Yonnie felt more confident because the staff of the Career & Co-op Center took a look at what she was involved in and gave her positive feedback.
Matilda Matovu discovered a passion for public health during a summer program at The Washington Center that included an internship with a public health advocacy group.
Transferring from UMass Amherst, now an accounting major in the Manning School of Business, Belasque wants to become a certified public accountant, a profession she feels has limitless opportunities for success.
For veteran Brandon Geisler, transferring to UMass Lowell from Northern Essex Community College gave him real work experience to help in his field of Information Technology.
Just as the University experienced its own transformation, so did Michael Boyer who started as an exercise physiology major, changing to community health after taking epidemiology and community health courses.
The scholarships and financial aid Ruchika received from UMass Lowell helped tremendously in keeping her education affordable.
Edgardo Pomales-Feliciano is an inaugural member in the new Pharmaceutical Science Master's program at UMass Lowell.
Gabby Davis is learning to make peace through community building and putting her studies into practice by organizing events for Made in Lowell, a community nonprofit.