Category: Metropolitan College

The Small New England College: Endangered or Sustainable?

October 1st, 2013 in 2013, Huffington Post, Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College

New England’s rich mosaic of over 150 colleges and universities is potentially at risk…

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Gotta have arts at heart of Hub

September 22nd, 2013 in 2013, Boston Herald, Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Richard Maloney 0 comments

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Co-written by Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College and Richard Maloney, Metropolitan College

The Boston mayoral election provides residents with the chance to reflect on the opportunities, challenges, and prospects facing this great city…

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What can Brockton’s next mayor do to improve public safety?

September 15th, 2013 in 2013, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, Shea Cronin 0 comments

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Shea Cronin, Metropolitan College

The last month of the preliminary mayoral campaign saw an 18 percent spike in violent crime, including three murders – two within a 14-hour window – that has thrust public safety to the fore in a heated four-way mayoral contest…

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“If there’s an outcry from residents for a mayor to take action on crime, it can help them get things done, especially following an election.”

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Collision and Cooperation between Continuing Education and Schools of Management

September 13th, 2013 in 2013, Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College

Who owns management education on America’s college campuses?…

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Dow changes raise questions about relevance

September 10th, 2013 in 2013, Marketplace, Metropolitan College, William Chambers 0 comments

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William Chambers, Metropolitan College

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Technological Advances Demand Adaptation from Public Higher Education

July 8th, 2013 in 2013, Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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Co-written by Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College

Changes are coming to American higher education…

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Blackhawks and Bruins more brothers than rivals

June 13th, 2013 in 2013, Chicago Tribune, Max Grinnell, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Max Grinnell, Metropolitan College

The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins are both Original Six old-school NHL teams. Both have rabid fans from blue-collar backgrounds who have endured frustrating eras with their respective franchise owners…

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“I’m not feeling a real friction. There’s an interesting historical relationship between the two places, and there’s a lot of connective tissue between the two today too.”

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Blame and Punishment: When Mea Culpas Are Simply Not Sufficient

May 30th, 2013 in 2013, Huffington Post, Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College

There are those misdeeds committed against organizations, and there are those committed on their behalf…

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The Circumstances Behind the Pomp — Reflections From a Dean in Transition

May 23rd, 2013 in 2013, Huffington Post, Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College

I estimate I have shaken hands with perhaps 8,000 graduating students…

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Protests spur vote to restore military college aid

March 22nd, 2013 in 2013, Boston Globe, Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College

In the end, white-hot political realities got the best of automatic budget cuts — at least when it came to military education…

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“Many joined the military with the expectation that their education would be covered. This was part of the good faith understanding they had in enlisting.”

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