Educating the next generation of global business leaders

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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Emmanuel Idehen-Ovabor '22
Business and Pre-med

Inspired by his mother’s careers in health care and business, Emmanuel Idehen-Ovabor is working toward a master’s in health care administration while also pursuing his dream of becoming a pediatrician.

I really care about underrepresented and underprivileged communities, and helping them to succeed
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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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Cleidir Mendes '22

A series of mentors helped Cleidir Mendes thrive at UML — and land a job at Fidelity Investments.

I’m very thankful that I had so many people who supported and guided me.
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Ryan Jubb '22

Ryan Jubb applies his management education to his work as a student EMT and his hobby of flying planes.

The experiences I’ve had here have opened a lot of doors for me, and I can take them wherever I go.
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Gianni Falzone '13
Management, Innovation & Technology Entrepreneurship

Coming from a family of small business owners, entrepreneurship is Gianni Falzone's blood. To develop on his Bachelor's degree, he is pursuing a Master of Science in Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship.

I've gone to conferences with students from all over the country and they are all floored by the voice that students here have.
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Named a Best Online Bachelor's Business

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Named a Best Online Graduate Business

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Named a Best Online MBA
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Named a Best Online Graduate Business for Veterans
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Named a Best Online MBA for Veterans
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    How to Enjoy Spring Break — Without Breaking the Bank

    UMass Lowell alumni Louis Cirignano ’20, Khyteang Lim ’16, ’18 and Tatiana Tompkins ’21 are helping people save for vacations and other major purchases with their FAM Social Finance app.
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    Mentorship Program Inspires Women to Pursue Investment Management

    The Undergraduate Women’s Investment Network, a mentorship and internship program run by the Boston-based investment management firm Loomis, Sayles & Co., helps female UMass Lowell students interested in business, finance, accounting, mathematics or economics explore career paths and build connections. 
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    Business Alum Swings Big with Benji Ball

    Business alum Benjamin McEvoy ’21 has turned his DifferenceMaker project Benji Ball into a game that’s now being played in nearly 200 school districts in 41 states across the country.
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    Business Students Make Their Best Selling Points

    Ten Manning School of Business students participated in the Northeast Intercollegiate Sales Competition at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island.
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