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October 2022
  •  (L to R) Terry Vecchio, Bonnie Coleman, Harriet Chandler, Luis Pedraja, and Robyn Kennedy.
  • The HomePlate Food Pantry & Resource Ribbon Cutting.
  • QCC students Lindsey Colgate and Julia Rooney.
October 2022

Legislative Breakfast and Food Pantry Ribbon Cutting Spotlighted Student Hunger

Local legislators, community organizations, food pantry donors, and members of the Quinsigamond Community College community gathered together on Friday, September 23, 2022, for a legislative breakfast and ribbon cutting of the college’s HomePlate Food Pantry and Resource Center. The morning events featured QCC students who shared their stories and the impact the food pantry and resource center has had on their...

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  • Executive Directory of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Kevin Lovaincy
October 2022

Kevin Lovaincy Starts as QCC's First Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Quinsigamond Community College recently welcomed Kevin Lovaincy as its first Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

“This is a pivotal moment for QCC. Kevin brings a wealth of knowledge to this role that will help advance our DEI initiatives. This new leadership position will help us ensure an environment that is equitable in its offerings and inclusive for all,”...

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  • Online Learning Coaches (l to r) Tricia LaFountaine and Ashley Bregman
October 2022

Online Learning Coaches Offer Valuable Resource to Students

Whether students are taking classes fully online, hybrid, or in person, navigating the online aspects of a course can sometimes be overwhelming.  This is why QCC developed online learning coaches - to assist students in successfully maneuvering an online learning environment.

The coaches offer assistance with Qmail, The Q, Zoom, Blackboard, Collaborate and any other online course...

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  • Counseling & Wellness launched Togetherall, a peer community for mental health support.
October 2022

Counseling & Wellness Launches Online Peer-to-Peer Support Network

The Office of Counseling and Wellness has joined a new platform called Togetherall, a peer-led online support network for college students. QCC students are able to use this free service to anonymously connect with students from around the world and discuss topics that affect their academic, personal, or professional lives. They also gain access to resources such as self-help...

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  • Director of Community Bridges Dr. Déborah González and QCC alum Michelle Memnon.
  • Owner of Nuestra and QCC alum Natalie Rodriguez.
  • Professor of Business Administration Flo Lucci and QCC alum Emma Acevedo.
  • Elizabeth Cruz (L) and Timothy Murray.
October 2022

AlumNight Out: Networking for Alumni Business Owners

The Office of External Affairs held its inaugural AlumNight Out event on Wednesday, September 28. QCC alumni who own businesses enjoyed a night of networking, food, and music at Nuestra restaurant in Worcester. Director of Community Bridges Dr. Déborah González, planned the event as a way to continue supporting QCC alumni, build community,...

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  • Gilmarie Vongphakdy and Jude D'Angelo
  • Yoga instructors Kate Dalrymple and Melanie Adams
October 2022

QCC and UniCare Host Yoga in the Community

QCC and health insurance provider UniCare have teamed up to offer free wellness opportunities to QCC Family and the local community. The first offerings were two yoga classes that occurred on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1.

The classes were taught by Kate Dalrymple, owner of Kula Yoga & Barre in Worcester, and assisted by Melanie Adams.

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  • Worcester's Acting City Manager Eric Batista addresses students.
October 2022

Acting City Manager of Worcester Meets QCC Students

On Tuesday, September 20, Worcester’s Acting City Manager, Eric Batista, came to QCC's main campus to meet with students and discuss his life and experience working in Worcester's local government.  

Bastista has a passion for the Worcester community that is palpable. He spoke to students about the richness of the different cultures he found when he came to Worcester with...

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  • Student Life Duck or Treat Scavenger Hunt
October 2022

Student Life Happenings

Student Life is really getting in the spirit for October. Don't be scared if you see a costumed rubber duck around campus on Monday, October 31 - it's just part of the Halloween Scavenger Hunt! Students who find a duck and bring it back to the Fuller Student Center will be entered into a raffle for prizes such as a Bluetooth speaker or mini fridge.

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  • QCC Trick or Treat is back!
October 2022

QCC Trick or Treat

QCC has got something brewing! It's the college-wide Trick or Treat for students, faculty, staff, and their children. This fun event will take place on Monday, October 31 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Whether you're scary, sweet, ghoulishly clever, or somewhere in between, we want to see your best costumes! 

Offices interested in handing out candy at any...

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  • The women's volleyball team has their last game on October 15.
October 2022

Wyvern Sports Corner

Women's Volleyball

The last women's volleyball home game is Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. against Community College of Rhode Island. Come cheer on the team to celebrate a great season!

Men's and Women's Basketball

The Wyverns are getting ready for another basketball season. The first home game for the men's team will be Thursday, November...

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October 2022

In the News

September, 2022

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October 2022

QCC Welcomes New Staff

On September 6, 2022: The President’s Office welcomed Kevin Lovaincy as Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Kevin brings to this position several years of experience. Most recently, he was Acting Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Executive Office of Health and Human Services). Kevin earned a bachelor’s degree and a...

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