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Events

Commencement 2015

MAY 18, 2015
9:15 a.m. — Academic Procession
10:00 a.m. — University Commencement (main ceremony)
12:00–2:00 p.m. — School of Social Work Diploma Ceremony

The 139th Commencement of Boston College will be held on Monday, May 18, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in Alumni Stadium. Commencement Exercises are a two-part ceremony. The University Commencement (main ceremony) will start with a procession at 9:15 a.m. All graduates should be in assembly areas by 8:15 a.m. The academic procession into Alumni Stadium for the University Commencement will begin at 9:15 a.m. Family and guests should be seated by that time. This will be followed by individual School and College Diploma Ceremonies. All should be completed no later than 2:00 p.m.

The School of Social Work Diploma Ceremony is held following the University Commencement at approximately 12:00 p.m. on Burns Lawn (rain or shine).  More about Commencement »

Newly Admitted Students Reception + Resource Fair

MAY 11, 2015
4:30–6:30 p.m.
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
RSVP Online by May 8, 2015

Congratulations on your acceptance to Boston College School of Social Work! Meet other admitted students, current students, faculty, and staff at this reception. Appetizers and light refreshments will be available.

More about the Newly Admitted Students Reception »

News

New Center Will Lead to Enhanced Geriatric Social Work Training

James Lubben
James Lubben, faculty member and director of the doctoral program at Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. (Photo by Gary Gilbert)

APRIL 11, 2013

The Hartford/Gerontological Society of America (GSA) National Center on Gerontological Social Work Excellence has chosen Boston College to be one of the first Hartford Academic Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work.

The Hartford Center at Boston College will be led by GSA Fellow James Lubben, faculty member and director of the doctoral program at Boston College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW).

“Being named a Hartford Academic Center of Excellence demonstrates our continued commitment to social work with older adults and their families,” said Alberto Godenzi, dean of GSSW. “The Hartford Center at Boston College will provide new opportunities for us to share our expertise and engage the practice community.”

Read more from the Gerontological Society of America »
Read more from The Boston College Chronicle »