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Coming Up Wednesday, April 1

March 31, 2015
  • Stories of Cancer: Mohamed Hamdani, MD: Dr. Hamdani discusses his experience as cancer patient & how that impacts the way he deals with his own patients.
  • Urban League President, Pt. 2: Marc Morial of the National Urban League & Springfield Urban League’s Henry Thomas discuss race relations in the US.
  • The Use of Drones: Smith College Engineering Professor Paul Voss discusses the growing use of drones and the concerns that raises.
  • Italian Americans: Judge Rudy Sacco: Born in 1927 to immigrant parents from Italy, Judge Sacco was the first of his family to go on to higher education and realize the dream of so many Italian Americans, finding a life of opportunity here in the United States.

Urban League President, Part I

March 30, 2015


Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League and Henry Thomas, Springfield Urban League President, discuss race relations in the United States today.

Stories of Cancer: Dr. Wilson Mertens

March 30, 2015

As Medical Director of Cancer Services, Dr. Wilson Mertens heads the Baystate Regional Cancer Program at the D’Amour Center for Cancer Care in Springfield. Dr. Mertens’ current research interests include medical management topics, cancer patient supportive care, and informatics in cancer management. His current clinical focuses are head and neck, lung and breast cancer.

Veterans Coming Home: Western New England University Veterans Assistance

March 30, 2015


Brian Zelasko, Director of Media and Community Relations and Anthony Mutti, Director of Administrative Information Systems at Western New England University discuss efforts and initiatives at WNEU to assist veterans who are students at the school. Mutti is a WNEU graduate and a veteran now serving as a Technical Sgt. with the Mass Air National Guard 104th Fighter Wing at Barnes ANG base in Westfield.