Who We Are

The Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM) unites students, families, alumni, professors, staff, and community members from our state universities, community colleges and the UMass system to advocate for high-quality, debt-free public college.
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FY2018 Annual Support Goal
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Higher education is constantly making news. We keep you informed.
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The Team

Meet the organizers who are making free public college a reality in Massachusetts.
Kim Selwitz
Kim Selwitz


Kim is our President and a graduate of Framingham State University.

    Amy Blanchette
    Amy Blanchette

    Vice President

    Amy is our Vice President and a student organizer at UMass Dartmouth.

      Mickey Prout
      Mickey Prout

      Student Organizer

      Mickey is a video/film student who leads our chapter at Westfield State University.

        Sydney Little
        Sydney Little

        Organizing Director

        Sydney coordinates our 10 campus chapters and student, faculty, and staff organizers.

        Zac Bears
        Zac Bears

        Executive Director

        Zac oversees finances, communications, and day-to-day operations.

        P.O. Box 2249 Worcester, MA 01613
        Contact Us
        E-mail: info@phenomonline.org Phone: (978) 227-8473