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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…

our 2018 student speakers

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

We are excited to announce the 2018 UWW Commencement Speakers.  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. 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…

springfield info session may 3

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Amherst’s University Without Walls (UWW) program will hold an information session at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the UMass Center at Springfield, located in Tower Square, 1500 Main St. in Springfield. The information session is geared toward adults interested in Read More…

Angela Ellison

meet uww student angela ellison

Friday, March 30, 2018

Meet 48 year old Angela Ellison- UWW Business Studies student, western Massachusetts native and UWW scholarship winner. Angela has been working full-time in banking while also chipping away at her degree for two decades. She can't wait to graduate and celebrate this achievement with her friends and Read More…

uww student wins $1200 scholarship

Thursday, March 29, 2018

It has not been an easy road for 31 year old UWW student John Arnold of Belchertown, MA. A high school drop-out who has struggled with mental health challenges, John earned his GED and attended a couple of colleges before finding UWW and realizing, "This is where I belong!" Winner of the UWW Edward Read More…