Teaching program awarded grant

The Lynch School of Education Balfour Minority Teaching Scholars Program has received a new grant of $200,000 in support from the Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation. LSOE Dean Mary Brabeck was formally presented with the first installment of the grant at a May 11 ceremony in Campion Hall.

Since 1997, 51 LSOE students have benefited from the program, which provides tuition support and mentoring to students of color who are committed to teaching in the Boston Public Schools.

Online policies manual updated

University Policies and Procedures Director Ivy Dodge recently announced that the following policies are now available on the on-line edition of the Boston College Policies and Procedures Manual:

"Office of Marketing Communications - Marketing Communications"

"Office of Marketing Communications - University Stationery Program" (Revision of 4-17-80 version)

"Tuition and Fee Schedule 2001-2002" (Revision of 6-1-00 version)
Updated versions of the Policies and Procedures Manual table of contents [] and index [/bc_org/evp/polpr/index.html] are also now available.

Free summer camp resource available

Boston College employees seeking a camp program for their children next summer can use the WarmLines Resource and Referral Program for free. WarmLines provides profiles for general camp programs and specialized ones in areas such as sports, scouting, arts, academics and nature, as well as playcamps for younger children. Many camps welcome a visit a year in advance, since it gives families the opportunity to observe their programs while in session.

Call (617)244-INFO and identify yourself as an employee of Boston College to take advantage of this free benefit.


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