STCC News

STCC student joins steampunk wheelchair design project
Date: Monday, March 28, 2022

STCC student Gabriel Luppi is teaming up with steampunk expert Bruce Rosenbaum and Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical School in Palmer to design a Quantum Power wheelchair that incorporates the visual aesthetics of steampunk, which combines history, art and technology to make inspiring, functional and personal products.
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New dean at STCC brings experience and a desire to help students succeed
Date: Monday, March 28, 2022

Hired in March 2022, Samantha Plourd will lead comprehensive efforts across STCC from enrollment through to graduation, working closely with colleagues in Students Affairs, as well as with faculty and administrators in Academic Affairs.
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STCC ‘Sustainathon’ to feature climate talk by former NASA astronaut
Date: Monday, March 28, 2022

Springfield Technical Community College will celebrate Earth Day 2022 with a virtual “Sustainathon” that connects students with scientists, including former astronaut and Western Massachusetts resident Dr. Cady Coleman.
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New dean at STCC makes a connection with her students
Date: Monday, March 28, 2022

Kiyota Garcia started working at STCC in 2010, and has taken on various leadership roles over the past 11 years. Recently named Dean of Student Initiatives, Garcia is responsible for administration, leadership and management of services that directly relate to student support. Garcia relates to students and hopes that her background can inspire them to do their best. Garcia is the first in her family to graduate from college and the eldest of five children.
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STCC seeks legislative support to relocate health programs
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Meeting with Springfield-area legislators, Springfield Technical Community College President John B. Cook asked for continued support for a capital project that would move healthcare programs out of an 80-year-old campus building that has outlived its usefulness.
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Art gallery’s Covid exhibition features work by STCC faculty and visual artist
Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2022

The Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery at Springfield Technical Community College presents “The Covid Series” by STCC art faculty member Paul Bloomfield through March 31. Bloomfield, who teaches painting and drawing at STCC, started his series of paintings in the spring of 2020, the early days of the pandemic, and has continued working on the art.
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STCC hosts roundtable discussion for businesses owned by people of color
Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Springfield Technical Community College welcomed state Sen. Adam Gomez, D-Springfield, who hosted a roundtable discussion that put a spotlight on local businesses owned by Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC).
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STCC partners with YWCA to provide resources for victims of domestic violence
Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Springfield Technical Community College is working with the YWCA of Western Massachusetts to provide free counseling services for students and employees who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.
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STCC provided affordable, inspiring start for student who transferred to George Washington University
Date: Monday, March 14, 2022

When she graduated from Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School in South Hadley, Sydney Rachael Levin-Epstein knew she would one day pursue a bachelor’s degree from a four-year university. She did get a bachelor’s in political science from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. But before she enrolled at GWU, she decided to take several classes at Springfield Technical Community College.
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STCC invites businesses to join March 30 Back to Business career and transfer fair
Date: Monday, March 14, 2022

Springfield Technical Community College will host a spring Back to Business Career & Transfer Fair on March 30 with area employers seeking to attract and retain employees.
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