Springfield Technical Community College joined the COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge, an effort by the White House and U.S. Department of Education to end the pandemic. Nearly 600 colleges and universities are participating in the initiative which includes a public awareness campaign to get as many people as possible vaccinated in the coming weeks. The College Vaccine Challenge is part of a larger White House initiative to have 70 percent of U.S. adults vaccinated by July 4. More..
Do you have children who are ready to learn while having fun? Consider registering them for College for Kids at Springfield Technical Community College, a summer program that exposes participants between 11 and 16 to learning opportunities available in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Some of the available programs focus on arts and sports. More..
Springfield Technical Community College’s Adult Basic Education center is offering free OSHA 10 certificate training. This 10-hour course teaches basic safety and health information to anyone in the construction and general industry. It explains how to recognize and prevent serious workplace hazards, workers’ rights, employer responsibilities and how to file an OSHA complaint. More..
Springfield Technical Community College students who spent a year studying mostly from home arrived on campus in cars for a parade celebrating their accomplishments in the face of pandemic-related challenges. More..
Three STCC students were interviewed by an NBC News crew for a story about President Biden’s proposal to make community colleges tuition-free. The piece aired on MSNBC on June 3 and may get picked up on other programs, including possibly NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt. More..
Springfield Technical Community College has named an interim vice president of advancement and external affairs, a leadership position that oversees institution-sustaining efforts, engagement writ-large, and strategic communication. More..
Dr. Vanessa Hill has been awarded the first Foundation Innovation Fellowship at Springfield Technical Community College to lead an initiative to reform developmental mathematics at STCC. Hill, a professor of mathematics at STCC, said reform stands a critical issue because degree completion by students in remediation is rare. More..
Springfield Technical Community College is proud to announce two of the college staff joined BusinessWest’s 40 Under Forty Class of 2021. BusinessWest is honoring Kiyota Garcia, assistant dean of Student Initiatives, and Vonetta Lightfoot, operations manager for the Office of Multicultural Affairs. They were two of 40 professionals (under the age of 40) who joined the Class of 2021. According to BusinessWest, judges sifted through 200 unique nominations. More..