This spring, Kimberly Quinonez will reach a goal she once thought was impossible: She will have a college degree. When she first came to Springfield Technical Community College in 2014, Quinonez was 43 years old and had recently spent a year in a substance abuse recovery program. She had battled decades of addiction. She didn’t have a high school diploma. But she was determined to get an education. She found the support she needed at STCC.
Statement issued by 15 community college presidents: Now that all Massachusetts residents 16+ are eligible to access appointments, we strongly urge our students, employees, and all in our college communities to receive a COVID-19 vaccination as soon as they are able. More..
Dress for Success Western Massachusetts will honor a professor and staff member from Springfield Technical Community College at an event celebrating women and mentorship. In a news release, Dress for Success announced it will honor Christina Atwater as Volunteer of the Year during its signature event, Common Threads, which is scheduled April 22, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The organization also will recognize STCC staff member Jenary Merced with the Distinguished Alumna Award.
Springfield Technical Community College and the STCC Foundation will kick off a free learning series for the Western Massachusetts community that combines education and wellness in a fun and engaging format. More..
The Shays' Rebellion website, developed in 2006 with funding STCC received from the National Endowment for the Humanities, recently was upgraded and made more accessible to the public. The website provides a wealth of information for educators and historians throughout the country. More..
Springfield Technical Community College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic will continue to offer free preventative treatment for children and adults through April. The clinic on the campus of STCC started offering free treatment in February. STCC usually charges a nominal fee for services, but the college decided to waive fees to help the community, many of whom are facing financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.