Summer Cable

Graduate Programs Manager
Thompson Hall 1032

Originally from Oregon, Summer has lived in Northampton, Ma since 2008 and has spent nearly a decade as a volunteer in the community. A passionate advocate for public education, Summer received a BA in Nonprofit Administration from the University of Massachusetts in 2019.  Summer joined the Sociology Department and Labor Center in 2020 as Graduate Programs Manager.  In this role, she is a liason between graduate students, the departments, and the graduate school. Her position is unique in that she is the only staff whose professional focus is exclusively on graduate student support.  Summer is devoted to fostering a safe, respectful and kind environment for students and colleagues at UMass. 

In her spare time she enjoys music, fiber arts, and gardening.