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Manufacturing and STEM Take Center Stage in October

September, 2018
  • Make sure to check out the exciting demonstrations during Manufacturing & Technology Day and STEM week.
    Make sure to check out the exciting demonstrations during Manufacturing & Technology Day and STEM week.

Did you know that October is Manufacturing Month? On Friday, October 19, QCC will host a day of exciting manufacturing and technology programs and demonstrations at its Manufacturing and Technology Day. The day begins with a program in the Hebert Auditorium at 9:00 am, followed by program demonstrations starting at 9:30 in labs at the college’s state-of-the-art QuEST Center, the Harrington Learning Center (Room 109A&B) and  in the Interactive Media lab located in Room 372A. Nine different programs will be featured throughout the day that support Manufacturing, Electronics Engineering, Information Technology and Interactive Media. Companies such as Wakefly and Accuity will also be on-hand. This is the perfect way to learn about the outstanding manufacturing and technology programs available at QCC. All QCC students and faculty are invited to attend.

STEM Week Monday, October 22 – Friday, October 26

The Governor and Lt. Governor, in collaboration with the state’s STEM Advisory Council have declared a statewide STEM week across the Commonwealth, and QCC is excited to be part of the efforts to help showcase STEM across the region.

Ever wonder why there’s so much buzz about “STEM”? QCC faculty and staff will be doing interesting demos and sharing information about STEM programs at QCC all week long to get you engaged and informed. You will find STEM demos Monday - Friday in the Harrington Learning Center near Room 109A&B, as well as an information table on the ground floor of the Administration building (at the revolving doors) that highlights STEM. Hours and demos will vary. See why STEM is cool, and learn about the great career opportunities awaiting you.

To learn more or for questions, call QCC Program Administrator, STEM Initiatives Adrienne Linnell at 508.854.2782 or email her at alinnell [at]