Arts and Culture

The arts are always an important aspect of education and life. Here at STCC, we certainly add the “A” to STEAM with our arts and STEM offerings. Please enjoy these campus resources.

Academic Programs

While STCC enjoys a great reputation as the Commonwealth’s only technical community college, we also offer a number of arts and arts-related degrees and certificates, including:

Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery

The Amy H. Carberry Fine Arts Gallery presents approximately six exhibits each academic year featuring works by artists of local and national repute, as well as STCC student work.

Camera Obscura

The Carberry Gallery also features a unique full-scale camera obscura room. In this camera obscura, you can see Pearl Street, in full color and motion. This room is not just an art piece. It’s also used as an interdisciplinary teaching tool for STCC’s optics and photonics and photography programs, among others. 

Brick House Review

The annual STCC literary magazine is a collection of student art pieces that include various formats of creative writing and visual art.

College Theatre Workshop

The College Theatre Workshop provides an opportunity for students to experience the fun of participating in a full-scale theatrical production.

Diversity Speaker & Performance Series

The Diversity Speaker & Performance Series, coordinated by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, brings a global array of speakers and performers to campus.

Library Resources

The STCC Library offers a number of arts and culture resources:

Ovations Educational & Cultural Event Series

The Ovations Series brings locally and nationally acclaimed writers, artists, political figures, and experts in the fields of science and health to the college. All events are open to the public free of charge.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

The STCC campus is part of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, which was established in 1777 by General George Washington. The Springfield Armory is now home to the world's largest museum collection of historic American firearms and hosts numerous musical and historical events each year.

Student Clubs & Organizations

STCC is home to dozens of exciting student clubs and organizations, including:

  • Anime Club
  • Art Club
  • Architectural Design Club
  • Cosmetology Club
  • E-Makers Club
  • Gallery Players
  • Journalism Club

Tech Times

STCC's student newspaper, Tech Times, is published at least four times per year and features journalistic news, short stories, and other articles of interest to the campus community.

WTCC - 90.7 FM

WTCC-FM is a 4000-watt community radio station broadcasting from the STCC campus. Diverse programming includes live talk shows on subjects of local interest; programs focused on area communities (Latino, Italian, Greek, Portuguese, Polish, Muslim, Native American, and Caribbean); as well as music programs including jazz, gospel, rock 'n' roll oldies, R&B, country/bluegrass, alternative rock, blues, Motown, clubhouse dance, and reggae.