College kicks off ‘Leap Forward with STCC!’ fundraising effort
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

In celebration of the leap year, the Springfield Technical Community College Foundation has launched a “leap forward” fundraising campaign to support students. The Foundation is asking alumni, parents, the community and friends of the college to make a gift of $29 in the month of February. The contribution will go directly to support the students currently enrolled at STCC.
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STCC names coordinator of Academic Advising and Transfer Center
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Springfield Technical Community College announces the appointment of Kiyota Garcia as coordinator of the Academic Advising and Transfer Center, effective Jan. 27. In 2010, Garcia started working in the Academic Advising and Transfer Center, which provides continuous support to strengthen, nurture, empower and educate students in making informed decisions that will guide their educational experience.
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STCC announces Black History Month events
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Springfield Technical Community College will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with a series of events on campus. The events, which are open to the public, are free except for the Soul Food & Jazz Luncheon, which costs $5 for the general public and $2 for STCC students.
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Love 101: STCC class explores matters of the heart
Date: Monday, January 27, 2020

Eric Brown teaches the Psychology of Love at Springfield Technical Community College, an honors class that explores the mysterious and powerful emotion in detail. The course takes a scholarly yet humanistic approach to studying how love shapes elements of psychology, sociology and anthropology. While there are a handful of love-themed psychology classes at four-year colleges and universities in the United States, Brown said STCC may be the only community college that offers such a course.
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STCC welcomes Springfield middle-schoolers for ‘physics of basketball’
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020

About 75 students from three Springfield middle schools recently had a chance to apply a physics lesson to the game of basketball. In a partnership between Springfield Technical Community College and Springfield Public Schools, students from Alfred G. Zanetti Montessori Magnet School, Forest Park Middle School and Van Sickle Academy on Jan. 16 participated in an event dubbed “the physics of basketball.”
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Internship gives STCC business student hands-on experience
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

While a student at STCC, Julia Baker of Southwick beefed up marketing efforts for several businesses that work with the MSBDC. She took photos, shot videos and offered social media advice. She was able to learn what makes small businesses tick – from startups to well-established companies.
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STCC to offer legal interpreting certificate program
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Interested in working as a legal interpreter? Springfield Technical Community College will offer training beginning Feb. 25. The course runs through April, with classes meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
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STCC offers ‘cool’ opportunities for Hawaiian student-athlete
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Kassidy Hopfe, who grew up in Hawaii, decided STCC was a great opportunity to get an excellent education and play basketball on a collegiate level. Women's basketball coach Ed Guczek calls Hopfe a "very valuable member of this year's team."
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STCC to offer certified auto damage appraisal course
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Springfield Technical Community College will offer a certified auto damage appraisal course for insurance claims professionals and auto body technicians beginning Feb. 4. The 60-hour course is the first step to becoming an auto damage appraiser in Massachusetts. The training through STCC’s Workforce Development Center prepares students for the exam to be a licensed appraiser.
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STCC Civil Engineering Technology program builds a bridge to an exciting career
Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020

The Civil Engineering Technology program at STCC prepares students for robust careers as technicians who help civil engineers to plan, design and build highways, bridges, utilities and other infrastructure projects. They play a key role in commercial, industrial, residential and land development projects.
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