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Ashley Ventrillo
Public Health

Majoring in Public Health helped Ashley Ventrillo turn her passion for women's rights into a career.

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Katie McGourty
Applied Biomedical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Katie McGourty took advantage of UML's Bachelor’s-to-Master’s program and completed her master’s in one year. She landed a job with Pfizer Inc. in the inflammation and immunology department before she graduated.

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Marina Novaes
Public Health

Marina Novaes was inspired to pursue a career in health after a mission trip to El Salvador. Marina's experiences through her sorority, Alpha Sigma Tau, and the peer-education group Campus Advocates for Prevention Education, motivated her to apply (and be accepted into) UML’s Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Public Health program.

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Juana Guerrero with her mentor, Francine Coston (Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs at UMass Lowell).
Juana Guerrero

Juana Guerrero came to UML with strong academic credentials. A support program helped boost her confidence and leadership skills, too.

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    These Graduates are Well-RHED

    Forty-seven students graduated with River Hawk Experience Distinction (RHED) cords this year, the most in the program’s six-year history. Students can earn a RHED credential in leadership, entrepreneurship, global engagement, community engagement or sustainability.
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