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UWW director quoted in Reuter's article

Thursday, August 14, 2014

UWW's Director Ingrid Bracey was quoted in a Reuter's article entitled YOUR MONEY-Smart ways to save on college textbooks. "Academics like Ingrid Bracey, director of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst's College Without Walls, suggest students check with their professors to see if previous Read More…

2nd annual social justice residency a huge success

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Twenty-two UWW students and over a dozen social justice scholars and activists participated in UWW's Second Annual Social Justice Residency August 1-3, 2014. The 1-credit weekend residency was comprised of talks by scholars and activists, as well as in-depth group discussions on economic, social Read More…

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…

UWW hosts 2nd annual social justice residency aug 1-3

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The University Without Walls is hosting its second annual Social Justice Residency from Aug. 1-3 to give UWW students the opportunity to network and think creatively about how to foster social justice in their communities. More than 30 online adult students from as far away as California will be 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…

meet our latest scholarship winner

Monday, June 2, 2014

Without a bachelor's degree, 53 year old Ann Marie Shea lost her job after 25 years in the Early Care and Education field, and is now working toward her degree with hopes of obtaining a career in advocacy. To help her reach this goal, she was awarded a $750 UWW scholarship.  Her concentration: Read More…

meet UWW scholarship winner Darlene Willhite

Friday, April 4, 2014

Meet 51-year-old Darlene Willhite from Athol, MA.  Darlene is a UWW student and recipient of a Misty Catherine Bassi Memorial UWW Scholarship.  She shared some of her story with us, and what winning this scholarship award has meant to her.  Her concentration: Holistic Health Care.  Her advisor:  Read More…

UMass opens springfield center campus office

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

  By PAUL TUTHILL Originally published on Mon March 31, 2014 6:12 pm The university is inviting people to sign up for classes that  start later this year in downtown Springfield.University and city officials took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday -- with about 200 people looking on -- to Read More…