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QCC Announces New North Wing Open on Main Campus

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Monday, October 29

Contact: Cherie Ronayne
Office of Institutional Communications
508.854.2849
cronayne [at] qcc.mass.edu

Release Date: 
10/25/2012

Worcester, MA, October 25, 2012 – QCC is proud to announce the official opening of its new North Wing on the main campus on West Boylston Street; a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on October 29. Seven state-of-the-art developmental math labs and classrooms consisting of a new Math Education Center, general purpose classrooms and TRIO Student Support Services space will be unveiled to the public at the ceremony.

Renovations were completed in time for the start of the fall 2012 semester.

Please join us:

WHAT:  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
WHEN: Monday, October 29, 2012
WHERE: QCC Main Campus, 670 West Boylston Street, Worcester (Administration Building) 
WHAT TIME: 10:00 a.m.

For More Information: Call Josh Martin, Director of Institutional Communications at 508.854.7513

QCC has battled overcrowded conditions for years. In 2005, the MA Department of Higher Education pointed out that QCC’s main campus was at capacity. Today the number of students enrolled has grown exponentially from 5,970 students in 2005 to 9,130 students, an increase of nearly 53% - far more than can be reasonably accommodated. In recent years, QCC has added satellite locations in Marlborough, Southbridge and several Worcester locations to off-set some of the congestion.

Quinsigamond Community College is the most affordable higher education in Worcester County. As a regional leader in education and workforce development, QCC serves the diverse educational needs of Central Massachusetts by providing affordable, accessible, and high quality programming leading to transfer, career, and lifelong learning.