Michael Fox ’11 (political science) remembers the first time he heard about Root Capital; it was during his senior year at UMass. Having recently added an economics minor, Fox recognized Root Capital as a place where his interest in finance and political ideals could be married.
Ashleigh Barry ’99(journalism) has covered her share of powerful stories, but her most recent news special for 10TV in Columbus titled "Saving Sarah" has won an Emmy Award and the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award.
“Right after college is the best time to do something like this,” Dan Robinson ’14 (communication/information technology) says. “It’s a time where you’re trying to figure out what’s next in your life. Going far outside your comfort zone and surrounding yourself with a completely new culture and language is a great way to reflect on the past 4 years of college."
Samalid Hogan ’03 (economics/Spanish) is launching CoWorkSpringfield!, an initiative dedicated to creating a diverse peer support network of entrepreneurs while offering a professional coworking space in downtown Springfield, Massachusetts.