As perhaps the most recognizable of our alumni, Mayor Menino was partner in many initiatives that benefit our students, such as Success Boston, and an impassioned advocate for our university.
Kevin Allred who earned his MA in American Studies at UMass Boston and is a current PhD candidate at Rutgers University, answers questions about his course—Feminist Perspectives: Politicizing Beyoncé.
Museum of Fine Arts archivist says university continues the values of its founders.
The university returned to its downtown roots on Tuesday, October 7, beginning with a procession from the State House to Boston Common.
"This new facility is a great example of what we can accomplish together when we have a strategic vision."
At the request of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, students in Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O’Brien’s honors class are spending the fall semester developing recommendations to enliven and enrich the Strand Theatre in the Upham’s Corner part of Dorchester.
Walczak will expand the foundation's efforts to increase the four-year college graduation rates for student from Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan.
"You are an important member of our community and our partnership is vital for the college’s continued success." Dean Jorge Haddock
":I look forward to engaging with you, and being inspired by your vision for our future." Dean David Terkla
College of Education and Human Development Dean Michael Middleton believes UMass Boston offers unparalleled opportunities to prepare citizens to contribute to a diverse democracy.
See give private gifts make a difference for the UMass Boston community.
Donors were thanked in September for their generous support of the UMass Boston Fund. Nearly 17 percent make gifts each year. Slides»
Six individuals and one team were honored at the 2014 Hall of Fame celebration hosted on October 9, 2014.
The College of Management MBA graduate has coached the Beacons for the past six years. Congratulations, Tyler!
A new anniversary site showcases the stories of the UMass Boston family and how over 50 years the institution has created lifelong memories.
Alumnus graduated from the College of Management and McCormack Graduate School of Public Policy and Global Studies.
Three English professors at UMass Boston are brightening the Red Line this month with their contributions to Poetry on the T, a monthly program sponsored by the arts nonprofit Mass Poetry.
"We are transforming ourselves to better fulfill our mission and to meet the challenges of the 21st century."
University's endowment hits record $757 million. President Caret says fundraising success part of UMass "transformational moment."
Don't miss out on alumni activities, networking, career, and reunion events!
“A new focus on creating athletic endowments will lay the ground work for the future growth of our athletic program," says Garin Veris, director of external development for UMass Boston athletics.
Pat Flaherty was one of more than 1,200 students who enrolled at UMass Boston during its very first semester. Listen»
Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn was one of the first UMass Boston students to attend classes on Columbia Point in 1975 and 1976. Listen»
Patrick Gaston is president of the Western Union Foundation. He says the roots of his success grew here on Columbia Point. Listen»
Classy, the IPhone app, will aid college students in procuring text books. MacLean developed the program as a student entrepreneur at the Venture Development Center.
"You can pretty much come on campus any day and see any nationality in the world walking, learning in this university," says Mayor Marty Walsh.
Lisa Gurgone, a 2008 alumna of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy’s graduate certificate program, has been at the forefront of an initiative to raise the wages of home health aides.
The College of Liberal Arts alumna is a career resource librarian in the university's Office of Career Services and Internships and has worked at UMass Boston for 23 years.
The McCormack Graduate School alumna has been president of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts since 2002 and is a member of the UMass Boston Board of Visitors.
Chair Julie Nelson is delighted that departmental news will now have wider reach. In this issue: Honoring Professor Lynde, Applied Economics graduates first class, a study on "risk adversity," and more.
SGISD "allowed me to merge my previous skills with a school that was focused on things I had become passionate about and invested in, such as working across populations, and developing a deeper understanding of how we deal with cultural differences."
College of Advancing and Professional Studies (CAPS) offers new online graduate certificate in International Development.
Bill Walczak ’79 founded Codman Square Health Center while a UMass Boston student. See more of UMass Boston at 50.
Marvin Delano Turpin II '11 Earns M.Ed from Northeastern
Turpin's degree is in higher education administration from Northeastern University. Congratulations, Marvin!
The anonymous gift will launch the new Biology Graduate Research Endowment, which will support stipends for graduate students, travel to conferences, and graduate research projects.
Eighteen students received scholarships from the Alumni Association at an awards ceremony on June 25, 2014.
Mark Preble '85, Anh Le Tran '00, and Taja Ricketts '10, contribute to higher education and industry.
Charlie Brown '09 and James Gajewski '14 BA/MA strengthen department programs.
College of Liberal Arts and Economics major alumnus Charlie Brown '09, a financial advisor at Northwestern Mutual’s Boston Group and our Economics Department Honors Dinner speaker in 2013, has recently announced a pledge to endow an Economics scholarship in honor of Joanne Spitz.
Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, delivered the keynote address at the University of Massachusetts Boston’s 46th commencement.
Shaun O'Grady delivered a moving speech at commencement.
Five years at the Venture Development Center, UMass Boston Strong, Mini Medical School, Vietnamese American Student Success, and more»
William O'Donnell and his guide dog Marshall both took pride in receiving their diplomas.
Graduate students Parfait Gasana and Wade Cedar have started the Kigali Reading Center, a nonprofit that is bringing much-needed books to Gasana's native Rwanda.
Legislators, campus administrators, alumni, students, and others gathered recently at the State House to celebrate the semicentennial of UMass Boston’s birth, to remember how it almost did not happen, and to point the way toward the future.
Strengthen your professional network! Welcome to our group.
"Challenge Your Thinking. Discover the New U." Marketing campaign promotes university through billboards, tv, radio, and newspaper.
Undergraduate Student Government and Alumni Association honors leaders for remarkable teaching, community service, and student engagement.
Book documents places which are no more from the 1870s to present. These include schools, churches, theaters, grand mansions, dockyards, racetracks, parks, stores, hotels, offices, and factories.
In addition to receiving her MA in English, alumna graduated from the Emerging Leaders Program in 2013.
CPCS graduate Chris Hoeh '90 is one of ten nominees for recognition of his work to "reduce prejudice, improve intergroup relations and create an equitable school environment."
Canton native received MBA from the College of Management.
College of Liberal Arts English/Creative Writing major, also edited the homepage of MSNBC, and had posts at TPM Media LLC and Children's Hospital.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan praised UMass Boston's "wonderful commitment" to increasing diversity in STEM fields.
Facility will help the university community reaching new heights of creativity, exploration, collaboration, and discovery.
Funding is part of Cummings Foundation's "$100k for 100 program."
Book features thirteen fiction stories by Sarah Lawrence College writing professor named by one reviewer as a "21st Century Steinbeck."
Persistence led to success for this hardworking Cape Cod prosecutor.
Jacob Kariuki, RN/MSN, PhDc, recently spoke at TedxUMassBoston "Lighting the Way for the Future."
"The combination of people, the resources of this great institution, and the importance it places on educational access that make it truly exceptional."
$206,000 will go toward developing an online course for students.
Exchange includes 80 students in Boston and Glasgow, Scotland.
Students and donors connect at an annual event during which a new scholarship was announced.
Elaine Sudanowicz ’78 says that “Boston State College instilled in me the value of using knowledge for the public good.” Her scholarship will continue this ideal.
|Top internet blogger Neetzan Zimmerman ’07 has a knack for knowing what people find interesting. |
|Lab technician and UMass Boston management student Mansee Sangani has another title to add to her résumé: she’s the new Miss India USA. |
|Students can now major in community development in UMass Boston's College of Public and Community Service (CPCS). |
|Quinn, former government official and chair of the UMass Board of Trustees, passed away earlier this year. |
|Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy |
|Gina McCarthy '76 says her anthropology degree prepared her for the top environmental post in the country. |
|The Alumni Association and Student Philanthropy and Alumni Council Supports Career Services first "Dress for Success" event. |
|Student Managed Fund helps College of Management Students navigate the complex world of finance. Investors? The fund is showing solid progress! |
|The College of Management alumnus is president |
of the Western Union Foundation for Western Union,
a global leader in financial services.
|A new MASSPIRG report says UMass Boston is leading a nationwide trend toward providing options for students to go car-free. |
|An $8 million grant for a project led by UMass Boston and the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center will advance cancer research. |
|A new university collaboration will develop ways to broaden access to technology for people with disabilities. This story and more in the February 2014 Board of Trustees report. |
|UMass Boston and the New England Aquarium have launched a first-of-its-kind partnership to encourage collaborative research. |
|Marketing Director, Search & Commerce at Google, the alumnus says UMass Boston set the stage for a creative and satisfying career.. |
|"I would call myself a champion of the arts,” said Daniels, who received a master's degree in critical and creative thinking. |
|UMass system directs $148 million of its own funds toward financial aid for students to maintain affordability and access and keep student debt manageable. |
|Read this Boston Magazine story about UMass Boston's alumna. |
Patricia Hohl '13 is overseeing the national implementation of an innovative program to protect women experiencing domestic violence.
College of Management student Katie Kaiser's civic engagement serves as example of the need for increased investment in public higher education.
The four-story building will provide nearly 2,000 seats in state-of-the-art general purpose classrooms, faculty and staff offices, a café, student lounge and study spaces, and spaces for art, chemistry, and performing arts.
Blair help to found the Honors Program and was a generous donor to its students.
Leiko Lumiere '12 hopes to draw more international students to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
|College educates students who are being prepared to respond with innovative approaches to complex problems. |
Tremendous advocate for UMass Boston; instrumental in bringing the university to its present home on Columbia Point in the 1970s.
Fathi Brings More Than 30 Years of R&D Innovation and Industry Experience to VMware Leadership Team. Congratulations Ben!
Former Gawker editor moves on to top role at Whisper.
John F. Hasson '78 is a 41-year veteran of the department.“The Boston Fire Department will be in great hands under the leadership of John Hasson,” says Walsh.
McCormack helps Mayor Marty Walsh transition to leadership; Bridges Project
links Muslim community and law enforcement; alumni networking event; and more.
Mayor Menino '88: A Student of Education; Tackling Environmental Issues on Nantucket; Saving Boston's Hip Hop; Commencement 2013; and more!
Foley was a treasured volunteer and benefactor. Memorial gifts may be directed to the Dr. and Mrs. Michael T. Foley Scholarship which supports students in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
Veteran receives boost of confidence from Veterans Upward Bound program.
The Acoustical Society of America is the premier international scientific society in acoustics devoted to the science of technology of sound.
2013 Boston State College celebration honors four alumni who have made a difference in the lives of thousands.
Alumni Relations and Career Services and Internships collaborate to support alumni in their career development.
"My education at Boston State was simultaneous to my education as an officer on the streets of Boston," says Bratton.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley reflects on the former South African president and connections between his exemplary life and the university's mission.
Professor Marc Prou '78 reflects how the university shaped his life, how it has changed, and its twin values of excellence and access.
Teachers College alumna Barbara McDonough '56 shares the joys of reconnecting with classmates and helping future teachers.
Board creates alliances; develops programs to enrich academic life and community engagement
Congratulations to James Moonan '06 the 41st Milken Award recipient for his excellence as a math teacher.
Boston State College alumnus is an experienced academic leader with a track record for academic success, enrollment growth, and fundraising.
Jennifer Barone, career specialist for the College of Liberal Arts at UMass Boston, recently joined Radio Boston to discuss the topic.
Freshman named Little East Rookie of the Week and more Beacons news.
Displayed in the Campus Center, the model offers an exciting and concrete glimpse of the future.
The College of Liberal Arts alumnus accepts position at Acella Construction.
The College of Management alumnus will oversee athletics at Winchester High School.
The Senior Associate at McGladrey LLP, has been inducted into Worldwide Who’s Who for Excellence in Accounting & Auditing Services.
ESL teacher wants to make a difference at the Green Meadow School in Maynard.
Former Beacons hockey captain giving back as RN.
Marian Court College named Stearn '03 as a professor in the criminal justice department.
Former Beacons volleyball star signs pro contract in Austria.
Tim Callahan '75, and his wife, Mary '80, are featured in New York Times Booming’s “Making It Last” column which profiles baby boomer couples who have been together 25 years or more.
Rebecca Small's studies in ocean science and art have led to a novel art form.
Your gift will honor the memory of the former UMass Boston student and marathon victim Krystle Campbell and support students in the College of Management.
Associate Professor Duncan Nelson's Video Ode to Alumni
"Of all you Graduates a Praiser . . ." Ode pdf
Three days on the UMass Boston campus connected classmates and celebrated the legacies of numerous teaching careers. An array of events, on land and sea, rekindled the spirit of Huntington Avenue. A class gift will carry on "Education for Service."
Stay in touch with the university and with alumni accomplishments, connections, and more!
"Their [UMass Boston professors] passion towards literature was infectious and I quickly realized literature was my true academic passion."
"Our students are very motivated and goal driven," says Professor of Accounting and Finance Arindam Bandopadhyaya.
Read our Q & A on why else he loves UMass Boston and how the university is helping him achieve his goals and those of his students.
Dan Joyce's career path took him from a Lynn nightclub to one of Boston's oldest financial services firms. Here's how UMass Boston helped the class of '82 alumnus and why it has inspired him to give back.
Good News! The Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
can help you and UMass Boston. At the last moment, Congress passed . . .
Jim and Marie O'Sullivan, both graduates of the class of 1980, turned the loss of a classmate to a positive family tradition.
Successful Entrepreneur Mark Atkins ’71 Returns to Share Business Expertise with Students
He is joining the College of Management as a lecturer in spring 2013.
“The university played such a pivotal role in forming the foundation of my life that it would be like abandoning my family to choose not to be a part of the UMass Boston community,” says Lornie Bullerwell.
"UMass Boston students bring a level of maturity and a broader perspective," says Atkinson, who will be the featured speaker at State Street Connect
on October 25.