Taunton Native Applies Bay State College Studies to Local Community

By Meaghan Cayer on September 30, 2016

KellyMartin Ceme has deep roots in the Taunton, MA community.

He grew up there. He plays for the Taunton Gladiators, a semi-pro football team, and coaches youth football. He knows a lot of the parents and kids from the city. And he's participated in not one, not two, but three Bay State College business programs at the school's Taunton location – from an associate, to a bachelor's, to a master's degree.

It's no surprise that two of KellyMartin's favorite things about Bay State College are the family…

Business Manager Begins College Degree after 35 Years in the Workforce

By Meaghan Cayer on September 29, 2016

Before his time at Bay State College, Bill Zinkowski never considered himself to be the academic type.

Attending high school in Boston during the racial desegregation of the early 70s came with its challenges, and on top of that, Bill's mother was diagnosed with cancer at the same time. His focus was not on his studies, and his grades suffered as a result.

Upon graduation, he went straight into the work force. Neither of his parents made it past the ninth grade, and an undergraduate degree wasn't…

Healthcare Student Completes Associates Degree, Returns for Bachelor's

By Meaghan Cayer on September 28, 2016

For our latest student feature, we sat down with Melissa Nater, a healthcare student at Bay State College at Taunton.

Which Bay State College program have you participated in?
I received my Associates degree in Medical Assisting in 2014, and I now have approximately one year left of my Bachelor's in Healthcare Management.

What made you want to pursue a college degree?
I was 16 and pregnant, and I didn't want to be another statistic, so I was driven to continue on with my education. I got that, "Oh…

Business Department Update

By William Koehler, Ph.D. on August 12, 2016

Here at Bay State College, students in our Business and Management programs have the opportunity to be a part of DECA, an international association of teachers and students that prepares leaders and entrepreneurs for careers and education in an array of business areas. For those of you interested in networking and developing yourself professionally, join us at some of this year's DECA events!

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