THIS PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE IN THE 2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR ONLY.
Location and Culture:
The Springfield, Massachusetts project center, also known as the Pioneer Valley project center is based in the offices of Sweeney Strategic Consulting in the Business Growth Center, a small business innovation ecosystem at the Springfield Technology Park in western Massachusetts. The campus-like facility houses impressive technology assets and is within walking distance to Springfield Technical Community College, which offers its resources to WPI students.
Past students at the Springfield, Massachusetts project center have:
- Worked to establish a fresh-food supermarket in a low-income community with DevelopSpringfield
- Identified challenges to be addressed and improved in urban planning for multiple neighborhoods with New North Citizens Council and DevelopSpringfield