STCC News

STCC students present COVID-19 research at statewide conference
Date: Monday, April 26, 2021

More than 60 Springfield Technical Community College students on April 23 joined the Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference (MassURC), which united more than 900 undergraduate students from colleges and universities within the Commonwealth. Students from STCC’s STEM Starter Academy presented 31 research posters. The team that won at STCC’s Sustainathon Research competition earlier in the spring worked on a project titled “COVID-19 Impacts on the Environment.”
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STCC medical assistant program ranked 3rd best in Mass.
Date: Monday, April 26, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College’s medical assistant program was listed as the third best in Massachusetts among the Top Accredited Medical Assistant Programs and Schools in Massachusetts for 2021, according to the website Find Medical Assistant Programs.
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STCC offers free summer class for family child care providers
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021

Partnering with the union that represents early childhood educators, Springfield Technical Community College will offer a free class this summer for family child care providers.
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STCC presents author, activist Frederick Joseph on April 29
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021

The Springfield Technical Community College Diversity Speaker and Performance Series on April 29 at 12:30 p.m. will present Frederick Joseph, bestselling author of “The Black Friend.”
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After decades of addiction, student draws inspiration from STCC
Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021

This spring, Kimberly Quinonez will reach a goal she once thought was impossible: She will have a college degree. When she first came to Springfield Technical Community College in 2014, Quinonez was 43 years old and had recently spent a year in a substance abuse recovery program. She had battled decades of addiction. She didn’t have a high school diploma. But she was determined to get an education. She found the support she needed at STCC.
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Vaccination statement issued by 15 community college presidents
Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Statement issued by 15 community college presidents: Now that all Massachusetts residents 16+ are eligible to access appointments, we strongly urge our students, employees, and all in our college communities to receive a COVID-19 vaccination as soon as they are able.
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Dress for Success Western MA honors STCC faculty, staff
Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Dress for Success Western Massachusetts will honor a professor and staff member from Springfield Technical Community College at an event celebrating women and mentorship. In a news release, Dress for Success announced it will honor Christina Atwater as Volunteer of the Year during its signature event, Common Threads, which is scheduled April 22, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The organization also will recognize STCC staff member Jenary Merced with the Distinguished Alumna Award.
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STCC launches ‘Spring Into Wellness’ learning series
Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College and the STCC Foundation will kick off a free learning series for the Western Massachusetts community that combines education and wellness in a fun and engaging format.
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STCC to host Gateway to College info session on April 21
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Gateway to College at Springfield Technical Community College will hold a live virtual info session on April 21 at 3 p.m.
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STCC Shays’ Rebellion website serves as valuable resource for schools, historians
Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The Shays' Rebellion website, developed in 2006 with funding STCC received from the National Endowment for the Humanities, recently was upgraded and made more accessible to the public. The website provides a wealth of information for educators and historians throughout the country.
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