John Hoey

Economic Impact
Economic Impact
A new study shows that UMass Dartmouth generates nearly half-a-billion dollars in statewide annual economic impact. The study released by the Donahue Institute measured the impact of the University's local operating expenditures, major construction projects, and the spending of campus faculty, staff, and students...
UMass Graduation
UMass Graduation
UMass Dartmouth is holding graduation exercises throughout the weekend. Nearly 2,000 students will receive their degrees from the University. Spokesman John Hoey says this weekend, the school will award 30 doctorate degrees, the highest amount in the school's history...
New Faculty Members
New Faculty Members
UMass Dartmouth is welcoming new faculty members for the upcoming academic year. The University has recruited 40 new faculty members from across the country. UMass Dartmouth spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News in recent years the campus has been attractive to teachers of every caliber...
Changing Workforce
Changing Workforce
The College of Nursing at UMass Dartmouth has received nearly $300-thousand from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. University spokesman John Hoey says the money will be used to encourage more minority students to consider nursing as a future career...
Campus Rape Reported
Campus Rape Reported
Campus Police continue to investigate a rape in a UMass Dartmouth dorm. The university's Department of Public Safety informed students the attack happened early Sunday between 3am and 5am in Pine Dale Hall. The victim told police on Sunday evening, she was sexually assaulted by a man she didn't know...
UMass Unions March
UMass Unions March
A picket line that union officials say included more than 100 people greeted prospective students and their parents Saturday at the entrance of UMass Dartmouth. The five unions on campus are demanding that employees be paid all of the money owed them in contracts that were finalized months ago...
Labor Unrest At UMD
Labor Unrest At UMD
Members of four labor unions at UMass Dartmouth will stage an informational picket Saturday at the University. That's on a day when parents and prospective students are scheduled to visit the campus. Members of AFSCME Council 93 are demanding they be paid just over a million dollars in wage increases that have been negotiated...
Campus Celebration
Campus Celebration
If the Patriots when the Super Bowl on Sunday, there will be lots of celebrating in the region, including at UMass Dartmouth. There were some issues on campus in 2004 when the Red Sox won their first championship in 86 years, but since then University officials have devised a strategy to keep those celebrations under control...

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