u.s news ranks us 16th in nation

Thursday, January 11, 2018

UMass Amherst has been ranked 16th in the nation for online bachelor's programs overall and 13th in the nation for online bachelor's programs for veterans by U.S. News & World Report. "The list of the 357 schools with the best online bachelor’s programs for 2018 is based on weighted factors in Read More…

u.s. news ranks us 13th in nation for vets

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

UMass Amherst's online bachelor's degree programs have been ranked 13th in the nation for veterans by U.S. News & World Report for 2018. "We have been working with and for veterans for over 46 years since the Vietnam War," stated UWW director Ingrid Bracey. "We look forward to continuing to Read More…

uww is hiring

Monday, December 18, 2017

UWW is accepting applications for a new Pre-admissions Advisor and Recruitment Coordinator. Learn more. 

holiday greetings from the director

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Dear Friends,  I can't believe another year is almost to a close. There have been so many changes and happenings- wonderful and wistful- at UWW over the past 12 months, and we are looking forward to a new year filled with hope, possibility, and a lot of hard work. We lost several beloved staff and Read More…

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 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…