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UMass Lowell means business

UMass Lowell means business

UMass Lowell Chancellor Moloney and UMass President Meehan join John Pulichino and Joy Tong in the ceremonial ribbon cutting. (Marlon Pitter/Connector) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor In an era of rapid expansion and growth over the last decade, opening new buildings seems almost commonplace at UMass Lowell. Members of the UMass Lowell community gathered on North

Trustee talk: Fall 2016 recap

UMass Lowell student trustee Lindy Reed provides insight into the progress of the UMass Board of Trustees this fall semester. (Courtesy of Lindy Reed) Lindy Reed Student Trustee Fall 2016 has been busy for the UMass Board of Trustees. Although new to the Board, I have learned a lot about the way it works and

Photos: 2016 Commencement Weekend

“We are passing along to you a world in a state of top-to-bottom transition. The world needs you; your country needs you,” PBS NewsHour co-anchor Judy Woodruff Judy Woodruff (third from right) said to graduating students at the morning commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Tsongas Center. A record 3,720 students graduated from

UMass Lowell cuts vacant posts, freezes others to fund $2M reduction

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor After seven months as the new leader of a rapidly expanding campus, UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney currently faces her toughest challenge at the university’s helm. Moloney, as executive vice chancellor under then-Chancellor Marty Meehan, spearheaded UMass Lowell’s growth in recent years with the opening of 12 new buildings and a

Marty Meehan recaps eight years as chancellor, looks toward future as UMass president

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor In less than a month, UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan will take over as the next president of the University of Massachusetts system. Since becoming chancellor in 2007, Meehan has been at the forefront of transforming UMass Lowell into a nationally ranked university with additions of new buildings, such as University

Student Environmental Alliance set to raise climate change awareness

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The Student Environmental Alliance (SEA), partnered with the Climate Change Initiative (CCI), is set to spread awareness of climate change with the “Make a Change for Us” event Wednesday night in University Crossing. The event is designed to make students more aware of the dangerous side effects of climate change and

University Crossing: Is it bridging the gap?

Heather Hamilton Connector Contributor The completion of the new student center, University Crossing, marks an accomplishment that was 27 years in the making, according to Assistant Dean of Students Mary Connelly. “Part of it was finding the right location,” she says. Connelly says the university tried to buy the space earlier for the College of

UMass Lowell plans to expand Tsongas Center

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor UMass Lowell has announced plans to add an athletic practice facility adjacent to the Tsongas Center. The proposed 50,000-square-foot structure will be an addition to the current arena between the Merrimack River and the existing portion, dedicated primarily to host ice hockey practices, as well as both men’s and women’s basketball

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