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    1. Colleges: We can educate for General Dynamics jobs

      MCLA is also scheduled to break ground on its 65,000-square-foot Center for Science and Innovation this coming summer. Bowman Hall, where MCLA’s science programs are located, will be renovated as part of that project. The completion of those two projects is expected to enhance MCLA’s workforce development efforts.
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    2. Nearly 4 million New Englanders expected to travel over Christmas and New Year's | masslive.com

      Nearly 4 million New Englanders expected to travel over Christmas and New Year's | masslive.com
      Peter Pan Bus Lines in Springfield has already gotten its holiday travel season off to a strong start, said Robert J. Schwarz, executive vice president of Peter Pan. Peter Pan’s popularity among college students means that the holiday travel rush started Friday, Dec. 19. “Once the kids finish their exams they are on their way home,” he said. “We are very excited. The weekend was very strong, too, and from Boston, New York and Providence.” The company plans to move more than 200,000 people from Dec. 19 through Jan. 2, more than half of those passengers will pass ...
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    3. Springfield Schools internship program is good for students, good for local businesses

      Springfield Schools internship program is good for students, good for local businesses
      And it’s not only students who benefit from internships. Businesses do also. While he was still a senior at Putnam Vocational Technical High School last year, William Medina interned with MassMutual and did so well that the company hired him to work full time in their Information Technology department. Now a full-time college student, William still holds down a part-time position at MassMutual.
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    4. Profiles in Business

      Profiles in Business
      From the day she arrived at Bay Path, Leary has had a sign on her desk that reads Attitude Is Everything. In her case, that attitude is to take full advantage of the opportunities one is given — whether it be a college education (and she is the first in her family to attain one), visiting foreign countries, landing a career opportunity, or breaking new ground in higher education. And as far as perspective is concerned, for Leary that glass is always half full and never half empty.
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    5. UMass chancellor Robert Holub warns of deep budget cuts in FY12; all Massachusetts public colleges face similar cuts

      UMass chancellor Robert Holub warns of deep budget cuts in FY12; all Massachusetts public colleges face similar cuts
      In a letter to students and others on campus, Chancellor Robert C. Holub said he expects a cut of $18 million for the fiscal year that starts July 1, 2011. That’s about 8 percent less than the $215 million the campus has received in the current fiscal year.
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    6. EDC Emphasizes Cooperation with Regional Partners

      There are two stories in today’s EDC Business News that have at their core the notion that cooperation is the key to economic development in today’s global economy. One story focuses on New England-wide collaboration, which recently led to the announced Northeast Utilities-N Star merger. Another describes how New England’s Knowledge Corridor received the largest (per capita) federal planning grant to assess opportunities in the Hartford-Springfield area, the new “Twin Cities”, according to Tim Brennan of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission.   The EDC has been a champion of this approach for over a decade. We are a ...
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    7. Hartford Springfield Economic Partnership gets $4.2 million to boost Knowledge Corridor | masslive.com

      Hartford Springfield Economic Partnership gets $4.2 million to boost Knowledge Corridor | masslive.com
      “It’s transportation connected to housing and housing connected to environmental quality,” said Timothy W. Brennan, executive director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. “What we’re trying to do is take Springfield and Hartford and make them the twin cities of the Knowledge Corridor much like Minneapolis and St. Paul are in Minnesota.”
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    8. Asnuntuck Manufacturing Technology Center A Boon To Aerospace Industry

      “It’s literally booming in our area,” said Frank Gulluni, director of the Manufacturing Technology Center at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield. “Jobs are plentiful at this time for people with this skill set. The people in the aerospace industry will tell you, if the talent pool is there, we have jobs for them.”
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