1. MassMutual donates $15M to boost computer science at UMass Amherst and Springfield

    MassMutual donates $15M to boost computer science at UMass Amherst and Springfield

    MassMutual announced Friday that it will donate $15 million to University of Massachusetts computer science programs over the next 10 years. Of the $15 million, $12 million will support the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Center for Data Science with additional faculty, a doubling of the number of available courses and an expansion of the master's degree program. In Springfield, the company will donate $3 million over 10 years to expand a cybersecurity certificate program taught at the university's center in MassMutual owned Tower Square. The cybersecurity certificate program is an eight-week, 15-credit-hour program. "We believe the world ...

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