Ever since he was a kid, Keith Anderson saw firsthand what it was like to be a fighter. Both of his parents were firefighters in the U.S. Air Force which allowed him to spend time in different fire houses as a youngster. The early experience stuck with him.
Is the thought of the getting your taxes done giving you anxiety? As daunting of a task as it may seem, imagine how much more difficult it can be for those with a disability? Or those who are not native English speakers.
Sometimes, just when you think you have your life figured out, something goes awry. That was the case for Josh Biernacki, a QCC graduate who had planned to join the Marines after high school. Today, the Marines are a distant memory and he's poised to begin the next chapter in his life as a high level technical recruiter for an IT consulting and recruiting firm in Boston.
A lot can change in 120 days, and it will. The average high in Worcester on May 23 is 68 degrees, the average low is 49 degrees. The look outside your window, the feeling of fresh, sunny air and quite possibly another type of degree. A professional degree that could change your life forever.
Whether you are a long time or first time student, you may or may not know there are many perks that go beyond a quality education... there's savings! That's correct, your student status makes you kind of a big deal at local businesses who know you are trying to study and save. Those same businesses want to see your smart, smiling faces when you are ready for a study break. Save those pennies now and you will be earning them later.
Congratulations are in order for hundreds and hundreds of you. We know our students are intelligent, driven and determined, but this is impressive. A total of 556 students were named to the Dean’s List and 597 students were named to the Merit List.
Succeeding in college is more than books, studying, quizzes and lectures... although that's a big part of it. Successful students learn how to prepare themselves for the daily challenges and adjustments that go beyond the classroom. Should you cook dinner first or get some reading out of the way?
Stuff-A-Cruiser is an annual event that visits each QCC campus over a three day period. This year's event collected over 300 toys and more than $400 in cash donations, the largest amount ever. The cash donations are allocated to the "Feed-A-Family" portion of the event and distributed to families in the form of grocery store gift cards so they may cook their holiday meals at home. Please read "Blue Santa's" letter of thanks to all who were a part of Stuff-A-Cruiser 2018.
Dianna Provencher is a mother of two, a grandmother of three, a beekeeper of literally thousands and a Quinsigamond Community College graduate. They say an interesting journey never follows a straight path and Dianna is a perfect example of how that came to be true. But... there's more to Dianna's story, some may say she's as busy as a bee.