1. Articles mentioning both William Ward and Holyoke

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    1. UMass plan for Springfield to be unveiled in about a month, university president Robert Caret says

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 15 2013)

      UMass plan for Springfield to be unveiled in about a month, university president Robert Caret says ...ravel, especially if they have to work full 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 Spring... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College   Springfield Technical Community College

    2. Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund boosts job-skills programs in Hampden, Franklin and Hampshire counties

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      Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund boosts job-skills programs in Hampden, Franklin and Hampshire counties ...facturing program. The Hampden programs are meant to answer the challenges posed by casino development, said Holyoke Community College President William F. Messner. Not only will there be a need for the construction tra... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College   MassMutual

    3. Western Massachusetts job training programs get a boost; Community Works provides apprenticeships for building trades | masslive

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 29 2013)

      Western Massachusetts job training programs get a boost; Community Works provides apprenticeships for building trades | masslive ...dea is to train people for employment in call centers, handling incoming calls for customer services, said J. William Ward, president and CEO of the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County. It's a growing industry. A... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.

    4. J. William Ward stepping down from the Regional Employment Board of ... - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 10 2013)

      J. William Ward stepping down from the Regional Employment Board of ... - MassLive.com ...m for a company if there isn't someone to fill that role." But as Joseph Peters, CEO of Universal Plastics in Holyoke and chairman fo the REB's board of directors said, today's jobs are increasingly technical and special... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Baystate Health   Smith & Wesson Corp.

    5. Pioneer Valley youth need summer jobs, and experience that goes with them, career center director says at jobs campaign kickoff

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      Pioneer Valley youth need summer jobs, and experience that goes with them, career center director says at jobs campaign kickoff ...aid Holyoke Mayor Alex B. Morse, who once worked on youth employment issues at CareerPoint career services in Holyoke. Ward called on businesses to hire young people with their own money or donate to the program to help ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Westfield State University   Springfield

    6. Community College Casino Careers Training Institute inks deal with potential casino operators to train Western Massachusetts gaming workers

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 8 2013)

      Community College Casino Careers Training Institute inks deal with potential casino operators to train Western Massachusetts gaming workers ...y said people interested in getting casino jobs should contact their local career center, like CareerPoint in Holyoke or FutureWorks in Springfield. If they don't have a high school diploma, they need to get their GED no... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Mohegan Sun   Springfield Technical Community College

    7. Viewpoint: Technical schools need employer voice

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 10 2012)

      Viewpoint: Technical schools need employer voice ...ibility on rules and practices within the district structure. This is a model that would help Springfield and Holyoke accelerate business engagement in a true collaboration for change. Richard Lord is CEO of Associated I... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield   Holyoke

    8. Editorial: 'TWO' is better than one for workforce training

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 19 2011)

      Editorial: 'TWO' is better than one for workforce training ...logies in their work force and the training it will take to make use of those technologies,” said J. William Ward, president and chief executive officer of the Regional Employment Board of Hampden county. STCC a... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    9. Springfield Technical Community College and Holyoke Communtiy College join forces for worker training | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 17 2011)

      Springfield Technical Community College and Holyoke Communtiy College join forces for worker training | masslive.com ...s a new website – www.trainingandworkforceoptions.com and phone number, (413) 755-6100. Operating separately, Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College educated a total of about 1,000 employee... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    10. Springfield jobless rate dips to 11.8%

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 20 2011)

      Springfield jobless rate dips to 11.8% ...nd the region this year. In addition to gains in construction, manufacturing picked up 500 jobs this year. J. William Ward, president and chief executive of the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc., said taki... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Holyoke

    11. Workforce in Progress

      Explore BusinessWest (May 5 2011)

      Workforce in Progress ...at we have pockets and gaps within the community with very low achievement,” Ward explained. “Springfield and Holyoke are two of those pockets, so we need to make an above-average investment to close the educational ski... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Springfield

    12. Officials urging jobs bill passage

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 8 2010)

      ...might mean an additional 500 summer jobs for needy young people in Springfield, Chicopee and Holyoke, said J. William Ward, executive director of the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County. He estimated that there c... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Springfield

    13. Stimulus funds help provide summer jobs to nearly 2,000 Western Mass. teen-agers

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 10 2009)

      ...lyoke have spent the summer running computer and fiberoptic cable for new computer labs at Dean and two other Holyoke schools. "It's what we learned in school," said Semidey, 17, who will enter his senior year this fall.... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Springfield

    14. Hampden County to get $5.1 million in federal stimulus funds to provide job training, support for laid-off workers

      Explore masslive.com (May 27 2009)

      Hampden County to get $5.1 million in federal stimulus funds to provide job training, support for laid-off workers ...yment opportunities for youths, and for year-round services for low-income youths, said Executive Director J. William Ward. The board works with community-based organizations in providing services, he said. The funds wil... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Springfield

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