the St. Paul Vulcans. Awada started well and in his first season as a ...more