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April 2023
  • Women's History Month
April 2023

Wrapping up Women's History Month with Womxn in Leadership Luncheon

On Monday, March 27 the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion along with the Office of Student Life and Leadership gathered a group of phenomenal women in leadership for a compelling discussion and luncheon.

Worcester community member and entrepreneur Joyce Augustus gave the keynote speech.

Augustus is president of JCassand, Inc. and has served on the board of YWCA Central Massachusetts....

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  • QCC'S Dental Clinic
April 2023

QCC and Central Mass. Agency on Aging Find Success in Senior Dental Program

Quinsigamond Community College and The Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging (CMAA) have partnered to offer free dental care to seniors, finishing off the first year of its partnership with an increase in seniors coming to QCC for dental care. QCC’s Dental Clinic offers culturally sensitive, professional preventative dental services for older adults, as well as a chance for QCC students to gain hands-on, real...

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  • VITA Students
April 2023

QCC Students Offer Free Tax Assistance to the Worcester Community

Quinsigamond Community College is offering free tax assistance through the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Certified volunteers and QCC students provide assistance with preparing tax returns for people who make $60,000 or less and people with limited English language skills. The VITA program provides services primarily at the Main South Community Development Corporation but also offers...

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  • T'Leah McQuade
April 2023

Alum Hits Stride With Research Position

QCC alumna T'Leah McQuade spoke to the QCC community on Monday, March 20 about her educational and professional journey into the world of clinical research. McQuade graduated from QCC in 2022 with an associate degree in liberal arts. She had a strong interest in psychology, serving as treasurer for the Psi Beta Honor Society and the Psychology Club. Currently, she is...

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  • Assabet Valley students with Professor Lee Duerden
  • Professor of Manufacturing Technology Lee Duerden with Assabet Valley High School student Marcos Zengotita
  • Assabet Valley High School student Jack Casillo
April 2023

High School Students Get Free Manufacturing Certification from STEM Starter Academy

Last month, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School students came to QCC for a CNC certification. This was the first time high school students have come to QCC to receive a credential. Thanks to funding from the STEM Starter Academy, this certification, which would normally cost $250, came at no cost to participants. Students were also awarded three credits for the Basic Machine Operator...

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  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 2023

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is about both awareness and prevention of sexual assault, harassment and abuse. This April, Campus Police, the Office of Student Life, QCC Athletics, and the Title IX Office are asking the QCC community to encourage students to attend these events. 

Clothesline Project Display

Monday, April 3 - Friday, April 7 | Administration Building...

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  • QCC Safety Corner
April 2023

QCC Safety Corner

QCC's Safety Committee

The Safety Committee's primary purpose is to provide a conduit to give the community direct input in the creation and sustainability of a safe working environment. It will give the community, identified as faculty, staff, and students, a voice to bring safety concerns, as well as suggestions to current policies and practices.

The committee will serve as an avenue to...

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  • Road to Recovery Volunteer Program
April 2023

QCC Raises Money for American Cancer Society

Last month, QCC acknowledged World Cancer Day by holding a fundraiser. Student Life, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Health Consultant Heather Lukas collaborated on a bake sale that raised over $450. Lukas reached out the American Cancer Society to ensure that the funds raised went directly to Worcester's Road to Recovery program.

The Road...

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  • Children's School Art Exhibit
April 2023

Upcoming Events

Children's School Art Exhibit

Monday, April 3, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. | 107A

Celebrate the Week of the Young Child by taking a stroll through the Administrative Building hallway and through room 107A.  There you will find a collection of children’s artwork curated by the children and teachers at The Children’s School: Early Childhood Education...

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  • LEI's LIDER program participants visit QCC.
April 2023

Latino Education Institute Students Visit QCC

The Latino Education Institute has developed a new program, Latinos Involved in Discovering Educational Resources (LIDER) which helps high school students prepare for college. Students attend multiple workshops, build ties with faculty at Worcester State University and visit colleges and universities throughout New England.

Recently, the LIDER group got to visit QCC's main campus and learn more about...

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  • QCC Men's Baseball has begun
April 2023

Wyvern Sports Corner

Who's ready for some baseball?!  Spring is in the air and that means baseball season! The Wyverns Men's Baseball team is preparing for a stellar season and we hope everyone will come out to show their support this season. It's a great way to get some fresh air and be part of the QCC community! 

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  • Fresh Check Day
April 2023

Student Life Happenings

Careers in Psychology & Human Services Info Sessions

Tuesday, April 11, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | HLC 109A&B

Join Admissions Counselor Jennifer Geuther and Associate Director of Educational Partnerships Beth Rogan from William James College for an interactive discussion on career options and pathways in psychology, human services, and mental health. 

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April 2023

QCC Welcomes New Staff

On March 13, 2023 Administrative Services welcomed Kathy Uribe as Interim Director of Payroll. Kathy brings to this position several years of experience. Most recently, she was Assistant Director of Payroll here at QCC.

On March 20, 2023 Academic Affairs welcomed Maegan Pittsley as Interim Teacher in Early Childhood Education Lab School. Maegan brings to this...

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April 2023

In the News

March, 2023

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