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Local Community Colleges in Massachusetts

Offers a list of all two-year community colleges and technical schools within Massachusetts, including brief introduction and official website address.
  • Topschoolsintheusa.com: Intended to pursue an associate degree in the state of Massachusetts? Here is a full list of both public and private community colleges within Massachusetts.

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston is a city in the northeastern United States which is the capital and largest city in Massachusetts. It is located at the mouth of the Charles River and Mystic Rivers in the middle of Massachusetts Bay. The city has 685,094 residents, forming the core of the Greater Boston (Boston – Worcester – Providence) city region with 8,233,270,270 (U.S. Census, 2017).

Business

Boston is the center of New England 's business and cultural life. The harbor is one of the most important on the Atlantic coast. Imports comprise significant raw materials, including wool, cotton, leather, coal and oil. Exports consist of finished goods, especially the fishing industry is considerable. Business is dominated by finance, insurance and trade. The industry is multifaceted with printing and publishing, food industry, textile and clothing industry and tool industry. The weapons and electronics industry, which has expanded rapidly since 1960, is largely located in the suburbs, especially along the Route 128 ring road.and Research Row in Cambridge. International Airport (Logan Airport) east of downtown.

Culture

Boston is an exceptionally rich educational center. Already in 1635, the city received the country's first public school, Boston Public Latin School. The city has several universities, including Boston University, founded in 1869, and Northeastern University, founded in 1898. In Cambridge, on the other side of the Charles River, lies the world-famous Harvard University, founded in 1636, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Radcliffe College. for women, now affiliated with Harvard University. Over 50 other higher education places are found in the urban area, including some of the country's best university hospitals.

Boston has a number of libraries, museums and art collections. The Boston Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1881, is among the most reputable in the world. The same goes for the Boston Pops Orchestra. Boston's prominent position in American cultural life has brought the city nicknamed America's Athens, a term it particularly deserved in the second half of the 19th century, when Longfellow, Emerson, Lowell and Thoreau shone the city.

The city has Catholic Archdiocese and Protestant (Episcopal) Diocese. Center for the Units of America and the home of the Christian Science movement, with the well-known newspaper Christian Science Monitor.

Description

According to U.S. conditions, Boston has many old buildings, including Christ Church (1723), Old State House (1748), Faneuil Hall (1762), State Capitol (1798), Roman Catholic and Protestant Cathedral, and the U.S. Custom House. Despite building many large business and office complexes in the 1960s and 1970s, such as the tall John Hancock Tower, the central parts of the city still have many narrow and crooked streets. Narrow Washington Street is still one of the main shopping streets. West of the city center are some of the most attractive residential areas, Beacon Hill and Back Bay, with typical architecture from the first and second half of the 19th century respectively.

Boston Common and the large Franklin Park with a zoo are among the city's most famous parks. Several bridges connect Boston with Cambridge and the other suburbs north of the Charles River.

History

After the Massachusetts Bay Company was founded in 1630, Boston became the cultural and financial center of the expanding colony. The town was built on the Shawmut Peninsula and got its name from Boston, England, from which several of the colonists came, including Governor John Winthrop and their first husband Isaac Johnson. The city played a leading role in the events culminating in the American War of Independence.

Already in 1770 there was a rally against the English soldiers (the Boston Massacre). On December 16, 1773, the famous casting of English charges at the Boston Tea Party took place, and on June 17, 1775, the first major blow occurred on Bunker Hill in Charlestown. March 17, 1776, Washington entered Boston. After the revolution, Boston became the cultural and intellectual center of the United States.

The strong industrialization until the mid-19th century led to a deterioration of social conditions. A large working class developed, and most of them were Irish immigrants who came after the great famine of the 1840s. By the end of the American Civil War, Boston was the fourth largest industrial city in the country. At the same time, the city lost its cultural leadership to New York.

The importance of the city diminished during the first half of the 20th century, and Boston, after World War II, had major housing problems with a significant slum. The federal authorities have provided special emergency funds, and the city has significantly improved its financial situation in recent decades, including through the development of a new high-tech industry based on the vast expertise available in the area.

Berkshire Community College
College with two locations features a list of degree and certificate programs, a calendar of events and a work personality quiz.

Berkshire Community College

http://www.cc.berkshire.org/

Bristol Community College
Fall River campus and its several satellite campuses offer 65 academic programs of study.

Bristol Community College

http://www.bristol.mass.edu/

Bristol Community College - Alumni Association
Graduates can submit personal news updates for inclusion in the alumni newsletter, or add a contact address to the directory. Has event listings.
http://www.bristol.mass.edu/alumni/index.htm

Greenfield Community College
Serves Greenfield and the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts. Browse the catalog and courses.
http://www.gcc.mass.edu/

Holyoke Community College
Public two-year college in the town of the same name focuses on business administration, preengineering, and liberal arts.
http://www.hcc.mass.edu/

MassBay Community College
Choose the Wellesley or Framingham campus of this two-year, state-supported college offering more than 60 study areas. Take a course online.
http://www.mbcc.mass.edu/

Mount Wachusett Community College
School serving 29 cities and towns in North Central Massachusetts offers admissions info and a list of degree and certificate programs.
http://www.mwcc.mass.edu/

North Shore Community College
School located in Danvers offers cost-saving strategies, application instructions, a list of school clubs and driving directions to the school.
http://www.nscc.cc.ma.us/home.nsf?Open

Northern Essex Community College
Two-year college with campuses in Lawrence and Haverhill provides more than 80 academic programs.
http://www.necc.mass.edu/

Quinsigamond Community College
Browse schedules of courses offered by the Worcester college, or check out the scholarship information.
http://www.qcc.mass.edu/

Springfield Technical Community College
Sole technical school in Massachusetts' community-college system has 75 academic programs to choose from.
http://www.stcc.mass.edu/

Springfield Technical Community College - Math Dept.
Posts course descriptions, Algebra problems and memos. Includes details about labs and posts related links.
http://math.stcc.mass.edu/


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