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New Graduate and Professional Studies Center to make Pawtucket street an anchoring point for all campuses

New Graduate and Professional Studies Center to make Pawtucket street an anchoring point for all campuses

(Brigid Archibald / the Connector) UMass Lowell is renting the center through a ten year lease. Renovation on the building began in the Fall 2019 semester and is expected to be finished this May. Ashley Rose Rivera Connector Editor Joining UMass Lowell’s ever-expanding repertoire of locations in May is the Graduate and Professional Studies Center.

Campus police help students retrieve lost items with new lost and found form

(Paul Gorbould/creativecommons.org)  Emmy Misail Connector Editor  It is inevitable that students lose things on campus. According to the campus police headquartered at UCrossing, where lost and found items often end up, they could be anything: school IDs, state IDs, laptops, bicycles, phones, phone chargers and even entire sets of car keys from the parking lot

UMass Lowell launches farmshare program with Mill City Grows

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor  The Office of Sustainability is launching a Farmshare program which would provide the participants with locally grown food delivered to their office weekly for 20 weeks during the summer and part of the fall. Last Summer the Office of Sustainability piloted the program under the title of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

You can now sleep in UCrossing

UCrossing is a hub for many University offices. (Photo courtesy of Andrew Sciascia) Emmanuel Edobor-Ovabor Connector Contributor A few months ago, when students trekked to University Crossing to study for exams or complete assignments, they were usually up against an ever-running clock. The multi-purpose hub would close at 12 o’clock every night. However, as many

ACE, AST bring Vegas to University Crossing

Shane Foley Connector Editor In a charity effort to benefit Habitat for Humanity, the Association for Campus Events (ACE) partnered with Sorority Alpha Sigma Tau (AST) to transform University Crossing into a Vegas-esque casino. Casino Night for a Cause provided an opportunity for students to try their luck and benefit those less fortunate as well.

UMass Lowell celebrates Civil Rights Movement

UMass Lowell’s Civil Rights Gallery is on display in University Crossing this month. (Photo courtesy of Henry St. Pierre) Henry St. Pierre Connector Staff Throughout February, the second floor of University Crossing will host the Civil Rights Gallery – a collection of photographs, displays and posters to highlight the long struggle for civil rights in

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

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