The director of the MILE program hopes to open doors for male students and promote student success by providing mentoring, academic support and community engagement opportunities. The MILE program consists of one-on-one and group mentoring, skill-building workshops, community service, tutoring sessions, and advising. More..
STCC uses outreach, mentorship and other tools and resources to encourage women and people of color to enroll in engineering programs. Engineering professors serve as role models and mentors to the students who may never have been told they can become an engineer. More..
The STCC-Elms partnership recently expanded to include St. Louis University (SLU), which offers a Master of Social Work degree. Master’s level classes are taught online and in person on the Elms College campus. The associate and bachelor's degree courses are taught at STCC. More..
Springfield Technical Community College received a five-year commitment from Stop & Shop to help stock the shelves of an on-campus food pantry for students facing food insecurities. Stop & Shop, which first partnered with STCC in the fall of 2019, committed to donating $50,000 over five years, or $10,000 a year.
On the 20th anniversary of the nation’s deadliest terrorist attack, STCC staff member Jonathan Miller wants to share memories of his work helping others at ground zero in a Zoom presentation he is calling “9/11 Remembrance: A Responder’s Perspective.” On Sept. 9, at 2 p.m., STCC will host a webinar featuring Miller, who will recount stories and share emotions felt during the intense two weeks of his first deployment. More..
Carberry Conversations, presented by Springfield Technical Community College’s Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery, kicks off Friday, Sept 10, noon to 1 p.m., with a virtual conversation between associate professor and gallery coordinator Sondra Peron and war photographer Ben Brody, of Southampton, about post 9/11 image-making and the recent fall of Afghanistan. More..
The Springfield Technical Community College Board of Trustees welcomes three new members: Samalid M. Hogan, Norman Rolda and student trustee Monique Selden-Riley. Gov. Charlie Baker appointed Hogan, Roldan and Selden-Riley to serve on the board. The STCC student body in April elected Selden-Riley as its representative.
Springfield Technical Community College is one of six colleges that received a federal grant that aims to increase the number of college courses that use free Open Educational Resources rather than costly textbooks. STCC is part of a consortium that received a $440,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education for a new project to add more access to free Open Educational Resources (OERs). The goal of the grant is to make college more affordable and inclusive. More..