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August 2022
  • QCC ranked as best community college in Massachusetts
August 2022

Quinsigamond Community College Recognized as Best Community College in Massachusetts

Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) was ranked best community college in Massachusetts in 2022 by Intelligent.com, an online source for program rankings and higher education planning. The research identifies programs in the nation based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation. QCC was also ranked eighth in 2022, in...

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  • Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito (l) and QCC President Luis G. Pedraja (r)
August 2022

QCC Awarded $735,000 Workforce Training Grant

On July 11, 2022, Quinsigamond Community College was awarded a $735,000 workforce training grant from the Baker-Polito Administration. A total of $15 million in workforce training grants were awarded to the Commonwealth’s 15 community colleges in support of the creation and expansion of training programs in high-demand industries, such as healthcare, education, manufacturing, information technology and...

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  • QCC Students in an occupational therapy class
August 2022

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Achieves 100% Success

Quinsigamond Community College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program achieved a 100% pass rate in 2021 for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. All 13 students in QCC’s OTA program passed the certification, which allows them to apply for state licensure to practice. The national pass rate for certification in 2021 was 92 percent. QCC’s passing rate is...

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  • The Massachusetts Pavilion at the 2022 BIO International Convention
  • Dean of Math & Science Dr. Ben Benton (second from left) with fellow panelists.
August 2022

Dean Ben Benton Attends BIO International Convention

Dean of the School of Math & Science, Dr. Ben Benton, recently participated in the 2022 BIO International Convention in San Diego, California. The BIO International Convention gathers thought leaders from around the globe to address various topics involving science, business and policy.

Dean Benton represented QCC on a panel at The Massachusetts Pavilion, which was...

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  • Manufacturing student Christian Thompson with the 3D models.
  • 3D lung models in the Fab Lab.
August 2022

Collaboration Creates Shared Learning for Manufacturing and Respiratory Students

Manufacturing Technology and Respiratory Care have been working together on a project that mutually benefits both departments with the most up-to-date and hands-on learning possible. A few years ago, Assistant Professor of Respiratory Care Amy Hogan invested in a 3D program of a lung model. Professor Hogan then worked with former Fab Lab Manager Nicholas...

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  • The new Campus Connections logo
August 2022

Campus Connections

With so much going on at QCC, it's easy to feel lost in the shuffle. Because of this, President Pedraja wants to keep our community connected and will soon be rolling out a new feature called Campus Connections. This monthly video series will cover a range of topics to get a closer look at the people and happenings around campus.

The first edition is expected to cover...

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  • The portrait of Lincoln done by Rob Surrette and donated by Judge Margaret Guzman.
August 2022

Judge Guzman Donates Portrait by Renowned Artist

If you attended the Quinsigabration Gala in May of this year, you would surely remember the stunning performance by inspirational artist Rob Surrette. Mr. Surrette is a speed painter and completed four large-scale portraits during the gala.

One of the paintings from that evening was a portrait of President...

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  • Women's Basketball Head Coach Andy Lynch
August 2022

Wyvern Sports Corner

New Women's Basketball Coach 

The QCC Wyverns Women's Basketball team has a new head coach, Andy Lynch. Coach Lynch has been involved with basketball since the mid-1980s, coaching at all age levels. He has served as a board member and coach for the Chelmsford Youth Basketball League (CYBL) for nearly 15 years, previously serving as the girls’ travel director...

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August 2022

QCC Welcomes New Staff

On July 1, 2022,  Academic Affairs welcomed Joanne Harrington as Clerk IV- Center for Workforce Development & Continuing Education. Joanne brings to this position several years of experience. Most recently, she worked as Clerk IV/Adult Basic Education Professional Development Center. 

On July 3, 2022, Administrative Services welcomed Patrick Printz...

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August 2022

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