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SBS Pathways Center

The SBS Pathways Center has compiled a list of resources in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) to assist you during this time of remote learning and advising.

SBS Pathways Center COVID-19 Response and Resources


The SBS Pathways Center is here to guide you to success throughout your time at UMass and beyond. Our advisors and programs are crafted to help you explore your academic interests, create a curriculum that works for you, articulate and achieve your goals, become an engaged member of your community, and prepare for life after graduation.

128 Thompson Hall
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm during the academic year

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Kelly GrayKelly Gray
Assistant Dean and Executive Director of the SBS Pathways Center 
Rebecca BellRebecca Bell
Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS
Vanessa BlaisVanessa Blais
Academic Dean, SBS Pathways Center 
Jackie Brousseau-PereiraJackie Brousseau-Pereira ’00 MPA, PhD ’18
Academic Dean, Director of First Year Seminars 
Diane CurtisDiane Curtis, J.D.
Director of Pre-Law Advising
210 Thompson Hall  |  (413) 577-0396
Odessa BurkettOdessa Burkett
Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development
Rhys LivingstoneRhys Livingstone
Academic Advisor specializing in Exploratory Advising and Global Education Advising
Rachel Noto
Assistant Director of Field Experience and Employer Engagement
Aimee Jo PionAimee Jo Pion
Office Manager
Carol SharickCarol Sharick
Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences