POV: My First-Gen Story: In Search of a “Better Future, a Better Life”
In honor of First Generation College Celebration Day, Posse Scholar shares her journey from rural Georgia to urban Boston.
FYSOP Returns in Person after Two Years of Virtual or Hybrid Programming
This year’s volunteer service program offers first-year students a kaleidoscope of community service opportunities.
Class of 2023 Formally Welcomed into the BU Family at Annual Matriculation Ceremony
Pumped-up Naomi Caines (CAS’23) (center, left) and Ying Chu (CAS’23) during the Class of 2023 Matriculation ceremony on September 1. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. In his Matriculation address to the approximately 3,100 newly arrived members of the Class of 2023 and their families on Sunday, BU President Robert A. Brown touched on themes of tolerance […]
FYSOP, Celebrating Its 30th Anniversary, Launches
Annual volunteer service project for first-year students begins today Last year, FYSOP coordinators Lucina Hawkins (CAS’21) and Ana Paula Gushken (ENG’20) packed up paper lanterns while volunteering at Spontaneous Celebrations, a nonprofit arts group in Jamaica Plain. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. When BU’s First-Year Student Outreach Project (FYSOP), a weeklong community service program run by […]