Springfield Technical Community College will offer 60-hour training for healthcare workers who want to become a certified phlebotomist. The class, open to anyone licensed in various medical fields in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, runs Feb. 8 through March 2, with the exam offered on March 5. Class hours are 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Labs for the course will be held in person on the STCC campus. All students must wear masks and adhere to STCC COVID-19 procedures.
Springfield Technical Community College had a long-term plan to ramp up online and digital learning. But then came the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced instructional designers working as part of STCC’s Center for Online and Digital Learning to move faster than they ever imagined
STCC graduate Zul Manzi is focused on the animated comedy series he created for the internet called “The Matumbila’s,” which is loosely based on his own family. The series is available on KweliTV, a video network that features stories by Black writers and content producers from around the world, including independent films, documentaries, web series, kids programming and more. More..
The Fire Protection and Safety Technology program at STCC is a benefit for many area firefighters and those who want to start a career in the field. Student Dominic “Dom” Grilli is a full-time firefighter in Springfield’s station 4 on Carew Street and is working on his associate degree in STCC’s Fire Protection and Safety Technology program at night. More..
STCC Student Sebastian Sanchez is working toward his associate degree in health science and considering pursuing a certification to be a sterile processing technician. Meanwhile, he has his hands full with classes at STCC. Over the summer he took three courses, including one under the auspices of the STEM Starter Academy, which aims to draw more students to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Taking three classes was intense. More..
Springfield Technical Community College this spring will offer a course that addresses a growing need: how to educate and care for children when school isn’t happening. Conor J. Bevan, the director of program development for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holyoke, will teach the new class, called Out of School Time. More..
From social work to fine arts and business, the wide range of liberal arts programs at Springfield Technical Community College helps to define its technical mission. As Richard Greco, dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, explains, a technical education is about putting into practice what you’re learning. More..
Springfield Technical Community College unveiled new program options under general studies to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities and focus on liberal arts majors. The majors offered this spring are called English Communication and Professional Writing Transfer and Social Sciences Transfer.
Springfield Technical Community College will offer an asphalt pre-apprenticeship class that paves the way for careers working in asphalt laboratories. The 280-hour program, which runs Feb. 22 through April 23, consists of classroom work and paid, on-the-job training. More..