Education intern with two young boys

Meet Our Alumni and Students

  • Shannon Smith
    Psychology, Elementary Education

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

  • 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.

  • Matt Crowley
    Education

    Matt Crowley, part of a team that led a radical turnaround in Brockton High School, is bringing his literacy campaign to the Woburn public schools.

  • Matthew Olson
    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.

  • Eduardo Beato
    Mathematics

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

  • Edward  Morante
    Education

    Education major Edward Morante had a tough time as a child in school and strives to become a teacher because he wants to help kids succeed. During his freshman year at UMass Lowell, Edward gained confidence through hands-on teaching experience at an elementary school classroom.

  • 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.

  • Clint Perry
    Electrical Engineering

    The thrill of figuring out how things work led Clint Perry to major in electrical engineering. He is also enrolled in the UTeach Program, where he carries his enthusiasm for engineering over to his teaching at Billerica High School.

  • 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.

  • Nicholas Kerrigan
    Education

    When Nicholas Kerrigan spent a summer at the YMCA working with third graders, some of whom had learning disabilities, he was inspired to switch his major from business to education.

  • Thomas Heywosz
    Mathematics

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Lisa Dana
    Education

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