With your help, Springfield Technical Community College could be named best two-year college for a fourth year in a row.

Voting is now open for the Valley Advocate’s reader poll’s “Best of 2023” list.

 Below is the step-by-step on how to vote:

  1. Visit https://valleyadvocate.com/best-of-2023-voting/
  2. On that page, pick the “At Your Service” tile
  3. On the next page, on the left-hand side there’s a listing of all the categories. Scroll down until you reach “Two-year College” and click on that category. This will bring up the list of community colleges to vote for.
  4. Vote for STCC!

STCC has consistently captured top rankings by local, regional and national media. In the spring of 2022, STCC was named top two-year college in the Advocate’s reader’s poll . In 2021, STCC was named the fourth best community college in the United States by Academic Influence, a college ranking system. STCC won MassLive’s Reader Raves’ best local college three years in a row.

Many of STCC programs have made best of lists in recent years. They include Computer and IT Security, Health Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology and Business.  Visit stcc.edu/about-stcc/rankings to see a full list of top rankings for STCC. STCC, the Commonwealth’s only technical community college, continues the pioneering legacy of the Springfield Armory with comprehensive and technical education in manufacturingSTEMhealthcarebusiness, social services, and the liberal arts. STCC’s highly regarded workforcecertificatedegree, and transfer programs are the most affordable in Springfield and provide unequaled opportunity for the vitality of Western Massachusetts. Founded in 1967, the college – a designated Hispanic Serving Institution – seeks to close achievement gaps among students who traditionally face societal barriers. STCC supports students as they transform their lives through intellectual, cultural, and economic engagement while becoming thoughtful, committed and socially responsible graduates.