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Melrose Superintendent Search: Share Your Views ›

Patch | January 21, 2020
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management will host focus groups for staff, parents, and community members to provide input about the type of leader and leadership that will best serve the Melrose Public Schools.

Hingham Seeks Input on How to Become More ‘Age-Friendly’ ›

Patch | January 14, 2020
The McCormack Graduate School's Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging and the Blue Hills Community Health Alliance will facilitate a discussion at Hingham Elder Services on January 29 about the changing demographics in the town and ways to improve accessibility.

New Report Finds 40 Percent of Older Americans Rely Solely on Social Security for Retirement Income ›

Yahoo! Finance | January 14, 2020
A report coauthored by Professor Emeritus Frank Porell of the McCormack Graduate School finds that only a small percentage of older Americans, seven percent, receive income from Social Security, a defined benefit pension, and a defined contribution account.

Half of Single Seniors Can’t Pay for the Basics: Here’s Why Social Security’s Not Enough ›

CNBC | January 13, 2020
Recent research from the Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging, part of the McCormack Graduate School's Gerontology Institute, found that many older Americans don’t have enough money to get by.

A Paperwork Glitch Cuts a Widow’s Pension Payment Nearly in Half ›

The Boston Globe | January 12, 2020
If a decision stands, Darlene LaMusta will lose more than $120,000 over 25 years (assuming she lives to age 86) from her late husband's pension. LaMusta came to the McCormack Graduate School's Pension Action Center for help. Director Anna-Marie Tabor filed an eight-page appeal on LaMusta's behalf.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Beacon Hill Is Set to Get Back to Work This Week ›

MetroWest Daily News | January 11, 2020
The August 18 Senate debate will either be held at UMass Boston or WCVB's studios in Needham.

Two Democratic Primary Senate Debates Scheduled ›

WBUR | January 10, 2020
In another post on the upcoming Senate debates that the McCormack Graduate School is cosponsoring, Dean David W. Cash said, "We hope these debates will help voters make the best possible choices.” The August 18 debate will either be held at UMass Boston or WCVB's studios in Needham.

Screening Committee to Begin Reviewing Dracut Manager Resumes ›

Lowell Sun | January 10, 2020
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is handling the search for Dracut's next town manager.

WCVB, Partners to Host Final Debate in Democratic Senate Campaign ›

WCVB-TV | January 09, 2020
This is another post on the upcoming Senate debates that the McCormack Graduate School is cosponsoring.

Democratic Senate Debate to Be Held at Western Mass News ›

WGGB-TV | January 09, 2020
McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash says in today's political climate, the Senate debates UMass Boston is cohosting are more important than ever: "If you want to think of a time when issues of policies and politics are more important, it's hard to think of that."