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November 2021, December 2021
  • Happy Holidays from the Institutional Communication Staff.
November 2021, December 2021

Holiday Thanks

The Institutional Communications Department would like to extend its sincerest wishes for a healthy, happy and peace-filled New Year! 

If you haven't reached out to us, we hope you will consider finding out more about our department and all we offer. From social media, to videos, website postings, blogs, press releases, media outreach, the Wyvern Guardian Newsletter, Connections...

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  • Senior Dental program partnership announced.
  • Congressman McGovern, President Pedraja and Dr. Moses S. Dixon listen to Professor Gauthier in QCC's Dental Hygiene Clinic.
November 2021, December 2021

McGovern Applauds Partnership between QCC and CMAA

A new partnership was announced between Quinsigamond Community College and the Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging (CMAA) to offer free preventative dental care to seniors 55 and older in the Central Massachusetts region.

During an event at QCC on November 10, Congressman James McGovern, QCC President Luis G. Pedraja, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Central Massachusetts Agency on...

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  • Dental Hygiene students helped Blue Santa spread tidings of joy this holiday season.
November 2021, December 2021

Stuff-A-Cruiser Event Helps Bring Joy During the Holiday Season

At Quinsigamond Community College, there is a feeling of holiday happiness in the air as the College once again hosted its annual Stuff-A-Cruiser Event! Each year in early December, QCC’s Counseling Services and Campus Police team up to help make the holidays brighter for students and their families. Now in its sixth year of this college collaboration, Stuff-A-Cruiser is one of the most anticipated events of the...

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  • Vaccine Message
November 2021, December 2021

Important College Notifcation Reminder

Beginning January 3, 2022, Quinsigamond Community College will be requiring proof of vaccination for in-person learning and on-campus activities. This policy includes all students, faculty and staff.

To learn more about the vaccination policy and find out how to upload your proof of vaccination, visit HealthySafeCampus.

For questions, email ...

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  • English Professor Michael Gormley is QCC's first Scholar in Residence.
November 2021, December 2021

Professor Michael Gormley is QCC’s First Scholar in Residence

English Professor Michael Gormley, known by many as “Gorm,” has become QCC’s very first Scholar in Residence. A lover of all things Stars Wars, Professor Gormley has taken that love of sci-fi a step further, publishing the groundbreaking book, “The End of the Anthropocene: Ecocriticism, the Universal Ecosystem, and the Astropocene.” The book offers a window into human...

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  • Professor Joanne Evans authored and illustrated three children's books.
  • Poinsettias
November 2021, December 2021

Holiday Happenings at QCC!

Virtual Holiday Recipe Swap

‘Tis the season for baking and sharing with your friends, family, and co-workers. QCC’s Faculty and Staff Development is hosting a Virtual Holiday Dessert Recipe Swap to help get everyone into the holiday spirit. Sharing special holiday recipes is one of the best ways to enjoy the season.

Send your recipes with photos by December 7...

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  • Brenda and Selina Boria
November 2021, December 2021

DEI Corner - We All Belong

QCC Recevies HEIF Grant

In early December, students enrolled in QCC’s School of Healthcare will receive a climate survey. Implementing this climate survey is critical to the experience of faculty, staff, and students within the School of Healthcare programs.

“Diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible environments where there is a collective sense of belonging that allows all...

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  • QCC student-athlete Deirdre Meagher
November 2021, December 2021

QCC Athlete Thrives in Inclusive, Supportive Environment

For QCC student-athlete Deirdre Meagher, success is all about teamwork, support and communication. Deirdre is one of the many great players this year on QCC's women’s basketball team and is currently enrolled in the Business Administration Transfer program, with a goal of pursuing a bachelor’s degree that focuses on sports management.

Deirdre was born with hearing loss and...

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  • Tiktok screenshots
November 2021, December 2021

QCC Makes It's Grand Debut on TikTok

QCC is on TikTok! We challenge you to follow us for moments you may have missed on campus and other good stuff. Got some big ideas? Give the gift of content this holiday season and send your videos or ideas to Marketing Manager, Gina Cone at gcone [at] qcc.mass.edu. Find us at www....

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  • QCC student officers help teach CPR.
  • Student Officers show community members how to perform CPR.
  • Community service is a part of QCC's Police Academy.
November 2021, December 2021

Student Officers/Recruits Give Back to the Community

Student officers/recruits at QCC’s Police Academy helped give back to the community by offering CPR training to family and friends on November 13. The student officers assisted UMass Memorial Medical Center emergency physician Dr. Joseph Sabato with CPR Teach Back at QCC’s Police Academy.

According to the CDC, if CPR is performed in the first few minutes of cardiac arrest, it can double...

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  • Lt. Governor Karyn Polito spoke at last year's MLK Breakfast, which was held at QCC.
November 2021, December 2021

MLK Scholarship Nominations Are Due

Do you know a deserving student who represents the best of Quinsigamond Community College? The QCC MLK Scholarship Committee wants to know!

Each year the MLK Scholarship Committee requests nominations from faculty and staff of deserving QCC students to be considered for a one-time $1,000 QCC MLK Scholarship. 

QCC students nominated for this scholarship should represent strength in academics...

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  • QCC students are able to participate in online live classroom presentations in certain courses..
November 2021, December 2021

Students Learn Valuable Information from Area Business Owner

Students in Professor Robbin Miller’s class, Death and Dying, participated in a civic engagement activity about funeral practices and rituals with Owner and Funeral Director Bryan Givner Sr., from Paradis-Givner Funeral Home in Oxford. The event was held on Nov. 2, in an online live class.

Mr. Givner spoke about different services and options such as traditional burials and...

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  • Wyverns Baseball will start Spring training in January 2022.
November 2021, December 2021

Wyvern Sports Corner

Baseball anyone?

Students interested in being a part of the Wyvern’s Men’s Baseball should contact Coach John McLaughlin at jmclaughlin [at] qcc.mass.edu. There will be a meeting of interest on Thursday, December 9, 2:00 p.m. in the Athletic Center.

Spring Training Starts January 2022! Time...

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November 2021, December 2021

QCC Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

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

On October 31, 2021 Strategic Enrollment Development & Student Engagement welcomed Olivia Nakato as Clerk III-  Student Accessibility Services Office. Olivia brings to this position several years of experience. Most recently, she was a Peer Writing Tutor at QCC. Olivia earned an associate degree from QCC...

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December 2021, November 2021
December 2021, November 2021

In the News

December, 2021

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