Pioneer Valley-Springfield, MA Project Center

Springfield Project Center
Current Director(s): 
Program Term(s): 
D-Term during spring
Project Opportunities: 

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 Projects:

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