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
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
By Chris Lindahl
AMHERST — Alcohol- and drug-related offenses were down last year at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, continuing a three-year downward trend in such incidents, according to a recent report.
Each college and university that receives federal funding must complete reports under the Jeanne Clery Act, passed in 1990, to provide information to students and... Read more
Springfield Public Schools are abuzz about college! “College Awareness Month” builds on pre-existing events that take place in October, such as the administration of the PSAT and local college fairs, to spread the message of college awareness to students and families
Some of the highlights of “College Awareness Month” include:
• College Matters for U College and Career... Read more
BOSTON -- For the second year in a row, the University of Massachusetts ranked among The World’s Most Innovative Universities, jumping five spots to 52nd, in the influential ranking.
The Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities ranks the educational institutions doing the most to “advance science, invent new technologies and help drive the... Read more
BOSTON – For the first time ever, all four of the UMass undergraduate campuses are rated in the top category in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings – making UMass one of the few university systems in the nation to have each campus so acclaimed.
“Our goal has been to build a system of excellence for the citizens of the Commonwealth, and these new rankings... Read more
UMass Board of Trustees Chairman Victor Woolridge receives national honor
President Meehan says Woolridge has improved “countless lives through his civic and business activities”
SAN DIEGO – Victor Woolridge, a lifelong Springfield resident whose UMass education propelled him to success as a business and civic leader and to the chairmanship of the UMass... Read more
AMHERST, Mass. – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst $870,000 to develop a program to train student nurses in screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT).... Read more
Marty Meehan to close congressional committee, make $1 million gift for UMass scholarships from educational foundation fund
Decision reflects “priorities and passions,” Meehan says
BOSTON – President Marty Meehan today announced plans to close his congressional campaign committee, transfer funds from the committee to an... Read more