Donahue Connections Newsletter

Erica Steckler, Elissa Magnant and Nancy Donahue
Donahue Center Co-Directors Elise Magnant and Erica Steckler with Nancy Donahue (center)

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  • A young man in glasses puts a box of pasta in a food donation box while two women look on

    Business Students Get in the Giving Spirit

    Manning School of Business students are giving back to the community in several ways this holiday season, including a food drive initiated by first-year student Jayson DeLong.
    Department News
  • A group of nine men and women pose for a photo in a hall with a mural on the wall behind them

    Donahue Fellows Chosen to Explore Ethical Leadership

    Faculty members Meg Sobkowicz-Kline, Marie Frank, Ingrid Hess, Hieu Phan and Neil Shortland have received three-year fellowships from the Donahue Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility to pursue research on ethical leadership.
    Featured Story
  • A man in a dark blazer holds a microphone while sitting in a chair and talking

    Business Alum Shares Ethical Words of Wisdom with Students

    Business alum Jonathan Geanakos ’84 returned to campus to share professional insights and personal advice with students during a talk hosted by the Donahue Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility.
    Department News
  • Artwork with face that has justice scales as eyes

    Doing Well by Doing Good

    Ethics 101: Higher education’s role in creating a more socially responsible and sustainable world
  • Chancellor Jacquie Moloney holds the hand of theatre arts student Lucas Bermudez, as philanthropist Nancy L. Donahue and theatre arts students Raphaela Pereira and Cristian Ramos Delgado look on

    Nancy L. Donahue Celebrates the Arts with $2 Million Gift

    This year, the Nancy L. Donahue Celebration of the Arts celebrated the Lowell philanthropist’s $2 million donation to renovate Durgin Concert Hall. It is only her latest gift to the university.
    Featured Story
  • A woman speaks into a mic she's holding while a student looks on

    Bigelow CEO Spills the Tea on Leadership with Students

    Cindi Bigelow, third-generation president and CEO of family-owned Bigelow Tea, shared leadership lessons and inspired students to bring out the best in others during a talk at University Crossing.
    Featured Story
  • A man in a face covering hands a small blue sticker to a student, who is holding open a small booklet

    Students Explore the Gray Areas at ‘Ethics Fest’

    More than 250 students were challenged to think about ethics and social responsibility in new ways at UMass Lowell’s first annual Ethics Fest, hosted by the Donahue Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility.
    Featured Story
  • a screenshot of the students competing on Zoom

    Business Students Examine Ethics of Contact Tracing

    Manning School of Business students Thomas Stranberg, Prabakar Adithya and Yuvraj Aurora recently competed in an ethics case competition hosted by Providence College in preparation for April’s virtual International Business Ethics Case Competition.
    Department News
  • Business dean Sandra Richtermeyer speaks in front of Donahue Center logo

    Donahue Center Supports Faculty Research with 3 New Grants

    Five Manning School of Business faculty members and one Ph.D. student received research grants from the Donahue Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility for summer-fall 2020.
    Department News
  • Elysé Masandi speaks during the Zoom panel discussion

    Business Students Speak Up on Social, Racial Inequality

    Student leaders from the Manning School of Business hosted “Lifting Our Voices,” a virtual panel discussion on issues impacting social justice and racial equality. The discussion is part of a broader university-wide effort to combat racial injustice.
    Department News
  • Chris Laszlo shakes hands with a student after signing his book

    What Does Quantum Physics Have to Do with Business?

    More than 100 students learned how quantum leadership can create flourishing businesses during author and professor Chris Laszlo’s visit to campus for the Donahue Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility’s Distinguished Speaker Series.
    Department News
  • Chancellor Jacquie Moloney greets students at the UMass Club

    ‘Support the Other Women Around You’

    Students from Manning Women in Business and the Society of Women Engineers learned how the tech industry is addressing diversity issues in a panel discussion hosted by the Donahue Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility at the UMass Club in Boston.
    Department News
  • Students laugh during Corey Ciocchetti's talk

    ‘Being a Good Person Matters’

    Nearly 300 students participated in a discussion on “Authentic Success, Living an Ethical Life” with motivational speaker and University of Denver Assoc. Prof. Corey Ciocchetti, an event hosted by the Donahue Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility.
    Department News
  • Students listen to Raj Sisodia's guest lecture

    Can Business Heal the World?

    The Donahue Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility welcomed Raj Sisodia, co-founder of the “Conscious Capitalism” movement, for a Distinguished Speaker Series discussion on how business can become the primary agent for healing communities and the world.
    Department News
  • Nursing students Kelly Tanner, Sharon Nabulime and Mamawa Sannoh at the Student Research & Community Engagement Symposium

    Symposium Showcases Student Research and Community Projects

    More than 280 students finished the academic year by presenting their work at the annual Student Research & Community Engagement Symposium. Many of the students’ research projects aimed to solve or engage real-world problems, from public health to violent crime.
    Featured Story