Tag: Community

  1. Trotter Institute Co-presents Weekend of Public Art, Performing Arts & Discussion in Franklin Park
    UMass Boston’s Barbara Lewis has curated a free public exhibition featuring artwork, dance performances, guided art tours, food trucks, and a panel discussion at the Franklin Park Art Grove in Boston this weekend.
  2. WUMB and Berklee College of Music Summer Concert Series Begins August 1
    This August, WUMB and the Berklee College of Music are teaming up for a series of Saturday afternoon concerts on Carson Beach in South Boston.
  3. Leading the Way Award Winner Credits a Beacon and a Compass
    The Center for Collaborative Leadership honored UMass Boston's Philip J. Carver, an Emerging Leaders Program alumnus from the class of 2006, with the third annual Leading the Way award.
  4. UMass Boston Celebrates Groundbreaking of Monan Park, a Fenway for Columbia Point
    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.
  5. Free Accordion Concert: Grayson Masefield, Five-Time World Accordion Champion
    Come see five-time world accordion champion Grayson Masefield in this special, free concert. The hour-long program will be a mixture of classical music and jazz and novelty pieces.
  6. UMass Boston, BC High to Break Ground on Community Baseball Complex
    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.
  7. UMass Boston Day 2015 Block Party
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley invites you to join your colleagues and the campus community as the university celebrates UMass Boston Day 2015.
  8. UMass Boston Hosts Annual Community Meeting
    The University of Massachusetts Boston will host a community meeting Wednesday, April 29, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.
  9. New Art Installation Shows Sun Always Rising Somewhere
    “Another Day,” the newest addition to Arts on the Point, looks like three airport monitors, but it actually displays sunrise countdowns for ninety cities around the world.
  10. UMass Boston Begins Native American Early Childhood Education Scholars Program
    The University of Massachusetts Boston is working with regional tribes to increase the number of highly qualified Native American early childhood educators and intervention specialists serving Native children.
  11. Spring Day of Service 2015
    Join us to make a difference in your neighborhood. Breakfast, lunch, and T-shirt provided!
  12. UMass Boston Staffers Running Boston Marathon in Krystle Campbell’s Memory
    For a second year in a row, a team of local business executives, UMass students, graduates, and staff will run the Boston Marathon in honor of former UMass Boston student Krystle Campbell, a victim of the 2013 marathon bombings.
  13. Making a History of Columbia Point A Participatory Exhibition
    Graduate students in UMass Boston’s spring 2015 public history seminar will interpret parts of the Columbia Point history through time, objects, photos, and physical sites.
  14. Economists Call for Greater Investment in Paid Caregivers at CWPPP Forum at State House
    Leading economists and policy experts called for increased investment in the tens of thousands of mostly women eldercare and childcare workers at a forum organized by CWPPP at the State House on April 6, speaking to a standing room only, panelist argue that workers are undervalued and underpaid
  15. Spring 2015 Community Meeting
    UMass Boston invites friends and neighbors to learn about academic programs, community partnerships, campus improvements, and plans for the future.
  16. Community Partners to be Recognized at 4th Partnership Symposium
    UMass Boston will showcase the bonds between the university and its more than 1,700 community partners at Wednesday’s 4th Annual Community-Engaged Partnerships Symposium.
  17. UMass Boston Study Documents Destructive Conflict in Local Communities
    MA Office of Public Collaboration study concludes that more training and resources are needed.
  18. Revamped Overcoming Violence Program Making an Impact in Boston City Schools
    Members of the Boston Police Department and the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office say the violence prevention curriculum for Boston middle- and high-school students updated by UMass Boston and its partners last fall is already making an impact.
  19. The 2015 Slomoff Symposium: Restorative Justice In Our Communities Event
    Join us for this McCormack Grad School symposium on restorative justice featuring leading Boston activist and author, Michael Patrick MacDonald.
  20. UMass Boston Student Co-Founds Social Media Challenge for Alzheimer’s Research
    UMass Boston student Casey Scarelli has co-founded a social media snow angel challenge to raise awareness and funding for Alzheimer’s research.
  21. Upward Bound Celebrates 50 Years of Preparing High School Students for College
    UMass Boston received its first Upward Bound grant during the 1965-66 academic year. It opened for business in summer 1966.
  22. 4th Annual Community-Engaged Partnerships Symposium
    UMass Boston received three awards recognizing community engagement this year. University and community partners are invited to come to this partner appreciation celebration and poster reception.
  23. UMass Boston Plays Role in First Public Event for Governor Baker
    In their first public event after being sworn into office on Thursday, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito visited the Salvation Army Kroc Center as part of their inaugural week “Spotlight on Excellence” tour. UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley served as one of the hosts.
  24. WUMB 91.9FM to Broadcast First Night Boston Concert
    For the fourth straight year, WUMB 91.9FM will be broadcasting the First Night Boston concert live. This year's performers are singer-songwriter Patty Larkin and roots multi-instrumentalist Dom Flemons.
  25. UMass Boston Athletics Participates in Helping Hands Gift Giving Celebration
    Members of the community donated holiday presents, including clothing, toys, and books to over 80 children.
  26. Governor Patrick Announces $21.5 Million to Create Higher Ed Campus in Downtown Brockton
    Governor Deval Patrick today joined leaders from the University of Massachusetts Boston, Massasoit Community College, and Bridgewater State University, to announce $21.5 million for the renovation of 226 Main Street to bring a new higher education campus to downtown Brockton.
  27. UMass Boston and Partners Unveil Updated Violence Prevention Curriculum for Boston Schools
    UMass Boston and its partners unveiled an updated violence prevention curriculum for Boston middle- and high-schoolers on Thursday, which includes a billboard campaign and a video.
  28. LatinasRepresent Boston Inspires Potential Candidates
    UMass Boston co-hosts impactful conference to help propel Latinas into political and appointed offices.
  29. Community Relations Welcomes Future Law Enforcement Students
    Students in the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department’s Summer Enrichment Program toured the UMass Boston campus this month.
  30. McCormack Graduate School Community Gathering
    Breakfast with the Department of Gerontology
  31. McCormack Graduate School Community Gathering
    Lunch with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
  32. McCormack Graduate School Community Gathering
    Supper in the Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs
  33. Hyde Park Green Team Studies Water Quality, Storm Water Runoff
    This marks the fifth year of a partnership between UMass Boston's Office of Community Relations, the Department of Recreation and Conservation, and the Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation.
  34. UMass Boston Students Seek Original Plymouth Settlement Walls
    Through UMass Boston's field school, students have spent the last month digging on the north side of Burial Hill Cemetery looking for the Pilgrim settlement.
  35. Harlem Renaissance Revisited with a Gospel Flavor
    The Oscar Micheaux Family Theater Program presents its 18th annual production, co-sponsored by the Chancellor's Office, Performing Arts Department & Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
  36. College of Nursing and Health Sciences Celebrates 35 Years with E-Posters, Student Presentations
    The anniversary celebration, which includes e-posters, oral presentations and two keynote lectures, ends with an awards dinner tonight.
  37. Chemistry Education, Challenged Stereotypes Covered at Annual Faculty Research Celebration
    Three faculty members spoke about their community-engaged scholarship, fitting the theme “Made in Boston, Ready for the World,” at the university’s annual Faculty Research Celebration.
  38. Education Advocate Jonathan Kozol Talks Preschool, Standardized Testing
    Teacher-turned-author Jonathan Kozol's free talk was part of a half-day celebration of the College of Education and Human Development’s first 35 years as part of the University of Massachusetts Boston.
  39. Students Integral to UMass Boston Partnership Development, Expansion
    With more than 900 community partnerships documented in 2014, it’s clear faculty, staff, and students are making the university’s civic engagement mission a priority.
  40. UMass Boston To Build on Partnerships at 3rd Annual Symposium
    This year’s event includes a poster session representing more than 90 partners, a plenary session analyzing UMass Boston's partnerships, and breakout sessions.
  41. UMass Boston Offers New Community Development Major
    “It was important to create a major to meet the community development demands of the 21st century that prepares students to promote and facilitate community empowerment,” said Anna Madison, interim dean of the College of Public and Community Service.
  42. Where Boston Can Lead: The Urban Education Crisis and What to Do About It
    President and CEO of The Boston Foundation Paul S. Grogan to Deliver Robert C. Wood Lecture on the Urban Education Crisis
  43. UMass Boston Honors Robert H. Quinn at 28th Annual Community Breakfast
    University of Massachusetts Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley paid tribute to the Honorable Robert H. Quinn’s legacy and memory at the university’s 28th annual Community Breakfast today.
  44. UMass Boston and New England Aquarium Partnership Strengthens Research Efforts
    UMass Boston and the New England Aquarium launched a first-of-its-kind partnership recently to encourage even stronger research collaborations between the two institutions.
  45. May 2014 McCormack Graduate School Community Gathering
    Please join Dean Ira A. Jackson and college faculty, staff, students, and friends for lunch in the dean's office.
  46. March 2014 McCormack Graduate School Community Gathering
    Please join us for our monthly community gathering for McCormack Grad School students, faculty, staff, and friends.
  47. Harbor Gallery Presents: “The Indigo Project”
    The University of Massachusetts Boston's Harbor Gallery is proud to present "The Indigo Project" by Ife Franklin, February 8 through March 16, 2014.
  48. Closing Reception and Performance: “The Indigo Project”
    The University of Massachusetts Boston's Harbor Gallery is proud to present "The Indigo Project" by Ife Franklin through March 16.
  49. UMass Boston Mourns the Passing of Robert Quinn
    UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley released this statement on the passing of former House speaker and UMass Boston cofounder Robert Quinn, who passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the age of 85.
  50. 2nd Annual Building a Better Boston Award Ceremony
    UMass Boston's Center for Collaborative Leadership will present Richard E. Holbrook, chairman and CEO of Eastern Bank, with the Building a Better Boston Award. Breakfast is included in the ticket.
  51. Beacons To Sport Custom Throwback Uniforms at Frozen Fenway Game Tuesday
    UMass Boston Head Coach Peter Belisle worked with alumnus Dick Kelley ‘70 and Custom Crafted in North Attleboro to develop special uniforms for Citi Frozen Fenway.
  52. UMass Boston Students Collaborate on Thanksgiving Meals for Harbor Point
    CPCS students teamed up with Boston Public Schools students, the UMass Boston men's hockey team, and members of The3PointFoundation to prepare Thanksgiving meals for Harbor Point residents on Tuesday.
  53. UMass Boston Mass. Memories Road Show (Last Chance)
    Share your memories and take your place in UMass Boston’s history at this free, public event commemorating the university’s 50th anniversary.
  54. Donated Keys Converted into $1,700 Check for UMass Boston Food Pantry
    Unused keys collected at UMass Boston last year are supporting students in need, just in time for the holiday season.
  55. West End Mass. Memories Road Show
    Do you have a connection to Boston's West End? Share your memories and take your place in Massachusetts history at this free, public event.
  56. Allston-Brighton Mass. Memories Road Show
    Do you have a connection to Allston-Brighton? Share your memories and take your place in Massachusetts history at this free, public event.
  57. Wayland Mass. Memories Road Show
    Do you have a connection to Wayland? Share your memories and take your place in Massachusetts history at this free, public event.
  58. UMass Boston Mass. Memories Road Show
    Share your memories and take your place in UMass Boston’s history at this free, public event commemorating the university’s 50th anniversary.
  59. UMass Boston Student-Athletes Scare Up Fun at BPD’s Halloween Open House
    After prisoners were transported to other facilities, the officers converted the holding cells into a haunted house, complete with spider webs, a spooky soundtrack, and roaming UMass Boston students providing some extra scares.
  60. ProjectServe’s Day of Service
    ProjectServe is looking to get students involved in community service.
  61. Volunteers Needed for Nov. 2 Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk
    ProjectServe is looking for volunteers to staff this walk. Volunteers will be directing walkers to the correct parking area and act as route marshals from the UMass Boston parking lot and T stop.
  62. Real ‘Law & Order’ Gives Insight to UMass Boston Students Pursuing Law Enforcement, Legal Careers
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court was in session last month in UMass Boston’s Campus Center Ballroom. The appeals court holds about a half dozen sessions outside of John Adams Courthouse in Boston each year, which the justices affectionately refer to as “road shows.”
  63. Calderwood-UMass Boston Writing Centers Expand to Snowden International
    Students at the University of Massachusetts Boston are serving as reading and writing tutors at three area high schools this fall, including the Muriel Sutherland Snowden International School at Copley.
  64. Artist Talk: Ife Franklin
    Ife Franklin's "The Indigo Project" is on display at UMass Boston's Harbor Gallery through March 16.
  65. Opening Reception and Performance: “The Indigo Project”
    The University of Massachusetts Boston's Harbor Gallery is proud to present "The Indigo Project" by Ife Franklin through March 16.
  66. Conversations Between Communities: UMass Boston Archaeology for/with the Nipmuc and Eastern Pequot
    The Institute for New England Native American Studies cosponsors this panel discussion and a month long photography and artifact exhibit in UMass Boston's Healey Library.
  67. Massachusetts Appeals Court to Return to UMass Boston Oct. 18
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court returns to the University of Massachusetts Boston on Friday, October 18 to hear criminal and civil cases.
  68. Public Affairs Alum Provides Blueprint for Addressing Domestic Violence in Muslim Communities
    Shawn MacMaster's MSPA capstone project having local impact in public safety community.
  69. URBAN.Boston Networking Event
    Share ideas and resources on possible research and action strategies on issues facing Boston communities.
  70. Project Serve Volunteer Opportunity: Plan for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
    Join Project Serve, part of UMass Boston's Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement, and prep for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event.
  71. UMass Boston Men’s Ice Hockey Selected for 2014 Citi Frozen Fenway Showcase
    The Beacons will face the Salem State University Vikings on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 4 p.m. at Fenway Park.
  72. UMass Boston’s Fall Film Series Focuses On ‘Concealed Identities’
    Academy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams is one of six filmmakers who will talk with UMass Boston students and community members this fall following free screenings of their films.
  73. Working Together for a World Without Discrimination
    A Merging Knowledge event sponsored by the Center for Social Policy and Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement
  74. Don West’s “Portraits of Purpose: A Tribute to Leadership”
    On exhibit in the Harbor Gallery through September 27, Don West's "Portraits of Purpose: A Tribute to Leadership" pays tribute to leaders that made their mark locally.
  75. McCormack Graduate School State of the College Address and Town Hall Meeting
    Join Dean Jackson and the McCormack community to learn about our local and global impact and to meet prospective students.
  76. Restitución de Niños: A Conversation with Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo
    A conversation with Estela Barnes de Carlotto and Buscarita Roa of Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo.
  77. UMass Boston Faculty Win Creative Economy Grants from President Caret
    UMass Boston faculty have received $87,000 from UMass President Robert Caret’s office to bring artistic and entrepreneurship opportunities to UMass Boston students, partners, and the community as a whole.
  78. Marine Operations Offers Cruise to Recently Opened Harbor Island
    Explore Peddocks Island on August 14th on the Columbia Point
  79. UMass Boston Selected for the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
    The Corporation for National and Community Service has honored UMass Boston for its ongoing commitment to community service.
  80. UMass Boston Fellows Take Honed Leadership Skills Back to Public, Private Sectors
    When you think of the Girl Scouts, you probably think of cookies. Geoff Phillips and the other fellows in his Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) group have spent the last nine months making sure users’ experiences with the Girl Scouts’ website is equally as satisfying.
  81. UMass Boston Hosts 2.62 Mile Run/Walk for Marathon Victims
    UMass Boston is inviting students, faculty, staff, and community members to participate in the UMass Boston Strong 2.62 Mile Run/Walk on Thursday to raise money for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
  82. Social Media: What’s Next?
    Businesses need to identify social media trends early and devise a strategy accordingly. Join UMass Boston and experts from Google, HubSpot, and others to learn about the future of social media.
  83. Family Drop-in Event: Wampanoag Dance, Song, and Stories
    The Institute for New England Native American Studies invites you to come to this event, join in Eastern social dance songs from the New England area celebrating Eastern Woodland culture, and make cor
  84. Opening Reception for Harbor Gallery’s “Defiled”
    The opening night reception for this work by two Washington, D.C.-based artists is free and open to the public. "Defiled" will be on exhibit from April 7 through April 25.
  85. Take Back The Night
    Shatter the Silence. Stop the Violence.
  86. Three Voices on Community-Engaged Research: Scientia e Praxis
    John Saltmarsh will guide participants in an exploration of community-engaged research of interest to both the UMass Boston campus and the local community.
  87. Final Performances of The Seagull
    There will be two performances of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull on April 27.
  88. Second Night of The Seagull
    The UMass Boston Performing Arts Department presents Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, its spring 2012 play.
  89. Opening Night of The Seagull
    Opening night for the Performing Arts Department's spring play has been pushed to Thursday night.
  90. CANCELLED: Opening Night of Chekhov’s The Seagull
    The UMass Boston Performing Arts Department presents Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, its spring 2012 play.
  91. Breaking the Silence of Extreme Poverty: Katrina Survivors Share their Stories
    Center for Social Policy book launch for Not Meant to Live Like This: Weathering the Storm of Our Lives in New Orleans
  92. Chancellor Motley Announces Partnership with Teen Empowerment, City of Boston
    UMass Boston, the City of Boston, and Teen Empowerment, a Roxbury-based nonprofit that works to reduce violence among high-risk youth, will collaborate on a new Youth and Community Transformation Project.
  93. Beacons to Celebrate Renovated Gym with Doubleheader, Free Food for Fans on Feb. 5
    The University of Massachusetts Boston invites everyone to the official reopening of the Clark Center Gymnasium on Tuesday, February 5, at 5:30 p.m.
  94. Management Students Develop Ideas for Promoting Arts, Businesses in Upham’s Corner
    Undergraduate students have developed ideas for promoting the arts and bringing businesses to Dorchester's Upham's Corner neighborhood. The university's partnership with Upham's Corner Main Street is one of more than 300.
  95. Inspirational Kids Give Boost to Beacons Sports Teams
    This year, UMass Boston has partnered with Team IMPACT, a nonprofit group that aims to improve the quality of life for children with serious illnesses by matching them to team-based sports.
  96. UMass Boston Receives $1 Million Grant from Osher Foundation
    The University of Massachusetts Boston has received a second $1 million gift from the Bernard Osher Foundation to continue funding of the university’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
  97. Helping Hands Gift-Wrap Party
    Volunteer gift-wrappers are needed for the drop-in gift wrap party. Gifts are being collected for recently homeless and foster children.
  98. Lend a Helping Hand: Participate in the 13th Annual Helping Hands Holiday Gift Initiative
    The Athletics and Recreation, Special Programs, and Projects Department has teamed up with the Hyde Park Department of Children and Families to provide holiday gifts for recently homeless and foster children. Drop off a gift today.
  99. CNHS Receives Monmouth University’s “Hawk Hug” for Sandy Relief Efforts
    CNHS students provide compassionate care to Hurricane Sandy victims.
  100. Alumna, History Professor Collaborate to Prepare Students for College
    Students in alumna Elizabeth Pilla’s AP and Honors United States History classes might just have an advantage when they take their exams this spring, after receiving some preparation tips from a UMass Boston professor.