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PHOTOS: Governor Baker visits with Springfield, Holyoke students to talk college affordability, dual enrollment Posted on Oct 6

PHOTOS: Governor Baker visits with Springfield, Holyoke students to talk college affordability, dual enrollment

On Tuesday, Governor Charlie Baker headed out west to talk with Springfield High School seniors about college affordability and the Commonwealth Commitment program during the Go Higher! College Assembly. He also joined Education Secretary Jim Peyser, Commissioner Mitchell Chester, Receiver Stephen Zrike, Mayor Alex Morse, and   …Continue Reading PHOTOS: Governor Baker visits with Springfield, Holyoke students to talk college affordability, dual enrollment

Lt. Governor Polito talks campus safety, sexual assault prevention Posted on Oct 3

Lt. Governor Polito talks campus safety, sexual assault prevention

On Wednesday, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Public Safety Secretary Daniel Bennett, Education Secretary Jim Peyser, UMass President Marty Meehan, and Attorney General Maura Healey to talk about and spur action on sexual assaults and “active shooter” situations on campuses across Massachusetts. “I am proud that Massachusetts has   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito talks campus safety, sexual assault prevention

Governor Baker, higher education leaders announce college affordability & completion plan Posted on Apr 21

Governor Baker, higher education leaders announce college affordability & completion plan

On Thursday, April 21, Governor Baker shared the stage on the campus of Middlesex Community College (MCC) with UMass President Marty Meehan, Worcester State President Barry Maloney, and MCC President Dr. James Mabry to announce an innovative college affordability and completion plan to help more students achieve   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, higher education leaders announce college affordability & completion plan

Patrice Charlot – UMass Amherst ’15 Posted on Jun 2

Patrice Charlot – UMass Amherst ’15

Patrice Charlot (Commonwealth Honors College, University of Massachusetts Amherst, ’15, Public Health, Sociology) is a recipient of the Charles D. Baker II Scholarship, and the first of her immediate family to attend college. Her mother, born in Haiti, worked 16 hour days so that her   …Continue Reading Patrice Charlot – UMass Amherst ’15