Education

Holyoke Community College President Honored

Holyoke Community College President Christina Royal has been chosen as for an Aspen New Presidents Fellowship. Royal is one of only two Massachusetts community college presidents chosen for the honor. Carolee McGrath sat down with Royal, who spoke about the...

Literacy Network of Southern Berkshire County

Being able to read and write in our native language is something most of us take for granted. But imagine moving to a different country and not having the skills to communicate, find work, or do simple tasks.  Since 1991, The Literacy Network of Southern Berkshire...

Springfield Teacher Wins Milken Educator Award

Springfield teacher Margaret Hersey was one of forty educators nationwide awarded a prestigious Milken Educator Award this year. Hersey, a teacher at the Springfield Honors Academy, was the only educator in Massachusetts chosen. She joined Carolee McGrath in studio...

Latinx Studies Program Launched at HCC

The term Latinx has emerged as a gender-neutral alternative to Latino/Latina, particularly on college campuses. Here in western Mass, Holyoke Community College launched a Latinx Studies program. Program co-founder Raúl Gutiérrez and HCC students Alexandra Santiago...