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Labor Resource Center Welcome Event
Date: September 8, 2014
Time: 4:30 PM
The Labor Resource Center's (LRC) mission is to advance the interests of workers and their organizations through education and research. Learn more about its impact, structure, and educational opportunities.

Fall Convocation
Date: September 11, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM
In addition to the Chancellor's address, the former director general of UNESCO, Dr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza will speak on  "Creating a Culture of Peace."

Civic Engagement Conference
Date: September 15, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM
The 3rd Annual Lynton Colloquium will feature a keynote presentation by the recipient of the 2014 Lynton Award (to be announced in August 2014). It will also help launch a new research initiative co- sponsored by New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE) and the Center for Engaged Democracy (CED). Grounded in the work of NERCHE's Next Generation Engagement project. 

Pension Action Fund Anniversary
Date: September 18, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM
Join the Pension Action Center for this fundraising event establishing the Pension Action Center Director’s Fund of the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston. The event will also celebrate the center and its retiring founder, Ellen A. Bruce.

Diversity & Inclusion Conference
Date: September 23, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM
The Office of Diversity & Inclusion's Commonwealth Compact cosponsors a conference designed for executives, managers, human resources, and diversity practitioners. CEO/President Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Eric Schultz is delivering the keynote.

Film: Recovery Month
Date: September 24, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM
The Anonymous People is a feature documentary film about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction. The moving story of The Anonymous People will be told through the faces and voices
 of the leaders, volunteers, corporate executives, and celebrities who are laying it all on the line 
to save the lives of others just like them. This passionate new public recovery movement is fueling a changing conversation that aims to transform public opinion, and finally shift problematic policy toward lasting recovery solutions.

Accounting, Finance, and Business Career Fair
Date: September 30, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Looking for a job or internship? Come meet employers from the management field.

Celebrating Faculty and Staff Generosity
Date: September 30, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
A celebration of faculty and staff support of the UMass Boston Fund and its role in student success. 

Retired Faculty Luncheon
Date: October 3, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM
An annual gathering of retired faculty during which the Faculty Development Award, made possible through charitable contributions, is awarded to junior faculty for promising research and innovative teaching and service. Event Contact: Heather Brigham at 617.287.5323.

Campus on the Common
Date: October 7, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Chancellor J. Keith Motley invites you to experience Campus on the Common in honor of the 50th anniversary of the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Join the university for a showcase of the university’s past, present, and future, featuring: distinguished guest speakers, interactive college exhibits, and cutting-edge faculty presentations.

Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner
Date: October 9, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM
Honorees: William Poehler ’70 Men’s Basketball, Michael Beatrice ’78 Football, Thomas Ferraro ’81 Men’s Lacrosse Robert Ferraro ’95 Football, Brian Baharian ’97 Men’s Lacrosse, Laura Delaney George ’83 Softball and Volleyball 1982-83 Men's Basketball Team.

5:30 pm Dinner Reception
6:30 pm Awards Ceremony

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Career Event for Young Alumni
Date: October 22, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Your UMass Boston degree may be one of your strongest assets in the workforce. Network with our career services staff and alumni to maximize how you brand yourself with your degree.

More details tba.

Women's Studies 40th Anniversary
Date: November 1, 2014
Time: 11:30 AM
The Department of Women’s & Gender Studies at UMB 
is turning 40! Join us for an afternoon of celebrating  past, present and future of one of the best and brightest hubs of feminist thinking and doing in New England!

Boston Teachers College Luncheon
Date: November 2, 2014
An annual gathering of Teachers College at Boston (and related institutions) alumni at which the Teachers College Scholarship is awarded. More details to follow. Event Contact:, 617.287.5330.

Lampas Society Luncheon
Date: November 18, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM
This event honors members of the Lampas Society  which is comprised of individuals who have included UMass Boston in their future estate plans or have made gifts through life income gift arrangement, retirement plan (IRA, 401(k), 403(b)) life insurance policy, real estate gift, or other estate intentions. More information will be available in September 2014. Event contact:

Career Development Event
Date: November 19, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Join alumni and Career and Internships Office personnel to inspire you imagination about future employment possibilities.

More details tba.

Contact: Alumni Relations

Boston State College Education for Service Awards
Date: December 4, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Each autumn, UMass Boston honors distinguished Boston State College (and its predecessor institutions) alumni with the "Education for Service" Award. Past recipients»

The awards honor individuals whose lives embody their alma mater's institutional motto, "Education for Service." Event Contact: Alumni Relations at 617.287.5330.




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