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.
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"...more
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 yourself....more
Undergraduate Class Message
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"...more
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 school...more