STCC News

STCC celebrates Black History Month with author and scholar Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College’s Diversity Speaker & Performance Series announces a virtual talk by author and scholar Eddie S. Glaude Jr., one of the nation’s most prominent scholars. Glaude’s presentation is part of STCC’s celebration of Black History Month in February
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STCC introduces ‘house flipping’ course
Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College will offer a course designed for anyone who would like to start and own a successful “house flipping” business in Massachusetts. House Flipping 101 is a six-week online course taught through STCC’s online learning management system, Blackboard.
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From trauma survivor to advocate: the Amber Ward story
Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021

Amber Ward, a STCC graduate, describes a life-changing ordeal and how the experience shaped her life and gave her a passion for public speaking.
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Working mom lands lucrative career in lasers after STCC
Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Emiliana Rivas was one of the few female students in the Laser Electro-Optics Technology program (now called Optics and Photonics). She found support at STCC from her professors, and after graduating was sought by employers.
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STCC partners with Head Start to create online preschool
Date: Friday, January 29, 2021

STCC students enrolled in an early childhood education degree or certificate program are required to spend 150 hours teaching in the field under the guidance of mentor teachers. Prior to pandemic shut-downs, they logged those hours in a variety of settings: family child care operations, private childcare programs, public school preschool programs and federally funded Head Start centers.
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STCC to offer certified auto damage appraiser course in March
Date: Thursday, January 28, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College will offer a certified auto damage appraiser course for insurance claims professionals and auto body technicians beginning March 1. 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 to hold virtual Open House
Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College will hold a virtual Open House Feb. 9 at 4 p.m. to give the public an opportunity to learn about programs and the application process. High school students, adult learners and their family members can log in to Zoom to learn about what the college has to offer.
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STCC to reinstate programs
Date: Monday, January 25, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) will restore five programs that were discontinued last year in response to projected budget shortfalls brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The STCC Board of Trustees voted Monday to support biomedical engineering technology, biotechnology, civil engineering technology, dental assisting, and landscape design and management.
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Registration open for STCC dental radiology course
Date: Monday, January 25, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College is accepting applications for an intensive two-week dental radiology certificate training for dental assistants, the only program of its kind west of Boston. This hybrid (online and clinical component) course, which opens Feb. 1 at 9 a.m., trains dental assistants in the fundamentals of dental radiography. The labs will be held Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m., Feb. 8 and 10 and Feb. 17 and 17.
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STCC makes green energy investment with charging stations for electric vehicles
Date: Friday, January 22, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College has installed two electric vehicle (EV) charging ports in one of the campus’ parking lots as part of an effort to reduce fossil fuel emissions and encourage green energy. The charging stations are in operation and available for use by the public as well as students, faculty and staff at STCC. Each charging station can accommodate two vehicles.
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