• Darlene Steffen '76

    University Alumni Award recipient Darlene Steffen ’76 helped endow a scholarship for first-gen business students.

  • Ed Priest '82
    French, Music

    Ed Priest came to UMass Lowell to study French and music, which led to a career teaching French and Spanish — and joining a mariachi band in Mexico.

  • Johana Reyes '11
    Community Social Psychology

    Johana Reyes cofounded a nonprofit to help preserve the Amazon rainforest.

  • Michael Souza ’13, ’14
    Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

    Michael Souza ’13, ’14 is the go-to meteorologist at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.

  • Russell Todd ’81, ’83
    Environmental Science, Mathematics

    Curiosity led Russell Todd ’81, ’83 to a wide-ranging career that included nuclear subs, weather radar and disease outbreak modeling.

  • Ted  Dudziak ’73, ’76
    Electrical Engineering

    Ted Dudziak and his wife, Gayle, established a scholarship as a way for his family to help UMass Lowell students and leave a legacy at a place that is meaningful to them.