STCC News

STCC invests in program helping Black, Latino men succeed
Date: Friday, September 17, 2021

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.
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STCC on mission to support women in engineering
Date: Friday, September 17, 2021

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.
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STCC-Elms social work transfer program expands with master’s degree option
Date: Monday, September 13, 2021

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.
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STCC to celebrate Hispanic/Latinx History Month
Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College will celebrate Hispanic/Latinix History Month with a number of in-person and virtual events featuring themes that will resonate with students.
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STCC welcomes annual Stop & Shop donation for students in need
Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

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.
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STCC staffer shares memories of deployment to ground zero after 9/11
Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

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.
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‘Carberry Conversations’ at STCC kicks off with photographer Ben Brody
Date: Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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.
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Gov. Baker appoints 3 to STCC Board of Trustees
Date: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

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.
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Gateway to College at STCC propels student toward success
Date: Monday, August 30, 2021

Daniel Doby joins Springfield Technical Community College as a full-time student this fall with a head start thanks to Gateway to College. He discusses how Gateway helped him get ahead.
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STCC obtains federal grant to lower cost of textbooks for students
Date: Friday, August 20, 2021

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.
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