Alumni and Friends News: March 2014

Alumni Home  |  Alumni Association  |  Online Community  |  Class Notes  |  Boston State  |  Giving  |  News  |  Events

Alumni Invited to Share
Memories and Mementos
of University History

As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, the Mass Memories Road Show is hosting an event on May 2 and 3 to archive the university's history. Your participation will help create a snapshot of UMass Boston as it has evolved over the past five decades. More>
University News
Grant Supports Cancer Research
An $8 million grant for a project led by UMass Boston and the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center will advance cancer research.

New Honors College -- Alumni Reception to Celebrate
College educates students who are being prepared to respond with innovative approaches to complex problems. 

Robert H. Quinn Honored
Quinn, former government official and chair of the UMass Board of Trustees, passed away earlier this year.

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy '76 Visits
Gina McCarthy '76 says her anthropology degree prepared her for the top environmental post in the country.

Future Alumni Dress for Success
The Alumni Association and Student Philanthropy and Alumni Council Supports Career Services first "Dress for Success" event. 

Marathon Victim Honored by Scholarship
Marathon runners will honor the memory of Krystle Campbell '13 while CNHS students will staff medical tents at the finish line.

New Partnership with New England Aquarium
UMass Boston and the New England Aquarium have launched a first-of-its-kind partnership to encourage collaborative research.

Special Events
Celebrate the "Topping Off" of our new General Academic Building #1. If you can't attend in person, sign our virtual beam! 
Check out the web cam of how the building is coming along>
  The College of Education and Human Development celebrates its 35th anniversary on April 28 at 4 p.m. with an event featuring author and advocate for urban schools Jonathan Kozol. Student presentations will precede event.

Learn more at

Outstanding Alumni

Patrick Gaston '83: Top Black Corporate Leader


Walsh Administration's Joyce Linehan '96,'04

Give to UMass Boston

UMass Boston changes lives . . . and the world. You can, too.

Boston’s only public research university is helping students like Meaghan Clements realize their full potential.


Meaghan Clements '14
College of Management

"From day one I felt welcome and part of an empowering community where professors have passion for knowledge and teaching.

"A service-learning trip to a Native American reservation strengthened my desire to serve those who have limited access to social services.." More>



4/2/2014 9:00 AM
Community Partnerships Forum

Bridging Religious Divides

4/7/2014 5:00 PM
Poets Reading: Carl Phillips

4/8/2014 12:00 PM
Brave Enough to Be Us

4/10/2014 11:00 AM
Women in Congress

4/15/2014 5:30 PM
Honors College Alumni Reception

4/28/2014 1:00 PM
Jonathan Kozol Speaks at CEHD

All Alumni Events
All University Events


Your I.D. to join is located in the footer of this newsletter.  


Visit UMass Boston Alumni Relations to register for our Alumni Online Community.
Your Member ID is ##Constituent ID## Network through social media at
Alumni Relations
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125-3393
Tel: 617-287-5330
If you wish to be removed from this group's mailing list, click here

  • UMass Boston Seal
  • Boston State College Seal
  • Boston State College Seal
  • Boston State College Seal
  • Boston State College Seal
  • Boston State College Seal



100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125-3393

© Copyright 2016 UMass Boston
Tap into the Power of NetworkUMass!