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December 18, 2013
Wheelock Assistant Professor of Biology Lisa Lobel was appointed director of the Colleges of the Fenway Center for Sustainability for the Environment.
December 13, 2013
Wheelock College and Santander Bank, N.A. formalized its first agreement with a three-year commitment to be implemented through its Santander Universities division.
December 09, 2013
Boston's Mayor-Elect Marty Walsh named Wheelock College President Jackie Jenkins-Scott and Professor William Rodriguez to Transition Committee Working Groups.
December 06, 2013
Wheelock College President Jackie Jenkins-Scott is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Carr Rice as Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations.
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November 22, 2013
Wheelock College Professor of Early Childhood Education Diane Levin received the 2013 Edgar Klugman Award at the National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference.
November 13, 2013
Year Up and its founder, Gerald Chertavian, were presented with Wheelock's 2013 Passion for Action Leadership Award to honor their work in closing the Opportunity Divide for thousands of young adults across the US.
November 06, 2013
A new picture book from Wheelock Life Science Prof. Sara Levine that teaches children about evolution—titled "Bone by Bone"—is a finalist for the 2014 Cook Prize (STEM award).
November 06, 2013
Wheelock College President Jackie Jenkins-Scott and Wheelock first year student Zach Kerr were honored by Massachusetts Advocates for Children's Annual Celebration.
November 06, 2013
Five Wheelock students were selected to participate in the Purdue University Multicultural/Historically Black Institution (HBI) Visitation Program.
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October 31, 2013
As part of its commitment to strengthening nonprofit sector leadership, Wheelock is offering a 25% tuition scholarship to nonprofit employees who enroll in its accelerated Nonprofit Leadership master's degree program.
October 23, 2013
Wheelock College set a goal to have at least 50 City Year alumni enrolled at the College by fall 2015 in undergraduate and graduate programs.
October 21, 2013
Wheelock College’s Center for Intentional Programs and Partnerships hosted a discussion led by Intentional Visiting Scholar Dr. Fatou Sarr from Cheikh Anta Diop University in Senegal.
October 16, 2013
Wheelock College Professor Eric Silverman has authored "A Cultural History of Jewish Dress," the first comprehensive look at how Jews have been distinguished by their appearance from Ancient Israel to today.
October 12, 2013
Wheelock President Jackie Jenkins-Scott presented Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani woman who survived a Taliban assassination attempt, with a bronze bust of President Kennedy from the JFK Library Foundation.
October 03, 2013
In celebration of National Coming Out Week, Pride@Wheelock is hosting a variety of educational and fun events related to civil rights, pride, and identity.
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September 25, 2013
The Scholastic Review Board publicly acknowledged all the students on the Spring 2013 Dean's List for their outstanding academic achievement.
September 04, 2013
Wheelock College continues its unwavering commitment to social justice through its selection of lauded author Julie Otsuka as the 2013 Convocation keynote speaker.
September 03, 2013
Wheelock College furthered its commitment to innovation and leadership in environmental education through the launch of an undergraduate Environmental Studies Major.
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August 28, 2013
Wheelock College will be one of the first colleges in the U.S. to distribute the Santander Universities Smart Cards, enabling students, faculty and staff to access buildings, use school services, and for the first time, link directly to a Sovereign Bank account.
August 19, 2013
In her new book, Wheelock Prof. Diane Levin writes that teachers need to understand how screen time and media culture are affecting children and families and to find effective ways to promote children's healthy development in today's media-saturated environment.
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June 21, 2013
Wheelock College brought together 500 educators, human rights activists, philanthropists, and world leaders from across the social justice spectrum for the College's inaugural international conference.
June 20, 2013
Human rights activist Cherie Blair told attendees at Wheelock's inaugural International Conference that nonprofit groups need to work together to solve the world's most intractable problems.
June 19, 2013
Wheelock College launched its inaugural International Conference today with a free family arts festival featuring drummers, theater performances, and a photo exhibit.
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May 30, 2013
Wheelock College today hosted its eighth Annual Community Dialogue on Early Education and Care. This year's event, titled "Raising Our Voices: The Power of Advocacy," focused on the need for universal pre-kindergarten.
May 24, 2013
Wheelock College sponsored a first-of-its-kind partnership of national, state, and local agencies, organizations, and institutions to support the more than 25,000 military connected children in the Bay State.
May 23, 2013
Wheelock College announced the creation of its first endowed professorship: the Sylvia and James Earl Professor of Technology and Learning.
May 23, 2013
Dr. Eric Silverman and Dr. Lenette Azzi-Lessing were named the 2013 recipients of Wheelock's Gordon Marshall Award.
May 23, 2013
Dr. Barbara Rosenquest, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education, received the 2013 Edward H. Ladd Award for Academic Excellence and Service.
May 23, 2013
Wheelock College named Dr. Jenne Powers, Assistant Professor of Humanities and Director of the Writing Center, as winner of the prestigious Cynthia Longfellow Award.
May 22, 2013
Wheelock College announced the winners of the prestigious Sylvia Earl Innovation Award, which is designed to inspire and support creative work, ideas, and programs that use technology to enhance the Wheelock experience for our community.
May 17, 2013
Wheelock College held Commencement Ceremonies celebrating the College's 125th anniversary, awarding honorary degrees to three influential advocates: Mark K. Shriver, Hubert E. Jones, and Thekla R. Shackelford.
May 17, 2013
Heather Vogel, who is graduating from Wheelock College with a Master's in Social Work and a certificate in Organizational Leadership, delivered the student speech at Wheelock's commencement ceremony on May 17, 2013.
May 17, 2013
Oginga Walters, a a double major in Human Development Focused in Psychology and Elementary Education, with a minor in History, delivered the 2013 student speech at Wheelock’s commencement ceremony on May 17, 2013.
May 15, 2013
Dr. Mitchell S. Sakofs has been named Dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Programs at Wheelock College, effective August 1, 2013.
May 15, 2013
Wheelock College hosted a grand opening of the Activities East addition, featuring the dedication of the building's new Earl Center for Learning and Innovation.
May 08, 2013
Ivan Jackson, Katrin Reeder, and Guillermo Caballero were accepted to the Summer Research Opportunity Program, which provides intensive one-on-one academic research experiences.
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April 29, 2013
Karissa Hultgren is both nervous and excited about spending the next two years in Mongolia helping primary school teachers in the former communist nation reshape their education system.
April 27, 2013
Continuing its unwavering commitment to inclusive, community-based theatre, Wheelock Family Theatre hosted its first theatrical production adapted specifically for children with autism and their families.
March 2013Back To Top
March 25, 2013
Wheelock graduate Kayla Drescher was named the winner of The Today Show's "Magic Mondays" competition by world-renowned magician David Copperfield.
March 22, 2013
In a span of five years, Dash Kramer went from the warm, sandy beaches of Malibu, California to playing tennis at Wheelock College in Boston, Massachusetts and now in development for a reality show with the Bravo Network.
March 20, 2013
Wheelock will award honorary degrees to three influential advocates during this year's special Commencement celebrating the College's 125th Anniversary: Mark K. Shriver, Hubert E. Jones, and Thekla R. Shackelford.
March 19, 2013
Wheelock College announced the award of $15,000 from the Hamilton Company Charitable Foundation for the development and implementation of college- and career-readiness programs and services at the Mattahunt Wheelock Partnership Community Center.
March 18, 2013
Wheelock College Aspire Institute was named by the Boston Compact as fiscal sponsor for a $3.25 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
March 15, 2013
Wheelock College President Jackie Jenkins-Scott is a 2013 recipient of the Profiles in Diversity Journal 2013 CEO Leadership in Action Award.
March 07, 2013
Wheelock College was named to President Obama's 2013 Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for the College's commitment to community service and civic engagement.
March 01, 2013
Professors Linda Banks-Santilli and Eleonora Villegas-Reimers were published in the January/February 2013 issue of Diversity Journal. Their article, titled: "First-Generation Students and their Struggle to Succeed," looks at the experience of first-generation college students.
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February 25, 2013
Dwight Datcher was named Director of Athletics at Wheelock College. He will provide direction and oversight for all intercollegiate, intramural and recreational athletics staff, programs, facilities and activities.
February 21, 2013
Wheelock College student Katelyn Coty of Belchertown, MA, was awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship for educational and career development for American students studying oversees.
February 10, 2013
Bahçeşehir University in Istanbul, Turkey recently hosted a series of lectures by Wheelock Associate Professor of Special Education Stephanie Cox Suarez as part of a growing partnership between the colleges.
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January 30, 2013
In honor of Wheelock's 125th anniversary, the College combined two of its most beloved events-Half Year Program and Founder's Day-into one daylong celebration around the theme of "Community Service and Civic Engagement."
January 22, 2013
The Scholastic Review Board at Wheelock College would like to publicly acknowledge all students on the Fall 2012 Dean's List. Congratulations on your outstanding academic achievement!
January 17, 2013
The Colleges of the Fenway Center for Sustainability and the Environment and Wheelock College's Center for Scholarship and Research recently co-sponsored a teach-in focusing on catastrophic weather events.