Collegian Winter 2021
Fighting for Fair Education
Colin Rose teaches Massachusetts school districts how to be more equitable
The Social Network
Members of the CGS Student Government Executive Board share lessons learned about how to build community online during the pandemic
Raising Teenagers during COVID-19
Elyssa Jacobson Ackerman helps parents and teens care for themselves and each other
Alumni Updates: Check Out the Latest Class Notes
From new jobs to first novels to retirements… See what’s happening in the lives of CGS alums
CGS News Briefs
CGS Literary Magazine Celebrates 25 Years
College history and favorite past works of art, poetry, and prose collected for special retrospective edition
Making CGS More Diverse and Inclusive
Upcoming online symposium an important step in diversity efforts
Robert Wexelblatt Marks 50 Years at CGS
Professor of humanities and prolific writer beloved by many generations of alumni
From Our Community
Serial’s Sarah Koenig Speaks with CGS Freshmen
From BU Today
Podcast host discusses her craft, offers advice, and talks about her new show
A Boston Principal Advocates for Educational Justice
Julie Duran works to support her students even in the face of COVID-19 and acts of racism and police brutality
BU Alum Launches a Website for Young Readers
Shirali Merchant’s World of Imagination is filled with original stories about witches, dragons, and magic
- What Does the Attack on Democracy Mean for Journalists?
- BU’s Masked Basketball Teams Attract National Attention
- Putting a Gap Semester to Good Use
Latest CGS News
News & Announcements
Upcoming Alumni Events
Stanley P. Stone Lecture with Dr. Emily Bernard
March 11, 2021 | 7-8 pm EST | Register here.
In this virtual event, Teaching Race and the Difference it Makes, Emily Bernard, author of the award-winning memoir Black is the Body, will discuss difficult issues of race in and beyond the classroom. This lecture is part of the Stanley P. Stone Distinguished Lecture Series.
21st Annual CGS Art Show and Coffee House
March 12, 2021 | 3 pm EST | Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to participate or attend
The College of General Studies is hosting its 21st annual Art Show and Coffee House, featuring musical performances, poetry readings, and more from members of the CGS community. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are welcome to participate in this virtual event.
Alumni Weekend Reimagined 2021: Save the Date!
Sept. 29 – Oct. 3, 2021 | Learn more here.
Mark your calendars for BU’s Alumni Weekend Reimagined 2021. Connect with your former classmates, sit in on lectures by CGS professors, and join us for the presentation of CGS’ Distinguished Alumni Award. Details on events and logistics will be added as Alumni Weekend approaches, so check back frequently for the latest updated information.