2020 graduate pose in front of UMass Lowell sign

Class of 2020! Join us for an Event in Your Honor

UMass Lowell is excited to honor the Class of 2020 at a special event on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 at the Tsongas Center. All members of the class are encouraged to attend this evening celebration, which will be held during the annual Homecoming and Family Weekend festivities.

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News about the Class of 2021

  • Fiona Bruce-Baiden won the 29 Who Shine award for UMass Lowell in 2021

    Political Science Major Recognized as One of ‘29 Who Shine’

    Her leadership on campus and advocacy for Black students won Fiona Bruce-Baiden recognition as one of “29 Who Shine,” an award given by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education to one student from each of the state’s public colleges and universities.
    Featured Story
  • Joseph Sheedy celebrated learning for all of his 86 years.

    At 86, Joe Sheedy Embodied Lifelong Learning

    Joseph Sheedy was a man who embodied lifelong learning. He earned his final degree in Psychology from UMass Lowell, posthumously.
    Featured Story
  • Nurse David Nguyen works in the cardiac unit at Boston Children’s Hospital

    ‘I Wanted to be a Nurse and Make a Difference’

    David Nguyen, bilingual in English and Vietnamese, is a first-generation college student who is used to overcoming barriers associated with being a person of color.
    Boston Globe In The News
  • Ben McEvoy demonstrates Benji Ball

    Grad Makes Playing Baseball Accessible & Inclusive For All

    This feature story profiles Benjamin McEvoy, a business administration graduate who developed the lawn game Benji Ball through the DifferenceMaker program and is a 2021 Chancellor’s Medal for Community Service recipient.
    Groton Herald In The News
  • Chancellor Jacquie Moloney processes into the Tsongas Center for Commencement 2021

    Commencement 2021: The Class That Persevered Embraces the Future with Optimism

    UMass Lowell celebrated the perseverance of the Class of 2021 in a hybrid format that resembled the school year. Graduates and guests processed in person through the Tsongas Center to receive their diplomas and get formal photos taken, while a pre-recorded ceremony streamed online.