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    1. Western New England University Takes Home Four National Marketing Awards

      Western New England University Takes Home Four National Marketing Awards

      Western New England University (WNEU) was named among the top institutions in the nation in the 2018 Collegiate Advertising Awards and the 34th annual Education Advertising Awards, two programs designed to recognize higher-education organizations for excellence in communications, marketing, advertising, and promotion of their schools. Western New England University and its creative partner, Spark451, received a total of four Gold awards. The university’s centennial logo, the recently launched WNE: The Magazine of Western New England University, and WNEU’s “What’s New?” brochure were all recognized for excellence.

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    2. Springfield College Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship Wins Grant

      Springfield College Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship Wins Grant

      The Springfield College Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship has been awarded a $265,000 grant from the Davis Educational Foundation to assist in the creation of faculty-development opportunities focused on the implementation of real-time assessment procedures to help increase and maintain student academic success.The grant will allow the center to fund faculty from across departments and schools to engage in workshops on assessment, implement those strategies into their courses, and use the assessment data to evaluate program-learning outcomes.

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    3. School Funding Changes Must be Tied to Results

      School Funding Changes Must be Tied to Results

      United Personnel Services is a staffing company specializing in professional, information technology and manufacturing placement throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut. Headquartered in Springfield, we place more than 3,000 people a year in jobs ranging from entry level to highly technical and executive management positions.

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    4. HCC to Host 13th Annual Credit for Life Fair on April 4

      HCC to Host 13th Annual Credit for Life Fair on April 4

      Hundreds of high-school seniors will spend the morning at Holyoke Community College (HCC) on Thursday, April 4 for the 13th annual Credit for Life Fair, an interactive event designed to help young people develop financial-literacy skills and learn the basics of money management. The fair will run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the gymnasium of HCC’s Bartley Center for Athletics & Recreation. During a brief orientation, Gary Rome, owner of Gary Rome Hyundai, will offer remarks about the importance of financial literacy from a business owner’s point of view.

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    5. Bay Path University Receives Truth Initiative Grant and Pledges to Go Tobacco-free

      Bay Path University Receives Truth Initiative Grant and Pledges to Go Tobacco-free

      Bay Path University recently announced it is one of 48 colleges and universities to be awarded a grant from Truth Initiative to adopt a 100% tobacco-free or smoke-free campus policy. The effort is part of a national movement among students, faculty, and administrators to address smoking and tobacco use at college campuses throughout the U.S.“We are truly excited to make Bay Path University a safe, healthy, and productive environment,” said Michael Giampietro, vice president for Finance & Administrative Services. “The health benefits of reducing second-hand smoke exposure are invaluable and could also help students prepare for the workforce, where ...

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    6. Elms College Off-Campus to Host ‘Shake Up Storytime’ Workshop for Educators at GCC

      Elms College Off-Campus to Host ‘Shake Up Storytime’ Workshop for Educators at GCC

      In celebration of the Week of the Young Child, Elms College Off-Campus will host a presentation and workshop by professor and author Megan Dowd Lambert of Simmons University on Saturday, April 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Greenfield Community College (GCC) dining room. This event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

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    7. HCC Hosting ‘Taste & Tour’ on April 11 at Hcc Mgm Culinary Arts Institute

      HCC Hosting ‘Taste & Tour’ on April 11 at Hcc Mgm Culinary Arts Institute

      Holyoke Community College will hold an open house on Thursday, April 11 at the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute for anyone interested in taking classes there as well as members of the general public who want to tour the facility and sample dishes prepared by students and staff. The “Taste & Tour” event runs from 5 to 7 p.m. at the 164 Race St. facility and coincides with an open house at the adjacent Freight Farms hydroponic container farm, where visitors can learn about the ongoing urban-farming project there managed by HCC.

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    8. Girls Inc. of Holyoke unveils its new name

      Girls Inc. of Holyoke unveils its new name

      Girls Inc. is of Holyoke has been working with young women in Western Massachusetts for many years, so the organization felt it was time to match its name to its reach.

      From now on Girls Inc. of Holyoke will be known as Girls Inc. of the Valley.

      “Not everyone realizes that we serve girls from several communities. As we continue to grow and expand our footprint, we are proud to have a name that better shows who we are," said Executive Director Suzanne Parker in a prepared statement.

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    9. Bay Path to Host Free Workshop to Teach Women How to Be Their Own Salary Advocate

      Bay Path to Host Free Workshop to Teach Women How to Be Their Own Salary Advocate

      Attaining a college or graduate degree is only the beginning of the road to success, and when it comes to salary, women often fall behind before they even start. Women, and especially women of color, generally earn 20% less than their male counterparts who have the same degree and same years of experience, and stand to lose over between $250,000 to $500,000 over the course of their lifetime. Success and pay parity for women requires extra attention to navigating the various phases of their careers — especially learning how to self-advocate.

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    10. American International College Prepares Graduates for Economic Success

      American International College Prepares Graduates for Economic Success

      American International College (AIC) is among the state’s top colleges and universities in increasing graduates’ earning potential, according to a recent study. A 2017 Harvard University study revealed that AIC ranks second among private institutions of higher education in Massachusetts in upward income mobility of its graduates. According to the report, “Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility,” the likelihood of an AIC graduate moving up two income quintiles in their lifetime is 24%. This data is based on the anonymous tax records of more than 30 million students over a 15-year period.

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    11. UMassFive and GCC to Host Sixth Annual Reality Fair for High-school Students

      UMassFive College Federal Credit Union and Greenfield Community College (GCC) will host their sixth annual Reality Fair for local high-school seniors this week. Also joining the event this year are partners from Franklin First Credit Union. The event will take place over two days from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Greenfield Community College.Students from Greenfield High School, Mohawk Regional High School, Four Rivers Public Charter School, Frontier Regional School, and Franklin County Technical School will attend the event today, March 19. Students from Amherst-Pelham Regional High School, Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion School, and Turners Falls High ...

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    12. Springfield College Announces Two Army and Air Force ROTC Grants - BusinessWest

      Springfield College Announces Two Army and Air Force ROTC Grants - BusinessWest

      Springfield College announced two new grants that assist with funding for Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets enrolled full-time and participating in the ROTC program at Springfield College.  The Springfield College Room and Board Grant covers on-campus housing and basic meal-plan expenses for any Springfield College Army or Air Force ROTC cadet who has earned a national or local full-tuition ROTC scholarship.

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    13. Grant Aims to Build Pathways in a Technology-driven Workforce

      Grant Aims to Build Pathways in a Technology-driven Workforce

      When people talk about an ‘IT gap,’ Amanda Gould says, the appropriate response might be, ‘which one?’ Indeed, there’s the gap that seems to getting most of the attention these days, the one that involves the huge gender disparity in the IT workforce, with the vast majority of those well-paying jobs going to men, said Gould, chief administrative officer for the American Women’s College at Bay Path University, one of the institutions working to do something about this through its expanding Cybersecurity and IT degree programs.

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    14. Holyoke Community College Welcomes Lea Occhialini as Its First Ombudsperson

      Holyoke Community College Welcomes Lea Occhialini as Its First Ombudsperson

      Holyoke Community College (HCC) recently welcomed Lea Occhialini as its first ombudsperson and chief culture officer. Occhialini is the former faculty and staff ombudsperson at Hampshire College and mediator/trainer in the Smith College Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity. Prior to that, she worked as a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court qualified mediator for the Mediation and Training Collaborative in Greenfield and helped oversee the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Face-to-Face mediation program in Holyoke, Northampton, and Greenfield small-claims courts.

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    15. Westfield Promise program for early college gets $190K from state

      Westfield Promise program for early college gets $190K from state

      Westfield Promise, a program that allows students earn up to 12 college credits while still high school juniors and seniors, has received another $190,000 in state funding. The funding comes as Westfield State begins recruiting another cohort of 125 or so high school sophomores in Holyoke, Springfield and Westfield to form a new class, and as the first students to enter Westfield Promise prepare to graduate from the 2-year-old program.

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    16. 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.

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    17. 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 ...

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    18. 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 ...

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    19. 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.

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    20. 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.

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    21. 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.

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    22. 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.

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    23. 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.

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    24. 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.

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