STCC invests in digital literacy skills during pandemic
Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College had a long-term plan to ramp up online and digital learning. But then came the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced instructional designers working as part of STCC’s Center for Online and Digital Learning to move faster than they ever imagined
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Culture clashes in Western Mass inspire STCC grad’s animated comedy series
Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021

STCC graduate Zul Manzi is focused on the animated comedy series he created for the internet called “The Matumbila’s,” which is loosely based on his own family. The series is available on KweliTV, a video network that features stories by Black writers and content producers from around the world, including independent films, documentaries, web series, kids programming and more.
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Lessons learned in STCC’s fire technology program could save a life
Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Fire Protection and Safety Technology program at STCC is a benefit for many area firefighters and those who want to start a career in the field. Student Dominic “Dom” Grilli is a full-time firefighter in Springfield’s station 4 on Carew Street and is working on his associate degree in STCC’s Fire Protection and Safety Technology program at night.
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Researching COVID-19 daunting but rewarding for this STCC student
Date: Thursday, January 7, 2021

STCC Student Sebastian Sanchez is working toward his associate degree in health science and considering pursuing a certification to be a sterile processing technician. Meanwhile, he has his hands full with classes at STCC. Over the summer he took three courses, including one under the auspices of the STEM Starter Academy, which aims to draw more students to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Taking three classes was intense.
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New course at STCC prepares students for before- and after-school care
Date: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College this spring will offer a course that addresses a growing need: how to educate and care for children when school isn’t happening. Conor J. Bevan, the director of program development for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holyoke, will teach the new class, called Out of School Time.
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Honors Program at STCC inspires students to excel
Date: Monday, January 4, 2021

STCC students reflect on the benefits of the Honors Program, which gives them an opportunity to go deeper than they would in normal classes and explore topics of their own choosing.
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STCC’s technical mission propels liberal arts programs
Date: Thursday, December 24, 2020

From social work to fine arts and business, the wide range of liberal arts programs at Springfield Technical Community College helps to define its technical mission. As Richard Greco, dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, explains, a technical education is about putting into practice what you’re learning.
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STCC’s new majors ease transfer to 4-year colleges or universities
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Springfield Technical Community College unveiled new program options under general studies to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities and focus on liberal arts majors. The majors offered this spring are called English Communication and Professional Writing Transfer and Social Sciences Transfer.
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STCC class prepares students for careers in the paving industry
Date: Friday, December 11, 2020

Springfield Technical Community College will offer an asphalt pre-apprenticeship class that paves the way for careers working in asphalt laboratories. The 280-hour program, which runs Feb. 22 through April 23, consists of classroom work and paid, on-the-job training.
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STCC sends Stop & Shop donation to Springfield Public Schools
Date: Friday, December 11, 2020

Springfield Technical Community College has passed its donation of milk from Stop & Shop to Springfield Public Schools to help homeless, migrant and at-risk students. “During this time, we have seen so many families struggling, and being able to pass along a donation like this one brings not only smiles, but relief to their faces,” said Jose Lopez-Figueroa, director of the Center for Access Services at STCC.
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