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Panel on Supply Chain Careers: Tips from Industry Professionals

September 12th, 2018 in MET News.

Gastronomy Student Named a ‘Survivor’

September 11th, 2018 in Gastronomy, MET News.

Lyrsa Torres

Metropolitan College’s Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy degree program is unique for the interdisciplinary approach it brings to food and food culture studies, and that versatile skill set will come in handy for student Lyrsa Torres as she competes in the upcoming season of Survivor. Torres, who is tailoring her degree with a History & Culture concentration, even told CBS.com that one of her biggest pet peeves is a dirty kitchen.

Speaking with BU Today, Lyrsa revealed herself to be a big fan of the franchise, now in its twenty-third season. “I always wanted to be part of this amazing show,” she said. Read more here.

City Planning and Urban Affairs Fall 2018 Keynote Lecture

September 5th, 2018 in MET News.

Former Program Manager Offers Peek into Arts Admin Life

August 24th, 2018 in MET News.

Raquel Peula- Program Manager for the Arts Administration program.

Raquel Peula is not just the former program manager for the Arts Administration program—she is also an alum, having earned her Master of Science in Arts Administration at MET. Like so many alumni, she put her degree to work in her professional life, coordinating travel and events for the program and its students. As such, the nonprofit arts and culture organization ArtsBoston invited Raquel to share some of her story, including why she sought out her degree at Boston University, her philosophy as a curator, and how she applied the lessons she learned during her MET education in her leadership role.

Read the interview at ArtsBoston.

MET Instructional Designer Wins Online Learning Consortium Effective Practices Award

August 14th, 2018 in Distance Education, Featured News Post, MET News.

Fawn Thompson accepts award at OLC Innovate Conference

Metropolitan College Senior Instructional Designer Fawn Thompson received an Effective Practices Award from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), the leading professional online learning collaborative devoted the advancement of high-quality, innovative digital educational experiences.

The award recognized Ms. Thompson’s peer review method to course design approaches, an initiative that was adopted by the entire instructional design team in MET’s Office of Distance Education. The method provides MET’s instructional design professionals with an opportunity to meet challenges, improve accessibility, promote collaboration, and expand expertise in online course design.

Ms. Thompson accepted her award at the OLC Innovate Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

Read more about the award here.