Arts and Culture
The arts are always an important aspect of education and life. Here at STCC, we're quite proud of the breadth of our arts programs, and how the arts intersect with programs in STEM and beyond. Please enjoy these campus resources.
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:
- Architectural (certificate)
- Architecture and Building Technology (A.S.)
- Art (A.A.)
- Communication and Digital Media Transfer (A.S.)
- Digital Photography (A.S.)
- Digital Photography (certificate)
- Digital Publishing (certificate)
- Graphic Design (A.S.)
- Interactive Media and Animation Design Technology (A.S.)
- Liberal Arts/General Studies (A.A.)
- Multimedia Technology (certificate)
- TV Production Technology (certificate)
- TV Production Technology (A.S.)
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.
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.
The STCC Library offers a number of arts and culture resources:
- Fairy Tales, Folklore, Myths, and Legends
- Graphic Arts, Communication, and Design
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
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.