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Worcester Regional Research Bureau Panel Discussion to be Held at QCC

Contact: Cherie Ronayne
Office of Institutional Communications
cronayne [at]

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WORCESTER –   As part of the Worcester Regional Research Bureau’s Francis A. Harrington forums, a panel discussion with Gail Carberry, President of Quinsigamond Community College and area business leaders will take place on Friday, February 16, 2007.

Carberry will be joined by four other area leaders in a forum to discuss the topic, “300 Million Americans and Counting: Implications of Demographic Changes for Central Mass.”   On the panel are the following:

  • Gail Carberry, Ed.D., President of Quinsigamond Community College
  • Michael Goodman, Ph.D., Director of Economic and Public Policy Research for Donohue Institute at the University of Massachusetts
  • Mark Bilotta, CEO of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium
  • Mary Ellen Blunt, Transportation Manager at CMRPC
  • The moderator will be J. Christopher Collins, Esq., Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at UNUM Provident.

The forum will be held at the Harrington Learning Center, room 109B, on the campus of Quinsigamond Community College, on Friday, February 16.  The forum begins at 7:45 a.m. and will continue until approximately 9:15 a.m.

Quinsigamond Community College is the most affordable higher education in Worcester County. As a regional leader in education and workforce development, QCC serves the diverse educational needs of Central Massachusetts by providing affordable, accessible, and high quality programming leading to transfer, career, and lifelong learning.