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. More..
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. More..
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." More..
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. More..
Springfield Technical Community College, home of the region’s premier patient simulation training facility, the SIMS Medical Center, will offer day and evening emergency medical technician (EMT) classes beginning Jan. 22. More..
STCC announces the dean's list for fall 2019. The dean’s list is published each semester to recognize above-average academic performance. To be considered, degree-seeking students must earn 12 or more college level credits in the current semester or 12 or more combined college-level credits earned during the fall and spring semesters, and achieve a 3.3 or above grade point average. More..
Interested in becoming an emergency medical technician? Springfield Technical Community College will offer EMT classes beginning Jan. 22. Students can choose to take day or evening courses to complete the program, which runs between January and May. Training takes place three days a week – Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Day classes are held between 8 a.m. and noon. Night classes run 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Brother and sister Fernando and Hayleigh Rosa, who both graduated from the Gateway to College at STCC, say the program put them on the pathway to success. Fernando works as a corrections officer and Hayleigh, a student at STCC, hopes to become a forensic pathologist. More..
Springfield Technical Community College’s Workforce Development Center will hold an open house on Jan. 25, 10 a.m.-noon, for the new Asphalt Academy Pre-Apprenticeship Program. The informational meeting in Building 27, Room 149, is a chance to learn about the new program and exciting career opportunities available in the paving industry.
The president of Palmer Paving Inc. says she likes to hire STCC graduates. "They’re prepared to go into the workplace with a basic understanding of our business," says Janet Callahan. A graduate of STCC's civil engineering technology program for a career at Palmer Paving and other construction-related businesses. More..