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meet scholarship winner Anitra Winder

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Winner of the UMass Jack Wilson Scholarship, 40 year old Anitra Winder of California shares her story, strategies for maintaining balance, her love of Polish disco and plans for graduate school. Her concentration: Health Care Administration. Her advisor: Jacqueline Castledine.   Every non- Read More…

UWW welcomes faculty member Jim Carroll

Thursday, October 23, 2014

James Carroll, Ph.D. has joined the faculty of the University Without Walls as a Lecturer and Academic Program Manager at the new UMass Center at Springfield. Jim is a cultural historian whose subject areas of expertise broadly encompass African American and African diasporic music histories, Read More…

scholarships available

Saturday, September 20, 2014

UWW is awarding over $3000 in scholarships this fall. The application deadline is October 1 at midnight. Download the application here. 

new student webinar

Friday, September 19, 2014

View a recording of the new student orientation webinar which covers everything from registering for classes to SPIRE to financial aid to credit for experience and more. Click here to view.   

UMass Amherst ranked in the top 30

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

The University of Massachusetts Amherst now ranks among the nation’s Top 30 public universities, moving up 10 spots during the past year in the 2015 Best Colleges guide released today by U.S. News & World Report. There are more than 600 public, four-year colleges in the country, and U.S. News Read More…

new student webinar

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Our second and final new student webinar is Sunday, August 23 at 1pm. Click here for log in instructions. We look forward to your participation!  

UWW ranked in top 10 for early childhood education

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

UMass Amherst Univeristy Without Walls has been ranked in the top 10 for Early Childhood Educaiton programs by EarlyChildhoodEducationDegrees.com. UWW was given this ranking partly due to our process of granting credit for prior learning and experience. 

early care & education at UWW ranked 3rd

Thursday, July 24, 2014

TheBestSchools.Org has ranked the UMass Amherst University Without Walls third in the nation for Early Care and Education. "The degree is flexible, taking into account their students additional commitments. It can be completed 100% online and will provide you with the skills to progress in your Read More…

meet UWW student Louis Ribezzo

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Forty-seven-year-old Louis Ribezzo is a truck driver and writer from Rhode Island.  Poised to begin his last year with UWW, Ribezzo is on his way to completing his bachelor’s degree while balancing a busy life that includes long hours on the road and being a father of a four.  His concentration: Read More…

sign up for a webinar or info session

Friday, June 13, 2014

Choosing the right 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…