Dream big and work hard. That's the River Hawk way. UMass Lowell students pursue  their passion for learning in the classroom and beyond. They are each unique but are united in their drive to make a difference. Here are some of their stories.

  • Brandon Geisler
    Information Technology

    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.

  • Steffan Jackson
    Business Marketing & Management

    Because of the Career & Co-op Center Steffan was able to feel confident at the Career Fair and was able to land an internship.

  • Aaron Wilson
    Public Health

    Aaron Wilson chose UMass Lowell because of the strength of the public health program. Once he transferred, he immersed himself in campus life, getting involved in everything from clubs to research as a laboratory assistant at the Toxics Use Reduction Institute.

  • Edward Morante
    English

    Edward Morante says his studies in education and English, and his participation in the DifferenceMaker program, are preparing him to teach children of all ages.

  • Shaymus Dunn
    Accounting

    Business student Shaymus Dunn got hands-on accounting experience – and an unexpected visit to the NASDAQ stock exchange – during his summer internship at EverQuote.

  • Vladimir Saldana
    Finance and Management

    For Saldana, who is pursuing a dual concentration in finance and management and minoring in Spanish, the experience of studying overseas has helped expand his view of global business and cultures.

  • Ha Tran
    Master of Business Administration

    Because of the Career & Co-op Center, I have been able to fine tune my interview skills, revamp my resume, and got my dream job in the field of business analysis and project management.

  • Sean Patterson
    Sound Recording Technology

    For this sound recording technology grad, it’s all between the ears.