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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.

Social Media Night
Date: September 25, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Delivering your content in a creative way is key to your success in social media. Using video and storytelling are proven ways to get your customer's attention. But, how do you tell stories in a digital medium? How can you use videos, photos, and other tools to make your story more effective?
If you want to know more, do not miss the 1st Social Media Night.

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 5:30 PM
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, UMass Boston will briefly return to its downtown roots and take over the Boston Common on October 7. Chancellor J. Keith Motley will kick off the Campus on the Common morning program by leading a procession from the State House to the Boston Common for a ceremony that will include a special music program and remarks by key dignitaries, including Dr. Victoria Reggie Kennedy. The afternoon's events, which include tent talks, an academic showcase, and musical entertainment, are free and open to the public.

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 p.m. Dinner Reception
6:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony

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Professor Orville Wright Benefit Concert
Date: October 20, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Join the Wright family, friends, and former colleagues of the late professor for a concert to benefit the UMass Boston Orville Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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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