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UMass Lowell Profiles

Get to know some of the students who make up UMass Lowell’s diverse and hardworking community.

Featured Profiles

  • Alexander Rick

    Plastics Engineering

    For plastics engineering major Alexander Rick, a co-op position at Burton Snowboards was a dream job, a perfect alignment of his personal passion and professional goals.

  • Sarah Croughwell

    Fine Arts with a concentration in Design

    Because of the Career & Co-op center… I was able to confidently navigate my professional life from the very beginning.

  • Catherine York

    Nutritional Sciences

    Nutritional sciences major Catherine York seems to excel in all that she does.

  • Yefry Matos

    Finance

    Yefry Matos came to the U.S. from the Dominican Republic at age 18, worked as a janitor to pay his way through community college and now has a banking job waiting for him at JPMorgan Chase & Co. after graduation.

  • Twisha Mohapatra

    Business

    Twisha Mohapatra says her experiences in the River Hawk Scholars Academy and the Honors College have boosted her confidence, taught her leadership skills and set her up for academic success.

  • Marlon Pitter

    English, minor in Digital Media

    Marlon Pitter came to UMass Lowell from Connecticut because of the campus’ diversity, urban environment and strong music program.

  • Shaila Bornstein

    Criminal Justice, Political Science

    A semester in Washington, D.C., interning with a nonprofit that trains women to run for political office galvanized Shaila Bornstein. As soon as she finishes at UML, she plans to return to Washington to gain political experience so she can run for president.

  • Covington Bien-Aimé

    Business Administration

    Manning School of Business MBA coursework provided service learning opportunities to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, native Covington Bien-Aimé. He improved his team management skills, while working with students from many countries to give help to communities in need.