1. Articles in category: Education

    25-48 of 1964 « 1 2 3 4 5 ... 80 81 82 »
    1. Bay Path Receives Grant to Help Fund Student Internship Experiences

      Bay Path Receives Grant to Help Fund Student Internship Experiences

      Bay Path University has been awarded $5,000 in grant funding support from the Charles H. Hall Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., trustee, for its project, “Impacting the Community: Fostering Social Justice Through Student Internships.” The foundation’s support will benefit Bay Path undergraduate students who are performing internships at nonprofits in Hampden County, including Square One, the Jewish Community Center, and Girls Inc., all of whom service at-risk children and youth.

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Bank of America
    2. Financial Times Ranks Isenberg’s Online MBA First in U.S. for Third Straight Year

      Financial Times Ranks Isenberg’s Online MBA First in U.S. for Third Straight Year

      The online MBA offered by the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst has been ranked first in the U.S. and third in the world by the Financial Times.  With one of the largest and most established accredited online MBA programs in the country, the Isenberg School of Management has provided online education opportunities for nearly 16 years. More than 1,100 students are currently enrolled in the program. “The Isenberg School has established itself as an international leader in online education, offering students innovative pathways to develop advanced skills and enrich their careers,” said UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble ...

      Read Full Article
    3. Elms College to Host ‘Growing Up WILD’ Workshop at Berkshire Community College

      Elms College to Host ‘Growing Up WILD’ Workshop at Berkshire Community College

      The School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Elms College, in partnership with Berkshire Community College and 1Berkshire, will host an early-childhood-education workshop on Saturday, April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the cafeteria at Berkshire Community College.The workshop, titled “A Glimpse at Growing Up WILD,” is free and open to the public. In this extensive training for educators run through MassWildlife, Jane McCarry, academic coordinator and advisor for the Early Care and Education program at Elms, and also a trained Growing Up WILD facilitator, will present two of the program’s activities: “Seed Need” and ...

      Read Full Article
    4. Carol Leary to Chair Assoc. of American Colleges and Universities Board

      Carol Leary to Chair Assoc. of American Colleges and Universities Board

      At its 2019 annual meeting in Atlanta, the Assoc. of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) announced that Carol Leary, president of Bay Path University, was appointed chair of the board. Richard Guarasci, president of Wagner College, will continue to serve on AAC&U’s board as past chair. The members also voted to appoint William Craft, president of Concordia College, as vice chair of the board. Royce Engstrom, professor of Chemistry at the University of Montana, will continue his term as treasurer.

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Carol A. Leary
    5. Glenmeadow Partners with Bay Path on Leadership-development Program

      Glenmeadow Partners with Bay Path on Leadership-development Program

      As an innovative leader in adult and professional learning, Bay Path’s Strategic Alliances partners with employers to customize a curriculum that empowers employees to have a positive impact on productivity and the bottom line. Glenmeadow’s custom Leadership Development program focuses on engaging communication methods, leadership-development skills, handling difficult environments, and employee management. Each session is run by a faculty member who is an expert in their field.

      Read Full Article
    6. Elms College to Host Social Work Career Panel at Berkshire Community College

      Elms College to Host Social Work Career Panel at Berkshire Community College

      The School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Elms College, in partnership with Berkshire Community College (BCC) and 1Berkshire, will host a social-work career panel on Saturday, March 30 from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the cafeteria at BCC. The event will feature panelists — Elms faculty, BCC faculty, and Elms alumni — with experience in criminal justice, youth service, guidance counseling, senior services, mental health, private practice, addiction and recovery, and more. The panelists will illuminate the array of options available to those who have a bachelor’s degree in social work.

      Read Full Article
    7. ABA Master’s Program at Elms Puts Students on Rewarding Path

      ABA Master’s Program at Elms Puts Students on Rewarding Path

      Laura Hanratty says the number of BCBA students has probably doubled since 2012, a clear sign of growing need for such trained individuals.

      In many cases, Alyssa Clark says, progress — in whatever way it is measured — comes slowly.

      But in most all cases, it does come, and when it does, it quickly reminds her why she chose this career path — not that she ever really forgets.

      Read Full Article
    8. As higher education environment evolves, STCC seeks continuity within change (Guest viewpoint) | masslive.com

      As higher education environment evolves, STCC seeks continuity within change (Guest viewpoint) | masslive.com

      It is a particularly dynamic time in higher education. Unemployment is low and northeast high school graduating classes are shrinking. Technology also continues to dramatically change businesses and industries, along with the careers that follow. For many colleges and universities, economic conditions and enrollment declines, combined with technology disruption, has meant smaller budgets and difficult decisions. That is certainly true at Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) where budgets are now tighter, and the number of employees is smaller.

      Read Full Article
    9. AIC to Celebrate Prominent Individuals During Women’s History Month

      AIC to Celebrate Prominent Individuals During Women’s History Month

      Throughout the month of March, American International College (AIC) will use the college’s website and social-media platforms to recognize groundbreaking and influential women who have boldly stepped forward to lead, make new discoveries, and break down barriers. The diversity of women featured will represent a cross-section of disciplines including medicine, the sciences, humanitarianism and social justice, political and public service, athletics, and the arts and entertainment.

      Read Full Article
    10. Bay Path, Johnson & Hill Staffing Team Up to Help Women Navigate Their Career Path

      Lifelong learning is an important concept to Bay Path University, and its Strategic Alliances division is moving that undertaking from the classroom to the boardroom with its upcoming Career Transition series. This series, designed for women entering the workforce or planning a career transition, contains five independent sessions that speak to various stages of career growth and development. Presented in partnership with Johnson & Hill Staffing and the Bay Path University Advisory Council, each session of this five-part series will cover a different stage of career transition, from landing one’s first professional job to preparing for a promotion, to rebooting ...

      Read Full Article
    11. Bay Path to Host Harvard University’s Barbara Nobles Crawford on March 8

      Bay Path to Host Harvard University’s Barbara Nobles Crawford on March 8

      In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Bay Path University’s On the Move Forum will present Harvard University’s Barbara Nobles Crawford to speak on the United Nations Women’s Day theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change.” This event, happening on Thursday, March 8, will unite people and organizations who are committed to advancing women, inspiring girls, and innovating for change, as well as implementing effective networking and resource sharing for future success. Attendees are invited to have lunch, learn, and lead.

      Read Full Article
    12. UMass Amherst Engineer Jun Yao Receives Nsf Career Grant to Develop Nanoscale Sensors to Measure Mechanical and Electrical Properties in Cells

      UMass Amherst Engineer Jun Yao Receives Nsf Career Grant to Develop Nanoscale Sensors to Measure Mechanical and Electrical Properties in Cells

      Jun Yao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a five-year, $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop nanoscale sensors that can measure both the mechanical and electrical properties of a cell at the same time. The grant is from NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program.

      Read Full Article
    13. Two Western New England University Engineering Professors Awarded Grants - BusinessWest

      Two Western New England University Engineering Professors Awarded Grants - BusinessWest

      Two professors at Western New England University have been awarded $30,000 in seed funding by the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) Acorn Innovation Fund.  Dr. Vedang Chauhan and Dr. Jingzhou “Frank” Zhao were among 13 grant recipients statewide, including researchers from Boston University Medical Center, Northeastern University, Tufts University, and UMass. The funding is designed to assist researchers in testing the viability of their technologies and potentially bringing the research to market.

      Read Full Article
    14. Bay Path University lands $1.6M grant to boost women in workforce

      Bay Path University lands $1.6M grant to boost women in workforce

      Bay Path was one of seven recipients selected by Strada from hunderds of applicants from across the country in the "innovative solutions in education-to-employment competition." The project titled, "Closing the Gaps: Building Pathways for Adult Women in a Technology-Driven Workforce" will be implemented through The American Women's College, Bay Path's online accelerated baccalaureate degree program for adult women.

      Read Full Article
    15. Bay Path President Carol Leary to Receive Donna Shavlik Award

      Bay Path President Carol Leary to Receive Donna Shavlik Award

      The American Council on Education (ACE) announced that Carol Leary, president of Bay Path University and author of Achieving the Dream: A How-to Guide for Adult Women Seeking a College Degree, will receive the 2019 Donna Shavlik Award. The award will be presented ACE2019, ACE’s 101st annual meeting in Philadelphia, during the Women’s Leadership Dinner on Saturday, March 9.   ACE President Ted Mitchell noted that “2018 was a critical year for women in higher education. Carol Leary not only met its challenges head-on with her leadership of Bay Path, but she also widened opportunity for her students and ...

      Read Full Article
      Mentions: Carol A. Leary
    16. Holyoke Medical Center, Valley Health focuses culture on innovation: Outlook 2019 Viewpoint

      Holyoke Medical Center, Valley Health focuses culture on innovation: Outlook 2019 Viewpoint

      Progress, innovation, advancement, development; whatever words we use to describe humanity's march to an improved future state doesn't happen without learning. Learning is the essential ingredient for progress and innovation. Health care is no different. In fact, in healthcare, progress and innovation are happening at an ever accelerating pace. In 2018, Holyoke Medical Center marked its 125th year of continuous operation. It is a history very rich in experiences, lessons and advancement. Those years have afforded the medical center and the entire Valley Health System, many opportunities to learn and to teach.

      Read Full Article
    17. Bay Path University's cybersecurity graduates well-positioned for jobs in burgeoning field

      Bay Path University's cybersecurity graduates well-positioned for jobs in burgeoning field

      There are currently 9,000 unfilled positions in major companies looking for cybersecurity experts - and Bay Path University's women graduates are uniquely well-qualified to help fill them, according to the university's associate provost. "Bay Path may be the first school in the country - certainly it's the first women's college - to offer a master's (degree program) in cybersecurity management," says Tom Loper, associate provost and dean of the school of arts, sciences and management.

      Read Full Article
    18. EduCare Springfield prepares to open state-of-the-art early childhood center

      EduCare Springfield prepares to open state-of-the-art early childhood center

      Educare Springfield - a $14 million, nationally recognized early childhood center under construction in the Old Hill neighborhood, one of the poorest in the city - will open this fall, serving 141 children and their families who will be selected from the region's Head Start program. The Davis Foundation, an early childhood education advocate, is the lead partner in pushing for the new center, which will be one of 25 Educare centers operating in 15 states - plus one in Washington, D.C. and another in the Winnebago nation - supported by the Buffett Early Childhood Fund.

      Read Full Article
    19. Job market bright for graduates of UMass Center's accelerated nursing baccalaureate degree...

      Job market bright for graduates of UMass Center's accelerated nursing baccalaureate degree...

      Howett, is the assistant dean of the accelerated bachelor's degree program in nursing at the UMass Center at Springfield, where she is excited about helping others make a career shift to a field that is both rewarding and in great demand. "People who choose to go into nursing long for that patient connection," she says. "They are highly motivated. They have their eyes on the prize." Students who enroll in the fast-track program must already hold a bachelor's degree to apply, according to Howett. Their previous bachelor's degrees run the gamut - from political science to journalism and ...

      Read Full Article
    20. Bay Path to Host Free Virtual Event to Help Women Find Their Power Voice

      Bay Path to Host Free Virtual Event to Help Women Find Their Power Voice

      Women far and wide will virtually gather together on Monday, Feb. 11 at noon as Bay Path University’s Strategic Alliances hosts a virtual roundtable with guest Angela Lussier. Lussier, an award-winning speaker, six-time author, two-time TEDx presenter, and CEO and founder of the Speaker Sisterhood, will teach women how to find the strength in their voice, how to avoid losing their power, and how to create confidence and strength in the moments when they need it most.

      Read Full Article
    21. Bay Path University awarded $1.6 million grant for technology programs

      Bay Path University awarded $1.6 million grant for technology programs

      Bay Path University received a $1.58 million grant from the nonprofit Strada Education Network for a three-year project titled “Closing the Gaps: Building Pathways for Adult Women in a Technology-Driven Workforce.” Bay Path said in a news release Tuesday that it will use the money to research and engage with employers and to build up its The American Women’s College program to enroll more adult women. The courses offer cybersecurity and information technology studies.

      Read Full Article
    22. Greenfield Community College Increases Job-related Technical Training in Hampshire County - BusinessWest

      Greenfield Community College Increases Job-related Technical Training in Hampshire County - BusinessWest

      Thanks to a recent Skills Capital Grant award from the Commonwealth, Greenfield Community College (GCC) will soon increase its capacity and upgrading its medical assistant certificate (MAC) program by offering additional training at its existing satellite location on the campus of Smith Vocational & Agricultural High School in Northampton.  The Baker-Polito administration has awarded more than $52 million over the past three years through Skills Capital Grants across the Commonwealth.

      Read Full Article
    23. Asnuntuck’s Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program Offers Opportunities for Free Tuition, Wage Reimbursement

      Starting in March, Asnuntuck Community College is offering a new, free apprenticeship program that will provide employers an opportunity to both enhance their employees’ skills and receive wage reimbursements of up to $13,000 per participant. This two-year program has a $3,750 value per participant but will be entirely free for Connecticut businesses. The time commitment will be three hours per week (Mondays from 6 to 9 p.m.), with breaks for holidays and summer, and classes will occur evenings at Asnuntuck Community College.

      Read Full Article
    24. Holyoke Community College secures $35K state grant for hotel training lab

      Holyoke Community College secures $35K state grant for hotel training lab

      Holyoke Community College has obtained a $35,000 grant to build a hotel training lab at the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute on Race Street, further expanding the school's hospitality program. The lab simulates a hotel front desk and reception area, along with a guest room fitted with the latest technologies. The program benefits noncredit and associate degree candidates in HCC's hospitality management program. The lab will open in February.

      Read Full Article
    25-48 of 1964 « 1 2 3 4 5 ... 80 81 82 »
  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. Organizations in the News

    1. (3 articles) University of Massachusetts
    2. (3 articles) Holyoke Community College
    3. (2 articles) Greenfield Community College
    4. (1 articles) American International College
    5. (1 articles) Elms College
    6. (1 articles) Springfield Technical Community College
    7. (1 articles) Western New England University
    8. (1 articles) Hampshire College
  4. Western Mass Cities in the News

    1. (9 articles) Springfield
    2. (4 articles) Holyoke
    3. (3 articles) Amherst
    4. (2 articles) Chicopee
    5. (2 articles) Greenfield
  5. Companies in the News

    1. (1 articles) United Personnel Services
    2. (1 articles) United Bank
  6. Western Mass EDC Board of Directors in the News

    1. (1 articles) Carol A. Leary