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WBJ announces new manufacturing, healthcare reporters

Worcester Business Journal's Staff Writer Laura Finaldi has taken over as the publication's healthcare reporter while new hire John McIntyre will serve as the organization's manufacturing reporter.

Printers Building: Manufacturing an artistic enclave in Worcester

Sam Bonacci |

With Davis Publications as its anchor tenant, the Printers Building in Worcester has been able to attract business dedicated to manufacturing, education and creation, including makerspace Technocopia...

Anna Maria's new president looks towards strategic plan

Laura Finaldi |

Anna Maria College is in the preliminary phases of putting together its strategic plan, as President Mary Lou Retelle wraps up her first official year on the job.

College savings tax deduction added to economic development bill


A new provision in an economic development bill would allow families to claim a tax deduction on college savings.

Mass. facing decline in college-educated workforce

Sam Bonacci |

The workforce in the state could soon see a crunch in college-educated employees, as the number of Massachusetts residents getting a college degree is set to go from growth to decline by 2022, the...

Assumption secures $1M grant for new building

Sam Bonacci |

Assumption College announced Monday that it has secured a $1 million grant from the George I. Alden Trust of Worcester towards the college's new academic building that will house the business studies...

QCC receives $300K for healthcare mannequins

Sam Bonacci |

Quinsigamond Community College has received an “unprecedented” gift of $300,000 that will allow it to complete the final phase of its health care programs.

Biotech is putting people to work in the Central Mass. 100


Many of the top 100 employers in Central Massachusetts are from the state's biotech industry.

Schools using 4+1 programs to lure students

Sam Bonacci |

Local schools are using accelerated degrees as a pull for new students and a way to give them an edge when entering the job market.

UMass pushes back against report questioning tactics


Rapid growth in enrollment and capital spending at the University of Massachusetts may be coming at the expense of the system's mission of serving in-state students, according to a new study.

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