Actress Meryl Streep captivated a capacity crowd at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell during the latest in installment in the Chancellor’s Speaker Series. Her appearance will leave a legacy that will continue for generations through the more than $230,000 raised by the event for two scholarship funds for UMass Lowell students established by Streep.
As anticipation builds for Academy Award winner Meryl Streep's visit to UMass Lowell in two weeks, the university announced Wednesday that she is also establishing two scholarship funds for UMass Lowell. The Meryl Streep Endowed Scholarship Fund will assist outstanding UMass Lowell English majors, and the Joan Hertzberg Endowed Scholarship will support students who excel in math.
Melissa Kiessling studied theater over the summer at the Stella Adler Studio in New York City.
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