STCC offers free classes for early childhood educators
Date: Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College is offering a number of free training opportunities for early childhood educators looking to advance their qualifications. The free seats are for new and existing early childhood educators. They need to complete an Individual Professional Development Plan to be eligible.
STCC 4-week online winter session starts Dec. 23
Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College will offer a four-week online winter session with classes running Thursday, Dec. 23, through Wednesday, Jan. 19. The winter session classes can be used as electives at both community colleges and four-year colleges and universities, said Richard Greco, dean of the School of Liberal and Professional Studies at STCC.
STCC Career and Transfer Fair opens door to opportunities
Date: Monday, December 13, 2021

Students flocked to the Back to Business Career and Transfer Fair at Springfield Technical Community College on Dec. 8 looking for opportunities to get a foot in the door at area businesses. Employers with a need to fill positions said they were thrilled to meet STCC students and other fair attendees to find out if they were a good fit. The fair also attracted representatives from area colleges who helped students with questions about transferring to get their bachelor’s degrees
STCC freshman student gets elected to Chicopee School Committee
Date: Friday, December 10, 2021

Tim Wagner is serving on the School Committee in Chicopee while attending STCC as a full-time student. Wagner talks about his love for serving his community and passion for technology. He studies computer information technologies at STCC.
STCC graphic communications and photography program wins accreditation
Date: Thursday, December 9, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College’s Graphic Communications and Photography program earned national accreditation in six areas after a comprehensive review. Lara Sharp, dean of the School of STEM, said earning accreditation is significant and reflects the high quality of a program.
STCC receives $55,000 from Community Foundation of Western Mass
Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College received two grants worth $55,000 from the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts. A $30,000 Flexible Funding Grant awarded to the STCC Foundation will be used to boost the student empowerment fund, which was created as a resource for students facing a variety of barriers standing in the way of their ability to complete their education.
STCC student leads collection drive for Afghan refugees
Date: Monday, December 6, 2021

When she heard the news about Afghan refugees arriving in Western Massachusetts, Springfield Technical Community College student Aminah Bergeron decided to take action. Bergeron, vice president of the Student Government Association at STCC, brainstormed with fellow students ways to help the refugees. They agreed to organize a donation drive to collect necessities for newly arrived families
Health Careers Exploration Night spotlights STCC’s programs
Date: Friday, December 3, 2021

The Allied Health Careers Exploration Night at Springfield Technical Community College offered a close-up look at the hands-on medical programs that prepare students for rewarding, in-demand careers. The open house on Nov. 30 attracted residents from the region as well as STCC students curious to learn more about the nearly two dozen healthcare degree and certificate programs.
Assistant professor of biology picks up mantle of popular afflictions and maladies course
Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Kelson Ettienne-Modeste teaches a class created and launched more than five years ago by Dean of Liberal and Professional Studies Richard Greco when he was a member of the faculty. Today, the course may be even more relevant and engaging than ever with COVID-19 capturing headlines every day and leaving its mark on nearly all aspects of life.
‘Dementia experience’ offers empathy lesson for STCC students
Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College students in two health science programs used a wheelchair, wore gloves, donned eyeglasses with obscured lenses, put on headphones and used other tools to get a sense of what it’s like to live with dementia.