Scientist, engineer, comedian, author and inventor Bill Nye is executive director of The Planetary Society, the world’s largest space-interest organization.
Dr. Howard K. Koh has served as assistant secretary for health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services since 2009.
Mary McAleese served as president of Ireland from 1997 to 2011, and was the first person born in Northern Ireland to hold that office.
Brian MacCraith is president of Dublin City University in Ireland. He is renowned internationally in the areas of optical chemical sensors and biosensors.
John Pulichino ’67 is the CEO of Group III International Ltd. In recognition of their generosity, UMass Lowell’s new business building will be named for him and his wife.
Joy Tong is the founder and creative director of Group III International, Ltd. UMass Lowell’s new business building will be named for her and her husband.
Joyce (Liakos) Colella ’77 dedicated many years of service to education before retiring in 2005, and has significantly influenced the growth of the Manning School of Business.
Gerald Colella ’78 is president and CEO of MKS Instruments Inc. in Andover. His contributions have significantly influenced the growth of the Manning School of Business.