Today, more than ever, a college education is a necessity for those wanting success economically and professionally life in Western Massachusetts. STCC's greatest strength is the commitment our faculty and staff demonstrate toward students to help each student succeed in his or her academic objectives. A college education opens closed pathways and makes career opportunities possible. Our region's long-term economic achievement will be driven by the availability of a highly educated and skilled workforce. This year, STCC will serve over 8,700 students, in over 90 degree options and certificate programs.
Based on the principles of trust and integrity, the STCC Foundation is a separate, non-profit, tax-exempt corporation whose purpose is to support the mission of the College and serve as a catalyst for workforce and economic development success. The Springfield Technical Community College Foundation, Inc. is a designed to accept tax-deductible gifts and bequests of cash, real estate, equipment, securities, life insurance, and other property. All gifts are used to enhance the high quality of education offered at STCC. The Foundation is comprised of community leaders from the region served by STCC. These individuals generously give of their time, talents and resources.
Donor support provides vital resources to enable STCC to respond to the rapidly changing needs of our students and ensure a high performing, globally competitive workforce for the region. For employers, a better-trained stream of graduates will lead to lower costs, higher employee retention, greater productivity, and better economic competitiveness.