Springfield Technical Community College named Thomas Robitaille as an instructor in mechanical engineering technology. Robitaille, of Chester, is third generation to join in this field after his father and grandfather. A STCC graduate with an associate degree in mechanical engineering technology, he has been working as a CNC machinist/programmer at MTG, Inc. in Westfield since October 2016.
Competing at home, the men’s and women’s wrestling teams at Springfield Technical Community College both captured first place at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) Northeast Conference Championship on Feb. 29. The men and women’s teams have won the title four years in a row. More..
Springfield Technical Community College received a grant from Guardian Life Insurance Company to support a free personal finance course for students and help students who complete the course to pay off debt to the college. The grant also supports the hiring of a new financial literacy coordinator, Brendon Pohner, of Westfield, who will coach students to make smart financial choices.
Springfield Technical Community College will apply $250,000 in newly awarded state funding to double the size of its mechanical engineering technology laboratory. The college will add five new coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), a second cabinet of metrology (measuring) tools that contain digital calipers, micrometers, pin and bore gauges and a 3D printer that will allow the department to create parts customized to lesson plans. More..
Springfield Technical Community College announces the appointment of David Buonora as assistant vice president for the Workforce Development Center, effective Feb. 17. Buonora, of Enfield, Conn., comes to STCC from WorkSource Montgomery in Maryland, where he was chief operating officer.
Registration is open for Springfield Technical Community College’s Asphalt Academy Pre-Apprenticeship Program, which begins March 9. The program provides an opportunity to obtain asphalt certifications through training in the new mobile asphalt classroom at STCC. More..
Springfield Technical Community College will hold its annual spring Open House on Tuesday, March 10, 4 p.m.-7 p.m., in the Student Learning Commons (Building 19), First Floor Welcome Center entrance. More..
STCC student Aminah Bergeron of Westfield has been selected to attend the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) Onsite Experience at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, March 2-6. She will learn about careers in science and engineering and work with a team to design a prototype Mars rover, among other tasks. More..
Registration is open for Springfield Technical Community College’s veterinary assistant training program, which begins April 6.
The course runs through August, with classes meeting Mondays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon. Elliot Levy, senior director of the Workforce Development Center at STCC, encourages prospective students not to delay registration since space is limited.