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Thursday, January 5, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Registration is underway for the Winter Institute for Intercultural Communication, to be held March 14-17 at the UMass Center at Springfield.

The series of one- and three-day workshops are being offered jointly by the Intercultural Communication Institute, a nonprofit charity based in Portland, Ore., with the mission of fostering an awareness and appreciation of... Read more

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst has appointed Cynthia I. Gerstl-Pepin of the University of Vermont (UVM) to be the new dean of its College of Education, effective July 1, 2017.

Gerstl-Pepin, who is currently associate dean of UVM’s College of Education and Social Services (CESS), will succeed Robert Feldman, the deputy chancellor who has served as interim dean... Read more

Friday, December 30, 2016

By Dave Roback, The Republican

SPRINGFIELD — The Office of Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, the Association of Black Business and Professionals and the Black Leadership Alliance (BLA) hosted a citywide Kwanzaa celebration at the UMass Center at Springfield on Friday.

Attendees took part in a candle lighting ceremony honoring faith, family, community and African American culture. Former... Read more

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Victor Woolridge named chairman of UMass Building Authority

Springfield resident will lead multi-billion dollar capital activities of university

BOSTON – Victor Woolridge, a longtime member of the UMass Board of Trustees and recent chair of that board, has been named chairman of the UMass Building Authority, which oversees the planning, financing,... Read more

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

By Diane Lederman 

BOSTON -- Victor Woolridge, who led his last University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees meeting as chairman earlier this month, will now serve as chairman of the ... Read more

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – MassDOT held another public meeting Tuesday night at the UMass Center in Tower Square in Springfield. The public was given the opportunity to weigh in on recommendations of a conceptual study that has been taking place alongside the reconstruction project.

Over the past year, crews had shutdown the inner travel lanes of I-91 North and South for deck... Read more

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

By Ashley Afonso

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – MassDOT is holding their second public information meeting on the I-91 Viaduct Study Tuesday night at 6:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held at the UMass Center at Springfield in Room 014, where members of the public are encouraged to come and provide feedback.

... Read more

YPS Leaders
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Young Professional Society (YPS) of Springfield continues to hosts its monthly CEO Luncheons.  In mid-November YPS welcomed Lee Vardakas, CEO of Aegis Energy Services, Inc. in Holyoke as the keynote speaker.  The interactive presentation held at the UMass Center included a... Read more

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

By Kait Walsh

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Local law enforcement agencies are being encouraged to take a different approach to domestic violence cases.

“For every 100 reports of sexual assault, we were only prosecuting six cases,” said prosecutor Donna Kelly of the Utah Prosecution Council. She knew there was a problem in the way sexual assault and domestic violence cases were... Read more

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