Ed Brennen

Ed Brennen is a Staff Writer for the University Relations department at UMass Lowell. Prior to joining the university in 2014, he was copy director for a Boston-based educational travel company and night sports editor at the Boston Herald.

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UMass Lowell Business Students Tap Into App Development

Filed in Featured, General, Student Success by on March 9, 2017
UMass Lowell Business Students Tap Into App Development

Business and Computer Science professors collaborate to bring finance apps to life Anyone can dream up a good idea for a mobile application. But not everyone has the technical skills required to turn their idea into a real-life app that people can tap and swipe on their phones. Thanks to a collaboration with Prof. Fred […]

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New App Lets Students Create Class Schedules on the Fly

Filed in Featured, General, Student Success by on November 8, 2016
New App Lets Students Create Class Schedules on the Fly

UMASS LOWELL’S WEB SERVICES’ SCHEDULE BUILDER HELPS MAKE REGISTRATION FASTER, EASIER UMass Lowell Nursing major Erin Kilban used to rely on old-fashioned pen and paper when it came time to figure out her class schedule. Like most students, Kilban would log into the Student Information System, browse her course options and start mapping out a […]

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CRM Strategy a Driving Force for UMass Lowell

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, General by on June 7, 2016
CRM Strategy a Driving Force for UMass Lowell

When the UMass Lowell’s Solution Center opened at University Crossing in 2014, it gave students a convenient, one-stop location to register for a class, pay a bill, or apply for financial aid. But bringing those services together under one roof took more than just a moving truck. Behind the scenes, it required the Information Technology Office to […]

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Signature Moment for UMass Lowell’s Pulichino Tong Business Center

Filed in Awareness, Collaboration, Featured, General by on April 28, 2016
Signature Moment for UMass Lowell’s Pulichino Tong Business Center

Manning School’s Virtual Beam Signing Draws Alumni and Donations Dan Grealish graduated from the Manning School of Business in 2014, one year before ground was broken on the school’s future home, the Pulichino Tong Business Center. But thanks to a virtual beam signing webpage set up by Web Services, Grealish was able to leave his mark […]

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Student Startup Brings Phone Charging Kiosk to UMass Lowell Campus

Filed in Featured, Innovation, Student Success by on February 11, 2016
Student Startup Brings Phone Charging Kiosk to UMass Lowell Campus

When UMass Lowell looked to install a cell phone charging station in the lobby of University Crossing, it turned to a local startup company co-founded by two of its students: seniors Felipe Nascimento and Upkar Singh. Nascimento, a business administration major in the Manning School of Business, and Singh, a mechanical engineering major in the Francis College […]

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