The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education (BHE) voted Dec. 12 to grant in-state tuition rates to evacuees from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who have been displaced by Hurricane Maria. With today’s vote, the state community colleges, state universities and the University of Massachusetts campuses will offer in-state tuition rates immediately through spring semester 2018. More..
Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College today officially launched the new MCCTI Gaming School, where area residents interested in working as professional card dealers or croupiers at MGM Springfield can start taking training classes early next year.
Media alert about presentation on climate change. Michael Rawlins, associate director of the Climate System Research Center, UMass, Amherst. Professor Rawlins, an international authority of climate science, is an expert at breaking the data down to its basic understandable elements. STCC students have been invited to join the discussion. More..
Starting Jan. 24, Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) will once again offer free income tax filing assistance for low-to-moderate income taxpayers. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will help STCC students and surrounding community residents prepare and file their basic federal and state tax returns. Tax help will be available by appointment from Wednesday, Jan. 24, through Saturday, April 14. More..
Anyone interested in working as a professional card dealer or croupier at the soon-to-open MGM Springfield will have their first opportunity to sign up for training classes on Wed., Dec. 6, at a downtown event launching the new MCCTI Gaming School.
American Book Fest selected Springfield Technical Community College Professor Paul B. Thornton’s “Precise Leaders Get Results” as a finalist for the 2017 Best Book Awards in the “Business: Management & Leadership” category. More..
Springfield Technical Community College Dental Hygiene program and the Valley District Dental Society will co-host the first Community Dental Day on Dec. 9, 2017. The event provides an opportunity for area residents who might not be receiving any dental care to obtain free treatment and schedule follow-up visits.
At a time when biotechnology jobs are hitting an all-time high in Massachusetts, Springfield Technical Community College offers one of the few degree-granting programs in Western Massachusetts that can train students for careers in the booming industry. To raise awareness about the program, STCC on Nov. 20 hosted a Biotechnology Career Exploration Luncheon for students and a tour of STCC’s state-of-the-art biotech labs. More..
Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) will once again offer its popular four-week online Winter Session with classes starting Friday, Dec. 22, through Thursday, Jan. 18. Winter session classes are the perfect opportunity for area college students to earn college credit during the traditional winter break period. More..