Ken LeBlond

Ken LeBlond is the Marketing Communications Manager for UMass Donahue Institute. Prior to joining the Institute in 2015, he was a freelance writer and editor as well as a communications professional for several years in Massachusetts and Seattle, Wash.

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2016 Massachusetts STEM Summit: Building a Lifetime of Opportunity

Filed in Featured, General by on October 6, 2016
2016 Massachusetts STEM Summit: Building a Lifetime of Opportunity

The annual Massachusetts STEM Summit promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education and workforce development from early childhood through adulthood. Now in its 13th year, the Summit convenes the state’s educators, business leaders, policymakers, parents, students, and others to share strategies, initiatives, collaborations, and ideas. For the 2016 Summit, the focus is on “Building a […]

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CareerWorks Website Redesigned

Filed in Featured, General by on March 10, 2016
CareerWorks Website Redesigned

CareerWorks, the One-Stop Career Center in Brockton, Mass. run by UMass Donahue Institute, recently re-launched its website. CareerWorks.org’s new “look and feel” reflects the center’s mission to serve both job seekers and local employers in the Brockton area by providing easy access to key information and resources. Whether a job seeker is visiting the website […]

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Dashboard monitors Commonwealth’s progress on key indicators for growing STEM talent

Filed in Featured, General by on October 27, 2015
Dashboard monitors Commonwealth’s progress on key indicators for growing STEM talent

In 2003, the Massachusetts State Legislature created the STEM Pipeline Fund to address the growing talent shortage of STEM workers and designated the Department of Higher Education (DHE), as the administrator of the fund. The DHE, with approval from the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, contracted with the Institute to develop a new statewide science, technology, […]

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Massachusetts STEM Summit 2015: Promising Practices, Proven Results

Filed in Featured, General by on September 30, 2015
Massachusetts STEM Summit 2015: Promising Practices, Proven Results

Registration is now open for the 2015 Massachusetts STEM Summit to be held on November 10 at the DCU Center in Worcester. In addition to sessions, plenaries, and a packed exhibit hall, top leaders from the Commonwealth including the governor and lieutenant governor will join us! The annual Massachusetts STEM Summit promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education and […]

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UMass Donahue Institute Unveils Two New Websites

Filed in Featured, Innovation by on August 17, 2015
UMass Donahue Institute Unveils Two New Websites

The UMass Donahue Institute recently unveiled two new web sites to better tell the institute’s story and showcase its services to potential clients. The institute’s parent website at www.donahue.umassp.edu is now the organization’s new and improved home on the web. The content was completely re-written and updated and dozens of images were added to help […]

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