Remedying Inequity through Student Engagement (SBS RISE)

SBS RISE is designed to create community, and provide specialized academic programs and opportunities for underrepresented students within SBS (those who identify as first-generation, Black, Indigenous, or other Persons of Color (BIPOC), and/or come from low income backgrounds).

My Experience as a Diversity Fellow

I decided to become a Diversity Fellow because I wanted to help people, and I thought it would be a good opportunity to improve myself as a better student or colleague.   This is my last semester as a Diversity Fellow, …

By Phaneth Son
Phaneth Son
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Summer Research Fellowship Opportunity!

The UMass Center for Justice, Law, and Societies and the Academic Fellows Program invites students to apply for our inaugural summer undergraduate research fellowship. All participating students will earn $5000 of summer funding, working approximately 30 hours each week for …

By Felicia Griffin-Fennell
Felicia Griffin-Fennell Director of the SBS RISE Program & Lecturer in Sociology
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Exciting Opp for Underrepresented Students Interested in Sports Management – alumni affiliated employer

The Lee Elder Internship at the 2022 US Open in Brookline, MA

The Lee Elder Internship was established by The Country Club to introduce underrepresented individuals to the …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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This Year's SBS RISE Diversity Fellows

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Joy Kunda Kankuenda

SBS RISE Diversity Fellows
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Student Success Stories

Featured Resources

The Pathways Center has created some useful training and refresher videos to help students explore and register for classes. Below …

Research Opportunities