Did you know spending two years at QCC then transferring to a four-year college or university can save you a boatload of money? It’s true… tons of money. More and more students are finding one of the best ways to get a bachelor’s degree is by attending a community college, then transferring to a four-year college or university. Community college is one of the most affordable ways to get a higher education. Tuition and fees are the lowest around, plus there are no room and board costs to incur. To sweeten the pot a bit more, attend a community college like QCC and earn your associate degree then transfer to a four-year school and you can earn two degrees for the price of one! Sound good?
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.
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.
Can you hear that? It's the sound of holiday cheer! Full stomachs and happy kids! That's right everyone, it's that time of year again... when the QCC Police Department trades in their sirens for jingle bells. The annual "Stuff-A-Cruiser" event has been a holiday tradition at Quinsigamond Community College for over 30 years. It's an outdoor gathering with hot chocolate, a cruiser, a blue Santa... and the simple joy of giving! It really is amazing how good it can make you feel to drop off a toy knowing how happy THEY will be when they FINALLY get to unwrap it.
“SLICES OF LIFE - An Evening of Original Works,” is just what it sounds like... an evening of original works. Actually, it's five evenings. Starting on November 28, Quinsigamond Community College's theater department will perform five original short plays, completely different from one another, all in
Feeding those in need within the QCC community is the mission of Quinsigamond Community College’s food pantry. An April 2018 study by the Wisconsin HOPE Lab found that 49 percent of
[Worcester Public Schools College Community Connection students stand with their instructor James Kett (center).]
Something you may not know about QCC is that we've been working with Worcester high school students for more than 15 years. We work with high school students in many ways, but our participation in the Worcester Public Schools College Community Connection Program gives them a taste of college, and a summer job!