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December 2010

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Together for Quality Coaches Needed

Wheelock College's Aspire Institute is recruiting field coaches for Together for Quality, a new statewide collaboration designed to improve the quality of early education and out-of-schooltime programs.

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November 2010

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Community Change Award

Wheelock Prof. Maya Honda honored by Community Change, Inc., for her work as a linguist and educator in support of indigenous language revitalization.

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President Jenkins-Scott Featured in Two Publications

Wheelock President Jackie Jenkins-Scott recently co-authored an article about higher education in Haiti for the New England Journal of Higher Education and an article about the need for early education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for Mass High Tech.

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Singapore and Beyond

Wheelock College unveiled a 20-year retrospective report chronicling our efforts in international education. The report commemorates 20 years of programmatic international partnerships that began with the launch of Wheelock's Singapore Master's program in 1991.

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Prof. Levin Featured on NECN

Wheelock Professor Diane Levin and her book "So Sexy So Soon" were featured in a NECN report about the dangers posed by the sexualization of young children.

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Cutaia Elected to Board

Wheelock College’s Director of Athletics and Sports-Based Initiatives, Diana Cutaia, was named to the board of Boston Centers for Youth and Families for the 2010-2011 year.

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Boston Youth Sports Scan

Sports opportunities vary greatly from neighborhood to neighborhood in Boston, with more programs for boys than girls.

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Wheelock to Collaborate with Dominica State College

Students from Dominica State College can complete their undergraduate studies at Wheelock under an agreement that also promotes the exchange of faculty and staff between the two institutions.

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October 2010

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Peace Corps Master's Degree

The Peace Corps and Wheelock College announced a partnership that will give selected students the opportunity to combine Peace Corps service abroad with a master of science in educational studies.

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Four New Coaches to Guide Wildcats

Wheelock's Athletics Department named four new head coaches for the 2010-2011 academic year, including the school's first women's lacrosse coach.

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Youth Symposium 2010

Wheelock hosted its second Youth Symposium on October 25. Legal scholar Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., and bestselling author and actor Hill Harper led a discussion about leadership and mentoring with 500 middle and high school students.

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Wheelock Named Lead Community Center Partner

Wheelock and the City of Boston announced a partnership for the Mattapan neighborhood that will support academic achievement in young people, youth leadership and development, and offer programs supporting children and youth.

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New Student/Faculty/Staff Exchange Agreement

A new exchange agreement between Wheelock and Institute of Technology of Sligo, Ireland, will create opportunities for a range of cooperation and collaboration, including joint research and student, faculty, and staff exchanges.

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New Balance Partnership

Wheelock’s Department of Athletics signed a three-year agreement with New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc., that will provide various Wildcat programs with athletic footwear, equipment and apparel for training, practices and competitions.

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September 2010

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Welcome Class of 2014

Wheelock welcomed the new undergraduate class of 2014 over a rainy, windswept Labor Day weekend. This talented and enthusiastic group of students marks the largest incoming class in the College’s history, following a record-breaking number of admissions applications.

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August 2010

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27 Student-Athletes Named to NECC Academic All-Conference Team

Distinction honors academic achievement

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July 2010

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Professor Featured in Boston Globe's "G" Magazine and CNN

Gail Dines and her book, "Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality," are the focus

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Professor Diane Levin interviewed for Living on Earth

Recently Professor Levin had a chance to talk about how best to discuss the Gulf oil spill with kids

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Pilot Healthcare Academy Launched

New program tackles universal issue of healthcare services

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Governor Appoints Wheelock Professor to Education Board

Eleonora Villegas-Reimers to serve on the Mass. Board of Early Education and Care

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Wheelock in Boston Globe About Special Needs Education

VP Julie Wollman and grad student Alanna Marie Dias were quoted in recent article

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New Autism minor to launch this fall

New interdisciplinary minor prepares students to help those affected by autism

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June 2010

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New Traub Courtyard Provides Inviting Gathering Space

Dr. Jeri Traub was beloved faculty member in special education

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May 2010

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Twilight movie star, Leah Clearwater, comes home to Wheelock

As the opening of the Twilight movie Eclipse approaches, actress Julia Jones will speak at the Wheelock Family Theatre about her life and work on the movie series.

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Summer Registration Continues

Wheelock offers summer undergraduate and graduate courses and professional development institutes

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New Report Aims to Reform Math and Science Achievement

Aspire Institute offers strategy for strengthening STEM education; local news outlets cite report

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April 2010

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Wheelock Honors Artist David Bakalar for Sculpture Donation

Three outdoor sculptures enhance beauty of campus

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Diane Levin Opposes Proposed K-12 Education Standards

Professor says standards contradict research

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Wheelock Remembers Dr. Joan Bergstrom

Humanitarian, leader, educator, and author will be missed

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Professor Defends Homework in Boston Globe

Bempechat says homework has a direct and positive influence on children's academic development

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Wheelock President to Co-chair Massachusetts Women’s Summit

Annual event to focus on gender equity in the Commonwealth

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Wheelock Faculty Featured in Theory into Practice Journal

Professors’ work selected for "Observation, Documentation, and Reflection to Create a Culture of Inquiry" issue

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March 2010

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Wheelock Receives Federal Funding to Enhance Boston Public Schools

Wheelock is one of two colleges in Massachusetts selected to partner with the Boston Teacher Residency as part of a $15 million Teacher Quality Grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Library Renovation Enhances Study & Research

Architectural through technological enhancement made to Wheelock’s information hub

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Audacity to Dream

Wheelock was honored to host the 3rd Annual Audacity to Dream Peace Conference of young community leaders and professional athletes as a kickoff to the upcoming Audacity to Dream Basketball Tournament.

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New Youth Development Fellowship Announced

Wheelock receives prestigious FAO Schwarz Family Foundation Fellowship grant

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Boston Globe Editorial Lauds Wheelock's Faculty Diversity

Area Diversity Survey Shows Wheelock Well out Front.

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Policy Talks Discuss K-12 Education Reform

Series to feature speakers from charters, pilots, and unions

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January 2010

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The Education of Black Male Youth

Education of Black Male Youth series concludes on February 11. Lecture to feature four noted speakers.

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