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April 2017

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David J. Chard Inaugurated as Wheelock's 14th President

Wheelock College celebrated the inauguration of Dr. David J. Chard as its 14th President with a daylong series of events designed to highlight the value and importance of service.

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Prof. Rodriguez Honored for Juvenile Justice Work

Wheelock Assistant Professor and Chair of Juvenile Justice and Youth Advocacy William Rodriguez received the Annie E. Casey Foundation's prestigious Natalie S. Bimel Award for his efforts to build a just and equitable youth justice system.

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Vice President for Academic Affairs Selected

President David Chard is pleased to announce that Wheelock College has selected Mary L. Churchill, Ph.D. to serve as its next Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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Wheelock@Worcester MSW Program Moves to Holy Cross Campus

Wheelock@Worcester, Wheelock's thriving off-campus Master of Social Work program, is moving to the campus of the College of the Holy Cross in the heart of Worcester.

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We Are Ubuntu Arts Exhibit 2017

The 11th annual exhibit of Ubuntu Arts, "We are Ubuntu: The Youth Speak," will be on display at the Wheelock College Towne Art Gallery from April 10-23, 2017.

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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren Is 2017 Commencement Speaker

Wheelock College is pleased to announce that the 2017 Commencement Address will be delivered by U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, who will receive an honorary degree along with two other remarkable leaders: Dr. Valora Washington and Pablo Javier Almaguer.

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Student Saraliz Maldonado Receives Victim Rights Leadership Award

Wheelock student Saraliz Maldonado received the Future Leaders Award from the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance.

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New SEI Endorsement Course

Wheelock has launched a state-approved course specially designed to help Massachusetts educators gain their Sheltered English Immersion endorsement.

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March 2017

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Wheelock MSW Students Join State House Event

Students from Wheelock College's MSW Social Policy class joined joined members of the National Association of Social Workers-Massachusetts Chapter at the State House to celebrate Legislative Education and Advocacy Day.

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Wheelock Dean's List Fall 2016

Wheelock College is pleased to announce the students who made the Fall 2016 Dean's List. The Dean's List is a recognition of academic achievement for undergraduate students during the academic term.

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Gov. Proclaims 'Colleges of the Fenway Day'

To help the Colleges of the Fenway consortium celebrate its 20th anniversary, Massachusetts Gov. Charles D. Baker has proclaimed March 29, 2017 "Colleges of the Fenway Day" in the Bay State.

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Valora Washington Honored with Gwen Morgan Leadership Award

Valora Washington, who will receive an honorary degree at Wheelock's 2017 Commencement Ceremony, was honored with the prestigious Gwen Morgan Leadership Award by the Massachusetts Association for the Education of Young Children.

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Amy O’Leary Named President-Elect of the NAEYC Governing Board

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) announced the election of Wheelock adjunct faculty member Amy O’Leary as President-elect.

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Prof. Azzi-Lessing Takes a Critical Look at America's War on the Poor

Wheelock Professor Lenette Azzi-Lessing is winning praise for her new book, "Behind from the Start," which examines how America's War on the Poor is harming our most vulnerable children.

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Birth to Three Master’s Program Launched

Wheelock is pleased to announce the return of our graduate degree program in Birth to Three: Infant, Toddler & Family Specialist.

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Dr. Chard to Present at ResearchILD Conference

President David J. Chard will present at the 32nd Annual Learning Disabilities Conference, “Neurodiversity in 21st Century Classrooms: Executive Function, Attention, and Emotion” at Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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February 2017

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WheeBuild Community Day 2017

Wheelock celebrated its first WheeBuild Community Day, featuring workshops, activities, and performances designed to spark dialogue and build community across our campus.

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Wheelock Gender Identity Statement

Wheelock College officials assured the community that the college remains committed to respecting and protecting the gender identity of all persons, despite recent actions by the Trump Administration.

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Prof. Levine Book Wins Science Prize

Tooth By Tooth, the latest children's book by Wheelock Prof. Sara Levine won the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes for Excellence in Science Books.

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Wheelock Partnership Wins National Grant

A partnership between Wheelock College and the Charles River Watershed Association won a $10,000 grant to integrate classroom work with citizen field research in urban stream health.

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Award for Prof. Gallos Article

An article by Professor of Leadership Joan Gallos was selected to receive the 2017 Lasting Impact Award from OBTS and Sage Publications.

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January 2017

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Letter to the Community on Immigration

In a letter to the Wheelock community, Pres. David J. Chard writes, "Like many across our campus communities here in Massachusetts and abroad, I've followed the Executive Orders issued by President Trump with concern, sadness and frustration."

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Commencement 2017 Announcement

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Temple Ohabei Shalom to host the 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 19, starting at 10:00am. We will be conferring both the undergraduate and graduate degrees at this ceremony.

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Introducing Wheelock Connect!

Wheelock has partnered with a Boston-based social media company to release Wheelock Connect, a smartphone app designed especially for the Wheelock community.

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Student Artworks Installed

The Wheelock College Arts Department is pleased to announce three works purchased from students have now been permanently installed in the Wheelock Library.

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High Ranking for Study Abroad Program

Wheelock was recognized by the Institute of International Education as one of the top (#39 in the country) Master's-granting institutions for participation in study abroad.

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Mathematics and Art Exhibit

Art Work by Wheelock Associate Professor of Arts Gregory Gomez is featured in "Mathematics and Art: Searching for Pattern," an exhibit at Suffolk University Gallery through Jan. 22.

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New Report: Education Mandates Fail Poor Young Children

A new report co-authored by Wheelock Professor Diane Levin documents how mandated federal and state school reforms negatively affect low-income young children.

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