Springfield Technical Community College student Hannah Lavigne is leading a small class of preschoolers in story time and an activity. She had to plan the lesson and carry it out. She selected the book “Where Do Balloons Go?” by Jamie Lee Curtis, a story about a lost balloon and its many adventures,  and came up…

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The American International College (AIC) Admissions office will offer virtual information sessions for prospective graduate-degree program applicants during February. Information sessions provide an opportunity for attendees to speak with admissions counselors virtually to learn more about the admissions process, available programs, financial aid, and more. Read the source article at BusinessWest

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Bay Path University is excited to announce that it was selected as a winner of the Virtual Innovation Awards: Excellence in Delivering Virtual Student Services hosted by NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Bay Path is among ten schools recognized across the nation for exemplary virtual student support services, and one of only…

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The Baker-Polito administration announced an expansion of COVID-19 vaccination sites in all parts of the Commonwealth, including new mass-vaccination sites, pharmacy locations, and local sites. By mid-February, the administration expects there will be 165 vaccination sites in the Commonwealth. The new mass-vaccinations sites are at Eastfield Mall in Springfield, opening Jan. 29; the Double Tree…

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Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) will restore five programs that were discontinued last year in response to projected budget shortfalls brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The STCC board of trustees voted Monday to support biomedical engineering technology, biotechnology, civil engineering technology, dental assisting, and landscape design and management. Read the source article at BusinessWest

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UMassFive College Federal Credit Union announced that its members, staff, and community partners have donated hundreds of winter coats and clothing to Amherst Survival Center. Donations were gathered through a collection drive held at UMassFive’s Hadley and Northampton branches throughout the month of December. “This is a drive that we hold annually, and we weren’t…

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Luz Lopez, executive director of MetroCare of Springfield, and Annamarie Golden, director of Community Relations for Baystate Health, will be the featured presenters on Wednesday, Jan. 27, for the first Holyoke Community College (HCC) Women’s Leadership Luncheon Series of 2021. The spring Women’s Leadership Luncheon Series will be held from noon to 1:15 p.m. over…

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On the heels of the recent retirement of Joan Kagan, Square One has named Dawn Forbes DiStefano its new president and chief executive officer. The announcement follows an extensive national search lead by the agency’s board of directors, staff and members of the community. Following a 25-year career with the YWCA of Western Massachusetts, DiStefano…

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