Category: Alumni News

MET Grad Named BB Hall of Famer

August 9th, 2015 in Alumni News, MET News

MET Grad Named BB Hall of Famer

Norbert Pickett (MET’93) will soon join the likes of Bob Cousy, Tom Heinsohn, and former Boston Mayor Ray Flynn as a member of the New England Basketball Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held August 8 at Worcester’s DCU Center.

Learn more about the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.

Alumni Book Profiled on PBS

June 25th, 2015 in Alumni News, City Planning & Urban Affairs, Featured News Post, MET News

Old Earth by Gary GrossmanIn June, Metropolitan College Dean’s Advisory Board member Gary Grossman (MET’75), a graduate of MET’s Urban Affairs program, discussed his new thriller Old Earth on the multiple Emmy Award-winning PBS series Between the Lines with Barry Kibrick.

Old Earth was also featured on Kibrick’s June 19 blog entry “Truth Through Fiction.”

Source: 06.19.15

From Grade-School Artist to CNN Hero

June 9th, 2015 in Alumni News, Arts Administration, MET News, Programs

 From Grade-School Artist to CNN Hero

At age 7, Adash Alphons (MET’13) was tossed out of school for doodling in class. Today, this graduate of BU’s Arts Administration master’s program is founder and executive director of the renowned ProjectArt—and a CNN Hero.

Brighten your day with a look at Alphons’ inspiring story »

Source: 05.28.15

Welcome New Alumni!

May 24th, 2015 in Alumni News, Commencement, MET News

Commencement 2015 was a truly spectacular and celebratory experience, the culmination of many hours of hard work and enduring commitment. Find out more about the benefits of being a Terrier and learn how you can give back to your school.

Relive the Revelry




2015 ADCP Reunion

May 14th, 2015 in ADCP, Alumni News, MET News

On May 7, graduates of MET’s Accelerated Degree Completion Program gathered on the Charles River Campus to catch up with their classmates and professors.

See the full gallery on Facebook »

MET Night 2015 Photos

April 2nd, 2015 in Alumni News, MET News

Thanks to those who joined us for MET Night on Friday, February 27! We had over 300 guests who defied the cold and showed up to cheer on the Terriers. While they may have lost the game to the Huskies, they did claim the Hockey East regular-season title the following night.

View the full album on Facebook »

Life at the Chocolate Factory

March 30th, 2015 in Alumni News, BU Today Features, Featured News Post, Gastronomy, MET News, Programs

Life at the Chocolate Factory

Talk about tasty career choices: Lucia Austria (MET’13) and Sydney Oland (MET’09) discuss their roles as production manager and product developer, respectively, for Somerville’s Tazo Chocolate in a recent BU Today article. Both are graduates of Metropolitan College’s Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy program. The article also explains the process of creating stone-ground chocolate—and why Tazo’s offerings are so popular among brewers, bakers, and gourmets.

Read “Chocolatiers Raise the Bar” »

2014 MET grad connects consumers to a handier kind of health care

March 9th, 2015 in Alumni News, Distance Education, Health Communication, MET News

amwell-appAs marketing and PR manager for American Well, a Boston-based company, Catherine Anderson (COM’10 and MET’14) is putting more convenient health care in the hands of people from coast to coast. As BU Today explains, her job is to spread the word about an app that enables video calls with one of more than 1,000 physicians, 24 hours a day. Anderson’s efforts have generated coverage in more than 50 news outlets and, according to her Facebook page, helped drive over one million downloads. She holds a Master of Science in Health Communication, a joint offering of BU’s Metropolitan College and College of Communication.

Read “Media Magicians” »

Arts Administration Alumna Named International Clore Fellow

December 22nd, 2014 in Alumni News, Arts Administration, MET News

Photo by Geoff Wilson

Photo by Geoff Wilson

Four international Fellowships were awarded by the Clore Leadership Programme, a cross-disciplinary leadership organization for the cultural and creative sector based in the United Kingdom. Arts Administration alumna Claudia Castro (MET’04) is the first-ever Clore Fellow from Brazil, and she joins three other 2014/15 international Fellows: Karim Hazem Mohamed Elshenawy from Egypt and Maria Wong and Selena Kong Fung Hoi Yi from Hong Kong.

Read the full announcement »

Culinary Arts Alumni Open “Comedor” in Newton

October 21st, 2014 in Alumni News, Gastronomy, MET News

food-historyAs reported in the Boston Globe, Jakob and Fernanda White have recently opened their Chilean-American restaurant, Comedor, in Newton. The couple met at Boston University in 2008 while completing the Certificate Program in Culinary Arts. Fernanda earned her Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy at MET in 2009, and also pursued the certificates in Wine Studies.

For more information on the culinary team, please visit the restaurant website.