Thursday, August 10, 2017 (All day)
Friday, August 11, 2017

By Sy Becker

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Starting your own business can be a challenge for anyone, but success can be especially rewarding when the entrepreneurs are 11 and 12-years-old.

Junior Achievement of Springfield provided advice and encouragement for Amber Fedor and Yanaideliz Vasquez to market and sell their picture frames they call “Picto-Frames,” a simpler way of... Read more

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 (All day)
Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Downtown Springfield’s Central Cultural District will be alive with music, art, and more this afternoon with the third iteration of Art Stop(s)! The pop-up gallery series has grown exponentially – offering visitors a choice of five pop-up galleries, three permanent galleries, four street music stations, and much more from 4:30 – 6 PM.

The event will have an independent gallery opening... Read more

Thursday, July 27, 2017 (All day)
Thursday, July 27, 2017

Springfield, MA – The UMass Center is the next stop for a local artist hoping to make his mark on the world of modern art.  Springfield resident Marcus Hickley grew up in a city known for its rich history of “firsts” and diverse cultures.  Now he uses art to reflect those multiple cultures.  Hickley’s artwork focuses on people of color in pop culture. And next week his work will be featured in... Read more

Friday, July 21, 2017 (All day)
Friday, July 21, 2017

Springfield, MA -- The Springfield Central Cultural District (SCCD) announced the return of Art Stop, a pop-up gallery/street festival hybrid on Wednesday, August 2, from 4:30-6 PM. The District has partnered with venues downtown including the UMass Center to open five galleries in unexpected spaces simultaneously. Between the galleries, which will have the typical artist talks, drinks, and... Read more

Thursday, July 13, 2017 (All day)
Friday, July 7, 2017

Springfield, MA – Academic programs, research initiatives, community events and testing center.  The UMass Center at Springfield is now part of the Kryterion Testing Network, allowing individuals to take specialized tests offered through Kryterion clients including a variety of businesses and agencies.

“While the core focus of the UMass Center will always be on academic excellence, we... Read more

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
Monday, July 10, 2017

At the recent Northeast Telemedicine Resource Center (NETRC) conference, many attendees learned how the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing worked with NuPhysicia to create what NuPhysicia CEO and founder Dr. Glenn Hammack called “the best telemedicine teaching laboratory in the USA.”

At the presentation “Infusing Telehealth Technology into Academic Healthcare... Read more

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 12:00pm
Friday, July 7, 2017

The close of the school year marks the end of the UMass Center’s College Matters for U Program until the Fall.  But you can still expect to see elementary, middle and high schools at the UMass Center from July to mid-August—thanks to Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts (JAWM) and the Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts (GSCWM).

JAWM will host a 5-week program at the... Read more

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

June 27, 2017 (Springfield, MA) – A half-day workshop hosted at the UMass Center at Springfield is aimed at helping mid- and upper-level managers, as well as other leaders, enhance their leadership skills.  The “Being an Effective Leader” workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

“Being a leader means understanding yourself on a human level – far... Read more

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Springfield, MA -- Two local e-publications are featuring this weekend's Heathy Development Initiative (HDI) activities. and are both featuring stories about the HDI Open House and the HDI Fun Day.  The Open House is Friday, June 23rd from 3-5pm; while the Family Fun Day is Saturday, June 24th from 10am-2pm.  Both events are happening at the UMass Center at... Read more

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (All day)
Friday, July 7, 2017

Springfield, MA -- There won’t be time for the summer blues thanks to the Business & Entrepreneur Exploration (BEE) summer program.  The 5-week program sponsored by Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts (JAWM) is designed to introduce students to economic concepts and information about the world of work, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship.

“We want to help eliminate the... Read more