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July 2021
  • QCC's new nursing students (formerly Becker nursing students) experience hands-on learning in the College's nursing lab.
  • QCC welcomes its first class of former Becker nursing students.
  • A former Becker nursing student is now a part of QCC's nursing program.
July 2021

QCC Welcomes First Becker Nursing Class

Entering the nursing profession is not for the faint of heart. For those who chose this profession, often their main motivator is the desire to make a difference in people’s lives.

So when Becker College announced on March 28 that it would shutter its doors, these same students who were dedicating their lives to helping others were now the ones who needed assistance... and Quinisigamond Community...

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  • The Children’s School: Early Childhood Education Lab School serves as a lab/training site.
July 2021

QCC’s Early Childhood Education Lab School to Reopen This Fall

The Children’s School: Quinsigamond Community College’s Early Childhood Education Lab School will reopen its doors in Fall 2021.  The school is currently enrolling children for the 2021- 2022 academic year, under the leadership of new Director Kristen Fuller.

“After careful review by our Administration and the QCC Board of Trustees, we made the decision to renew our...

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  • Students in an anatomy and physiology class at Southbridge.
  • Southbridge High School
July 2021

QCC at Southbridge is Making a Positive Impact

Quinsigamond Community College is making it easier for those in Southbridge and the surrounding communities to have access to high quality, affordable higher education opportunities, with its move to Southbridge High School. Beginning this fall, QCC at Southbridge will begin offering both in-person and online classes for the fall 2021 semester.

“The establishment of a QCC satellite campus in Southbridge...

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  • QCC 's Practical Nursing Program graduates its largest class.
  • QCC's Practical Nursing graduates are all smiles during their pinning ceremony.
  • New LPNs file into the the Hebert Auditorum for their pinning ceremony.
July 2021

QCC Graduates Its largest Practical Nursing Class

Last month the largest group of Practical Nursing graduates in QCC’s history received their pins during a pinning ceremony, held at QCC’s Hebert Auditorium, on the College’s main campus. A total of 72 LPNs and 72 future nurses are now ready to enter the workforce.

Valedictorian Ama Osei and Salutatorian Lydia Otenewaa led the graduates in the traditional...

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  • The new Harrington Learning Center Diversity Steps.
July 2021

The Harrington Learning Center Steps Emulate the Diversity of QCC

As people begin to come back to QCC’s campus and stop into the Harrington Learning Center (HLC), they will notice a colorful change. Earlier this month the stairs leading into the HLC have taken on a multi-colored hue. Already the steps are generating excitement as people stop by to take selfies.

According to Shauna Connelly, president of the Multicultural Club and the Criminal Justice...

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  • Information Technology is one of the most sought after careers in 2021.
July 2021

QCC Highlights Worcester High Demand Careers at Virtual Community Event

Over 20 community leaders learned what the most in demand careers were and how Quinsigamond Community College was there to support their organizations and their constituents. At a recent virtual community event, QCC staff highlighted some of the top healthcare, manufacturing and information technology (IT) careers and the programs that QCC offers in these areas. 

“It is imperative we offer the tools...

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  • Nephtalie Faustin, Alumni Board President
  • Amy Tisdell, Alumni Board Vice President
  • Michael Harper, Alumni Board Secretary
July 2021

New Officers Named to the 2021 Alumni Board

Since QCC’s inception, more than 34,000 alumni have entered the workforce in virtually every industry in our region and across the United States. They have come from diverse backgrounds, they span generation, and while their career goals may vary, they all have the drive to succeed. They are the backbone of our community and who makes our economy grow and thrive.

Many of QCC alumni remain active with the...

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  • PTK awards
July 2021

PTK Student named 2021 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Quinsigamond Community College Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) student Kennedy Day, of Millbury, has been selected as a 2021 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Ms. Day is one of 207 PTK members named a 2021 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. She is a Liberal Arts Psychology Option major and a member of the Commonwealth Honors...

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  • Students at Orientation
  • Students at Orientation
July 2021

Set Your Course for Success with QCC’s Student Orientation Sessions

There are exciting things happening at Quinisgamond Community College and the new Director of Student Life and Leadership, Ashlee Givens, can’t wait to share them with students.

As QCC’s Fall semester draws closer, Student Life will be hosting New Student Orientations in late August and early September for the incoming Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021, to help students get off...

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  • Dare to Dream Ranch
July 2021

QCC Veterans Are Invited to Dare To Dream Ranch Retreat

Director of Veteran Affairs, Paula Ogden, works closely with the QCC Veterans Club to excite and engage QCC veterans in a variety of activities and events designed to support veterans. Events have included both on and off campus activities to facilitate a welcoming environment, where veterans can network and support each other.

A retreat designed for veterans that was rescheduled from last...

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  • QCC Men's Soccer
July 2021

Wyverns Sports Corner

Division 3 Soccer Recruitment Underway 

Calling all men and women soccer players! Fall is fast approaching and with it the start of soccer season. Any student interested in playing D3 soccer this fall for QCC can contact Men’s Soccer Coach Frank Balcarcel at fbalcarcel [at] qcc.mass.edu or Women...

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  • Super Saturday is back!
July 2021

Super Saturday is Back at QCC

Quinsigamond Community College is offering special Saturday hours to assist students who are unable to register for fall classes.

On Saturday, August 21, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. students can attend a remote registration event that offers them a way to register for courses and engage with QCC staff, as they to plan for their fall semester.

On Saturday, August 28, from 9:00 a.m. -...

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  • A diagram of the closed road
July 2021

Construction Taking Place on QCC’s Main Campus

On Monday, August 2 for approximately 10 weeks, the section of the loop road between the Athletic Center and the Surprenant Hall parking lot at Quinsigamond Community College will be closed.

Access to the lower portion of campus will only be available via the West Boylston Street entrance. The Surprenant Hall parking lot will be accessible via the West Boylston Street entrance; the section of the loop road...

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  • Quinsigamond Community College's main campus in Worcester.
July 2021

QCC Ranks in the Top Five in Best of Central Mass Readers’ Choice Contest

Quinsigamond Community College is the smarter choice in higher education and it shows! QCC was recently named one of the top five finalists in the Telegram & Gazette’s 2021 Best of Central Mass Readers’ Choice Contest in the Best College/University category.

The “Vote For Me Phase” will begin September 1-22 and we need your help in putting QCC in the winner...

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July 2021

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July 2021

QCC Welcomes New Faculty & Staff

We are very pleased to announce the following full-time staff update:

On July 6, 2021, Administrative Services welcomed Venus Twum as Receiving Teller I. Venus brings to this position 5 years of experience. Most recently, she was a Security Monitor at University of Massachusetts Residence Hall at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Venus earned a Bachelor’s degree from...

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