STCC names English professor as Faculty of the Year
Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Professor Denise "Daisy" Flaim is the recipient of the Faculty of the Year Award for 2019-2020. The award recognizes Flaim’s teaching techniques to accommodate a variety of learning styles, her efforts to build an inclusive classroom, her work with students outside of the classroom, support letters from colleagues, students and supervisors as well as her service contributions to STCC.
Bringing diversity into STEM fields is this STCC grad’s mission in life
Date: Monday, December 7, 2020

Vastly underrepresented in the STEM field, women and people of color often feel marginalized and unsupported in the halls of academia. That was true for Carolyn Gardner-Thomas until she came to Springfield Technical Community College, where she graduated in 1998 with an associate degree in engineering.
STCC creates affordable transfer agreements with Post University
Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020

Springfield Technical Community College this fall partnered with Post University in Waterbury, Conn., to offer seamless transfer pathways in six programs. Students in the following STCC associate degree programs have an opportunity to transfer to Post University and pursue a bachelor’s degree: applied psychology, business transfer, communication and digital media, criminal justice transfer, early childhood education transfer, and human services/social work.
STCC joins GivingTuesday to help students get textbooks
Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Springfield Technical Community College will participate in GivingTuesday on Dec. 1 with the theme “STCC to the Books,” an initiative to help defray the cost of textbooks for students. “For GivingTuesday this year, we are highlighting donations to fund our Mary Kileen-Bennett Book Scholarship fund, so donors can support us with gifts around the costs of textbooks,” said Kelly Galanis, director of Operations & Donor Relations at STCC.
In STCC 1960s class, unsettled history offers insight into today’s social movements
Date: Monday, November 23, 2020

Social Change in the 1960s, a three-credit course in the history department, urges students to look closely at the iconic revolutions of that era: Vietnam War protests, the civil rights movement, the fight for women’s liberation and gay rights.
New STCC class this spring explores income tax preparation
Date: Monday, November 23, 2020

Springfield Technical Community College this spring will offer a new class that teaches students to prepare federal income taxes. The training will help students develop a skill to prepare taxes for themselves, family and friends. In addition, they could become excellent candidates for tax preparation jobs, said Anthony Rondinelli, a professor of business administration who is teaching the three-credit class called BUS-151 Federal Income Tax Preparation.
STCC launches LGBTQIA+ employee resource group on Transgender Remembrance Day
Date: Friday, November 20, 2020

On the day marking Transgender Day of Remembrance, Springfield Technical Community College announces a new LGBTQIA+ Employee Resource Group. The new group at STCC will join existing employee support networks, including the Hispanic Association of Higher Education (HAHE) and the Black Professionals Group (BPG).
Drinking water training courses create pathway to in-demand jobs
Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Springfield Technical Community College will continue to offer its series of online certificate training courses to prepare students for careers in the drinking water industry. This spring STCC will offer the “Basic Water Treatment” course which will run from Feb. 8 – April 16.
STCC receives donation of feminine products to assist students
Date: Monday, November 16, 2020

Springfield Technical Community College’s Center for Access Services received a donation of Always brand feminine hygiene pads to help students who are struggling financially through the pandemic. Always offered to donate several pallets of women’s pads to the STCC food pantry, known as the Ram Cupboard. Stop & Shop, which has made previous food gift card donations worth $13,500, contacted STCC to ask if the college would be interested in the feminine products.
STCC’s affordable online ‘winter session’ starts Dec. 23
Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020

Springfield Technical Community College will offer a four-week online winter session in December, an affordable opportunity for college students whether they’re enrolled at STCC or another school. The session runs Wednesday, Dec. 23, through Tuesday, Jan. 19. Registration for current students opens Nov. 18. Registration for new students begins Nov. 23.