2012-2013 Public Affairs Events
What: AICUM Student Financial Aid Day
When: February 26, 2013 from 1-4PM
Location: Massachusetts State House in Boston- Great Hall
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What: Children & Families in the Budget: Local, State and National Perspectives
When: February 28, 2013 from 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Wheelock College, Campus Center, Room 103
What: Work-Family Balance in 2013: Policy & Implications
When: March 5, 2013 from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Massachusetts State House, Nurse's Hall
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What: Wheelock Family Theatre at the State House: Education in the Arts and the World
When: January 17, 2013 from 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Location: Massachusetts State House, Grand Staircase
What: An analysis of the 2012 Election Results
When: Thurs, Nov. 15, 2012, 3:30pm-5PM
Location: Campus Center 302
- Mary Anne Marsh is a Democratic Political Analyst on the FOX News Channel. She brings more than 20 years of experience in public policy, communications, and electoral politics.
- Robert Gray is a Fox 25 TV Political Analyst. He is the founder/President of Gray Media and is known as one of the region's most knowledgeable and effective public relations executives.
- Steve Aveson is the co-host of The Morning Show on NECN and an alum of Wheelock College. He is a TV news veteran with deep experience in New England and nationally.
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Film Viewing and Discussion
RACE TO NOWHERE
Time: October 25, 2012 5:00-7:00pm
Location: Kotzen Room, Simmons College
Race to Nowhere (2010), is a film containing stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried that students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best for their children. The film further explores the achievement-based culture and its adverse effects on students today.
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Legislative Breakfast Series - Spring 2012
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: State House, Room 1 Nurses Hall
A series of three legislative informational sessions on policy topics of interest to the issues that impact children and families in the commonwealth.
Feb. 22nd - Advancing Early Childhood Education in Massachusetts (Sponsored by the Wheelock Aspire Institute and the DEEC). Click here for a flyer with details.
April 18th - Meeting the Needs of Military Connected Families (Sponsored by Wheelock's Center of Excellence for Military Children and Families and the Massachusetts Military and Family Support Center). Click here for a flyer with details.
April 19th - Preserving Urban Waterways for the Future: Fenway's Muddy River (Sponsored by the COF Center for Sustainability and the Environment
and the Management Oversight Committee of the Muddy River Restoration Project). Click here for a flyer with details.
To RSVP email Nicole Anllo.
AICUM's Student Financial Aid Day at the State House
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: The Massachusetts State House, Boston, MA 02133
Want to Share Your Thoughts on the Need for Aid?
The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM) is hosting a Student Financial Aid Day at the State House. This is an opportunity for college students from across Massachusetts to visit the State House and lend their voice in support for funding for need-based financial aid programs. Students will get to hear 2-3 elected officials talk about higher education and will then be able to visit the offices of their Senators and Representatives to discuss their thoughts on financial aid.
Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senator Michael Moore
***Lunch will be served at this event***
Participating Students will also receive a free Wheelock t-shirt!
To RSVP to this event contact Nicole Anllo, Wheelock Policy and Communications Specialist: firstname.lastname@example.org 617.879.2250 (RSVP by Friday, February 24)
For an outline of Student Financial Aid Day click here.