“Eric Pelka: 90s NYC to Rural Western Massachusetts” features dozens of paintings and drawings in an elaborate installation at the Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery at Springfield Technical Community College on view through Nov. 9. Two events are planned on Tuesday, Oct. 29: a meet and greet reception 9:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. and an evening celebration 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. More..
for students in need. Stop & Shop donated $5,000 to support the Ram Cupboard, an emergency food pantry designed to help support students in meeting basic nutritional needs. Students who qualify receive emergency groceries at no cost to them.
Children at Alice B. Beal Elementary School will get help in class this year from students at Springfield Technical Community College. STCC is partnering with the elementary school at 285 Tiffany St. in an initiative that gives experience to college students who are considering careers as teachers. The Beal students will get extra help with reading, math and any other subjects that may pose a struggle. More..
Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) and West Springfield High School (WSHS) have broadened a dual enrollment partnership in advanced manufacturing and created a new academic pathway to a career in health care. WSHS students now can choose to take college-level courses in health science as part of the Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Partnership Grant, awarded to STCC in September.
As part of Massachusetts STEM Week, Springfield Technical Community College on Oct. 23 will host an event to showcase the wide variety of science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs at the college. Designed to be fun and educational, the “STEM Day” event is geared toward local high school students and STCC students with undeclared majors. More..
I Hire STCC series: Kristin Carlson, co-owner of Peerless Precision in Westfield, hired STCC student Kaitlyn Fricke as an intern. Carlson was so impressed with Fricke that she offered her a full-time job. More..
Springfield Technical Community College dental hygiene program and the Valley District Dental Society will co-host the fourth Community Dental Day on Saturday, Nov. 16. The event at STCC provides an opportunity for area residents who might not be receiving any dental care to obtain free treatment and schedule follow-up visits.
The Springfield Technical Community College Board of Trustees recently welcomed two new members and a new chair, Mary Catherine “Marikate” Murren. The new members are Jynai S. McDonald, of Springfield, who was appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker in June, and Yanira Aviles, of Springfield, who was elected by the student body in April.