Category: Parents Blog

Parents Program Radio Show – March 29, 2016

Join us for the next edition of the Parents Program Radio Show on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 3pm. We will talk to Steve Jarvi, Associate Dean of Student Academic Life in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Katharine Mooney, Director of Wellness and Prevention Services in Student Health Services. Watch live on UStream […]

Parent Blog: Is Your Student Lonely?

by Jeanne Knox, Chairman, Parents Leadership Council This is a question that can’t help but flutter through your mind occasionally as a BU parent, especially after a not so cheery chat with your BU student on a very grey, windy Tuesday in the middle of February. As a matter of fact, it is inevitable to […]

Parents Program Radio Show – February 16, 2016

This month’s Parents Program Radio Show features chats with both Katherine Kennedy and Pedro Falci of the Howard Thurman Center and Zach Hobbs of the Community Service Center. We hope you will join us on Tuesday, February 16 at 3pm on UStream. You can also listen to the episode’s segments or download them via SoundCloud: […]

Parent Blog: New Beginnings

As a parent, I find comfort in reflecting upon my daughter’s first fall semester. It’s nearing the end of the semester and my BU student is happy. I am reassured to know that she is at the school she longed to attend and it’s all working out for her. Academically she’s doing well. She is […]

Parents Program Radio – December 9, 2015

This month’s Parents Program Radio will feature discussions about living on and off campus for next year, as well as some tips on how to handle final exam stress. We will also have a very special guest from the Parents Leadership Council – stay tuned to see who! You can listen to the archive on […]

Parents Program Radio returns!

Parents Program Radio is returning on Tuesday, November 17th! After a brief hiatus, the show returns with hosts Dean Daryl DeLuca and Christy Loring and a discussion on Thanksgiving. What is it like when your student returns home for the first time? What is available at BU for students who stay in Boston? Join us on […]

Parent Blog: London Reflections

Sandy Karp just took part in the London portion of the CGS January Program and wanted to share her honest thoughts and views about with students and parents alike. Thank you for sharing this with us, Sandy! ********* by Sandy Karp, CGS’16 Now that I finished the London portion of the CGS program, I am […]

Parents Blog: Letting out the Leash

by Robin (Parents Leadership Council Member) and Sam Karp (Questrom ’16) Summer can be a difficult time for students to readjust to living at home. Below is a letter my son wrote to me this week opening a dialogue about expectations for our short summer together. Encourage your student to have similar conversations when they […]