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UMass president envisions new online college for adults

UMass president envisions new online college for adults

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STOPPED A VEHICLE THAT COLEMAN WAS DRIVING. TAYLOR: THE PRESIDENT OF UMASS SAYS ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS PLAN TO CREATE AN ONLINE COLLEGE FOR ADULT LEARNERS. UMASS PRESIDENT MARTY MEEHAN ANNOUNCED THE PLAN FOR THE STILL-IN- DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM DURING HIS THIRD ANNUAL STATE OF THE UNIVERSITY ADDRESS MONDAY. MEEHAN SAYS THE PROGRAM WOULD HELP UMASS AGAINST INCREASING […]

Statehouse Online: Rep. Puppolo activates for mental health and education funding

Statehouse Online: Rep. Puppolo activates for mental health and education funding

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CIARA: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS LEGISLATORS SPEND A GOOD PORTION OF THEIR WEEK TRAVELING TO AND FROM BOSTON ON THEIR CONSTITUENTS BEHALF. 22NEWS STATE HOUSE REPORTER JODI REED EXPLAINS WHAT SPRINGFIELD STATE REPRESENTATIVE ANGELO PUPPOLO IS DOING TO HELP THOSE IN THE 12TH HAMPDEN DISTRICT. JODI REED: REPRESENTATIVE PUPPOLO CURRENTLY SERVES AS CHAIR OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE […]

College degree payment options

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LL BE PLENTY OD TIME DAY. A PARTLY SUNNY AFRON TH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S A W 80S. Y PASSING OWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS WILL DE LATER THIS EVENING. ERNIG LOWS DROP INTO THE LOW 60SND IT’LL STILL BE GGY. TURDAY IS LOOKING MAINLY DRY WITH FOG VING W RTLY SUNNY SKIES AND HIGHS IN […]

More UMass students are getting their degrees online

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FOR 22NEWS. RYAN: MORE UMASS STUDENTS ARE GETTING THEIR DEGREES ONLINE. 22NEWS REPORTER MIKE MASCIADRELLI FOUND OUT WHY SOME STUDENTS ARE DITCHING THE CLASSROOM FOR AN ONLINE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE. MIKE: OVER THE LAST 5 YEARS, ONLINE ENROLLMENT INCREASED BY ALMOST 40 PERCENT AT UMASS. THESE ONLINE COURSES ARE CONVENIENT AND ALLOW STUDENTS FROM ANYWHERE IN […]

695 degrees awarded in Springfield College’s Commencement

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ANC: SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE’S 133RD UNDERGRADUATE COMMENCEMENT WAS HELD AT THE MASSMUTUAL CENTER THIS MORNING. 22NEWS REPORTER SYDNEY SNOW WENT TO THE CEREMONY AND SPOKE WITH SOME GRADUATES ON THEIR BIG DAY. THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE STUDENTS GATHERED TO CHEER ON THEIR LOVED ONES AS THEY WALKED ACROSS THE STAGE SUNDAY MORNING. […]

Online education app aimed at teaching kids about drugs

Online education app aimed at teaching kids about drugs

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ASHLEY: A NEW STATE PROGRAM IS FOCUSED ON KEEPING KIDS OFF OPIOIDS. 22NEWS REPORTER NICK ARESCO IS AT OUR HAMPSHIRE COUNTY BUREAU TO EXPLAIN HOW THE NEW PROJECT USES ONLINE TOOLS. NICK: IT’S AN ONLINE EDUCATION APP TO HELP TEACH MIDDLE-SCHOOLERS ABOUT SUBSTANCE ABUSE. MIDDLE-SCHOOLS ACROSS WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS WILL SOON LAUNCH AN ONLINE-APP TO HELP […]

Former Smith College student not eligible for posthumous degree

Former Smith College student not eligible for posthumous degree

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SHOWS PROMISE FOR THE FUTURE OF THIS CROP IN THE PIONEER VALLEY. BARRY: A SMITH COLLEGE STUDENT DIED BEFORE COMPLETING HER MASTERS DEGREE. 22NEWS REPORTER TASHANEA WHITLOW JOINS US LIVE FROM THE HAMPSHIRE COUNTY BUREAU WHERE HER FRIENDS WANT THE COLLEGE TO HONOR HER MEMORY. TASHANEA: COURTNEY CARTON DIED AT THE BEGINNING OF HER LAST […]

Community college offering Holyoke students an early start on college-level courses

Community college offering Holyoke students an early start on college-level courses

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WASHINGTON. BARRY: A SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITY FOR HOLYOKE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS… HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE HAS PROPOSED AN EARLY COLLEGE PROGRAM. STUDENTS ATTENDING ANY OF HOLYOKE’S FOUR HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIES WILL BE ABLE TO TAKE COLLEGE COURSES AT HCC OR AT ANY OF THE FOUR ACADEMIES THAT BEGIN IN THE FALL… RENEE: STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES RIGHT […]