News and Stories
Alumnus Colin Rose fights for a more equitable education system. Members of the CGS Student Government work to build community online during the pandemic. Alumna Elyssa Jacobson Ackerman helps parents and teens care for themselves and each other during Covid-19. Stay up-to-date on the latest news with Collegian, the CGS alumni magazine.Read the latest issue
Erica Mosca was the first in her family to graduate college. Now, she’s committed to helping others follow in her footsteps, running a nonprofit that empowers first-generation students to get into college.
Fulfilling a Dream
For Onyemaechi Onyekwu, the College of General Studies was one step on the path toward fulfilling a lifelong dream of becoming a certified midwife and helping women and families in need.
The Power of Authenticity
Nancy Katz is a career coach & trainer, entrepreneur, authenticity advocate, and CGS alumna. On Feb. 18, she spoke to CGS students about navigating college to career, happiness, and well-being.
The BU Alumni Association exists to keep every one of you connected to one another and to BU for the rest of your life. Learn more about what your BUAA membership means.
Distinguished Alumni Awards
Boston University College of General Studies recognizes alumni who have brought honor to their alma mater through outstanding achievement and service.
The College of General Studies welcomes all CGS alumni to its lectures and events, including the Poetry Reading Series, the Stanley P. Stone Distinguished Lecture Series, interdisciplinary conferences and institutes, and the events we co-sponsor with campus partners. Visit Boston University Alumni Association and make sure your contact info is updated to learn about upcoming events. Be sure to check out the BU Alumni Associations’ events as well.
Stanley Stone Lecture with Dr. Emily Bernard
March 11, 2021, 7 – 8 p.m. EST, Register here
In this virtual lecture and Q&A, Teaching Race and the Difference it Makes, Emily Bernard, author of the award-winning memoir Black is the Body, will discuss difficult issues of race in and beyond the classroom. This lecture is part of the Stanley P. Stone Distinguished Lecture Series.
Dean's Advisory Board
The Dean’s Advisory Board guides the leadership of CGS on policy, strategy, and planning. See who currently sits on the board.
Alumni benefits—access to BU games, classes, networking events, and perks—continue long after you leave Boston University.
Access career development resources, professional development webinars, continuing education, and an alumni app to help you connect with fellow Terriers.
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