Connecting Students in Southeast
Massachusetts to their Future

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A partnership of six public higher education institutions in Southeastern Massachusetts that leverages the strength and excellence of these colleges to expand education access, enable cost-savings, and advance student achievement.

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Achieving Racial Equity

Achieving Racial Equity is a professional development program to increase faculty and staff core equity competencies.

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Professional Development Programs

Advance your career in higher education with professional development programs.

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Southeast Massachusetts STEM Network

Grow your STEM skills and network with other students and professionals through the MA STEM Network and the Summer of Science.
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Receive full transfer of credit, guaranteed admission, and a tuition discount.

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News & Events


Legislative Gathering and Awards Dinner 2024

Congratulations, Senator Susan Moran, Representative Josh Cutler, and¬† Representative Steven Xiarhos!   On April 4,…

CONNECT’s Achieving Racial Equity (ARE) Model

We are delighted to announce CONNECT partners will be sharing updates on its current DEI…

Upcoming Events!

  CEO Meeting Schedule January 24,2024 March 27, 2024 April 12, 2024 June 5, 2024…

CONNECT Retreat, Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Emery Rice Hall, Massachusetts Maritime Academy was the setting for CONNECT's annual retreat. Let's Make…

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