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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. UMass celebrates new $156.5 million laboratory science building; gets word of state aid for new classroom building

      UMass celebrates new $156.5 million laboratory science building; gets word of state aid for new classroom building
      Michael F. Malone, vice chancellor for research and engagement, said earlier this week said that the Integrated Sciences Building is focused on teaching and the new building will provide research space for graduate students and faculty. The building “will be heavily focused on life science. It’s a good growth area for us,” Malone said. The state, he added, “has a set a priority for the life sciences. We want to be part of that.”
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    7. Springfield Technical Community College opens new lounge designed for the 250 veterans studying on campus

      Springfield Technical Community College opens new lounge designed for the 250 veterans studying on campus
      So when Springfield Technical Community College opens a new student center next week, it will not just be expanding services for the 250 veterans and service members enrolled on the Armory Square campus. It will be setting a new standard for student lounges everywhere. “The location is like a dream come true,” said Carol M. Mathison, a counselor involved in the five-year search for funding and a space for the project.
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    8. Springfield College president Richard Flynn calls decision to retire, 'one of the toughest decisions of my professional life'

      Springfield College president Richard Flynn calls decision to retire, 'one of the toughest decisions of my professional life'
      Flynn called his decision to retire “one of the toughest decisions of my professional life.” “For me, serving as president of Springfield College has been a true labor of love. To the students,faculty, staff, members of the leadership team, alumni, trustees and others who have shared this wonderful journey with me, I’m deeply grateful for your support, commitment, and dedication,” he said in a prepared statement. .
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