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Giving Tuesday, November 29,2022

On #Giving Tuesday, our community unites to support the development of tomorrow’s leaders and advance research with major impact. Join us in giving back.   

Wystan Carswell

Women Investing in Women

As a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, Wystan Carswell ’12 MS, ’15 PhD, drafted a proposal for a Women for UMass Amherst (WFUM) grant in order to create a graduate-to-undergraduate mentorship program.

Christian Appia

Christian Appia Pays it Forward

When Christian Appia ’18 won a Dean’s Merit Award, he didn’t see the scholarship as something simply for him, he saw it as part of something bigger.

In the spotlight

Kevin Wong ’21: Kinesiology, Ruth M. White Scholarship Recipient

I plan to start my career as a health-care professional after graduation. The program that I plan to enroll in is called Intraoperative Neuromonitoring—a specialized training program that will allow me to gain experience in treating patients. This scholarship helped me commit to the program and I cannot appreciate it enough.

Kevin Wong , 21 Kinesiology, Ruth M. White Scholarship Recipient