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Lynch School of Education

Commencement 2011


The 135th Commencement of Boston College was celebrated on May 23, 2011. The Lynch School of Education presentation of degrees was held on O'Neill Plaza. This year, 161 undergraduate, and 269 graduate degrees were conferred in the fields of education and applied psychology.


Commencement Remarks
Maureen Kenny, Ph.D.
Interim Dean and Professor

"You have been encouraged to pursue the Lynch School mission: to enhance the human condition, to expand the human imagination, and to make the world more just. You are being asked to advance this mission at a time when the need to lead and deliver educational programs and psychological services that are truly transformative is a high priority on the national public agenda" read more on the commencement address, please click here


Graduate Class Message
Cristina M. Dimengo
Master of Arts in Higher Education

"I challenge you, graduating class of educators, to not only be teachers and motivators for others, but to continue being students yourselves, continue learning and growing. Listen to others. Ask advice and take opinions. Keep up your curiosity and evaluation. Humble read more of the graduate class message, click here.


Undergraduate Class Message
Alyssa Rosenfeld
Bachelor of Arts in Human Development

"I am lucky and honored to know that I have met some of the most passionate people in this world and to know that we will all be a part of each one of our “ecological systems” in the future" read more of the undergraduate class message, click here.


2011 Undergraduate and Graduate Awards
On Commencement Eve, the Lynch School granted awards to students for exceptional academic achievement, service to the community, and for living the mission of the read more from the 2011 undergraduate and graduate awards, click here.