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April 2022
  • Student Brittany Richards and QCC President Luis G. Pedraja, Ph.D.
  • Closing remarks from President Luis G. Pedraja, Ph.D.
  • Senator Harriette L. Chandler and President Luis G. Pedraja, Ph.D.
  • Brittany Richards shaking hands with Congressman Jim McGovern
April 2022

College Hunger is a Solvable Problem When We Work Together

On Monday, April 11, members of the Massachusetts Hunger-Free Campus Coalition, including representatives from Quinsigamond Community College, met at Worcester State University for a conversation about hunger on college campuses.  

Guests included QCC President Luis G. Pedraja, Ph.D., State Senator Harriette L. Chandler and Congressman Jim McGovern,...

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  • Speaker Tomney
April 2022

QCC to Hold 2022 Commencement Ceremony In-Person

FHFA Inspector General Brian Tomney Announced as Commencement Speaker

Quinsigamond Community College will hold its 2022 Commencement Ceremony at the DCU Center in Worcester on Friday, May 20, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. This will be the first time QCC has held its commencement in-person since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020.

“For two years our students have endured the unimaginable, from losing...

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  • QCC student Mandy Tetreault
April 2022

QCC Student Embraces College Community

QCC student Mandy Tetreault is making the absolute most of her time at Quinsigamond Community College and she said the key is utilizing everything QCC has to offer.  

When she was in high school, academics fell to the wayside due to family circumstances. She had to get a job and take care of her younger siblings and ended up dropping out during ninth grade. ...

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  • Tap Water Town Hall
April 2022

DEI Corner - We All Belong

Earth Day 2022

The Environmental Science Department at QCC has partnered with the Diversity Caucus to sponsor a Tap Water Town Hall, in honor of Earth Day. 

On April 21, at 11:00 a.m. professional engineer and Massachusetts Water Works President, Jeff Faulkner will discuss water treatment, tap water safety, bottled water vs. tap water, and explore the topic of water...

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  • Students at last month's DIY Emoji Pillow event
April 2022

Student Life Monthly Happenings

Social Programs

Spring Fling Week

  • C'mon Down Gameshow - Monday, April 25 at 12:00 p.m. (virtual)
  • Dodgeball Tournament - Tuesday, April 26 at 2:00 p.m. Athletic Center Gym
  • Alpacas & Airbrush - Wednesday, April 27 at 11:00 a.m. Quad
  • Demin Day (wear denim in support of victims of sexual assault) - Wednesday, April 27 
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  • Men's basketball player Sammy Bah
April 2022

Basketball Player’s Passion Pays Off in First Season

Freshman Sammy Bah started strong during his first season as a small forward on QCC’s men’s basketball team, winning the 2nd Team All Region Award. This prestigious sports award is given to players for their overall performance in their position.  

Basketball has become a real passion of Sammy's and it has only grown over the past 13 years of...

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  • PTK Co-President Christina Duggan
April 2022

PTK Co-President Gains a Scholarship and More

Thanks to a reference from Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) and working hard to maintain a high GPA, student Christina Duggan was selected as a Bronze Scholar on Coca-Cola's 2022 Academic Team and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.  

“This money will assist with tuition, books, and necessities for clinicals,” Christina said.

After finishing her coursework at ...

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  • Honors and Awards recipients
April 2022

Nominations Open for Honors and Awards

Do you know a stand out student who should receive some public accolades? QCC's Honors and Awards nominations are now open. This will be the first in-person ceremony in two years. 

No one knows their students better than the professors who teach them, which is why we are reaching out to ask each of you to consider nominating a student who has shown outstanding commitment...

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April 2022

Lunch and Learn Series is Back

The Office of Staff and Faculty Development is once again offering its Lunch and Learn workshops, which provide an informal opportunity for staff and faculty members to enhance skills, knowledge, thinking and learning. The lunches provide a chance for colleagues to learn from each other about professional development experiences, externships, travel, and contemporary issues impacting higher education.

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  • Women's Soccer Team
  • An April baseball game
April 2022

Wyvern Sports Corner

Men's Baseball 

Catching a bit of spring fever? Baseball season is in full swing and the perfect way to remedy a case of spring fever is to come out and cheer on the Men's Baseball team! The Wyverns, led by Head Coach John McLaughlin, are hoping to see a lot of Wyvern fans as they go head-to-head against Massasoit Community College at their next home...

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April 2022

In the News

March, 2022

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April 2022

QCC Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

On March 14, 2022 President’s Office welcomed Lucinda Costa as Executive Assistant to the President. Lucinda brings to this position over 15 years of experience. Most recently, she was an Assistant to the President at QCC. Lucinda has been with QCC since 2006. Lucinda earned an Associate’s Degree from QCC.

On March 21, 2022 Administrative Services welcomed Taylor...

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