Life on Campus


U-ACCESS Hosts Conference on Challenges Facing Homeless Students Transitioning to College

Office of Urban and Off Campus Support Services | July 06, 2015

The theme of this year's conference was "Emerging Practices and Approaches Supporting Homeless Post-Secondary Students."

Marty Meehan Meets with UMass Boston Students to Launch UMass Presidency

Office of Communications | July 06, 2015

New UMass President Marty Meehan officially launched his presidency Wednesday morning, holding a roundtable discussion with UMass Boston students in the Integrated Sciences Complex.

UMass Boston Emerging Leaders Program Alumnus Making a Difference in Recovery Treatment

Andrea Wight, Center for Collaborative Leadership | June 30, 2015

Ken Weber, a Falmouth resident and a 2002 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Emerging Leaders Program leveraged his executive education and management skills to take a leap of faith to follow his path of wanting to help others.

UMass Boston Celebrates Groundbreaking of Monan Park, a Fenway for Columbia Point

Colleen Locke | June 12, 2015

Student athletes, alumni, and community members from UMass Boston and Boston College High School broke ground Thursday on a shared baseball complex that will feature a replica Green Monster and a 500-seat field with the same dimensions as Fenway Park.

UMass Boston, BC High to Break Ground on Community Baseball Complex

Office of Communications | June 09, 2015

Joining forces, Boston College High School and the University of Massachusetts Boston will break ground on a new shared community baseball complex with a ceremony on Thursday, June 11 at 4 p.m. at BC High.

“Bobbi the Beacon” to Graduate Friday

Colleen Locke | May 27, 2015

Three-sport athlete Kirsten Morrison is one of a handful of students who plays Bobby the Beacon at campus events.

Chancellor, Provost to Sport UMass Boston-Designed Ties at Commencement

Colleen Locke | May 27, 2015

The Chancellor's Office commissioned Assistant Professor of Costume Design Rafael Jaen to design 50th anniversary ties and scarves for commencement.

Men’s Soccer Team Receives Championship Rings

Colleen Locke | May 21, 2015

The men’s soccer team received their Little East Conference championship rings in a special ceremony on Wednesday.

Beacons Spotlight: Triple Threat Kirsten Morrison Named All-Conference

Colleen Locke | May 14, 2015

Last week, senior exercise and health sciences major Kirsten Morrison became the first UMass Boston Beacon to earn All-Conference honors in three sports: volleyball, basketball, and softball.

Beacons Spotlight: Kyle Szatrowski Closes Out College Career with Pitcher of the Week Honors

Colleen Locke | May 08, 2015

Senior marketing major Kyle Szatrowski is ending his Beacons career the same way he started it – in record-setting fashion. Szatrowski was named the Little East Conference Pitcher of the Week for striking out a career-best nine batters in a 16-7 win over Western Connecticut State.