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The UMass Lowell Robert J. Manning School of Business delivers high quality, accessible undergraduate and graduate education. We produce influential research and provide an inclusive learning environment that offers rigorous, transformative experiences. Our students engage in entrepreneurial opportunities to explore innovation and the power of inter-disciplinary collaboration. Manning graduates are work ready and prepared to contribute to the global business community.

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Emily Lara
Emily Lara '20
Business Administration

Manning School of Business grad Emily Lara ’20 has been California dreamin’ for some time. Now her dream is coming true.

One of the biggest things UMass Lowell has helped me with is learning how to work in teams with other people.
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UML student Kadeem Davis sitting at table talking with another student.
Kadeem Davis '18
Finance

Kadeem Davis stepped out of his comfort zone to start the Black Student Union. He’s learned a lot about leadership and building an organization—and about the diverse interests of black students on campus.

In my business ethics class, we talked a lot about ethical behavior and what organizations should do if they want to have a good relationship with the public. I learned a lot from that.
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Ryan Jubb standing next to UMass Lowell EMS vehicle
Ryan Jubb '22
Management

Ryan Jubb applies his management education to his work as a student EMT and his hobby of flying planes.

The experiences I’ve had here have opened a lot of doors for me, and I can take them wherever I go.
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Kristen Reardon
Finance and Management

Working as a client services and relationship management co-op at MFS Investment Management debunked a lot of assumptions business major Kristen Reardon had about the financial industry.

UMass Lowell has a great balance of being there to support you, but they’re not going to walk you step by step. It’s up to you to take the opportunity.
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Dennis Patel with MSB Dean Sandra Richtermeyer
Dennis Patel '19, '20
Finance

By constantly building his network, Dennis Patel ’19 ’20 made the most of his undergraduate and graduate education — and landed a global supply chain analyst co-op job at Lockheed Martin.

I’m graduating debt-free and have been able to develop my career. And now, with my master’s degree, I think I’ll be able to take my career to the next level.
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    Local Business Leaders Get Crash Course in AI

    Manning School of Business Assoc. Dean Amit Deokar shared his AI expertise with nearly 80 local business leaders during his recent talk, “Leveraging Generative AI: Opportunities and Challenges in the New Era of Work.” It was the inaugural event of a new Business Leaders Roundtable series hosted by UMass Lowell, Enterprise Bank and the Middlesex 3 Coalition.
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    ‘Being There for Each Other Made It Easier’

    Amidst the uncertainty and isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic, eight first-year business and engineering majors developed a strong bond in the fall of 2020 at UML that carried them through to Commencement and beyond.
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    Joy Tong Women in Business Pays It Forward

    Joy Tong Women in Business members presented Girls Inc. of Greater Lowell with a $2,000 fundraising donation during a dinner celebrating the student organization’s seven years in the Manning School of Business.
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