STEM Starter Academy at STCC to host presentation on climate change
Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Media alert about presentation on climate change. Michael Rawlins, associate director of the Climate System Research Center, UMass, Amherst. Professor Rawlins, an international authority of climate science, is an expert at breaking the data down to its basic understandable elements. STCC students have been invited to join the discussion.
STCC to offer free tax preparation assistance to Springfield community
Date: Friday, December 1, 2017

Starting Jan. 24, Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) will once again offer free income tax filing assistance for low-to-moderate income taxpayers. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will help STCC students and surrounding community residents prepare and file their basic federal and state tax returns. Tax help will be available by appointment from Wednesday, Jan. 24, through Saturday, April 14.
HCC, STCC to launch Gaming School, open registration for training classes Dec. 6
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Anyone interested in working as a professional card dealer or croupier at the soon-to-open MGM Springfield will have their first opportunity to sign up for training classes on Wed., Dec. 6, at a downtown event launching the new MCCTI Gaming School.
STCC professor named a finalist for 2017 Best Book Awards
Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

American Book Fest selected Springfield Technical Community College Professor Paul B. Thornton’s “Precise Leaders Get Results” as a finalist for the 2017 Best Book Awards in the “Business: Management & Leadership” category.
EMT, CNA Plus classes starting in January at STCC
Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Springfield Technical Community College will offer classes in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Certified Nurse Aide Plus training starting in January.
STCC to host Community Dental Day on Dec. 9
Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Springfield Technical Community College Dental Hygiene program and the Valley District Dental Society will co-host the first Community Dental Day on Dec. 9, 2017. The event provides an opportunity for area residents who might not be receiving any dental care to obtain free treatment and schedule follow-up visits.
STCC biotech program opens the door to a career in a growing field
Date: Monday, November 20, 2017

At a time when biotechnology jobs are hitting an all-time high in Massachusetts, Springfield Technical Community College offers one of the few degree-granting programs in Western Massachusetts that can train students for careers in the booming industry. To raise awareness about the program, STCC on Nov. 20 hosted a Biotechnology Career Exploration Luncheon for students and a tour of STCC’s state-of-the-art biotech labs.
STCC to offer online Winter Session
Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) will once again offer its popular four-week online Winter Session with classes starting Friday, Dec. 22, through Thursday, Jan. 18. Winter session classes are the perfect opportunity for area college students to earn college credit during the traditional winter break period.
STCC to host Health Careers Exploration Night on Nov. 29
Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Springfield Technical Community College on Wednesday, Nov. 29, will offer Health Careers Exploration Night, an opportunity for anyone interested in becoming a health care professional to learn more about STCC’s programs.
Research scientist started her higher ed journey at STCC
Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Pearl Magala's quest to obtain the best possible education began at Springfield Technical Community College. She enrolled in the Engineering and Science Transfer program at STCC in 2003, the year she emigrated from Kampala, Uganda. Today, the 31-year-old holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and works in a research laboratory at the University of Washington in Seattle.