Alumni News & Events

Keep up with your fellow alumni and see what’s happening at MET. Recent class notes are listed below but also appear twice a year in Metropolitan, MET’s online and print magazine.

You may submit your own class note with our Class Notes Submission Form or email metalum@bu.edu.

2015 ADCP Reunion

May 14th, 2015

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.

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MET Night 2015 Photos

April 2nd, 2015

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.

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Life at the Chocolate Factory

March 30th, 2015

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

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

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 »