Dream big and work hard. That's the River Hawk way. UMass Lowell students pursue their passion for learning in the classroom and beyond. They are each unique but are united in their drive to make a difference. Here are some of their stories.
After Matthew Fowler's mother underwent heart surgery, he observed the nurses, who worked with both intelligence and kindness. The experience inspired him to choose nursing as his career.
Rajia Abdelaziz wants to run her own smart jewelry company – a goal that’s well within reach thanks to a research co-op and involvement with the Society of Women Engineers.
Motivated to help patients regain strength to live their best possible lives, Haley LaFreniere was inspired early on by her mom to pursue a health-related field.
When Daniel Howell interned at the City of Lowell Health Department, he helped run a forum addressing opioid abuse.
Daniel Barros thought the law might be a good way to help people. His classes in legal studies confirmed it.
Thomas Baldwin is pursuing a history degree while planning a career in law.
After making his mark at UML as Student Government Association president, Manning School of Business senior Andre DiFilippo is excited to get started on a sales career.
Andrew Ambrosino is helping to expand the Commonwealth Honors Program at school and to solve problems with his computer science studies.