The STCC Honors Program guarantees admission to state 4-year college and university Honors Programs to all students who graduate from a Commonwealth Honors Program at a community college and are accepted for transfer at that particular college or university.
After completing one Honors Experience, students gain access to the STCC Honors Student Lounge. The Honors Lounge is a place for Honors students to gather to socialize and get work done. The Lounge includes access to desktop computers, conference area, refrigerator, and more.
The Board of Higher Education accepted the report of the Commonwealth Honors Program Executive Committee and renewed the membership of Springfield Technical Community College in the Commonwealth Honors Program for six years, effective November 2014.
The STCC Honors Program offers a challenging academic experience for qualified students who wish to pursue unique study and research opportunities in their major fields of study. As a Commonwealth Honors Program, our program offers students who complete the program exclusive transfer opportunities and recognition as Honor students throughout the Commonwealth.
The program is ideal for those students who want to challenge themselves academically and interact with like-minded and driven peers. The Honors Program offers students creative opportunities to explore topics in more depth and to pursue the highest levels of academic achievement at STCC.
Both new and current students are eligible to participate in the STCC Honors Program. To be eligible to join the STCC Honors Program and to take Honors Courses students must meet one of the following criteria:
Students can earn one of two recognitions in the Honors Program:
Students who complete the Springfield Technical Community College Honors Certificate Program receive a certificate of completion and a scholarship of $500.