Online Graduates Empowered by the Journey to Campus

in Commencement, Distance Education, MET News
May 30th, 2017

2016 MET Commencement

Eric Friedman, director of Boston University’s Office of Distance Education, was quoted in “Online Students, On-Campus Graduates,” an Inside Higher Ed article about online students who attend graduation ceremonies on their college’s campus. For many online students, including those at MET, the events around Commencement offer the first opportunity to meet faculty members and fellow students in person. It is estimated that more than 300 graduates from BU online programs made the journey to Boston in order to attend Commencement ceremonies on campus. “It makes them feel really special,” says Friedman.

Read more at Inside Higher Ed.