Category: Alumni News
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.
In 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: BarryKibrick.com 06.19.15
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.
Source: CNN.com 05.28.15
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
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.
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.
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.
As 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.
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.
As 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.