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Quinsigamond Community College is Full STEaM Ahead; New Visual and Performing Arts Program Added to Enhance STEM Education

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

Release Date: 
3/18/2014

Worcester, MA – March 18, 2014 – Quinsigamond Community College will hold an Art Exhibit Reception on Wednesday, March 19 in the North Wing of QCC’s Administration Building at 670 West Boylston Street, Worcester. The reception celebrates QCC’s renewed commitment to arts education with an exciting programming announcement: QCC is Full STEaM Ahead, Merging Arts Programs with STEM Education to put the “a” in STEAM! The reception will also showcase artwork from a recent, juried competition of students, faculty, alumni and staff.

QCC recognizes that the arts are critical for a well-rounded education and is forging full STEaM ahead with art programs for the fall 2014 semester. The goal is to launch a full Visual and Performing Arts Program by 2016.

President Gail E. Carberry, Ed.D.  said recently, “QCC’s aggressive STEM programs have paved the way for our graduates to become the newest and brightest leaders in the STEM fields. By adding arts education to the mix, we are merging complementary fields that will help ensure the success of our graduates as balanced and well-rounded professionals.”

Please join us:

WHEN: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
WHERE: Quinsigamond Community College, 670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, North Wing of the              Administration Building
WHAT TIME: 5:30 p.m.  – 7:00 p.m.
RSVP: Marny O’Brien at mobrien [at] qcc.mass.edu
For More Information: Call Josh Martin, Director of Institutional Communications at 508.854.7513

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.