Eugenia (Gena) McGowan received an honorary degree from Boston College at the 2016 Commencement. Gena is honored for her groundbreaking work in transforming St. Matthew Catholic School through dual-language immersion. Her school participates in the Roche Center’s TWIN-CS program.
For the Class of 2016, Commencement marked the culmination of years of study and focus, and celebrated the beginning of promising futures. On Monday, May 23, thousands of family and friends gathered at Boston College's campus to celebrate graduates who fulfilled their degree requirements.
Boston College has named Stanton Wortham, the Judy & Howard Berkowitz Professor and former associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, as the inaugural Charles F. Donovan, S.J., Dean of the Carolyn A. and Peter S. Lynch School of Education.
Sunday, July 10-Tuesday, July 12
Orientation is a chance for first year students to get to know Boston College and to familiarize themselves with their new surroundings. They will also sample life in a University residence hall and meet many of their future classmates.