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Dean Maureen Kenny

Dean’s welcome

We at the Lynch School are beginning the 2013–14 academic year with energy and enthusiasm, welcoming new students and faculty, and looking forward to the events and initiatives that lie ahead. We have many achievements to celebrate. Read more from Maureen Kenny »

Professor and student

APA lauds Counseling Psychology diversity

The American Psychological Association presented the 2013 Suinn Minority Achievement Award for outstanding commitment to diversity to the Counseling Psychology doctoral program. (Pictured: Belle Liang, the program’s director of training, and Dericka Canada, Ph.D. ’17, one of two students who nominated the Lynch School) Read more »

New faculty members Kristen Bottema-Beutel, David Miele, and Anne Homza

Freshmen faculty

The Lynch School welcomed three new assistant professors this fall: Kristen Bottema-Beutel (left) and Anne Homza (right) joined the Department of Teacher Education/Special Education, Curriculum and Instruction, and David Miele (center) joined the Department of Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology. Read more »


Landmark dual-language learning launched in Catholic schools

Some 500 pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students in Catholic elementary schools across the country took their first steps to global citizenship this fall, starting school in classrooms that are part of the Roche Center for Catholic Education’s new Two-Way Immersion Network for Catholic Schools. Read more »

Save the dates

Lynch School Fall Symposium
Matthew Malone, M.Ed ’95, Ph.D. ’02
Massachusetts Secretary of Education
Thursday, October 17, 2013
4:30 p.m
Yawkey Center, Murray Room

Diversity Challenge

Intersections of Race and Culture and Health and Mental Health
Friday, October 18–Saturday, October 19, 2013
Yawkey Center, Murray Room

Faculty news

University President William P. Leahy, S.J., named Maureen E. Kenny the ninth dean of the Lynch School of Education. Kenny has served as the school’s interim dean since 2011.

Faculty from the Lynch School of Education and Boston College’s Mathematics Department were awarded a $1.6 million National Science Foundation grant to train and support math teachers for high-need school districts in Massachusetts. Associate Professor Lillie Albert is the principal investigator on the project, titled “Exemplary Mathematics Educators for High-Need Schools.”

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Alumni notes

Elizabeth Clark, Ph.D. ’13, was named managing director of the Educational Technology Group at Harvard Business School. She wrote “Women CIOs in Higher Education” for Research Bulletin (EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research).

Colleen Ganley, Ph.D. ’12, joined Florida State University as an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and the Learning Systems Institute.

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