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 Massasoit to Host 2014 AAWHE Conference

Massasoit to Host 2014 AAWHE Conference

The 12th Annual African American Women in Higher Education New England Conference wil be hosted by Massasoit Community College on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the Massasoit Community College Conference Center.

Cultivating a Culture of Excellence: Retaining the Best & the Brightest



Luncheon Registration Early Bird (Member): $50
Luncheon Registration Early Bird (Non-Member): $75
Luncheon Registration (Student): $25

Pricing from May 20, 2014-July 11, 2014

Register Today!

We hope that you can join us for a unique educational and networking experience.

For more information please visit our website @ www.aawhe.org
or email Kei Tiggs, AAWHE-NE Events Coordinator @ keiaawhe@gmail.com

African American Women in Higher Education New England is an organization dedicated to the support and professional development of African American women working in higher education. It is our hope to encourage, enlighten, and empower these women in their professional and personal advancement. We welcome all women of the African Diaspora.

Empowering through Connections, Collaborations and Commitment to Excellence.

 Massasoit Cuts Ribbon on Genomic Research Station

Massasoit Cuts Ribbon on Genomic Research Station

On Thursday, June 26, 2014, the Math and Science Division at Massasoit Community College hosted a ceremony to commemorate the creation of a new genomic research station on campus. Dr. Charles Wall, President of Massasoit Community College, marked the event by cutting the ribbon for the research station.

Biology professor Dr. Karim Sharif is collaborating with Dr. Sarah Elgin, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor and the founder of the Genomics Education Partnership (GEP) at the Washington University in St. Louis. The goal of the GEP is to provide opportunities for undergraduate students to participate in genomics research, focusing on a dozen species of fruit flies.

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 Massasoit and Stonehill Sign Transfer Agreement

Massasoit and Stonehill Sign Transfer Agreement

Brockton, MA –Massasoit Community College and Stonehill College recently signed agreements that will provide Massasoit Community College students and graduates more opportunities to further their higher education.

Massasoit students who transfer to Stonehill College under the Dual-Degree Transfer Agreement can apply up to 60 Massasoit credits toward a bachelor’s degree from Stonehill—as long as a grade of C or higher is earned in each course. Students who enroll at Stonehill prior to completing all their coursework toward a degree at Massasoit will be able to transfer the credits back to Massasoit to be applied towards the requirements for an associate’s degree.

Additionally, Massasoit students with an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher who transfer to Stonehill under the Dual-Degree Transfer Agreement will be eligible to receive a $10,000 Massasoit Transfer Scholarship.

“Massasoit is proud to offer this new opportunity to our students. The two colleges have a long history of collaboration and we are very pleased to deepen our relationship with Stonehill College,” stated Dr. Charles Wall, president of Massasoit Community College.

Stonehill’s Dean of Academic Achievement Craig Almeida, stated that “Both colleges recognize the value in providing collaborative higher education opportunities for to help students achieve their goals. This opportunity combines the benefits of a Massasoit associate’s degree with the advantages of a Stonehill College bachelor’s degree.”

For more information on the Massasoit/Stonehill Dual-Degree Transfer Program, students may contact Massasoit’s transfer liaison at 508-588-9100 x 1463 or the Stonehill College Transfer Admission Liaison at 508-565-1483.

 Massasoit Receives $300,000 for STEM Program

Massasoit Receives $300,000 for STEM Program

Brockton, MA –The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education awarded each of the MA community colleges $300,000 specifically to set up programs to increase the number of recent high school graduates pursuing STEM workforce career paths. Each college was given the opportunity to custom design a program using the money, but it had to be used in the summer and fall of 2014.

Massasoit Community College will offer a FREE five-week program to recent high school graduates interested in a STEM career or area of study at Massasoit. The STEM Starter Academy is a new initiative that allows Massasoit Community College to promote college readiness for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines and promote awareness and interest in the many career opportunities that a STEM education can provide.

The STEM Starter Academy is designed to give students the necessary skills to successfully embark on a course of study in a STEM discipline at Massasoit, and, upon completion of the Associate’s degree, pursue either a career in a STEM field or successfully transfer to a four-year institution.

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 Announcing Summer Info Session Dates in Middleboro

Announcing Summer Info Session Dates in Middleboro

Massasoit Community College announces summer Info Session dates for the Middleborough Educational Site:

Monday, June 30, 5-7pm – Information Session

Thursday, July 10, 3-5pm – Information Session

Wednesday, July 16, 9-11am – Information Session

Monday, July 21, 5-7pm – Information Session

Friday, August 1, 8:30am-5:00pm – Middleborough Krazy Days Booth

Saturday, August 2, 8:30am-5:00pm – Middleborough Krazy Days Booth

Thursday, August 7, 3-5pm – Information Session

Friday, August 15, 3-5pm – Information Session

Tuesday, August 19, 3-5pm – Information Session

Thursday, August 21, 3-4:30pm & 5-7pm – Information Session

Wednesday, August 27, 3-5pm – Information Session

Take a tour, speak with admissions representatives, register for courses, learn about financial aid!

Call 508.588.9100 ext. 4002
Visit us on the web at massasoit.edu/summer
49 Union Street, Middleborough

 Massasoit Professor Mastrangelo honored by Rotary

Massasoit Professor Mastrangelo honored by Rotary

Massasoit Community College is pleased to announce that Charles Mastrangelo, Professor of History, was recently honored by the Rotary Club of Brockton with a 2014 Outstanding Public Service Award. A graduate of Massasoit Community College, Professor Mastrangelo has served as a member of the faculty of since 1997.

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 Free or Reduced Tuition Classes for H.S. Students!

Free or Reduced Tuition Classes for H.S. Students!

Dual Enrollment Applications For Summer & Fall 2014 Can Be Submitted After April 7, 2014 And Registration Starts April 22, 2014

Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Program (CDEP) Fall 2014 Semester. (Free Class)

• Applications for CDEP, (a free class) may be submitted for the Fall 2014 Semester any time starting April 7, 2014 to the Dual Enrollment Coordinator, Admissions Office, Brockton Campus.

• Classes begin on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 and end on December 14, 2014

• Funding will be PENDING state approval and will be limited.

• The CDEP program targets high school students who are first generation college students and/or those interested in pursuing majors in STEM, (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Students who may not have had the opportunity to participate in an early college experience due to financial circumstances are encouraged to apply.

• Students will be allowed to take one free college course to receive dual credit from the college and the participating high school.

• There will be a limited number of students selected from each participating high school.

• Check the Dual Enrollment website to download the Dual Enrollment Opportunities Brochure for admissions criteria, application and registration procedures.

Massasoit Dual Enrollment Program (MDEP) Available for Summer and Fall 2014 (Reduced Tuition)

• Applications for MDEP, (a reduced tuition program) may be submitted for Summer and Fall 2014 starting April 7, 2014 to the Dual Enrollment Coordinator, Admissions Office, Brockton Campus.

• Summer I Semester begins May 27 and ends on June 26

• Summer II Semester begins July 8 and ends on August 7.

• Fall Semester begins on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 and ends on Sunday December 14, 2014.

• Students may take up to two reduced tuition courses per summer semester.

• Summer Semester students may take courses offered during the day, (summer only), evening or online, as long as there is a minimum of 8 students currently enrolled.

• Fall Semester students may take courses after 4:00pm Monday through Friday, anytime on the weekend or online, as long as there is a minimum of 8 students currently enrolled in the course.

• Tuition Rate is $50.00 per credit hour, plus special course fees, if applicable.

• Check the Dual Enrollment website to download the Dual Enrollment Opportunities Brochure for admissions criteria , and application and registration procedures.

Please check the Dual Enrollment website for admissions criteria, application and registration procedures.

 Massasoit Program Awarded Free Ethernet Switches

Massasoit Program Awarded Free Ethernet Switches

Cisco Networking Academy at Massasoit Community College Awarded Free Ethernet Switches

Last month, the Cisco® Networking Academy® at Massasoit Community College was awarded six Ethernet switches, a donation which will enable the Academy® to decrease the number of students assigned to a classroom learning team.

Currently, the classrooms at Massasoit’s Canton Campus are set up with both hands-on switches as well as simulation software for student training. “Even though we use Cisco simulation software Packet Tracer in our classrooms, nothing can replace hands-on training with real switches and routers,” said Jean-Marie Trocher, faculty instructor at the Academy®. “The donation of these switches will make a big difference to our students.”

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 Spring 2014 Dean's List

Spring 2014 Dean's List

Massasoit Community College congratulates those Massasoit students who succeeded in achieving a 3.40 QPA or higher for the Spring 2014 semester.

View Dean's List for Spring 2014

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