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​Former NFL Player to Speak at Early College Worcester Day of Empowerment

Contact: Karen Hutner
Office of Institutional Communications
khutner [at]

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WHAT:              Quinsigamond Community College and Eary College Worcester are hosting a Day of Empowerment for ECW students at Polar Park. Former NFL Player Shawn Harper will provide a motivational speech followed by a question-and-answer session. Representatives from QCC and WSU will facilitate student empowerment workshops focusing on motivation, identifying strengths and goal setting.

WHO:               Early College Worcester is a partnership involving Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester Public Schools and Worcester State University that enables WPS students to earn college and high school credits at the same time. Students also participate in college and career readiness activities.

WHEN:             Wednesday, May 31, 2023, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The speaker will start at 8:45 a.m., student workshops will run from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. To RSVP, please contact QCC Press & Publications Manager Rose D’Errico at rderrico [at]

WHERE:            Polar Park- DCU Club, 100 Madison Street, Worcester, MA 01608


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.