1. Articles in category: Education

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    1. State Business Confidence Index up slightly according to Associated Industries of Mass. survey

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 6 2009)

      Businesses reportedly don’t want to hire workers until they are certain the recovery will hold. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Western New England University   Springfield

    2. Chancellor calls for change at UMass

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 6 2009)

      AMHERST - University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert C. Holub reiterated his plea to the campus community to institute "an array of changes" that will help the university save money, increase revenues and move the university forward toward reaching its goal of becoming an upper-tier research institution. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Dr. Robert C. Holub

    3. Springfield College lands $1.6 million AmeriCorps grant

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 6 2009)

      The grant was made through the Massachusetts Service Alliance (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield College   Springfield   The Republican

    4. 10 legislators pledge not to support expanded gambling unless bill includes casino for Western Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 5 2009)

      The legislators signed the pledge during a meeting on Friday in Springfield with leaders of the Pioneer Valley’s construction unions. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Mohegan Sun   West Springfield

    5. Patrick Defends Slow Stimulus Rollout

      Explore thebostonchannel.com (Oct 3 2009)

      A spokesman for Gov. Deval Patrick said that although Massachusetts lags behind nearly every other state in the country in deploying stimulus money for transportation projects, state officials are focusing on the quality rather than the quantity of federally-funded projects. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Northampton

    6. Unions want casino building jobs

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 3 2009)

      Unions want casino building jobsThe Republican - MassLive.comAbout 35 percent of the 5000 union construction members in Western Massachusetts are out of work, Daniel D'Alma, president of the Pioneer Valley Building ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Palmer   Springfield

    7. UMass chancellor Robert Holub calls for changes at formal installation

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 3 2009)

      UMass chancellor Robert Holub calls for changes at formal installation Holub called for changes that will help UMass save money, increase revenues and move toward its goal of becoming an upper-tier research institution. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Dr. Robert C. Holub

    8. Holyoke rides digital 'road to everywhere'

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 2 2009)

      Despite having been tortured by the same ills that have beset most of the old cities in the Northeast, Holyoke has maintained a willingness to recognize opportunities and seize them. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

    9. Holyoke computer center funds OK'd

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 2 2009)

      Holyoke computer center funds OK'd Officials collectively agreed at a meeting to provide at least $50 million for the project. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College

    10. 1,600 Springfield College students, faculty, staff, help clean up Springfield as part of college's 12th annual Humanics in Action Day

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 1 2009)

      1,600 Springfield College students, faculty, staff, help clean up Springfield as part of college's 12th annual Humanics in Action Day Humanics, the college says, is the education of the whole person – in spirit, mind, and body – for leadership in service to humanity. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield College   Springfield

    11. UMass President Jack Wilson announces 'substantial agreement' on Holyoke computer center

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 1 2009)

      The decision about whether to build the center along the Holyoke canals is expected by Oct. 16. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Jack Wilson

    12. Cities' leaders back tax credits

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 1 2009)

      BOSTON - Municipal leaders in Holyoke and Springfield on Wednesday asked state legislators to approve special tax credits to help smaller cities around the state participate when the economy improves. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Kathleen G. Anderson   Springfield   Holyoke

    13. Meals tax to rise in 30 Mass. communities

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Oct 1 2009)

      BOSTON - Dining out is about to be a bit more expensive in Boston, Worcester, Springfield and 27 other cities and towns in Massachusetts. Those communities chose to institute... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    14. Springfield College Opens Wellness Research Center

      Explore CBS 3 Springfield (Sep 30 2009)

      As health issues, such as obesity and nutrition become more significant, one local college hopes to make an impact with its new research center. An already active Springfield College is adding more weight to its program. The college has opened the Center for Wellness and Research in the recently built exercise science and wellness facilities. Faculty and supervised students will research health issues like chronic diseases, diet and nutrition. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield College   Springfield

    15. Springfield College unveils new $22 million athletic complex

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 30 2009)

      Springfield College unveils new $22 million athletic complex SPRINGFIELD - The future dawned bright for Springfield College today with the official opening of its $22 million athletic complex. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield College   Springfield   Dr. Richard Flynn

    16. Children thank Big Y execs

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 30 2009)

      SPRINGFIELD - More than 100 children entertained their benefactors as living proof of how donations are being spent on city children during a recent event at the King Street Square One Childhood Center. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    17. U.S. Census bureau to open 2 new offices in Western Mass. to make sure everyone is counted next year

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 29 2009)

      U.S. Census bureau to open 2 new offices in Western Mass. to make sure everyone is counted next year The region’s two congressmen are especially interested in the federal census because its results are used to determine how many seats each state gets in the House of Representatives. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield   Amherst

    18. Westfield State College looking for partner to help locate a Barnes & Noble bookstore downtown

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      Barnes & Noble is scheduled to open its on-campus bookstore Oct. 13. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield State University   Westfield   Dr. Evan S. Dobelle

    19. Meal, room taxes rising

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 29 2009)

      BOSTON - A new local tax on restaurant meals takes effect in 30 communities across the state on Thursday, including 10 in Western Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   West Springfield   Springfield

    20. International listing boosts Big E status

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 29 2009)

      WEST SPRINGFIELD - The Eastern States Exposition continued Monday on a pace to break its all-time attendance record just as a trade association of tour bus operators put it on its list of "Internationally Known Events" with the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, Calif., and the Indianapolis 500. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Eastern States Exposition

    21. Big E posts second best attendance numbers ever

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 28 2009)

      Big E posts second best attendance numbers ever if the weather cooperates, the Big E could realize one of it's most successful runs ever, its top official said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    22. Black chamber turns the page

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 28 2009)

      It's been just more than a year and Simply Divine Beauty Lounge at 607 Dickinson St. is going strong, a fact its owner credits to the New England Black Chamber of Commerce. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western New England University   Springfield   Holyoke

    23. Student count might tip census in Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 26 2009)

      The state could lose a seat in Congress following the census. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Western New England University   Springfield

    24. Computer center decision anticipated

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 24 2009)

      Computer center decision anticipatedThe Republican - MassLive.comIn a meeting at Holyoke Community College, Eric Nakajima, a top economic development official in the Gov. Deval L. Patrick administration, said Holyoke ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College

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