STCC News

3 players from the Navajo Nation join a diverse STCC basketball team
Date: Friday, October 29, 2021

Three basketball players from the Navajo Nation said they chose STCC because of the strength of its academic programs. The opportunity afforded them a chance to see another part of the country.
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STCC director of marketing and communications wins district ‘Rising Star’ award
Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021

The Springfield Technical Community College director of marketing and communications received the Rising Star Award from an organization that represents public relations professionals employed at community colleges.
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STCC Phlebotomy for Healthcare Workers class starts Nov. 1
Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021

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 Nov. 1 through Nov. 24. 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.
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STCC’s 3rd ‘Carberry Conversations’ Continues with Exhibiting Artist, Keith Hollingworth
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Carberry Conversations, presented by Springfield Technical Community College’s Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery, continues Friday, Oct. 29, from noon-12:45 p.m., with a virtual conversation between associate professor and gallery coordinator Sondra Peron and retired professor and visual artist Keith Hollingworth.
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STCC programs recognized for quality, affordability by College Factual
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Several of Springfield Technical Community College’s programs were recognized as top tier in a wide-ranging ranking list for 2022 by College Factual, a data analytics website. According to College Factual listed ranking highlights for STCC, including quality and affordability. In total, STCC was awarded 84 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major is mechanical engineering technology.
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Charles V. Ryan played a key role in the founding of STCC
Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Charles V. Ryan, who died Monday at the age of 94, was one of four key players in the founding of STCC in 1967. The founders realized the ideal use of the Armory facility would be as a college. Others included Garvey (also the first president of the college), Joseph J. Deliso Sr., an industrialist, and Anthony M. Scibelli, a state representative and chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee.
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Springfield Vaccination Day coming to STCC on Oct. 30
Date: Monday, October 18, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College on Oct. 30 will host Springfield Vaccination Day, a festive community event organized by Extreme Science Kid.com. The event will be an opportunity for anyone to get a free COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot and enjoy free live music as well as participate in fun family-friendly events on Halloween eve. Vaccinations will be given between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. at STCC. Other events will run throughout the day, including morning and evening.
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STCC’s Dental Assistant program returning in January 2022
Date: Friday, October 15, 2021

Springfield Technical Community College is bringing back a revamped one-year dental assistant program to help fill a strong industry demand for trained professionals to enter the workforce. The program is open to anyone with a high school diploma or an equivalency such as a GED or HiSET and will accept up to 24 students for classes that start Jan. 24.
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STCC’s Fall 2 term begins Oct. 27
Date: Friday, October 15, 2021

Interested in classes at Springfield Technical Community College? The Fall Session 2 begins Oct. 27, and runs for seven weeks. The college will offer in-person, online and hybrid classes during the accelerated flex term. At seven weeks, the terms are half as long as the traditional 14-week semester. This means students can complete two courses in the time it takes to finish one traditional course.
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Springfield police officer enrolled at STCC driven by desire to serve community
Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021

Springfield Police Officer Eric Blair is enrolled at STCC in the criminal justice program. He is pursuing an associate degree from STCC, and hopes to transfer and one day earn a master’s degree.
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