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Min Hyuong Song

Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award

Professor of English Min Hyoung Song has won a 2014 Alpha Sigma Nu Award recognizing excellence in publishing in the humanities for his book The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American. BC News Release

Mary Walsh

'City Connects' success

A 10-year study by Lynch School of Education researchers, published in the American Educational Research Journal, found that addressing out-of-school factors in high-poverty schools—the novel approach of the City Connects program, directed by Kearns Professor Mary Walsh—produces dramatic improvement in student academic success.  Education Week | BC Chronicle

Patricia Leavy

'Trailblazing sociologist'

Alumna Patricia Leavy is winner of the 2014 American Creativity Association Special Achievement Award, which honors achievement in innovation and creativity in all fields from medicine to technology to education. BC News Release

Edgar Allan Poe statue

Poe in Boston 'evermore'

A years-long effort spearheaded by Professor of English Paul Lewis to reclaim Edgar Allan Poe for his birthplace came to fruition when a statue of the author was unveiled in Boston. New York Times, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, WBUR 'The Artery, Boston Innovation, Time.comBC News Release | Lewis, who is chair of the Poe Foundation of Boston, was interviewed about it on WBUR Radio Boston

Thomas A. Mogan

New dean of students

Thomas A. Mogan, director of the Office of Student Development at Villanova University and a veteran student affairs practitioner with 19 years of experience in the field, has been named associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students, Vice President for Student Affairs Barb Jones has announced. BC News Release

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