Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 8:30am
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

By Kristen Linnartz,

SPRINGFIELD – The UMass Amherst School of Nursing held a networking event to raise awareness for National Alcohol Screening Day.

School nurses, psychologists, and nursing faculty gathered at the UMass Center at Tower Square in Springfield. They shared their experiences screening students for substance abuse in order to prevent addiction.

One... Read more

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Multimedia, dynamic, vibrant art is coming to Downtown Springfield – in unexpected spaces. The Springfield Central Cultural District’s Art Stop program, at 4:30-6 PM on Wednesday, April 5, will feature three artists in 1550 Main Street, New England Public Radio (NEPR), and UMass Springfield. Residents, neighbors, and employees are invited to join in the free celebration to enjoy art, food,... Read more

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Monday, March 27, 2017

AMHERST, Mass. – Beginning in August, the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing’s accelerated bachelor’s in nursing will be taught at the UMass Center at Springfield in Tower Square.

The 17-month program, designed for students with bachelor’s degrees in other... Read more

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

By Shira Schoenberg (

Leaders from the Massachusetts Senate will be visiting Western Massachusetts for a day as part of a statewide listening tour.  The Commonwealth Conversations tour will come to the region on March 28.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 1:30pm
Thursday, March 16, 2017

By Elizabeth Roman (

Dressed in their Sunday best 5th graders from Rebecca M. Johnson School drew pictures all over the white board in a classroom at the UMass Center in downtown Springfield.

"They are drawing pictures to... Read more

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 9:30am
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Central Cultural District (SCCD) announced the return of Art Stop, a pop-up gallery/street festival hybrid. The district has partnered with 1550 Main Street, New England Public Radio (NEPR), and the UMass Center at Springfield to open three galleries in unexpected spaces simultaneously. Between the galleries, which will have the typical artist talks,... Read more

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 12:30pm
Thursday, March 2, 2017

Springfield, MA -- Consumers want to be smart when making a major purchase.  And buying a car is no exception.  That’s why the UMass Center is teaming up with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office for Consumer Affairs to make sure consumers are prepared.

On Wednesday, March 8th at 12noon, the Center will host the “Buying A Car? Wait...Not so Fast!” workshop.  The guest presenter... Read more

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
By Carolyn Robbins - Special to The Republican
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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 11:00am
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Honor Black History Month by learning how Africa and Africans have shaped our modern world. Join WGBY and its partners at UMass Center at Springfield, UMass Amherst, the Five College African Studies Council, and the UMass History Department for advanced screenings of the upcoming series, Africa’s Great Civilizations. Both screenings a free and open to... Read more