Student Success

UMass Dartmouth Startup Weekend a Success

Filed in Featured, Innovation, Student Success by on December 17, 2015
UMass Dartmouth Startup Weekend a Success

Smart Case, the weekend’s winner, wins the Innovators category in the Global Startup Battle! Fall River, MA, December 14, 2015– UMass Dartmouth’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) hosted the campus’s second Startup Weekend which was attended by over 60 students from a number of colleges. Startup Weekend is a 54 hour event where participants pitch […]

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Second Year of NEWHEUG a Huge Success

Second Year of NEWHEUG a Huge Success

Thanks to a strong and amazing team of volunteers from UMass, the second annual New England Higher Education User Group (NEWHEUG) Regional Conference was a great success! For those that don’t know, the Higher Education User Group (HEUG) is a Non-Profit, international organization consisting of Higher Education institutions that use application software from the Oracle […]

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Transforming the Future of Information Technology through Community Engagement

Filed in Featured, Student Success by on June 16, 2015
Transforming the Future of Information Technology through Community Engagement

What makes young women consider an undergraduate major in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM)? What helps increase enrollment of under-represented groups in STEM fields? Faculty and staff from UMass Amherst School of Computer Science contend that introducing youth to various technologies at an early age and providing professional development for K-12 educators can help. […]

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UMassOnline Launches Redesigned Website with a Focus on the Student Experience

Filed in Featured, Innovation, Student Success by on May 26, 2015
UMassOnline Launches Redesigned Website with a Focus on the Student Experience

UMassOnline is pleased to announce the recent launch of our newly renovated website. The latest release of umassonline.net adopts a fresh, modern look while keeping in mind the “student experience,” our main theme throughout the entire creative process of the redesign. It is our hope that current and prospective students will find great value in […]

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Accessibility Features Built into Computing Devices Support Teaching, Learning & Research

Accessibility Features Built into Computing Devices Support Teaching, Learning & Research

UMass Amherst is dedicated to increasing access to quality education, and making university resources available to all members of the university community is an important part of that mission. Technology increases access to teaching, learning, and research for all members of the campus community, regardless of ability. Increasing Access through Collaboration In August and October […]

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