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December 18, 2012
The American Association of University Administrators (AAUA) presented Wheelock College with the 2012 John Blackburn Award for its work revitalizing the Mattahunt Community Center in Boston's Mattapan neighborhood.
December 18, 2012
Wheelock President Jackie Jenkins-Scott blog titled: "The Tragedy in Newtown: A Renewed Call for Education" is featured on the Huffington Post.
December 17, 2012
The new guide addresses how excessive screen time, regardless of content, negatively affects early childhood development.
December 14, 2012
The tragedy in Newtown, CT has raised discussion on a range of important issues: mental health, gun control, safe schools, caring communities, public safety issues, and violence, writes Wheelock President Jackie Jenkins-Scott.
December 06, 2012
As part of Wheelock College's ongoing partnership with the Mattahunt Community Center, students in the College's undergraduate social work program are conducting a semester-long class research project designed to help shape future programming at the Center.
November 2012Back To Top
November 20, 2012
The Wheelock College Aspire Institute continues its mission to advance knowledge and solutions in response to social and educational challenges by announcing the launch of four collaborative programs enabled by $725,000 in funding.
November 19, 2012
The White House has invited Wheelock College to join the inaugural Interfaith and Community Service Challenge, an initiative for institutions of higher education to commit to a year of interfaith cooperation and community service programming on their campuses.
November 13, 2012
As part of International Education Week, Wheelock College hosted a performance and interactive workshop led by Sharon Katz and the Peace Train with Abigail Kubeka from South Africa.
November 08, 2012
In honor of Veterans Day, Wheelock College held “Thank a Veteran at Work” breakfast gathering for the college community.
November 06, 2012
Three Wheelock students attended the Purdue University Graduate School Annual Multicultural - Historically Black Institution (HBI) Visitation Program.
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October 30, 2012
High school students who are considering college have a new resource: Wheelock Bound, a blog that offers application tips, a peek at college life, information about Wheelock, and fun places to visit in Greater Boston.
September 2012Back To Top
September 10, 2012
Wheelock kicks off its 125th anniversary celebration, launching a dazzling new anniversary website and hosting Convocation 2012, the first in a yearlong series of exciting events.
September 06, 2012
Wheelock College launched its first off-campus Master of Social Work program, kicking off classes in Worcester, MA, with 18 students enrolled.
August 2012Back To Top
August 23, 2012
The New England Theatre Conference (NETC) named Theatre Espresso as a 2012 NETC Regional Award Recipient for Excellence in Theatre.
August 20, 2012
Wheelock formally opened the academic year with a ceremony featuring an address by Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton, authors of the best-selling book—and Wheelock summer reading assignment—Picking Cotton.
August 01, 2012
An innovative pilot program co-created by Wheelock Family Theatre Producer Wendy Lement uses live actors and theatre faculty to give undergraduate nursing students valuable training in how to handle end-of-life care.
July 2012Back To Top
July 12, 2012
Three exciting projects received funding through the inaugural Sylvia Earl Innovation Award. The projects will: boost STEM knowledge among families; increase the reach of video on campus; and infuse new technology into the classroom.
July 12, 2012
Wheelock is hosting students from the College's Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Educational Studies and Leadership in Singapore for a five-week Summer Immersion Program at the Boston campus.
July 10, 2012
In collaboration with the Wheelock Social Work Department, the Aspire Institute launched the Social Work Corps (SWC), a volunteer initiative that pairs experienced social workers with new social work graduates.
June 2012Back To Top
June 28, 2012
Wheelock College named Dr. Wendy Lement as Producer of Wheelock Family Theatre and Mr. Shelley Bolman as Assistant Producer and Managing Director of Theatre Espresso.
June 28, 2012
Wheelock graduate Raye Barbieri was named Deputy Commissioner for the newly created New York City Division of Youth and Family Development.
June 04, 2012
Dr. Trisha Craig was named as Executive Director Wheelock College-Singapore, effective October 1, 2012. She joins the College from Harvard University.
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May 31, 2012
Cambridge Education Group and Wheelock have partnered to launch ONCAMPUS Boston, a college prep program based at Wheelock for international students aiming to earn an American college degree.
May 11, 2012
For the first time, Wheelock held separate undergraduate and graduate Commencements. Both events on May 11, 2012 were a joyous celebration for our graduates and their friends and families.
May 10, 2012
Picking Cotton by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino, Ronald Cotton, and Erin Tomeo will be Wheelock's 2012 summer reading book.
May 05, 2012
Wheelock now offers an MS in Educational Studies/STEM education, as well as graduate certificates in teaching math and science fully online!
May 04, 2012
Susan Kosoff, Wheelock professor of theater and education, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Urban College of Boston for her commitment to making professional theater accessible to everyone.
May 02, 2012
Wheelock President Jackie Jenkins-Scott will be awarded a Doctor of Laws Degree, Honoris Causa, by the University of Massachusetts-Boston at its 44th commencement ceremonies.
May 02, 2012
Ashani Logan, a senior in the Wheelock College Teacher Bound Upward Bound program, was one of just 15 students in Massachusetts to be awarded a Gates Millennium Scholarship.
April 2012Back To Top
April 24, 2012
Wheelock will be bestowing honorary degrees on three leaders from the arts world at its May 11 Commencement Ceremony: Actor Jane Alexander, Vocal Artist Wintley Phipps, and Author Kathryn Lasky.
April 12, 2012
Diane Levin, an early childhood education professor at Wheelock College, told the Boston Herald that the new documentary film "Bully" shines a light on an increasingly damaging societal problem.
April 11, 2012
Wheelock selects one graduating Senior and one Grad Student to speak at Commencement. On May 11, 2012, the honor goes to Senior Tamara Pace-Emerson and Graduate Student Thomas W. Bentley.
April 11, 2012
Patricia Hnatiuk of Cambridge, an instructor in Wheelock College's Department of Early Childhood Education, will receive the BAYEC Abigail Elliot Award at a gala sponsored by the Boston Alliance for Early Education and the Boston Association for the Education of Young Children.
April 10, 2012
Wheelock College, in partnership with the Military Child Education Coalition, convened a professional development day that outlined resources to support the children of military-connected families.
April 09, 2012
Wheelock College's Department of Social Work announced the faculty for its off campus Master of Social Work program in Worcester, MA. Classes begin in September 2012.
April 09, 2012
Wheelock College is hosting the 6th annual Ubuntu Arts gallery exhibit, a unique initiative that organizes Boston teens and facilitates group art projects around the theme "Imagining Alternatives to Violence."
March 2012Back To Top
March 27, 2012
Wheelock College President Jackie Jenkins-Scott was honored at the fourth anniversary celebration of the Get Konnected organization as one of seven local "Women Who Rock."
March 12, 2012
Wheelock for the first time will hold separate Commencement ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate students this year. Both ceremonies will be Friday, May 11, 2012.
February 2012Back To Top
February 22, 2012
Jeff Winokur, Wheelock instructor of elementary education, explained how to expose preschoolers to science and technology without overexposing them to electronic devices.
February 21, 2012
A Hyde Park charter school celebrated Black History Month by honoring history-makers from the local black community, including Adrian Haugabrook, Wheelock VP for enrollment management and student success.
February 15, 2012
Wheelock announced the creation of the Sylvia Earl Innovation Award, designed to inspire and support innovative work, ideas, and programs that use technology to enhance the Wheelock experience for our community.
January 2012Back To Top
January 26, 2012
Diversity Journal highlighted Wheelock's tremendous strides toward creating a diverse campus, noting the College's success in attracting more students of color, its expansion of international programs, its commitment to college access programs, and its creation of the Office of Institutional Diversity.
January 23, 2012
The 2012 Colleges of the Fenway Staff and Faculty MLK Jr. Breakfast will feature an essay by Wheelock student Nural A. Mohammed about the importance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in her life.
January 17, 2012
Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons, a founding member of hip hop group Run-D.M.C. and an ordained minister, told students at Wheelock's 6th Annual Half-Year Program that if they want to make a positive impact in the world, they should work harder than everyone else around them and maintain a strong sense of spirituality.
January 17, 2012
In its ongoing mission to improve the lives of children and families across the globe, Wheelock formed a new partnership with the Singapore Institute of Technology to offer a B.S. degree in Early Childhood Education.
January 16, 2012
Wheelock College hosted a day of community service in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Over 100 members of the Wheelock community completed service work at preschools around Boston.
January 11, 2012
Wheelock College is launching a Political Science and Global Studies Undergraduate Degree that will study marginalized groups.
January 10, 2012
Wheelock College hopes to train the next generation of nonprofit leaders by expanding the College’s innovative Organizational Leadership graduate program, adding an online master’s degree program and a dual degree Master of Social Work/Master of Science in Organizational Leadership.
January 06, 2012
Matt LeVangie has been named Head Men's Basketball Coach at Wheelock College. He comes to the Riverway campus with 10 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level.
January 04, 2012
Wheelock is bringing its renowned Master of Social Work degree program to Worcester, starting this fall. Attend an upcoming information session or apply today!