STCC News

STCC’s Heart of a Man series returns for spring 2021
Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College’s Heart of a Man virtual series returns this spring with discussions designed to engage men in conversations about masculinity, gender stereotypes, interpersonal violence, race, politics and social justice.
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STCC students find many reasons to follow MassTransfer road to UMass
Date: Friday, February 26, 2021

STCC students who transfer to UMass can save a penny by taking most of their introductory and core required courses at the less costly community college, saving the bulk of their major-related courses for their two years at UMass. But that’s not the only reason they chose that route for their college education.
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STCC Optics and Photonics professor wins award for leadership
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021

A Springfield Technical Community College professor of Optics and Photonics Technology joins 16 recipients from prestigious institutions worldwide to receive awards and medals from the Optical Society (OSA).
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STCC to host Tibetan Monks as virtual event on Feb. 25
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College invites the public to join students and participate in a virtual ceremony featuring the Tibetan Monks on Feb. 25 at noon. The monks will present live from India directly to the STCC community. Their virtual stop at STCC is part of The Mystical Arts of Tibet Tours with The Drepung Loseling Monks. Registration is required. Visit stcc.io/monks2021.
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Former STCC students now serving as lawmakers to join ‘Community Conversations’
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Four lawmakers who once were students at Springfield Technical Community College will join the next segment of “Community Conversations” on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 12:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m. The public is invited to attend the virtual event. Featured speakers are state reps. Bud L. Williams, Angelo J. Puppolo Jr., Orlando Ramos and state Sen. Adam Gomez. To register for the free virtual event, visit stcc.edu/conversations.
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Virtual event designed to inspire women to pursue STEM majors and careers
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Pioneer Valley Women in STEM (PVWIS) network and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) are co-sponsoring Unleash Your Inner STEM!, a free virtual event on Feb. 25 from 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. While open to all women in STEM (student or professional), this event targets community college women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors.
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Faced with hardship, Springfield woman finds path to success at STCC
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021

Jenary Merced, an admissions counselor at STCC, shares her story about how she overcame obstacles and found support from faculty and staff at STCC. Her experience at STCC inspired her to continue her education.
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STCC announces fall 2020 dean’s list
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College celebrates the accomplishment of the 834 students who were named to the fall 2020 dean’s list. The dean’s list is published each semester to recognize excellence in academic performance. To be considered, degree-seeking students must earn 12 or more college level credits in the current semester, or a total of 12 or more combined college-level credits earned during the fall and spring semesters, and achieve a 3.3 or above grade point average.
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Climate Bill Letter of Support
Date: Monday, February 1, 2021

Community College presidents write letter in strong support of an Act Creating a Next-Generation Roadmap for Massachusetts Climate Policy (S.9). The Next-Generation Roadmap bill is a necessary step that protects the health and safety of Massachusetts residents by accelerating the pace to reach net zero emissions while also protecting environmental justice communities.
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STCC Dental Hygiene Clinic to offer free treatment for 2 months
Date: Friday, February 5, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic will offer free preventative treatment for children and adults in February and March. The clinic on the campus of STCC usually charges a nominal fee for services, but the college decided to waive fees for two months to help the community, many of whom are facing financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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