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MWCC joins MIT, BU in prison education consortium

Zachary Comeau |

Mount Wachusett Community College is joining the likes of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and 12 other Massachusetts colleges in a new prison education consortium.

Central Mass. schools serve up MBA options for busy professionals

SUSAN SHALHOUB |

Executives – or those on an executive track – are drawn to pursue a master of business administration degree for different reasons.

MCPHS has found fast growth over nearly two decades in Worcester

Grant Welker |

But no college has grown so exponentially in the nearly two decades MCPHS has been in Worcester, or contributed as much to a presence of higher education in the city's downtown.

MWCC lands $3.2M federal grant for healthcare education

Zachary Comeau |

Mount Wachusett Community College, armed with a $3.2-million federal grant for the next five years, will help create pathways to a healthcare education and career for 85 local students.

40 Under Forty: The most Worcester picnic there ever was

Brad Kane |

In Team Magnet School's attempt to win the contest to be on the cover of the most-read WBJ magazine of the year, they took their love of the city to a whole new level.

Fresh eyes on ophthalmology

Grant Welker |

In just two years as chair of ophthalmology at UMass Memorial, Dr. Shlomit Schaal has added eye surgery, new locations and two optometrists.

Holy Cross artist-in-residence resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations

Zachary Comeau |

An acclaimed organist has resigned from his post as distinguished artist-in-residence at Worcester's College of the Holy Cross amid sexual misconduct allegations.

Central Mass. could be nuclear training leader

DAVID MEDICH |

Central Mass. universities could gain national recognition by having local universities, hospitals and industry working together to offer multi-disciplinary nuclear programs.

Mass. July unemployment ticks up to 3.6%

The state’s unemployment rate ticked up a bit in July and is one-tenth of a percentage lower than where it was at this time last year.

Coghlin Cos. co-founder establishes $25K Nichols scholarship

James Coghlin Sr., co-founder and chairman of Worcester manufacturing conglomerate Coghlin Cos., and wife Nancy have donated $25,000 to his alma mater Nichols College to establish the James ‘67...

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