POD Leadership Program

POD Leaders are juniors or seniors interested in being academic and social mentors for first-year students. POD Leaders attend course lectures and run a weekly discussion for 15 first-year students in the course.

POD Leadership Program

Spring 2023 Openings

BIOL 1706 / ENVS 1075 Understanding and Protecting Our Ocean in the Wake of Global Change

Fulfills 2 Natural Science Core requirements
Taught by Heather Olins, Vena Offen, and Courtney Humphries
Question about the course? Reach out to the instructors at: olins@bc.edu

PHIL 1723 / THEO 1723 Faith, Ethics, and the Sciences in the 21st Century

Fulfills Philosophy and Theology (Christian Theology) Core requirements
Taught by: Holly Vandewall, Stephen Pope, and Russell Powell
Question about the course? Reach out to the instructors at: powellru@bc.edu

Fall 2022 Openings

EESC 1501 / SOCY 1501 Global Implications of Climate Change

Fulfills Social Science, Natural Science and Cultural Diversity Core requirements
Taught by: Brian Gareau, Tara Pisani Gareau, and Robin Wright
Question about the course? Reach out to the instructors at: gareau@bc.edu

HIST 1617 / EESC 1717 Making the Modern World 

Fulfills History II, Natural Science and Cultural Diversity Core requirements
Taught by: Glenn Gaudette, Jenna Tonn, and Russ Powell
Question about the course? Reach out to the instructors at: powellru@bc.edu

ECON 1704 / UNAS 1725 Real Estate and Urban Action

Fulfills 2 Social Science requirements
Taught by: Geoffrey Sanzenbacher, Neil McCullaugh, and Nora Gross
Questions about the course? Reach out to the instructors at: sanzenba@bc.edu

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