Giving Invest in our students. Invest in the world. Your gift fuels students' ambitions and directly impacts their educational experiences. Access to Excellence Support the campaign for student financial aid Make an impact on a UMassD student Give now online or find out if your company has a matching gift program Inspiring Stories Meet some of the students who benefit from your generosity VideoChelsee Teotonio '26: Path to medical school First-year biology major works long hours en route to medical school Sharing the value of education Fred Lebow ’67 leaves a legacy for College of Engineering students inspired by his passion for learning Performing at their peak At Tripp Athletic Center, there’s a powerful laboratory of education, community, and physical performance, where UMass Dartmouth’s student-athletes develop the skills to become not just accomplished runners, basketball players, or football players, but high-performing citizens. CCB is trending up A focus on what’s needed to ensure student success powered a recent climb by the Charlton College of Business on the U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of Best Undergraduate Business Programs Ten years of pursing justice The newly renovated Arc of Justice Atrium at UMass Dartmouth's School of Law honors Chancellor Emerita Jean MacCormack, the late Margaret “MarDee” Xifaras, MBA ’78, and all those who worked to create an excellent, inclusive, and affordable public law school. Guided by goals, fueled by ambition Kyle Furtado ’23 is a student, a scholar, a teacher, an advisor, a technology coordinator, a web designer, and a software engineer intern. In a word, he is ambitious. Protecting coastal ecosystems starts at UMassD When Mike Joyce’s team at PrimaLoft, Inc. needed a way to test its new biodegradable, recycled insulation and fabric, he knew just where to turn—UMass Dartmouth, his alma mater and an institution that has been on the cutting edge of textile technology since 1895. A day to make a difference Annual day of giving makes a direct impact on UMassD students, programs, athletic teams, and more New interpretations of art Nancy Holt’s multimedia art comes alive at UMassD A unique way to make an impact through the Corsair Network The Corsair Network develops mentorships between alumni and students Supporting Women in Science & Engineering Alumni and defense industry professional join forces to support female science and engineering students Diego Marroquin '21: A resource to his community Senior biology major Diego Marroquin is a catalyst for economic, social, and cultural transformation by volunteering his time, experiences, knowledge, and passion to communities that need it most. Dakeyla Johnson ’22: Finding a home and a voice at UMassD Discovering the Frederick Douglass Unity House opens opportunities Nanette Vega ’96: Dared to dream big First-generation graduate now advocates for students as a higher education professional A community that cares Members of the UMassD community raised over $35,000 in 60 days to support hundreds of students with emergency needs brought about by COVID-19. Investing in the future through the Leduc Center Supporting service programs at UMassD results in positive change for the community and opportunities for students to acquire the skills they need to lead the way forward Fueling student ambition Alumni find meaningful ways to give back through scholarships Learning about our seafood supply UMassD leads research collaborations with fishing industry leaders enhance the region’s marine economy Prepared to answer the call Graduates of the College of Nursing & Health Sciences—including the newest nurses from the Class of 2020—were among the health care professionals who answered the call to care for patients fighting COVID-19. Jared Bucci '10: Seizing opportunities Bucci leveraged his experience in brand marketing and retail search management to help his customers navigate Amazon Marketplace Grace Perry ’20: On the forefront of science Perry joins the world's best researchers at a Harvard Medical School lab Preserving Portuguese culture at UMassD The generosity of several donors brings the rich history of the Portuguese to life at UMass Dartmouth News Alumni News UMass Dartmouth premieres renovations, reopens Hirshfeld-Dowd Observatory After over a decade of harsh New England winters, the observatory’s rotatable dome now sits atop a rebuilt, well-sealed foundation, ready to resume scholarly use. Blue & Gold Weekend: Join the Fun, Community, and Celebration on October 5-7! As days tick by, anticipation is rising on campus for the upcoming Blue & Gold Weekend festivities, including a tailgate with live music. New date announced for second annual Run for Veterans 5K Proceeds from the October 22 community run to support student veterans Thais Sousa ’17, DNP ’22 changes the law with evidence uncovered in doctoral thesis When Sousa’s doctoral thesis exposed overwhelming evidence that pointed to mothers in recovery needing an outspoken advocate, she didn’t hesitate to rise to the occasion.