Anna Maria College - Assumption College - Becker College - Clark University - College of the Holy Cross - MCPHS University - Quinsigamond Community College
Worcester State University - Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University - UMass Medical School

Consortium Highlights

HECCMA's member colleges and universities offer a diverse set of courses in many academic disciplines, adding to the rich cultural fabric of Worcester and Central Massachusetts. From humanities offerings such as languages, history, and literature, to arts programs such as music performance, visual art, and theatre, to engineering, math, veterinary, medicine, and sciences courses; the HECCMA community has many opportunities to explore and learn in our academically engaging region of "Eds & Meds". Welcome to our community! Please feel free to explore.

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In the News

Interesting update for Massachusetts citizens, especially colleges. Lawmakers are poised to tackle the compromise marijuana-regulations package as early as today, reports SHNS (pay wall). But there are lots of questions and confusion swirling around the package, such as Treasurer Deb Goldberg saying she has “no idea” if retail pot shops can open as scheduled a year from now (SHNS report at Salem News). Then there’s a clause in the legislation calling for creation of a new Cannabis Advisory Board by Aug. 1, a somewhat ambitious timetable (SHNS at MetroWest Daily News). Of course, there’s also the issue whether the bill’s provisions even pass constitutional muster. But Senate President Stan Rosenberg told WGBH yesterday that legislative lawyers gave the package a legal thumbs up. ... See MoreSee Less

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