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UMass Boston Hosts the Mayor’s Ninth Annual Veterans Welcome Home Breakfast

Office of Enrollment Management | March 28, 2019

UMass Boston hosted the City of Boston’s Ninth Annual Veterans Welcome Home Breakfast on Thursday, March 21 for servicemembers returning home. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, several Boston officials, and area veterans — including UMass Boston students and alumni — attended the breakfast.

UMass Boston Returns to Military Friendly List for Sixth Time

Crystal Valencia | January 31, 2019

The University of Massachusetts Boston has received Victory Media Inc.’s 2019-2020 Military Friendly® Schools Designation. This is the sixth time that UMass Boston has been named to the list.

Jazz Night! Pays Tribute to Women in Jazz, and Women and Veterans in the Community

Bill Doncaster | December 04, 2018

Coolest night on campus, honors veterans, women in public service

Interim Chancellor Honors Veterans at Lunch Event

Office of Enrollment Management | November 30, 2018

At a luncheon earlier this month, Interim Chancellor Katherine Newman hosted 20 plus UMass Boston veterans.

Extraordinary Stories of Courage Dominate the Annual Veterans Celebration

Office of Communications | November 20, 2018

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but the ability to act in spite of it,” Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts reminded his fellow veterans and their guests during his keynote address at UMass Boston’s annual Celebration of Service event aboard the Spirit of Boston cruise ship.

UMass Boston Returns to Military Friendly List for Fifth Time

Office of Communications | April 09, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Boston has once again been named to Victory Media Inc.’s Military Friendly Schools® list. This is the fifth time that UMass Boston has been named to the list.

UMass Boston to Dedicate $200,000 to Veterans Scholarships and Programs

Office of Communications | March 27, 2018

Interim Chancellor Barry Mills has announced $200,000 in new scholarships for veterans who attend the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Army Service, UMass Boston Education Pivotal for Richie Treanor

Zach Herman | June 14, 2017

The School for the Environment graduate is planning a career helping others cope with natural disasters and the impact of climate change.

UMass Boston Makes 2017 Military Friendly List

Office of Communications | December 12, 2016

The University of Massachusetts Boston is one of the silver award recipients on Victory Media Inc.’s 2017 Military Friendly School® list. This is the fourth consecutive year UMass Boston has made the list.

UMass Boston Military Friendly for Third Straight Year

Office of Communications | July 11, 2016

The University of Massachusetts Boston, home to nearly 600 student veterans, has been named to Victory Media Inc.’s Military Friendly School® list for the third straight year.