Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The UMass Center at Springfield (UMCS) is launching a new program to give area students a chance to earn college credit.  There is a cost for students to participate in the “Downtown U Pre-College Summer Program.”  That’s why UMCS staff members are hoping the community will support its UMassGives campaign to help students pay for these summer classes.

“We are continually looking for... Read more

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Amherst’s University Without Walls (UWW) program will hold an information session at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the UMass Center at Springfield, located in Tower Square, 1500 Main St. in Springfield. The information session is geared toward adults interested in completing their bachelor’s degree, as well as employers interested in obtaining information for their... Read more

Thursday, April 19, 2018

This story by TV reporter Hector Molina was featured on WWLP Channel 22.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Photojournalist Don Treeger ( posted this Gallery on from the UMass Amherst College of Nursing's Open House on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  The Open House featured an announcement of a $722,000 investment from... Read more

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Contact: Mary S Dettloff 413/545-2500

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Spacelabs Healthcare, a Snoqualmie, Washington-based medical equipment manufacturer, today unveiled its $720,000... Read more

Friday, April 13, 2018

The university’s decision to enter into an agreement that would transfer Mount Ida College’s physical assets to UMass Amherst while providing a path for Mount Ida’s students to pursue their educational goals at UMass has prompted questions from many of our stakeholders.

We announced the agreement immediately following its unanimous approval by the UMass Board of Trustees on April 6. We... Read more

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Have you ever wondered what a baby is thinking?  As their five senses develop, what are these little humans focusing on?  For many years researchers have studied this youthful population and now a new study is giving more insight into babies.

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Monday, April 9, 2018

The UMass Amherst College of Nursing recently hosted an Open House for its newest Accelerated BS in Nursing students.  During their visit to the UMass Center at Springfield, the incoming students were able to meet with Nursing faculty and staff, and tour the high-tech simulation laboratories.

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Public education took center stage during a lecture by John B. King, who served as U.S. Secretary of Education under President Barack Obama.  King spoke to a crowded room at UMass Amherst on April 4th, while attendees in Springfield watched via live simulcast.

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

AMHERST, Mass. – John B. King, who served as U.S. Secretary of Education under President Obama, will discuss “Is There a Future for Public Education?” on Wednesday, April 4 at 5 p.m. in the Amherst Room, Campus Center 10th floor, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The event is hosted by the College of Education at UMass Amherst.  If you aren't able to make it to... Read more