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December 2012

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Wheelock honored for Mattahunt Community Center work

Wheelock College has been recognized by the American Association of University Administrators for its work helping to revitalize the Mattahunt Community Center in Mattapan.

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Local Colleges Buck Trend in Presidents

The typical profile of a college president in the united States may be an older white man, but that is not the case in the Fenway.

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Why We Should Put Children and Families First During Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

In November, Massachusetts voters delivered a strong message to Washington on the importance of maintaining vital social service programs

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November 2012

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Affirmative Action's Push-Pull on Diversity in Higher Education

Last Tuesday's election showed us how the face of our country is changing. We saw the most diverse electorate in the history of the country with increases in the Latino and Asian American vote, and the African American vote at 13 percent...

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Wheelock College Professor David Fernie's New Book, "Educating Toddlers to Teachers"

In his new book “Educating Toddlers to Teachers” Dr. Fernie shows how to see and influence the school and peer cultures of classrooms.

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Dr. Hope Haslam Straughan | Human Capital

Dr. Hope Haslam Straughan promoted to Associate Dean for Social Work, Leadership, and Policy; Associate Professor of Social Work

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A Habit That Can Destroy Lives

Assessing the effects of mass media is never simple, but the important questions about pornography are obvious: What happens when a culture is saturated with sexually explicit images eroticizing male domination and female subordination?

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October 2012

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Muddy River overhaul poses threat to wildlife

The kickoff to the Muddy River renovation project has me concerned about local wildlife populations

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Graduates of small colleges average $38,000 in debt

Students enrolled in small private liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts tend to graduate with significantly more loan debt than their counterparts at larger universities, according to a new nationwide study.

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Executive Profile: Jackie Jenkins-Scott

Jackie Jenkins-Scott considers herself a mission-driven professional, which makes it particularly appropriate that she is president of Wheelock College, a private college in Boston with a core philosophy of improving the lives of children and families.

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Dominica State College Partners with Wheelock College in Boston

The Dominica State College has been working with Wheelock College based in Boston, to bring new academic opportunities for the students at the State College.

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Composer David Friedman meets with 200 3rd-6th graders from the Boston Renaissance Charter School

On October 9-11th, multi-platinum composer, songwriter, and Broadway Musical Director David Friedman returned to Wheelock College for three days of workshops and discussions.

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Should Middle Schoolers Take Drug Tests

Professionals, college students, and even some high schoolers are now required to submit urine samples to prove they are drug-free. Wheelock's Diana Cutaia discussed whether this controversial practice should extend to middle schoolers.

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How Wheelock Sees Social Media: It’s All About Engagement

Wheelock’s Marketing Manager Stephen Dill admits he’d rather host a two-way conversation than the one-way broadcast channel colleges often fall prey to.

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Media Literacy in the Digital Age

The first presidential debate moved me to reflect upon how we evaluate our leaders based upon who and what we see, which sometimes can be vastly different from what they say.

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September 2012

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Forry’s Breakfast Series lauds ‘renaissance’ in Mattapan

State and city officials, community leaders and residents gathered at the Mattapan branch of the Boston Public Library for the fifth in a series of Mattapan Breakfast Series meetings on Tuesday morning.

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A lesson in forgiveness at Wheelock College

Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton, who wrote the book “Picking Cotton,” were the featured speakers at Wheelock College’s convocation this week.

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The Mattahunt Community Center

The Mattahunt Community Center featured on 7News-Urban Update.

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August 2012

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The Digital Age and Higher Education

A few weeks ago, during a conversation with a journalist from a major U.S. newspaper, our discussion steered to the issue of the dwindling readership of newspapers and magazines.

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Dr. Linda Davis

Wheelock College has named Dr. Linda Davis dean of Wheelock’s Center for International Programs and Partnerships, overseeing a range of cross-cultural initiatives.

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Logan earns Gates Millennium Scholarship

Ashani Logan, who recently graduated from Melrose High School, participated in the Wheelock College Teacher Bound Upward Bound program and received a Gates Millennium Scholarship.

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July 2012

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Reform Comes to Higher Ed

In her inaugural blog post for the Huffington Post, Wheelock President Jackie Jenkins-Scott weighed in on efforts to reform higher ed.

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Excellence on Campus West

Laurel Ciccaglione and Rebecca Zaretsky of Rochester was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Wheelock College in Boston, Mass.


 

June 2012

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Colleges in Massachusetts increase Latino student enrollment

How does a college increase its Latino student enrollment by about 10 percent in six years? Wheelock has shown much success in increasing Latino student numbers with an approach based on common sense - as well as a sense that it is the right thing to do.

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Mass. colleges lead the way in attracting Latino students

In 2006, Wheelock College in Boston “literally had one Latino student in the entering class,’’ said Adrian Haugabrook, who oversees student success and diversity initiatives there. Numbers overall weren’t much better: There were 27 Latinos, about 5 percent of the student body of 560. Today, about 15 percent of Wheelock’s students are Latino.

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February 2012

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Composer David Friedman at Wheelock

Disney composer David Friedman dropped by Wheelock College, which has commissioned him to write a piece celebrating the school’s 125th anniversary.

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