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Money, Money, Money: A Q&A for New Students

FYI Student Blog July 23rd, 2014 0 comments

by Tom Honsinger, Dean of Students Marketing and Strategic Communications Assistant Before I came to BU, I had some questions about money. I was about to be the most financially independent I’ve ever been and I wanted to make sure I knew what I was getting myself into so that I wouldn’t have to call […]

Why is Myles Standish Hall cool?

FYI Student Blog July 18th, 2014 0 comments

Samantha asked us, “What is Myles Standish Hall even like?” That’s a great question. First off, knowing its history will explain a lot. Built in 1928 as a luxury hotel (with rates starting at $3 a night), it was designed to pay homage to its namesake, Myles Standish, the pilgrims he helped guide, and their journey […]

How do I get there? Wegmans

FYI Student Blog June 30th, 2014 0 comments

by Tom Honsinger, Dean of Students Marketing and Strategic Communications Assistant In case you didn’t know, Wegmans is the best thing since sliced bread (the stores have a great bakery, so that only helps prove my point). Their produce is incredible, their bulk candy section is unmatched and don’t even get me started on their […]

What’s Going on Under Warren Towers?

FYI Student Blog June 25th, 2014 0 comments

by Tom Honsinger, Dean of Students Marketing and Strategic Communications Assistant It was just one of those mornings: after pressing snooze 10 times, I only had 30 minutes before I had to be at work. I don’t know about you, but in these situations I move faster than I thought was possible at 6 a.m. […]

How do I get there? The beach!

FYI Student Blog June 20th, 2014 0 comments

by Tom Honsinger, Dean of Students Marketing and Strategic Communications Assistant Lying out on the BU Beach is great, but don’t you wish the sounds of the passing cars were actually waves on the shore of a real beach?  If you’re in Boston for the summer, or are lucky enough to have some days warm enough […]

I Need A Sign – #BU2018 Photo Challenge

FYI Student Blog June 9th, 2014 0 comments

Dean Elmore and his team love putting together photo challenges, and here’s our first of the summer, just for those of you attending Orientation this June (Sessions 1, 2, and 3.) I NEED A SIGN – Show us your journey to Orientation through signs (state signs, departure/arrival boards, street signs, etc.).  You can take a […]

New 2 BU? We Answer Those Pressing Cell Service Questions.

FYI Student Blog June 2nd, 2014 0 comments

by Tom Honsinger, Dean of Students Marketing and Strategic Communications Assistant If you’re planning on shopping for a new cell phone carrier when you come to Boston, you’re probably wondering what your best option is.  I’ve had Verizon for years now and I’m happy with my coverage here.  I’ve never had any problems and I […]

Must-follow social media accounts at BU

FYI Student Blog May 29th, 2014 0 comments

by Tom Honsinger, Dean of Students Marketing and Strategic Communications Assistant Who knew Boston University could say so much in fewer than 140 characters? Social media, specifically Twitter, is a main way for offices and groups at BU to get information out, so make sure to follow these accounts: Boston University @BU_Tweets The official Twitter […]

Commencement Ceremony Dos and Don’ts

FYI Student Blog May 16th, 2014 0 comments

You’re going to be too busy Sunday to carry your favorite tote bag to Nickerson Field. Instead of bringing a tote or a backpack, leave it in your room or apartment and just carry what you need in a wristlet or in your pockets. Check out Dean Elmore’s Pinterest account for more Nickerson Field ceremony […]

Celebrate. Graduate. #BU2014

FYI Student Blog May 16th, 2014 0 comments

We’ll be tracking this weekend’s graduation festivities on our Commencement Tumblr account. We’ll take some behind the scenes shots and share your photos as well. Just follow graduatebu2014 on Tumblr.