Announcements and Upcoming Events

Empowering Women in Science & Engineering
Wednesday, October 2 from 5:00PM-8:00PM
Woodland Commons 


Join College of Engineering alumnae, members of the Women in Defense-Greater Boston Chapter, and other industry professionals for a dinner and panel discussion on engineering and technology careers and opportunities in the defense industry, and a networking session with current female engineering students. Cost: $25 ($20 for members of Women in Defense) Featuring defense industry experts: Rachel McCaffrey Executive Director, Women in Defense National JeanneMarie Akramoff Senior Engineering Manager, Systems Engineering, General Dynamics Mission Systems Ellen Ferraro Deputy Vice President of Engineering, BAE Systems Charlene Mello Chief Scientist, Combat Capabilities Development Command - Soldier Center (CCDC-SC) Molly Donohue Magee Executive Director, Southeastern New England Industrial Association (SENEDIA) Sponsored by: General Dynamics Mission Systems Women in Defense JRAD SENEDIA



Dell Changing the Face of IT
Wednesday, October 9 
Woodland Commons 

Students, join us for networking and recruiting event for students of color, sponsored by toward Dell Technologies. Listen in on a real talk Young Professionals of Color Panel that includes recent class of 2019 hires, network with Dell professionals on resumes, interview skills, leadership programs and more. Dinner and Giveaways provided. Advance signup required; more details to follow Location: Woodland Commons Contact: Peggy Dias, or 508-999-8791 Sponsored by Dell Technologies in conjunction with Frederick Douglass Unity House, CITS, the Career Center & BH4SC


Rev. Dr. Robert Lawrence Lecture: Nataly Kogan
Wednesday, October 16 at 2:00 and 6:00

This year's lecture features Nataly Kogan, CEO and founder of Happier. She has dedicated her career to helping individuals and organizations better understand and achieve happiness. There will be two opportunities to hear her talk - the first is in the afternoon at 2pm in Woodland Commons and the second is in the evening at 6pm in the Charlton College of Business Auditorium. Please only register for one lecture. Ms Kogan authored a book titled Happier Now: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Embrace Everyday Moments (Even the Difficult Ones). It will be available for purchase after both lectures. This event is free, but registration is required. You can register online at For more information about this event, please contact the Leduc Center| 508.999.8144 |


Fall Into Your Major
Tuesday October  29th 4:00-6:00 pm
Woodland Commons

Are you interested in exploring majors and minors  at UMass Dartmouth?  Or are wondering if they are in the right major?  Or are they looking for a minor?   Please urge them to come to "Fall Into your Major," and meet with upperclassmen in majors at UMass Dartmouth.  They will learn firsthand about experiences, knowledge about major, classes, opportunities, and knowledge about their professors from their peers.  This is a great casual opportunity to develop community among peers and gain knowledge about the university.  In addition: 

  • Professional advising staff will be at the event to answer particular questions students may have. 
  • Students will be able to explore information about career development services, study abroad and other outside classroom experiences.
  • and of course....Pizza and Prizes!