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new co-chairs of the friends of uww

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Over the summer, Katy Abel decided to step down as Chair and member of the Friends of UWW in order to focus on new job responsibilities.  Katy demonstrated great leadership and dedication to the mission of the Friends and UWW. We deeply appreciate her contributions and wish her continued success. Read More…

class notes- fall 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Class Notes- fall 2018 Mary Lou Conca ‘08 graduated cum laude with a Concentration in Young Children's Learning. She works as a substitute teacher, paraprofessional and cafeteria assistant. She is active with the Amherst Public and Regional School District's School Equity Task Force, a member of Read More…

class notes- summer 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

Share your news by emailing eschneider@uww.umass.edu. We want to hear about your life! Kids, dogs, cats, moves, vacations, jobs, promotions, grad school, retirement, life changes, good times, hard times - anything you'd like to share with your fellow UWW grads and current and former faculty! And Read More…

katy abel steps down as friends of uww chair

Monday, July 2, 2018

After a number of years serving as Chair and member of the Friends of UWW, Katy Abel has stepped down to focus on new projects. We at UWW deeply appreciate all that Katy has done for the Friends of UWW and wish her well. While we're on the subject -- the Friends of UWW is seeking new members! The Read More…

congratulations to the class of 2018!

Friday, June 29, 2018

On May 11th, under sunny skies, thousands gathered at McGuirk Stadium on the UMass Amherst campus to celebrate the university’s 5,500 graduating seniors. The keynote speech was delivered by CNN Anchor Jake Tapper who stressed the importance of integrity and independent thinking saying “I urge you Read More…

sign up for a webinar or info session

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Choosing the right online bachelor's degree completion program is a big decision. Our free in-person information sessions and webinars can help by providing you with information and guidance, and giving you the opportunity to ask questions and get advice.  Led by an experienced UWW staff member who Read More…

uww featured in boston herald

Friday, May 18, 2018

UWW has been featured in a Boston Herald article about higher education for adult students. In Colleges make higher ed easier for older students, reporter Kathleen McKiernan focuses on the increasing number of adult college students and efforts by Massachusetts college and universities to better Read More…

commencement live stream

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Watch the 2018 UMass Amherst Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony LIVE on Friday, May 11 at 4:30pm (eastern time).  Watch the 2018 UWW Senior Recognition Ceremony LIVE on UWW's Facebook page on Saturday, May 12 at 9am (eastern time). If you are a UWW graduate or visitor who needs more information Read More…

meet 2018 commencement speaker todd poelstra

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Class of 2018 UWW commencement speaker Todd Poelstra is the Advanced Program Coordinator for the Theatre Arts Program at Pima Community College in Tucson, AZ. Originally from Michigan, 57 year old Poelstra has lived in the Sonoran Desert since 1976. Having earned his B.A. with a focus in Arts Read More…

meet 2018 commencement speaker kiara williams

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

2018 UWW commencement speaker Kiara Williams is an owner and program director for TGA Premier Sports in Torrance, CA where she runs youth sports programs for kids in the Los Angeles Beach Cities area. Born and raised in Los Angeles, 25 year old Williams is celebrating with her family and friends as Read More…