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Williams College Senior Named a Rhodes Scholar

Najam has been selected to join a class of approximately 100 students from more than 60 countries worldwide to receive this distinguished scholarship to study at Oxford University next year. She is Williams' 40th Rhodes Scholar.

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CHP Adds Nurse Practitioner, Social Worker at Northern Berkshire Medical Practices

Community Health Programs has expanded its Northern Berkshires practices with two new health care providers: a social worker and nurse practitioner.

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Williams Names Schumann Visiting Professor in Democratic Studies

During his time at Williams, Phillips plans to organize public lectures and forums on campus and teach the course Democratic Vistas, a seminar that will focus on the ways in which texts create nuanced representations of democratic ideals and practices, as well as representations of the failures of democratic ideals and practices.

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SVMC ExpressCare Practice Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner

Burke earned her master's degree in nursing from Simmons University in Massachusetts. She received her bachelor's in nursing from the University of Vermont and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

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New Doctor Joins Pulmonary Practice at BMC

She is accepting new patients in need of pulmonary care and is partnered with doctors Hafez Alsmaan, Cynthia Callahan, Julio Miranda, David Oelberg and Jack Ringer at Pulmonary Professional Services of BMC.

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BMM Officer Earns Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional Designation

The IACCP is a comprehensive program that formalizes and standardizes the knowledge, skills and ethical commitment of investment advisory compliance professionals. Accordingly, designees are charged with helping to both maintain an ethical compliance culture in their firm and advance compliance as a profession.

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Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA Names New Chief Executive Officer

The Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA has named Amy Hurwitz Gutschenritter as its new chief executive officer, effective Oct. 1.

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BCC Hires New Faculty and Staff, Reorganizes Staff Positions

Berkshire Community College has hired new faculty and staff on campus – as well as new titles for other current staff.

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Williams College Announces Tenure for Latino/a Studies Faculty Member

The appointment took effect July 1, 2019.

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Shakespeare & Company Names Interim Director of Center For Actor Training

Dibble, a founding member of Shakespeare & Company, is an educator and artist. Her movement work was seen on stage this past season in "Twelfth Night" and for the past four decades she has been faculty member for the training program, teaching at the Month Long Intensive, Summer Shakespeare Intensive (formerly the Summer Training Institute), and various workshops.

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BCArc COO Earns Both National and Statewide Award Within a Week

Berkshire County Arc Chief Operating Officer Maryann Hyatt was awarded the national U.S. Arc's 2019 NCE Exemplary Mentor Award in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 14, and the Massachusetts Provider's Council Award of Excellence one week before that.

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MCLA Alumni Association Announces 2019 Awards

More than 60 alumni and friends of the college gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2019 alumni honorees, and remarks were given by MCLA President James F. Birge, MCLA Board of Trustees Chair Denise Marshall '81, and Alumni Association Board of Directors President Dan Summers II '07.

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Longtime Berkshire County Physician Joins SVMC Internal Medicine

Since 1999, Dr. Wiseman has worked for Williamstown Medical Associates and the Williams College Health Center. He has also previously served as medical director of the VNA and Hospice of Northern Berkshire County.

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Greylock Head Recognized as CEO of the Year

The award was presented to Bissell last week during CCUA’s annual luncheon at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn., drawing participants from across the Association's four-state region.

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care Welcomes New Trustee

Southwestern Vermont Health Care has announced the appointment of Brian M. Barefoot to its Board of Trustees.

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