December 2011Back To Top
December 22, 2011
Wheelock College has launched a new literary magazine to highlight student work.
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November 21, 2011
Wheelock has launched a dynamic set of online professional development courses focused on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education for teachers of elementary-age students.
November 11, 2011
The Wheelock Center of Excellence for Military Children and Families, dedicated to the needs of military children and families, opened on Veteran’s Day in Wheelock College’s School of Arts and Sciences.
November 09, 2011
To celebrate the twenty-first anniversary of its Women of the Year event, Glamour magazine recognized Wheelock Junior Liana Rosenman and 20 other young women who are already making a huge difference in the world.
November 02, 2011
Wheelock Professor Diane Levin testified before the Massachusetts Legislature in favor of a proposal to develop standards for teaching media literacy in grades K-12.
November 01, 2011
Wheelock's acclaimed graduate and undergraduate programs, showcased in WBZ's What's in Store, will prepare you for a career in teaching, social work, nonprofit leadership, government, communications, and many other fields. Click below to see the video!
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October 12, 2011
Wheelock College officially launched an unprecedented $80 million Campaign for Wheelock—the College's largest ever capital fundraising initiative. The Campaign will transform the College by creating our first endowed student scholarships and professorships, and special funds for innovation, technology, and facilities.
October 07, 2011
Wheelock College staff and student-athletes recently helped the Boston Celtics CommUNITY Crew and City Year volunteers refurbish the Mattahunt Community Center, which officially reopened Oct. 13.
October 06, 2011
Wheelock professor Dr. Eleonora Villegas-Reimers was awarded the Latino Excellence in Education Award by Governor Deval Patrick and Secretary of Education Paul Reville at a recent “Recognizing Latino Educational Excellence" ceremony at the State House.
October 03, 2011
In a cover story, the Christian Science Monitor examines how increasing sexualization of young girls in the media causes some parents to re-examine the the toddlers-and-tiaras Disney princess craze and whether little girls become little women too soon. Wheelock Prof. Diane Levin is among the experts quoted.
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September 28, 2011
Wheelock College received a $140,000 AmeriCorps grant that will help expand a Greater Boston-based teacher mentor program piloted by the college.
September 14, 2011
Wheelock College Director of Athletics Diana Cutaia outlined her unique philosophy toward athletics in a Boston Globe article: Keep the focus on improvement, enjoyment, character, and team building, and the wins will follow.
September 14, 2011
Wheelock formally opened its academic year with a Convocation Ceremony focusing on the themes from the College's summer reading book. See video clips from the inspiring speeches by husband and wife medical educators and researchers Dr. W. Michael Byrd and Dr. Linda A. Clayton.
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July 27, 2011
Connected Beginnings Training Institute, an early childhood initiative of United Way, is now part of Wheelock College's Aspire Institute.
July 25, 2011
Wheelock College was one of just 10 higher education institutions in the US lauded for its strong student teaching program in a new report released by the National Council on Teacher Quality.
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June 28, 2011
The Teacher Bound Upward Bound program celebrated its fourth year at Wheelock College, graduating its first class of 25 high school scholars. An impressive 100 percent of the students have been accepted to a college or university.
June 23, 2011
Young men of color are falling farther and farther behind in educational achievement in this country. WBUR Radio talked about this issue with Wheelock VP Adrian Haugabrook.
June 16, 2011
The Dorchester Reporter today published an editorial praising Wheelock College and the the Mattahunt Community Task Force for their efforts to create new community-based programming at the shuttered Mattahunt Community Center.
June 16, 2011
Ellie Friedland, Wheelock associate professor and chair of Early Childhood, announced the publication of her new book: "Come Closer": Critical Perspectives on Theatre of the Oppressed (Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education), which she co-authored with Toby Emert.
June 13, 2011
The Boston Public Schools announced Healthy Connections, a $4.6 million strategic plan created in partnership with Wheelock College to advance student health and wellness by offering healthier meals, more health education, and more physical education.
June 09, 2011
Wheelock College had 10 student-athletes across four winter and spring sports earn New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Academic All-Conference laurels for the spring 2011 semester.
June 09, 2011
Fifty-six students will be graduating on June 15 in Commencement exercises for Wheelock College, the first of Singapore's baccalaureate programs that links a foreign specialized institution with one of the country's polytechnics.
June 02, 2011
Wheelock's Center for International Education, Leadership, and Innovation will host 20 international student leaders this summer as part of a US State Department initiative designed to promote a better understanding of the US abroad and to help develop future world leaders.
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May 20, 2011
LacyJane Folger is a busy woman. She graduated from Wheelock College with a double master's degree in Human Development and Child Life and headed to Las Vegas to represent New Hampshire in the Miss USA Pageant, which will be held June 19, 2011.
May 17, 2011
Wheelock students Cara McAuliffe and Ashley Lee are blogging about what they see, do, and learn this week while on a service learning trip to New Orleans. Read their blog and share their experiences.
April 2011Back To Top
April 28, 2011
Jennifer Hartwell, an academic advisor in Wheelock College's Academic Advising/Student Success Office, was named as an Outstanding New Advisor Award winner by the National Academic Advising Association.
April 25, 2011
A recent article on Boston.com highlighted the progress of Wheelock College's efforts to restart programming at the Mattahunt Community Center in Boston's Mattapan neighborhood.
April 13, 2011
The 2011 Elliot Norton Awards will honor Wheelock Family Theatre (WFT) with a special citation presented at the awards event on May 23, 2011.
March 2011Back To Top
March 31, 2011
Wheelock Education Professor Diane Levin is featured in the April 2011 issue of Parenting Magazine in an article about how to counteract the sexual messages that surround our kids, and help them stay young a little longer.
March 24, 2011
Wheelock student Ivan Jackson will be one of five students honored by the Massachusetts Campus Compact as finalists for its Presidents' Student Service Award.
March 10, 2011
Wheelock science education instructor Karen Worth was named as one of the nation's top science educators by the National Science Teachers Association.
February 2011Back To Top
February 24, 2011
Wheelock College was accepted into the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), becoming one of nearly 200 Division III institutions to fall under the umbrella of the only multi-divisional conference in the country.
February 07, 2011
There are two new student clubs at Wheelock that celebrate the diversity among students: The Black Student Union and La Herencia Latina.
February 07, 2011
Wheelock announced that Joelle Auguste, formerly of ABCD Head Start, is the new executive director of the Multilingual Action Council.
February 07, 2011
Wheelock's Aspire Institute was awarded a $93,000 state grant to continue its collaboration with the Associated Early Care and Education agency.
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January 31, 2011
Need a reminder of what the Colleges of the Fenway consortium has to offer? Watch this new video about Wheelock College and the COF!
January 24, 2011
In a guest column on Boston.com, Wheelock professor Janine Bempechat makes a case for preparing children for the increased challenges that schooling brings as they get older, even at the expense of their happiness.