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UMass Lowell Profiles

Get to know some of the students who make up UMass Lowell’s diverse and hardworking community.

Featured Profiles

  • Chris Perez

    Electrical Engineering

    U.S. Marine veteran Chris Perez knew he wanted to further his education, but wasn't sure of his path until he found UMass Lowell and its student veteran population.

  • Steven Jacek

    Chemical Engineering

    Research and community are important to Steven Jacek. Fortunately, he’s found opportunities for both on campus.

  • Tyler Cote

    Political Science & Criminal Justice

    Honors student Tyler Cote helped start an award-winning nonprofit, co-authored research papers and interned with a Washington think tank, all while completing two majors.

  • Abigail Giarrosso

    Chemistry

    Honors chemistry major Abigail Giarrosso found a work-study job her freshman year in the lab at the Toxics Use Reduction Institute. Now she’s helping develop and test a safer paint-stripper – with great success.

  • Lisa Dana

    Graduate School of Education

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

  • Mayara Belasque

    Accounting

    Transferring from UMass Amherst, now an accounting major in the Manning School of Business, Belasque wants to become a certified public accountant, a profession she feels has limitless opportunities for success.

  • Steffan Jackson

    Business Marketing & Management

    Because of the Career & Co-op Center Steffan was able to feel confident at the Career Fair and was able to land an internship.

  • Carly Tiches

    Nursing

    Carly Tiches's desire to help and care for others began when she started coaching children in gymnastics. She realized that she enjoyed giving first aid and caring for injuries. Now she is turning that passion into a career.