Holyoke Community College

Type: Organization
Name: Holyoke Community College
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Bulletin Board: Bridge Classic approaches

The countdown has dwindled to two short weeks for the 36th annual running of the Bridge of Flowers 10K Classic and the Steve Lewis Subaru 3K Charity Run/Walk.The event is an anticipated happening in the picturesque village of Shelburne Falls, taking place ... [Published Recorder.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

HCC Gateway to College Program Number One in U.S.

HOLYOKE — The HCC Gateway to College program, which takes high-school dropouts and puts them in college classes, leads the nation in both retention and graduation rates.The Spring 2014 report from the National Network of Gateway to College lists the program ... [Published Business West - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Patrick announces joint training program

BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick this month announced the launch of a joint advanced-manufacturing training program between Springfield Technical Community College and Holyoke Community College to train unemployed individuals for entry-level jobs as production ... [Published Providence Business News - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Citizens Bank: manufacturing leading growth in Western and Central Massachusetts

SPRINGFIELD -Greater Springfield's gross domestic product grew 2.5 percent from 2011 to 2012 to $22.1 billion, the fastest rate of growth of any metro area in New England, according to a report issued recently by Citizens Bank.In the report, the bank ... [Published MassLive - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Program Seeks To Fill Void In Manufacturing Workforce Training

With manufacturers in Massachusetts struggling to find trained people to hire, Governor Deval Patrick today announced a pilot program between two community colleges funded by a partnership that includes some of the state’s biggest companies.The program ... [Published WAMC.org - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Gov. Deval Patrick highlights STEM education during visit

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -At first glance, Gov. Deval Patrick's two stops in Western Massachusetts on Friday did not have much in common.He visited Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) and Girls Inc. of Holyoke.But you did not have to dig too ... [Published CBS 3 Springfield - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Gov. Deval Patrick says he's proud of the girls he met in Eureka! program at Girls Inc. of Holyoke

HOLYOKE – Forty-five minutes before Gov. Deval L. Patrick was to arrive, about a dozen girls in the Girls Inc. of Holyoke Eureka! program  were practicing what they were going to say."It's exciting," said Emahnie Maldonado of Springfield. "I'm a little ... [Published MassLive - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Two Western Mass. Community Colleges Form Partnership To Provide Manufacturing Training

The heads of Springfield Technical Community College and Holyoke Community College Friday announced a new partnership. The colleges will offer manufacturing training to about 30 unemployed OR underemployed people, and then help them get jobs. Bill Messner ... [Published New England Public Radio - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

People In Business: Cheri Mills of PeoplesBank

A resident of Wilbraham, Ms. Mills attended Holyoke Community College and Elms College. She serves as the President of the Wilbraham Middle School PTO, Registrar & Volunteer Coordinator for the Falcon Youth Football Association and Secretary/Treasurer ... [Published MassLive - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

HACU welcomes more summer interns

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) staff recently welcomed 43 more students from colleges and universities nationwide to the HACU National Internship Program (HNIP). Many of newest interns are students from institutions that operate ... [Published Noodls - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Holyoke Community College celebrates $1 million donation

"Thanks to Elaine Marieb's $1 million donation, HCC students will benefit for years to come", said Keith McKittrick, director of Development for HCCHolyoke Community College successfully solicited the 1,000 donations needed to secure a $1 million grant ... [Published MassLive - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Holyoke sets fireworks for Friday at Holyoke Community College to mark July 4th

HOLYOKE -- The city's fireworks display to celebrate July 4th will be Friday (June 27) with events starting at 6 p.m. at , 303 Homestead Ave."I am excited to attend the Holyoke fireworks this year as mayor," Mayor said. "This is always a great family-friendly ... [Published MassLive - Jun 25 2014]

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"It was just not a good job market, and there were a lot of people vying for the same positions" she told BusinessWest, adding that she eventually came to the conclusion that she had to move in a new direction
...We have to be balanced.," said Jerry Sargent, president of Citizen s Bank ,Massachusetts, in an interview Wednesday. "But anecdotally I speak with a lot of CEOS and they are thinking of expanding their work force."
" We are growing manufacturing  now fifty percent faster than the national growth rate. The challenge that presents is for people, for talent."
"We know that is a critical area for growth in the economy and there's a tremendous need to inspire girls to go into STEM careers" said Suzanne Parker, executive director of Girls Inc. of Holyoke

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Answering the Call [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 29 2014]
Bulletin Board: Bridge Classic approaches [Published Recorder.com - Jul 26 2014]
HCC Gateway to College Program Number One in U.S. [Published Business West - Jul 24 2014]
As Massachusetts Gaming Law Awaits Voters, Plan... [Published New England Public Radio - Jul 23 2014]
Patrick announces joint training program [Published Providence Business News - Jul 19 2014]
Citizens Bank: manufacturing leading growth in ... [Published MassLive - Jul 16 2014]
Urban Renewal [Published Business West - Jul 15 2014]
Program Seeks To Fill Void In Manufacturing Wor... [Published WAMC.org - Jul 12 2014]
Gov. Deval Patrick highlights STEM education du... [Published CBS 3 Springfield - Jul 11 2014]
Gov. Deval Patrick says he's proud of the girls... [Published MassLive - Jul 11 2014]
Two Western Mass. Community Colleges Form Partn... [Published New England Public Radio - Jul 11 2014]
Dávila Named Operations Director for UMass Cent... [Published Business West - Jul 10 2014]
State to Flores: No Pot Clinic [Published Valley Advocate - Jul 09 2014]
People In Business: Cheri Mills of PeoplesBank [Published MassLive - Jul 03 2014]
Hampden Bank names Robert A. Massey COO and Ta... [Published MassLive - Jul 02 2014]
HACU welcomes more summer interns [Published Noodls - Jul 01 2014]
Obituaries today: Kathleine Slowik worked at Lo... [Published MassLive - Jun 30 2014]
25 Races and Athletic Charity Events To Try in ... [Published Boston Magazine - Jun 27 2014]
'Clean My City' initiative picks up steam in th... [Published MassLive - Jun 26 2014]
Holyoke Community College celebrates $1 million... [Published MassLive - Jun 25 2014]
Holyoke sets fireworks for Friday at Holyoke Co... [Published MassLive - Jun 25 2014]
People In Business: PeoplesBank announces key p... [Published MassLive - Jun 23 2014]
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