UMass Center at Springfield to give city students taste of college

Thursday, September 24, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — UMass Center at Tower Square on Wednesday announced the launch of a program that will give Springfield public school students from kindergarten through high school a taste of what college life is like.

Under the program dubbed "College Matters for U," students from nine schools – two high schools, four middle schools and three elementary schools – will spend a half a day during the month of October at the center where they will be exposed to the college environment and learn about the opportunities available to them after high school graduation.

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