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Alumni & Student Profiles

Meet Our Alumni and Students

  • Thomas Heywosz

    Mathematical Sciences, UTeach

    Math major Thomas Heywosz came to UMass Lowell with a co-op scholarship and found a research position with a physics professor. Now he’s planning on a career as a high school math teacher.

  • David Entwistle

    Physics and UTeach

    David Entwistle strives to make student experiences at UMass Lowell as successful as his and hopes he leaves a lasting legacy.

  • Jessica Huizenga

    Graduate School of Education

    The Graduate School of Education's online program afforded Jessica Huizenga the opportunity to advance her career, completing both master's and doctorate degrees without stepping foot on campus.

  • Matthew Olson

    Graduate School of Education

    Matthew Olson, dean of humanities and social science at Middlesex Community College, says there is a direct connection between the doctorate he earned in Leadership in Schooling and his current job.

  • Bob Manseau

    Education

    Bob Manseau was named Principal of the Year for his work in New Hampshire, but its his education from UMass Lowell that made the difference for him.

  • Lisa Dana

    Graduate School of Education

    Superintendent Lisa Dana's length of service in the Danver's public school system is among the longest in the state.

  • Shannon Smith

    Psychology, Elementary Education

    Shannon Smith entered school planning to be a criminal profiler. Now she teaches kindergarten in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Eduardo Beato

    Mathematics

    Eduardo's passion for math accompanied by UMass Lowell's UTeach program led him to his career of teaching.

  • Norm Bazin

    Men's Ice Hockey Coach

    As an alum and a coach, Norm Bazin makes the River Hawks proud on and off the ice.

  • Matthew Beyranevand

    Education

    Matthew Beyranevand produces and hosts “Math with Matthew,” a public access cable television show that combines comedy and music to help pre-teen children understand mathematics without even realizing it.

  • Edward Barrett

    Education

    A generous alumni donor, and chair to the Advisory Board for the Graduate School of Education, Edward "Ned" Barrett '58 is forever thankful to his late mother for providing him an educational rudder.