Matthew L. Pisapia Memorial Award
Rachel Lauren Campbell
Kadian Alecia James
M. Rita Walsh Memorial Award
Samantha E. Alves
Brittany L. Cunningham
Helen J. Crowley Memorial Award
Laura Veit Sheers
Leo P. Haley and Rev. John Essien Memorial Award
Academic Excellence Award
Jennifer Constance Martin
Audrey Burrell McIntosh
Dean's Leadership Award
Alyssa A. Wehr
The 137th Commencement of Boston College was held on Monday, May 20, 2013. Boston College Graduate School of Social Work graduates and their guests attended the Diploma Ceremony on Burns Lawn. 8 PhD and 215 MSW degrees were awarded to the graduates of the GSSW Class of 2013.
Yvette Fishinghawk Bear MacDonald, Class of 2013, gave the Invocation followed by Greetings given by Alberto Godenzi, Dean of the Graduate School of Social Work; Caitlin Partyka, Class of 2013; Cheryl Snyder, President of the GSSW Alumni Association Board; and Marylou Sudders, Associate Professor and Chair of the Health and Mental Health Concentration at the Graduate School of Social Work and the former Massachusetts Commissioner of Mental Health. Student awards and diplomas were presented, and the ceremony concluded with a Benediction by Paula Charbonneau, Class of 2013.
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