Tag: Student Success
- Professor Looks to Engage Students in University’s First Faculty-in-Residence Role
Assistant Professor of Psychology Tahirah Abdullah will not only teach undergraduates this fall— she’ll live alongside them in the university’s new residence halls.
- UMass Boston Receives $515K Mellon Foundation Grant To Create High Impact Humanities Programming
UMass Boston has received a three-year $515,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to implement an ambitious “High Impact Humanities” program that will provide undergraduates with opportunities to engage in humanities-focused research, experiential coursework, internships, and service.
- Fourth Annual CSM Student Success Showcase
CSM student presentations will include undergraduate and doctoral student research and scholarly posters as part of Sanofi Genzyme and Oracle Fellowships and the Freshman Success Community Program.
- UMass Boston’s Student Managed Funds Top UMass System Competition
UMass Boston’s Undergraduate Student Managed Fund and Graduate Student Managed Fund were the top two finishers in the annual investing competition among the UMass campuses sponsored by the UMass Foundation.
- UMass Boston PhD Student to Address LGBTQ Health As One of 40 New Health Policy Research Scholars
Christopher Chiu, a student in UMass Boston’s Clinical Psychology PhD Program, is one of 40 scholars nationwide selected for the second cohort of the Health Policy Research Scholars program.
- Wellness Workshop: Stress Management
College can be stressful! This free workshop will teach you mindfulness skills to help you manage stress and improve your focus. Snacks provided.
- Wellness Workshop: Sleep & Self-Care
We could all do a better job taking care of ourselves. Come to this free one-hour workshop to learn ways to balance your busy life with self-care! Snacks provided.
- Wellness Workshop: Addressing Procrastination
Interested in staying on top of your work and reducing your stress? This workshop will discuss what procrastination is, why it happens, and how you can change it! Snacks provided.
- Wellness Workshop: Performance Anxiety
Nerves getting in the way of participating in class? This workshop will help you understand anxiety and how to reduce it! Snacks provided.
- Chancellor Barry Mills Delivers First Convocation Address at UMass Boston
Officially launching the new academic year with an annual convocation address, Interim Chancellor Barry Mills today said the University of Massachusetts Boston, recognized as one of the most diverse campuses in the nation, will champion unity over division and serve as “the Beacon by the bay.”
- Faculty Research Celebration Highlights Mentorship On Campus
On May 2, Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Friends of the Library hosted the annual Faculty Research Celebration in the Integrated Sciences Complex.
- TUSM-UMass Boston Winter Enrichment Program Reception
Join us in celebrating another successful year of the TUSM-UMass Boston Winter Enrichment Program!
- Four UMass Boston Students Selected for Boston Empowered Scholarships
Funds from the Boston Empowered Endowment Account are used to support projects, programs and related activities that benefit students with documented disabilities.
- Four El Mundo Boston Latino 30 Under 30 Recipients Connected to UMass Boston
One current UMass Boston student and three alumni are among this year’s El Mundo Boston Latino 30 under 30 recipients. El Mundo Boston honored senior Renata Teodoro, Andrea Ornelas ’15, Jahdiel Perez ’14, and Juana Matías ’09 at an event last month.
- 2016 Ryan Award Winner Has 4.0, Dream of Teaching English
Hannah Piasecki, an English major in the Honors College, is the winner of the 2016 John W. Ryan Award, an honor given to the UMass Boston junior with the highest GPA.
- UMass Boston Grad Student Named to El Planeta’s Power Under 30 List
El Planeta, the largest Spanish-language newspaper in New England, counts Tariana V. Little '12 '17 as one of the most influential young leaders for the Hispanic community in Massachusetts.
- UMass Boston to Offer Student Housing in 2018
President Marty Meehan today announced that the university expects to open student housing on its Boston campus in September 2018, achieving a long-held goal of providing UMass Boston students with an on-campus residential option.
- UMass Boston Nursing Major Turns Student Success Tool into Scholarship
Kyla Corvino won a scholarship after writing about her experience completing a Mapworks survey. Mapworks is an online tool offered through the University Advising Center that helps students assess whether they are staying on track toward graduation.
- Pathway Program Navitas Extends Partnership Agreement with UMass Boston by 10 Years
International students will have the opportunity to benefit from the services of pathway program Navitas for at least another 10 years.
- CSM Celebrates Student Success and Corporate Partnerships in STEM with Sanofi Genzyme and Oracle
The showcase featured 64 poster presentations by over 150 CSM students.
- CSM Student Success Showcase
Dean Andrew Grosovsky invites you to the CSM Student Success Showcase, sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme and Oracle.
- UMass Boston Grad Student Andrew Bunyard Among 29 Who Shine in 2014
Andrew Bunyard, a public affairs major from Boxborough, is the 2014 "29 Who Shine" award winner from the University of Massachusetts Boston.
- Glasgow Exchange Students Bring New Perspectives to UMass Boston
Exchange includes 80 students in Boston and Glasgow, Scotland.
- First Chance to Take Your MAP-Works Assessment
Taking your MAP-Works Assessment each semester is one way to start and stay on track toward graduation. Participate and get a food voucher and a chance at priority registration in spring 2014.
- Second Chance to Take Your MAP-Works Assessment
Take your MAP-Works Assessment and start on track and and stay on track toward graduation. Participate and get a food voucher and a chance at priority registration in spring 2014.
- Freshman High Jumper to Represent UMass Boston at National NCAA Meet
High jumper Carl Joseph will represent UMass Boston Friday at the 2012 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Claremont, California.
- PhD Student Kenly Hiller Awarded EPA STAR Graduate Fellowship
Kenly Hiller has been awarded a prestigious Environmental Protection Agency STAR Graduate Fellowship.
- UMass Boston Students Take Home Golden Microphone Trophy
UMass Boston seniors Caleb Nelson and Jacob Sommer won an Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) award for their project JFK 50, a series of vignettes about John F. Kennedy's presidency.
- Three UMass Boston Students Finalists in National Radio Competition
Three University of Massachusetts Boston students have been selected as finalists for the third annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Awards.