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A Welcome from the Dean

A Welcome from the Dean

Dear Friends,

In May, the Lynch School graduated another exceptional class of talented educators, counselors, administrators, and leaders. On Commencement Day, 250 graduate students and 190 undergraduates received their diplomas, joining a dynamic network of Lynch School alumni who are changing the face of education and mental health care. 
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Lynch gift

$20 million gift launches Lynch Leadership Academy

Carolyn and Peter Lynch, longtime benefactors of Boston College, have made a $20 million gift to the Lynch School of Education to establish a new educational leadership academy.  Read more »


Lynch School celebrates newest alumni at diploma ceremony


On May 24, the Lynch School celebrated the accomplishments of 250 graduate students and 190 undergraduates at Boston College's 134th Commencement. 
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Catching up at reunion

Alumni making a differenceLynch School alumni are teaching and leading in a wide array of settings across the nation. Five graduates talk about their careers and their experiences at Boston College at a reunion event held at the Lynch School on June 5, 2010.  View slideshow »

Dean O'Keefe represents Boston College at international conference

International conferenceJoseph M. O'Keefe, S.J., dean of the Lynch School of Education, traveled to Mexico City in April to represent Boston College at an international conference of Jesuit college and university leaders.
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Faculty news

Professor David L. Blustein was quoted in the American Psychology Association's Monitor on Psychology about the effects of unemployment on mental health.

Philip Altbach received the 2010 Distinguished Career Award from the Higher Education Group of the Comparative and International Education Society. 

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Alumni notes

Kerry Kennedy '10 has been accepted to the Institute of International Education's Fulbright Program, the largest international exchange program for scholars to undertake advanced research and global teaching positions.

Joy Haywood Moore '81 received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, honoris causa, from Boston College. Moore serves as interim head of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. 

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