Springfield, MA— In honor of Black History Month and as part of the 2018 On the Move Forum, the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMASS-Amherst), Bay Path University, Pan African Historical Museum USA (PAHMUSA), and The Republican will present an interactive panel and special exhibit: “The Intersection: Untold Stories About Women of Color On the Move” as hidden figures and... Read more
Springfield, MA -- The Springfield Central Cultural District (SCCD) has been awarded a Beveridge Family Foundation grant to help the organization both create an artist database, as well as increase internal capacity, according to Morgan Drewniany, Executive Director of the SCCD.
Part of the grant from the Beveridge Foundation will be utilized to hire the UMass Arts Extension Service, a... Read more
The UMass Center at Springfield is closed today in observance of the New Year holiday. We will reopen tomorrow, January 2nd. Our hours of operation through Saturday, January 20, 2018 will be:
Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 7:30pm
Friday - Saturday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP.com) – A joyous gathering Friday as Springfield’s African American community celebrates Kwanzaa, the cultural week long holiday.
Wearing colorful African clothing to the celebration at the UMass Center in downtown Springfield, several generations saluted their African culture with its family values.
Mabel Sharif of Springfield told 22News, “Kwanzaa means... Read more
The staff at the UMass Center extends holiday greetings to the many people we interact with everyday. Happy Holidays from Dan, Wesley, Jamina, Yarida, Dee, and Lucas!
What started out as an idea to build camaraderie among Nursing students has taken on a bigger meaning, thanks to the efforts of Michael Bartolo.
“I wanted to do the Toys for Tots drive so that my class could give back to the community in some way,” said Bartolo, a UMass Amherst Nursing student. “Brightening up a child’s Christmas just seemed to be the best option for this season.” ... Read more
Don Kilburn, an online learning expert with nearly three decades of experience developing innovative education solutions, has been named chief executive officer of UMassOnline. Kilburn, the former president of Pearson North America, will join the University of... Read more
For the past two years, Zaida Govan has provided professional insight and academic training to stu-dents in the Addictions Counselor Education Pro-gram (ACEP). Now she has returned for her thirdyear of teaching at theUMass Center in Spring-field.
“I enjoy working with these adult learners because they are inquisitive and want to know how to be successful in this career path,” said Govan... Read more