The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, recently donated $10,000 to pay for Wi-Fi hotspots given to students studying online this semester at Springfield Technical Community College. The donation was sent to the STCC Foundation, which helps STCC meet its goals and commitments to provide superior educational opportunities in the community. More..
Springfield Technical Community College announces a series of events to be held during Massachusetts STEM Week, Oct. 19-23. STEM Week 2020 is organized by the Executive Office of Education and the STEM Advisory Council in partnership with the state’s 9 Regional STEM Networks. More..
Springfield Technical Community College this spring semester will continue to offer online classes with a combination of on-campus low-density labs for its health and STEM programs. In an email to the campus community on Oct. 7, STCC President John B. Cook said operations in the spring semester will mirror the plan made for the fall in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cook and his administration consulted with faculty in making the decision. More..
Registration is open for the Hampden Prep program offered through Springfield Technical Community College’s Springfield Adult Learning Center. Hampden Prep offers a unique free opportunity for adult community members to increase their digital skills with computers, online learning, keyboarding that is often needed for employment, college or training programs. More..
Two websites have ranked Springfield Technical Community College‘s medical assistant program the top in Massachusetts for quality and value. Medicalassistantadvice.com listed STCC as having the best medical assistant program in Massachusetts. STCC was listed as No. 1, beating out other community college and training programs in the state. Another website, MedAssistantEDU.org, rated the program as the most affordable in the Commonwealth.
Emerson Alexander, who graduated from STCC in the spring 2020, was part of a team that invented a lightweight mask that can sense eye movement and sleep signals when worn in an everyday environment. She co-authored an article about the invention in a peer-reviewed journal, “Matter.” More..
Frank Quigley enjoys giving back to the college that inspired him throughout his career. After serving for five years, he stepped down this year from his position as vice chairman and the alumni representative to the STCC Board of Trustees. Since 2010, he has served as a member of the STCC Foundation Board of Directors, including serving as president of the board. He continues to serve on the Foundation Board. More..
Springfield Technical Community College will hold its annual fall Open House on two dates, Oct. 14, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., and Oct. 15, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., in a virtual format. High school students, adult learners and their family members can log in to Zoom and meet virtually with representatives from the college’s degree and certificate programs and departments. More..