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Thanks to $450,000 Transition Grant, QCC Can Help More Students Focus on Their Future

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WORCESTER & SOUTHBRIDGE— The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has awarded Quinsigamond Community College’s Future Focus program an Adult Education Transition to Community College Grant. The $450,000 grant is divided into three yearly allotments of $150,000 and is the maximum amount awarded. QCC’s Future Focus program is designed specifically for adult […]

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Quinsigamond Community College Respond’s to Health Crisis with Free Courses for Businesses

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WORCESTER, MA— May 14, 2020 — Quinsigamond Community College’s Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education recognizes the tumultuous workplace environment businesses now find themselves in, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. QCC has taken the unusual approach of offering free online learning opportunities and resources, designed to address the needs […]

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Community Garden Launching Third Season

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The Community Food Collaborative (CFC) is entering its third growing season at its garden located behind the Sturbridge Town Hall lower parking lot.  The land is owned by the Federated Church of Sturbridge and its use is being generously donated to the CFC garden committee.  The committee members have been […]

UMass Amherst Engineers, Nurses Design Fast-track, Low-cost Face Shield to Provide PPE Devices for Health Care, Production in Southbridge

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AMHERST & SOUTHBRIDGE – In just under two weeks, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with engineers, nurses and other health care professionals, have developed a design informed by clinical feedback for protective plastic face shields as the nation combats the spread of the coronavirus. It will be made […]

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McGovern Applauds $100,000 Federal Grant to Leicester to Help Town Study Improved Water Infrastructure

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“I’m proud my office was able to help secure this important federal investment,” said Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA). WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02) together withLeicester Town Administrator David Genereux, announced that the town of Leicester has received a long-awaited $100,000 grant from the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) […]