The MGHPCC and its founding universities have become part of a larger economic development strategy for the city and the region.
Education and Workforce Development
Mindful of the importance of workforce development to the long-term economic future of the region, the MGHPCC and its founding universities have forged partnerships with the Holyoke Public Schools, Holyoke Community College, and community service organizations to host Education and Workforce Development programs that include robotics competitions, teacher workshops, after-school classes, programming courses, and career awareness days. MORE
Utility Infrastructure and Environmental Remediation
Construction of the MGHPCC was the largest development project to take place in the City of Holyoke since the late 1970s. It transformed an 8-acre former industrial site in the heart of downtown and invested more than $9 million in Utility Infrastructure and Environmental Remediation that opened opportunities for additional development. MORE
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