news

comings and goings on the uww staff and faculty

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

There have been many happy additions to our staff this year and several sad departures. In addition to UWW faculty member Cindy Suopis' retirement in August, we recently said sad goodbyes to UWW faculty member Marcus Bright, Student Services Coordinator Jill Dubnansky, and Pre-admissions Advisor Read More…

friends of uww welcomes new member

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The Friends of UWW has welcomed 21017 UWW alum Eric Gove as a new member.  A 2017 graduate from Ludlow, MA, Eric works as a photographer, videographer and editor for 22 News in Springfield, MA. He volunteers for the Holyoke Soldier's Home serving veterans, the Miracle League of Massachusetts which Read More…

class notes- winter 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Class Notes- winter 2017 Share your news by emailing mdesilva@uww.umass.edu. We want to hear about your life! Kids, dogs, cats, moves, vacations, jobs, promotions, grad school, life changes, good times, hard times, retirement- anything you'd like to share with your fellow UWW grads and current and Read More…

scholarships & awards continue to grow

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

UWW is on a mission. Our mission is to have the largest bank of scholarships available to non-traditional college students in the U.S. Slowly but surely, working together, we're getting there. This fall, UWW will award over $15,000 in scholarships to over two dozen UWW students facing significant Read More…

welcome our new team member

Friday, November 3, 2017

Myles Sanders has joined UWW as our new Pre-admissions Advisor and Recruitment Coordinator! A Western, MA native and first generation college graduate, Myles earned his Associates of Arts and Sciences in Deaf Studies from Holyoke Community College and his bachelor’s in Psychology from Elms College Read More…

new uww scholarship created

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

We are very excited to announce that we have raised enough money to officially endow a new scholarship. The Friends of UWW Scholarship needs time to mature and accumulate interest, and then will be available for distribution in fall 2018. The Friends of UWW Scholarship was initially created by the Read More…

friends of uww alumni group seeking new members

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Simply amazing! Those two words pretty much sum up my UWW experience. Like you, I decided to go back to school as an adult. I had earned an Associate’s Degree at a Boston area college but was looking for a different course of study. After searching, I found UWW. What a fantastic idea! I could chart Read More…

welcome marcus bright and emily schneider

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

We are very excited to welcome our new faculty member Dr. Marcus Bright and our new Student Services Coordinator Emily Schneider.  Marcus Bright comes to UWW after previously teaching public administration and public policy at Lynn University, Florida Atlantic University and Florida International Read More…

class notes- fall 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Class Notes- fall 2017 Share your news by emailing mdesilva@uww.umass.edu. We want to hear about your life! Kids, dogs, cats, moves, vacations, jobs, promotions, grad school, life changes, good times, hard times, retirement- anything you'd like to share with your fellow UWW grads and current and Read More…

social justice residency events

Monday, September 11, 2017

This weekend, UWW is hosting an amazing Social Justice Residency at the UMass Center in Springfield, MA with a number of events free and open to the public.  The theme of this year's UWW Social Justice Residency is Participatory Democracy: Engaging Across Divides. We hope to see you there.  Friday Read More…