Ali Bane, Director of Programs Ali Bane joined the College of Arts & Sciences as the Director of the Office of Student Programs and Leadership in July of 2011. Ali comes to BU with experience working in student affairs and first year programs at three different Boston area campuses. Hailing most recently from the US Department of Education, she is passionately committed to helping students successfully transition to college and providing them the support they need to not only persist, but thrive. Ali received her BA in Theater Arts and Communication from Boston College and her graduate degree in higher education administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Matt Lengen, Program Manager Matt Lengen joined the College of Arts & Sciences as the Program Manager in the Office of Student Programs and Leadership in April of 2014. Most recently, Matt spent time in the midwest working closely with student organizations and co-curricular programs in an effort to help students gain a better understanding of self through leadership. Matt received his BS in Psychology from St. John Fisher College and his graduate degree in higher education administration from the Lynch School of Education at Boston College.
Kaitlyn Soares, Program Coordinator Kaitlyn Soares joined the Office of Student Programs and Leadership in September 2011. She graduated from Emmanuel College in May 2011 with a degree in Communication, Media, & Cultural Studies and Global Studies & International Affairs, and she is currently earning her MS in Advertising at the BU College of Communication. Kaitlyn manages our office activities and social media accounts.