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Awards & Recognition

The following are current and past awards and recognition:

  • 2016: Association for Public Land-Grant Universities (APLU) – UMass Lowell named one of six finalists for Innovation and Economic Prosperity Universities Award
  • 2015: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching - UMass Lowell received this ten-year designation, which is considered the gold-standard system for measuring the service universities provide to their local communities. UMass is one of two systems nationally honored for community engagement.
  • 2014: Association of Public Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Designation as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University
  • 2014: President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
  • 2013: President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
  • 2012: President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction
  • 2011: President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction
  • 2010: President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
  • 2008: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching - The university has been honored with a prestigious national honor as a "community-engaged" university (a five-year designation). The Carnegie Designation ranks UMass Lowell among the nation's top institutions in the benefits conferred to the world outside its walls.