STCC to offer vaccines, joins White House’s College Challenge
Date: Monday, June 14, 2021

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.
College for Kids at STCC offers fun, educational experiences
Date: Friday, June 11, 2021

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.
Free OSHA 10 training offered at STCC in June
Date: Friday, June 11, 2021

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.
STCC celebrates 2021 graduates with a festive on-campus parade
Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

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.
Students share love for STCC with MSNBC, NBC News
Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

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.
STCC offers free STEM workshops in July
Date: Friday, June 4, 2021

HSI STEM at Springfield Technical Community College will offer free workshops for local middle and high school students in July.
STCC names interim vice president of advancement and external affairs
Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021

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.
STCC professor awarded fellowship to revamp developmental math
Date: Friday, May 21, 2021

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.
STCC staffers named to BusinessWest’s prestigious 40 Under Forty list
Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021

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.
‘STCC GIVES’ fundraising campaign seeks support for students
Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The Springfield Technical Community College Foundation on June 3 will kick off “STCC GIVES,” a fundraising effort that seeks support for student programs and scholarships.