You can see it in her eyes...it's pure excitement for the future, and she's ready for it. Jatnna Perez is a Quinsigamond Community College healthcare student poised to graduate in May with her associate degree in public health. Jattna came to the US from the Dominican Republic in 2012. She attended high school in New York and moved to Worcester shortly after graduation.
The secret is out... starting your degree at community college can literally save you (or your parents) thousands and thousands of dollars. Quality, affordable education combined with small class sizes, personal attention and hands-on learning is becoming a trend... and with good reason. When you start your education at community college, you will likely save your future self from student debt.
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.
The first in his family to join the military, QCC student Kyle Nash has something to be proud of, and something to be happy about! A 2017 graduate of Auburn High School, he joined the Navy Reserves. After running drills in Boot Camp and and taking classes in Apprentice Technical School,
If you've heard the term "middle-skills" recently and wondered what it was, you are probably not alone. Middle-skills jobs are the ones that require more than a high school diploma, but less than a Bachelor degree.
Right now, in Massachusetts, these jobs account for 46% of the labor market; however, only 35% of the workforce is actually trained for these jobs.