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December 2011

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Wheelock College Opens Its Center of Excellence for Military Children and Families Today

In honor and recognition of Veteran’s Day and the service of our country’s veterans, Wheelock College has announced they will be opening its Center of Excellence for Military Children and Families today.

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Course Adjustment: Education challenges from differing viewpoints

Carol Johnson and Jackie Jenkins-Scott are two women at the top of education, but they come from two very different perspectives.

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November 2011

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Rainn Wilson Visits MIT, Wheelock & Boston University To Discuss Education Under Fire

Wilson will be in the hub, touring colleges and promoting the 30-minute documentary Education Under Fire, that explores the universal right to higher education through the lens of the Baha’i community in Iran.

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Eleonora Villegas-Reimers: Helping English Language Learners Succeed

Winner of Latino Excellence in Education award studies ways to close the gap between low- and high-achievement students.

Reinventing the Wheel

An American Political Science Association panel last week called for greater diversity within the discipline and its faculty. Wheelock College, in Boston, Mass., is taking a page from APSA’s report

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October 2011

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Wheelock College Recognizes Dr. Carol R. Johnson as a Leader Making a Difference

On Wednesday, November 16, 2011, Wheelock College will host its third biennial Passion for Action Leadership Award Dinner at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum from 6 to 9pm.

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Mattapan’s Mattahunt Center reopens its doors

After a lot of work and dedication, the Mattahunt Community Center in Mattapan has reopened its doors to the community.

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Revere’s Marta Rosa, a Latina Pioneer in Chelsea, Keeps Her Hispanic Heritage Close to Home – and Her Heart

When it comes to passing on her Hispanic heritage to her children and grandchildren, Chelsea native Marta Rosa said she and her family take a very intentional approach.

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Wheelock College Announces $80 Million Capital Campaign

Yesterday, Wheelock College announced the public phase of a Capital Campaign to raise $80 million, the largest fundraising initiative in the College’s history.

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Educating Latino leaders of the future

Marta Rosa has spent years involved with the Latino community from the political, community and educational. At Wheelock College, the number of Latino students has increased in recent years, an achievement very proud members of the faculty of the institution.

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September 2011

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AmeriCorps Awards Wheelock With a $140,000 Grant to Expand Their Educator Mentor Corps

Today, Wheelock College announced they’ve received a $140,000 AmeriCorps grant that will enable the school to further develop the Educator Mentor Corps (EMC), a program designed to improve teacher retention by connecting urban school teachers to skilled retired educator mentors.

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Wheelock Breaking The Mold In College Sports

Wheelock College in Boston has a new philosophy when it comes to sports. Athletic Director Diana Cutaia is paving that path, where wins and losses, don’t measure success.

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Little girls or little women? The Disney princess effect

In today's highly sexualized environment – where 5-year-olds wear padded bras – some see the toddlers-and-tiaras Disney princess craze leading to the pre-teen pursuit of "hot" looks. Do little girls become little women too soon?

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Where ‘try again’ finds victory

Eyes open as Wheelock College’s athletes focus on character, not winning.

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Pedophile's Delight? 'Toddlers and Tiaras' Star, 4, Dons Fake Boobs, Butt

Clad in a hot pink catsuit, complete with fake C-cup breasts and padded buttocks, 4-year-old Maddy Jackson channeled her best Dolly Parton in the most recent episode of "Toddlers and Tiaras."

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