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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


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


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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