UMass Bus Tour 2012


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Itinerary for Monday, October 1st Visit to Springfield, Amherst and Lowell

  • 7:30 a.m. Breakfast with publisher Frederick A. Hurst and Editor and UMass Amherst graduate alum Marjorie J. Hurst, of African American Point of View, a bi-monthly news magazine started in 2003.
  • 8:45 a.m. Bus departs from 1 Monarch Place, Springfield, 01144 9:00 a.m. Tour and meeting at Big Y Corporate Offices, 2145 Roosevelt Avenue, Springfield, MA 01104
  • 11:00 a.m. Lunch Meeting and tour at Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, 100 Bigelow Street, Holyoke, MA
  • 2:00 p.m. Arrive at Joe Czajkowski's Farm for tour and meet and greet with UMass Agricultural students, Czajkowski's Farm, 311 River Road, Hadley, MA
  • 7:00 p.m. UMass Lowell Senatorial Debate, Tsongas Arena, Lowell Overnight in Lowell: UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center

Itinerary for Tuesday, October 2nd Visit to Gloucester and Boston

  • 6:30 AM Bus departs from UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center, 50 Warren Court, Lowell
  • 8:00 a.m. UMass Gloucester Marine Station tour with Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr Hodgkins Cove, Gloucester, MA
  • 10:15 a.m. Tour of DailyBreak offices and product demonstration, 100 North Washington Street, Boston, MA
  • 11:30 a.m. Associated of Governing Boards Meeting, Westin Boston Waterfront, 425 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210
  • 4:00 p.m. Meeting with Speaker DeLeo and young entrepreneurs and company partners at UMass Boston Venture Development Center
  • 5:30 p.m. Reception with Financial Services Alumni Group, UMass Club Overnight in Boston Itinerary for Wednesday,

October 3rd Visit to South Coast and Cape Cod

  • 7:30 a.m. Bus departs downtown Boston for UMass Boston Campus
  • 8:00 a.m. Roundtable Discussion with Under Secretary Martha Kanter and Chancellor Motley on College affordability - closed to press University of Massachusetts Boston, Campus Center, Second Floor
  • 10:00 a.m. "A Conversation About College Affordability" Town Hall event University of Massachusetts Boston, Campus Center, Alumni Lounge
  • 12:15 p.m. Tour of UMass Cranberry Station with Senate President Therese Murray, Cranberry Station, 1 State Bog Road, East Wareham, MA 02538
  • 3:00 p.m. Meet with MBA Students and Business Partners at CCCC to discuss UMass Dartmouth Cape Cod Center and MBA Program, 540 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601, Nickerson Building, Top Floor, Board Room
  • 9:00 p.m. Presidential Debate viewing event, UMass Dartmouth Campus Center Overnight at Fairfield New Bedford Inn

Itinerary for Thursday, October 4th Visit to South Coast and Worcester

  • 8:30 a.m. Bus will depart Fairfield Inn and Suites, 185 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford 02740
  • 9:00 a.m. Tour of SMAST with Chancellor Grossman and Dean Steven Lohrenz 706 Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02744
  • 11:00 a.m. Tour of People Inc., center for developmentally disabled individuals that was re-designed by College of Visual and Performing Arts students, 900 Riggenbach, Fall River
  • 1:00 p.m. Lunch with Medical Students from WooFoods program and Trustee Norm Peters, Flying Rhino Cafe, 278 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester
  • 2:15 p.m. Tour of BRM/Biomere laboratory. Trustee Norm Peters and members of the Worcester legislative delegation invited - closed to press
  • 3:15 p.m. Meeting with BRM/Biomere Leadership, 67 Millbrook Street, Worcester
  • 4:00 p.m. Depart Worcester

UMass Bus Tour 2012

Communications Staff Directory

Robert P. Connolly
Vice President for Strategic Communications and University Spokesperson
617.548.0238 (cell)
617.287.7073 (office)

Ann Scales
Director of Communications
617.838.3963 (cell)
617.287.4084 (office)

JoAnn Conley
Communications Coordinator/Writer
617.287.5538 (Office)

Jan Brogen
Senior Writer
617.287.4027 (Office)