1. All Articles

    9937-9960 of 9979 « 1 2 ... 412 413 414 415 416 »
    1. Community colleges tackle tech education with federal help

      Community colleges tackle tech education with federal help
      Rapidly evolving technology, low minority and female participation, youth apathy, and the gulf between an associate’s degree and a bachelor’s are straining science, technology, engineering and math education at the community college level. Rather than buckle under, local community colleges are using funds from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health to find new ways to solve their problems.
      Read Full Article
    2. UMass Researcher Sees Dollar Signs

      UMass Researcher Sees Dollar Signs
      This year UMass President Jack Wilson awarded $175,000 partitioned in seven $25,000 grants to UMass researchers to turn technologies developed at UMass labs into commercial products. These grants were awarded through the Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Properties (CVIP) Technology Development Fund created by Wilson in 2004.
      Read Full Article
    3. $3.56M In Infrastructure Grants Awarded

      Four Massachusetts cities are receiving $3.56 million in grants for infrastructure projects. Governor Deval Patrick announced yesterday that Lawrence, Fitchburg, Hopkinton, and Lowell will receive the community development grants as part of a 2008 housing bond bill. The administration estimates that the projects will create 490 jobs and 160 affordable-housing units. In Lawrence, $1 million will ...
      Read Full Article
    4. Students in Springfield College's AmeriCorps program pleased by community service bill signed by President Obama

      Students in Springfield College's AmeriCorps program pleased by community service bill signed by President Obama
      Lemanis isn't a football groupie, she is an AmeriCorps volunteer assigned to mentor the Putnam team for 900 hours this year. In return she is receiving a $640 monthly stipend and will receive a $2,362 voucher she can use to pay student loans or for other education expenses.
      Read Full Article
    5. Unemployment rate in Western Mass. dropped slightly in March - The Republican

      Unemployment rate in Western Mass. dropped slightly in March - The Republican
      Unemployment rate in Western Mass. dropped slightly in MarchThe Republican - MassLive.com, MAIt was 2.7 percent a year ago, said Rena Kottcamp, research director for the Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance. (Click on image to enlarge.)This above chart shows the unemployment rate for this March and February in comparison with ...
      Read Full Article
    9937-9960 of 9979 « 1 2 ... 412 413 414 415 416 »
  1. Categories

    1. Industry Clusters:

      Aerospace/Defense, Business Development, Creative Economy, Education, Energy, Entrepreneurship, Financial Services, Green Region, Health Care, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Medical Devices, Paper Manufacturing, Plastics, Retail, Tourism, Transportation, Workforce
  2. Popular Articles

  3. From the EDC

    See all From the EDC articles
  4. Organizations in the News

    1. (1361 articles) University of Massachusetts
    2. (369 articles) Springfield Technical Community College
    3. (306 articles) Holyoke Community College
    4. (282 articles) Basketball Hall of Fame
    5. (277 articles) Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts
    6. (256 articles) MassDevelopment
    7. (237 articles) Western New England University
    8. (223 articles) Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
    9. (215 articles) Westfield State University
    10. (201 articles) Associated Industries of Massachusetts
  5. Government Officials in the News

    1. (702 articles) Governor Deval L. Patrick
    2. (604 articles) Domenic J. Sarno
    3. (305 articles) Congressman Richard E. Neal
    4. (115 articles) Kevin Kennedy
    5. (98 articles) Michael D. Bissonnette
    6. (77 articles) Daniel M. Knapik
    7. (69 articles) Congressman John W. Olver
    8. (63 articles) Gregory P. Bialecki
    9. (53 articles) Alex Morse
    10. (34 articles) Timothy P Murray
  6. Western Mass Cities in the News

    1. (5628 articles) Springfield
    2. (1913 articles) Holyoke
    3. (1409 articles) Amherst
    4. (1250 articles) Westfield
    5. (1106 articles) Chicopee
    6. (1050 articles) Northampton
    7. (608 articles) West Springfield
    8. (593 articles) Greenfield
    9. (354 articles) Palmer
    10. (325 articles) Easthampton
  7. Western Mass EDC Staff Members in the News

    1. (67 articles) Rick Sullivan
    2. (64 articles) Jeff Ciuffreda
    3. (41 articles) Mary Kay Wydra
    4. (26 articles) Ann Burke
    5. (12 articles) Kenn Delude
    6. (10 articles) Lisa McMahon
  8. Companies in the News

    1. (2066 articles) The Republican
    2. (385 articles) Baystate Health
    3. (381 articles) MassMutual
    4. (271 articles) MassMutual Center
    5. (206 articles) MGM
    6. (166 articles) Big Y Foods
    7. (161 articles) Western Massachusetts Electric Company
    8. (149 articles) Peter Pan Bus Lines
    9. (143 articles) Amtrak
    10. (140 articles) Smith & Wesson Corp.
  9. Business Leaders in the News

    1. (109 articles) Michael Graney
    2. (105 articles) Allan W. Blair
    3. (76 articles) Timothy W. Brennan
    4. (71 articles) Robert Caret
    5. (63 articles) Kathleen G. Anderson
    6. (44 articles) Nick Fyntrilakis
    7. (28 articles) Kevin E. Lynn
    8. (20 articles) William Ward
    9. (19 articles) Judy Matt
    10. (18 articles) Jack Wilson
  10. Western Mass EDC Board of Directors in the News

    1. (50 articles) Dr. Robert C. Holub
    2. (38 articles) Dr. Evan S. Dobelle
    3. (36 articles) Carol A. Leary
    4. (34 articles) William F. Messner
    5. (33 articles) Kumble Subbaswamy
    6. (32 articles) Mark R. Tolosky
    7. (31 articles) Paul C. Picknelly
    8. (25 articles) Ira Rubenzahl
    9. (22 articles) Peter F. Straley
    10. (16 articles) William J. Wagner