Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Monday, September 25, 2017
The new cohort of TEACH 180 Days in Springfield students gathered to launch the 2017-2018 academic year. The year long program is designed to prepare students for careers as educators in urban school districts. There are 14 students in this year’s class, all of whom will be placed in middle and high schools within Springfield Public Schools. Taught by first-class faculty from the UMass Amherst... Read more
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Nine Springfield Public Schools will launch the 2017-2018 season of the College Matters for U Program next month. During a drawing earlier today, UMass Center at Springfield (UMCS) team members selected the first set of schools that will visit the Center starting in October. They are: Beal, Boland and Lincoln Elementary Schools; Duggan Academy, STEM Middle Academy, Van Sickle Academy--all... Read more
Friday, September 15, 2017
From the 2016 Election to the political landscape around the country, recent national and international events have drawn attention to the issue of unity--or lack thereof--in this country. University Without Walls (UWW) is hoping a 3-day conference will generate and continue discussion around this division within the nation. The conference theme of “Participatory Democracy: Engaging Across... Read more
Thursday, September 14, 2017
BOSTON – For the second consecutive year, the University of Massachusetts was one of the only public university systems in the nation to have all of its undergraduate campuses ranked as National Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges list.
Among all public university systems in the nation, only UMass and the University of California have all of their undergraduate... Read more
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
By Hayley Crombleholme
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – RiseUp Springfield is an executive training program that will be held at the UMass Center in Springfield.
RiseUp Springfield will give business owners the knowledge, tools and connections to run their small businesses more efficiently. The program is a collaboration between the City of Springfield, the Association of Black... Read more
Monday, September 11, 2017
As the academic year gets underway, 88 new students from the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing’s accelerated bachelor of science in nursing will begin class at the UMass Center at Springfield (UMCS).
The College of Nursing made the decision to permanently teach the accelerated bachelor’s program in the Tower Square location earlier this year. The 26,000-square-foot... Read more
Friday, September 1, 2017
(Published in What's Happening in Tower Square in September)
You may have noticed quite a few more cars in the parking garage as well as additional foot traffic in the retail area this month, as students from both the UMass Center at Springfield and Cambridge College converge on the two Tower Square colleges for their fall studies.
UMass Center at Springfield... Read more
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Monday, August 21, 2017
By Ciara Speller
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The City of Springfield will soon launch a new program, to help accelerate growth of minority-owned businesses.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno told 22News that “Rise Up Springfield” will help these small area businesses thrive.
Mayor Sarno, the Association of Black Business and Professionals and the Springfield Regional... Read more