1. 'We are standing in a 21st Century classroom,' HCC president says at opening of MGM Culinary Arts Institute

      'We are standing in a 21st Century classroom,' HCC president says at opening of MGM Culinary Arts Institute
      ...a portion the 3,000 jobs its filling at the casino. Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito said, citing statistics kept by the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County, said there are 1,700 open jobs in the culinary industry in the re...
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    2. Applications available today for Hampden County Regional Employment Board summer jobs program

      Applications available today for Hampden County Regional Employment Board summer jobs program
      ...e website of Commonwealth Corp., the statewide agency that runs the program. For Ned Pavlak, 21, a student at Holyoke Community College from Westfield, the jobs were an opportunity to learn how to communicate with co-wor...
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    3. Summer jobs needed across Pioneer Valley, importance of introducing young to working world stressed | masslive.com

      Summer jobs needed across Pioneer Valley, importance of introducing young to working world stressed | masslive.com
      ...ence,' said David M.Cruise, president and CEO of the Regional Employment Board. 'It's a new direction for the REB.' The Regional Employment Board hosted its annual kickoff news conference Friday at the Chicopee Public Li...
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    4. Westfield Chamber, Training and Workforce Options join to host manufacturing training summit at Savage Arms

      Westfield Chamber, Training and Workforce Options join to host manufacturing training summit at Savage Arms
      ... economy and the workforce, resources available to improve workers’ skills and development, and ways in which Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College and manufacturers can develop meaningful...
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    5. UMass plan for Springfield to be unveiled in about a month, university president Robert Caret says

      UMass plan for Springfield to be unveiled in about a month, university president Robert Caret says
      ...ull time or have family responsibilities here in Springfield, said J. William Ward , president and CEO of the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County. "If someone is in Springfield, what public-university options do...
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    6. Holyoke gets $325,000 from state to help students learn English in summer school; Springfield shares $45,000 grant

      Holyoke gets $325,000 from state to help students learn English in summer school; Springfield shares $45,000 grant
      ...e greater Springfield area and Western Massachusetts," the press release said. Partners in that grant are the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County, the Healthcare Workforce Partnership of Western Massachusetts, Sp...
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  2. Organizations in the News

    1. (10 articles) Springfield Technical Community College
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    1. (2 articles) Governor Deval L. Patrick
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  4. Western Mass Cities in the News

    1. (19 articles) Holyoke
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    3. (5 articles) Amherst
    4. (5 articles) Westfield
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    6. (2 articles) Northampton
    7. (1 articles) West Springfield
    8. (1 articles) Ware
    9. (1 articles) Greenfield
  5. Companies in the News

    1. (5 articles) MGM
    2. (1 articles) Smith & Wesson Corp.
    3. (1 articles) MassMutual
    4. (1 articles) Baystate Health
    5. (1 articles) Mohegan Sun
    6. (1 articles) Holyoke Medical Center
  6. Business Leaders in the News

    1. (2 articles) William Ward
    2. (1 articles) Robert Caret
    3. (1 articles) Nick Fyntrilakis
    4. (1 articles) Kevin E. Lynn
    5. (1 articles) Kathleen G. Anderson
    6. (1 articles) Marla Michel
    7. (1 articles) Timothy W. Brennan
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    1. (1 articles) Ira Rubenzahl