1. Holyoke Community College Opens New Center for Life Sciences

    Holyoke Community College Opens New Center for Life Sciences

    As she walked BusinessWest through one of the brand-new labs in Holyoke Community College’s Center for Life Sciences, Professor Emily Rabinsky said there’s plenty for students to appreciate. “Our old lab space was very outdated and not very conducive to learning,” said Rabinsky, who coordinates the Biotechnology program at HCC. “There were two long bays with a tall shelf in between that made it very difficult for the students to see what the lecturer was referring to, and the equipment was very outdated.” Not so today. “At our recent open house, some students happened to walk by, peeked ...

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    1. Our old lab space was very outdated and not very conducive to learning.
    2. It's pretty unique at the community-college level.
    3. Those grants outfitted the biotechnology program but also all of the programs that fit in around it, including microbiology, general biology, and genetics.
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