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The UMass Lowell Robert J. Manning School of Business delivers high quality, accessible undergraduate and graduate education. We produce influential research and provide an inclusive learning environment that offers rigorous, transformative experiences. Our students engage in entrepreneurial opportunities to explore innovation and the power of inter-disciplinary collaboration. Manning graduates are work ready and prepared to contribute to the global business community.

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Kristen Reardon
Finance and Management

Working as a client services and relationship management co-op at MFS Investment Management debunked a lot of assumptions business major Kristen Reardon had about the financial industry.

UMass Lowell has a great balance of being there to support you, but they’re not going to walk you step by step. It’s up to you to take the opportunity.
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Kelly Michael Skelton '19
Marketing & Management

Business student Kelly Michael Skelton plans to earn his undergraduate and MBA degrees in just four years – and with zero debt – while juggling multiple jobs and extracurricular activities.

I’m never fully satisfied, but I’m always as happy as can be. There’s a lot of opportunity here at UMass Lowell.
Read More About Kelly Michael Skelton 
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Ryan Cormier '22
Mechanical Engineering, MBA

Graduate student Ryan Cormier is enjoying one extra year on campus before joining the workforce.

I think I've made the most out of my four, now five, years here. I don't regret a thing.
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Mya Neary volunteers at Mill City Grows' largest urban farming site
Mya Neary '20
Entrepreneurship & Management

Mya Neary won an honors fellowship to learn more about running an urban farming nonprofit. Now she’s volunteering with Mill City Grows while developing her own business plan.

UMass Lowell has let me spread myself out so I can try new things, and that’s helped me figure out what I want to do.
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Nicholas Trunfio '23

Nicholas Trunfio immersed himself in history while studying abroad.

One of my hopes is to be a history teacher later on in life.
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Named a Best Online Bachelor's Business

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    As Politics Divide America, Can Businesses Keep It Together?

    With more Americans choosing where to live and work based on politics, Management Prof. Kimberly Merriman examines how companies can attract and retain talent and navigate political tensions in the workplace in a recent MIT Sloan Management Review article.
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    Local Business Leaders Get Crash Course in AI

    Manning School of Business Assoc. Dean Amit Deokar shared his AI expertise with nearly 80 local business leaders during his recent talk, “Leveraging Generative AI: Opportunities and Challenges in the New Era of Work.” It was the inaugural event of a new Business Leaders Roundtable series hosted by UMass Lowell, Enterprise Bank and the Middlesex 3 Coalition.
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