The University of Massachusetts Amherst
College of Nursing Profiles

Meet Ben Monat, CON Assistant Director of Development and Stewardship

Jun 15, 2021

Ben Monat, UMass Amherst '13, plays an important role as the Assistant Director of Development and Stewardship at the College of Nursing. Ben opened up about his life, career, and hopes for the future in a recent interview.  

Meet Dyanne Rodriguez, DNP - Public Health Nurse Leader '22

Jun 7, 2021

Dyanne Rodriguez, DNP- Public Health Nurse Leader student (expected graduation 2022), is a recent recipient of a Sigma Research Grant for her capstone project. Dyanne shared some information about her life and goals in a recent interview. 

Jessica Smith - Student Ambassador 2021

May 14, 2021

Hometown: Hampden, MA

Program: 4-year Nursing Major 

Graduation Year: 2023

What inspired me to choose a career in nursing?

Holly Tremblay - Student Ambassador 2021

May 13, 2021

Hometown: Bolton, MA

Program: 4-year Nursing Major

Graduation Year: 2023

What inspired me to choose a career in nursing?

Brooke Towle - Student Ambassador 2021

May 12, 2021

Hometown:  Dunstable, Massachusetts

Program:  4-year Nursing Major

Graduation year: 2022

What inspired me to choose a career in nursing? 

Meet Ann York, Executive Assistant to the Dean

May 11, 2021

Ann York has spent most of her career at UMass Amherst working as the Executive Assistant to the Dean of the College of Nursing. She has worked with five different Deans over a 23-year period! 

Jenelle Marius - Student Ambassador 2021

May 11, 2021

Hometown: Randolph, Massachusetts

Track: 4-year nursing major

Graduation Year: 2023

What inspired me to choose a career in nursing?

Sarah Murphy - Student Ambassador 2021

May 10, 2021

Hometown: Norwell, MA

Program: Accelerated Second Bachelor’s program

Graduation year: 2022

What inspired me to choose a career in nursing? 

Kelly Jankauskas - Student Ambassador 2021

May 10, 2021

Hometown: Phillipston, MA

Program: Accelerated Second Bachelor’s program

Graduation year: 2022

What inspired me to choose a career in nursing? 

Juliana Ochacher - Student Ambassador 2021

May 10, 2021

Hometown:  New Rochelle, New York 

Program:  4-year Nursing Major

Graduation year:  2024

What inspired me to choose a career in nursing?