Educating the next generation of global business leaders

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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Abby McNulty presents her project at the Student Research Symposium
Abby McNulty '21

Through the Manning School’s Business and Entrepreneur Scholars in Training program, Abby McNulty developed a case study analysis of the Columbia Gas explosions.

It’s been great not just for my research skills, but also my public speaking and communication skills.
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Sean Flaherty in cap and gown poses with his family outside of the Tsongas Center after UMass Lowell's 2019 Commencement
Sean Flaherty '19

After a life-changing health scare, Sean Flaherty recommitted himself to academics. He graduated from the Manning School of Business with a perfect 4.0 GPA and landed his “dream job” at a water sustainability company in New York.

When you literally almost die, you realize some things are more important than others. I knew that if I wanted to have a great life, I have to put work into it.
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UML student Kadeem Davis sitting at table talking with another student
Kadeem Davis '18

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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UMass Lowell business major Jeurys Santiago stands with a group holding a banner with the name of his networking and marketing company, Minds With Purpose
Jeurys Santiago '22

Jeurys Santiago credits his entrepreneurship classes and experiences with helping him launch his networking and marketing company, Minds With Purpose.

I started learning more about entrepreneurship and networking so I could create opportunities for small businesses and creatives to connect.
Read More About Jeurys Santiago 
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Ryan Cormier '22
Mechanical Engineering, MBA

Graduate student Ryan Cormier is enjoying one extra year on campus before joining the workforce.

I think I've made the most out of my four, now five, years here. I don't regret a thing.
Read More About Ryan Cormier 
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    Japanese MBA Students Add ‘Invaluable’ Perspective

    Sixty-seven students — the most ever — traveled to UMass Lowell from Japan to receive their MBA degrees, which they earned online through the university’s partnership with Tokyo-based Abitus.
    Department News
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    River Hawk Racing Restarts Its Engine

    For the first time since 2018, the River Hawk Racing team is competing in the Formula SAE competition at Michigan International Speedway, where it will put its race car to the test against more than 100 schools from across North America.
    Featured Story
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    Manning School Inducts Largest Beta Gamma Sigma Class Ever

    The Manning School of Business chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma international business honor society inducted a record 167 students at a recent ceremony at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center.
    Department News