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Get Ready: here’s what learning with purpose looks like

  • Andy  Hwang

    Andy  Hwang


    Andy Hwang was born in South Korea and moved to the United States ten years ago knowing only one simple word: apple. Here he became a student DJ on the campus radio station, WUML.

  • Samantha Hamel

    Samantha Hamel

    Business Administration

    Through two co-ops and two internships, Samantha Hamel discovered her true professional calling — and landed the job of her choice before graduating.

  • Ryan Liebel

    Ryan Liebel

    English, Journalism and Professional Writing

    Ryan Liebel found his talent for broadcast radio as a DJ at 91.5 FM WUML, the university’s student-run radio station.

  • Leandro Quezada

    Leandro Quezada

    Sound Recording Technology with a minor in Latin American Studies

    Leandro chose UMass Lowell after doing exhaustive research online from his home in Ecuador. He was impressed by the history of success and obvious rigor of the sound recording technology program at UMass Lowell.

  • Neha Manohar

    Neha Manohar

    Chemical Engineering

    Through her summer internship at UMass Lowell, Neha Manohar gained hands-on research experience and the opportunity to present her findings at a national meeting of the American Chemical Society.

  • Edwyn Shoemaker

    Edwyn Shoemaker

    Political Science

    Edwyn Shoemaker hasn't had an easy road through life. But he’s taken the right steps for success in his education and wants to help others do the same.

  • Gabriela Boscaja

    Gabriela Boscaja

    Management and Finance

    Boscaja's choice to attend college close to home gave her the opportunity to travel across the globe, making connections that will serve her well after graduation.

  • Jennifer Castano

    Jennifer Castano

    Criminal Justice (Homeland Security)

    Jenn got a fresh perspective on her major and many other things in life during a semester abroad in Barcelona.

  • Kassie Pavlakos

    Kassie Pavlakos

    Medical Laboratory Sciences

    When the opportunity arose for the Medical Laboratory Sciences major to work hands-on as a lab intern in Weed Hall, Kassie Pavlakos knew it was too good to pass up.

  • Kreg Kaminski

    Kreg Kaminski

    Biological Sciences

    Kreg Kaminski's experience at UMass Lowell in the Biology department and UTeach Program is being put to good use at Lowell High School.

  • Shelby Creamer

    Shelby Creamer


    Shelby Creamer gained the clinical experience, faculty support, good grades and passion that made her shine, helping the nursing student land a coveted "externship" with Mayo Clinic.

  • Keith Lewis

    Keith Lewis


    Keith's education in his psychology classes and experiences on the track fulfilled his desire to learn about others and himself.

  • Brandon Geisler

    Brandon Geisler

    Information Technology

    For veteran Brandon Geisler, transferring to UMass Lowell from Northern Essex Community College gave him real work experience to help in his field of Information Technology.

  • Mayara Belasque

    Mayara Belasque


    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.

  • Mallory Mulligan

    Mallory Mulligan


    Mallory Mulligan credits the work experience she got during her two co-op jobs and through her part-time work as the accounting assistant in Career Services with helping her land a highly competitive position at Ernst & Young.