HCN News & Notes

HSF, UMass UWW to Hold College Fair for Human-service Programs

SPRINGFIELD — The Human Service Forum (HSF) and UMass Amherst University Without Walls (UWW) will collaborate on the Human Service Forum Back-to-College Night. This free event is open to the public and will take place on Wednesday, March 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the UMass Center at Springfield.

Local colleges and universities will share information about their night, weekend, online, and continuing-education programs with those who are interesting in pursuing or advancing a career in the human-service field.

“We recognize the importance of developing human-service programs in higher education to meet the great need that exists in our communities,” said Melanie DeSilva, director of Marketing, Communications and Recruitment for the UMass Amherst UWW program. “We are glad to be able to assist in bringing our college and university partners together to present a broad array of options.”

Institutions in attendance will include UMass University Without Walls, Westfield State University, Springfield College, Holyoke Community College, Springfield Technical Community College, Elms College, Cambridge College, and American International College.

Refreshments will be provided. To RSVP and for more information, visit the HSF website at www.humanserviceforum.org.