November 2016Back To Top
November 21, 2016
President David Chard was one of over 100 college presidents to sign a letter to President-Elect Donald Trump, urging him to condemn and work to prevent harassment, hate, and acts of violence.
November 16, 2016
Wheelock Assistant Professor of Life Science Sara Levine's latest book was chosen as a finalist for the 2017 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes in Excellence in Science Books in the Children's Picture Book category.
November 09, 2016
In honor of Veterans Day, Wheelock College’s Center of Excellence for Military Children and Families and Human Resource Department held a “Thank a Veteran at Work Breakfast Program.”
November 07, 2016
In her address, Prof. Gail Dines said sexualized media images and the prevalence of free Internet pornography are having devastating health effects on young girls and boys.
October 2016Back To Top
October 24, 2016
Wheelock College’s Aspire Institute released "Bridges & Barriers," a study identifying opportunities to increase collaboration, accountability, and funding in order to improve college access and college outcomes.
October 19, 2016
The White House announced that President Barack Obama expressed his intent to reappoint Dr. David Chard, President of Wheelock College, to the National Board for Education Sciences.
October 18, 2016
Wheelock faculty members Sam Cook and Debra Borkovitz recently co-authored a qualitative research paper exploring the impact of inquiry-based mathematics classes in a program that prepares future PreK-Grade 8 teachers.
September 2016Back To Top
September 21, 2016
Joining a groundswell among higher education institutions across the United States, Wheelock College will no longer require SAT and ACT scores as part of its undergraduate admissions process, as of September 2016.
September 14, 2016
Wheelock College's October 1st conference of hands-on experiences is inspired by the education philosophy of David and Frances Hawkins. Space is limited to 120 people!
September 06, 2016
Wheelock's 2016 Convocation Ceremony served as the centerpiece of a daylong series of events focused on the social justice issues raised by the College's community read, "The Beautiful Struggle" by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
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July 21, 2016
Wheelock‘s Center of Excellence for Military Children and Families received the 2016 Pete Taylor Higher Education Partnership of Excellence Award in recognition of its community partnership work supporting military families.
July 06, 2016
Dr. Carlos Hoyt, Wheelock Assistant Professor of Social Work, recently published "The Arc of a Bad Idea: Understanding and Transcending Race" (Oxford University Press).
June 2016Back To Top
June 23, 2016
This summer, the entire Wheelock community will read "The Beautiful Struggle" by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
June 16, 2016
Wheelock College student-athletes recently returned from a week of service at Safe Passage (Camino Seguro) in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
May 2016Back To Top
May 20, 2016
The Wheelock Class of 2016 celebrated Commencement today under sunny skies with a morning ceremony for undergraduates and an afternoon ceremony for graduate students.
April 2016Back To Top
April 28, 2016
Wheelock's 2016 Youth Symposium brought together 400 Boston Public High School students to discuss the politics of race, gender, and equity.
April 25, 2016
Registration is now open for Wheelock's Summer 2016 undergraduate and graduate courses and professional development institutes. Get ahead in your studies or career—or just learn something new!
April 01, 2016
Beth Segers, a student in Wheelock's STEM Education online master's degree program, has launched an afterschool program that offers free math tutoring and a free meal to Boston area students.
March 2016Back To Top
March 30, 2016
Wheelock's Spiritual Life Coordinator Adrienne Kisner received the Susan P. Bloom Children's Book Discovery Award from PEN New England for her young adult book "Dear Rachel Maddow."
March 28, 2016
Mary Naumec '99MS was honored with Wheelock's highest alumni award for her lifetime of work assisting children with medical needs and their families.
March 24, 2016
On May 20, Wheelock will bestow honorary degrees on three Massachusetts leaders who have dedicated their lives to the service of others: Reverend Liz Walker, Dr. Lisa Wong, and Ms. Ellen Parker.
March 16, 2016
David J. Chard, Ph.D., Dean of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University, has been selected as the 14th President of Wheelock College.
March 15, 2016
U.S. News & World Report ranked Wheelock College among the nation's top 10 colleges for student participation in internships, noting that 100% of Wheelock students gain field experience before graduating.
March 10, 2016
Dr. Sara Levine, Wheelock assistant professor of life science, has published a charming new science book for children titled "Tooth by Tooth: Comparing Fangs, Tusks and Chompers."
March 10, 2016
Wheelock Social Work Professor Deborah Lisansky Beck explains how social workers benefit from mindfulness practices in a recent article published by The New Social Worker.
March 10, 2016
Susan D. Stuebner, Ed.D., who was special assistant for retention at Wheelock College from 1999-2000, has been named the ninth president of Colby-Sawyer College.
March 09, 2016
Wheelock Graduate Student Julie Markarian has published a moving account of the journey of Vasu Sojitra, a man who lost his leg as a child and became a competitive skier and advocate for adaptive sports.
March 07, 2016
The Military Child Education Coalition will offer a free professional development institute April 4-5 focused on the social and emotional implications of transition for military-connected students.
February 2016Back To Top
February 29, 2016
Wheelock College has expanded its global outreach and strengthened its partnership with the Peace Corps by launching the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program.
February 16, 2016
Wheelock mourns the loss of Kathleen Kirk Bishop, Dean Emeritus and former Professor of Social Work, who passed away Feb. 11 following a long illness.
February 11, 2016
President Jackie Jenkins-Scott was selected as a recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s Giving Back Award for Presidents and Chancellors.
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January 07, 2016
Wheelock's collaboration with Parents Helping Parents (PHP) will create new opportunities for Wheelock students and faculty while providing PHP with tools to improve its programs and broaden its connection to the social work community.