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BC Alumnus Named 11th President of Elms College

Harry Dumay, Ph.D. ‘09, Educational Leadership and Higher Education, has been named 11th president of Elms College. Dumay’s appointment is effective July 1, 2017; his inauguration will be held in the fall. Previously, he served as the senior vice president for finance and chief financial officer at St. Anselm College.

The Value of International Faculty

In the era of globalization, the university is perhaps the most globalized institution within society. Professor Emeritus Philip Altbach explains the roles of international faculty, levels of participation, and their contributions to academia: “They are drivers of international consciousness at universities, they are often top researchers, and, in some countries, they constitute a large percentage of the academic labour force.”

Growing Influence: City Connects in Ohio

City Connects, working with Catholic Central of Springfield, OH, is building a network of providers and programs to improve educational opportunities for the students within the Springfield school system. True to the City Connects model, the network includes resources and services from across the community that will foster student academic success with its whole-child approach.


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Endowed Chairs Colloquium Series

Wednesday, March 22

12:00 p.m.

The Endowed Chairs Colloquium Series will feature Professor Andy Hargreaves, Daniel E. Kearns Professor in Urban Education and Thomas More Brennan Chair. Professor Hargreaves will present "From the Age of Achievement to the Age of Engagement, Identity, and Wellbeing: Research Evidence for a New Narrative of Educational Equity and Inclusion" in Campion Hall, Room 139. Lunch will be provided.

Recovery: The Making of HBO's 'Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing'

Thursday, February 23

6:00 p.m.

Patrick Downes graduated in 2005 with a B.A. in Human Development from the Lynch School of Education. He and his wife, Jessica Kensky, were severely injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, and both are now amputees. They participated in the HBO documentary “Marathon” to help people understand the complexity and nuances of recovery after tragedy. Downes will participate in the Park Street Corporate Speaker Series that will be hosted in Gasson Hall, Room 100.

Education and Social Services Career Fair

Wednesday, March 29

3:00-6:00 P.M.

Boston College Career Center will host 60 educational and social service organizations at its upcoming career fair. The employers in attendance seek Boston College undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni for positions, ranging from summer opportunities to full-time employment and including teaching and non-teaching jobs as well as teaching jobs that do not require certification.

Accepted Students Day 2017

Saturday, April 1

8:00 a.m.

The Office of Graduate Admission welcomes accepted students to visit Boston College, learn more about the programs, and meet faculty as well as current students! 

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