Distinguished Alum Peter Raimondi (MET’80) to Deliver BU MET’s 2022 Commencement Address

Peter Raimondi, Esq. (MET’80, LAW’83), a titan of the wealth management industry and long-time member of the Metropolitan College (MET) Dean’s Advisory Board will deliver an address to graduates at MET’s Convocation Ceremony during BU’s 2022 Commencement Weekend. Since earning his BLA in Interdisciplinary Studies at MET, Raimondi has remained an active and supportive member […]

BU Today Highlights Buttermilk Boutique Founder and Gastronomy Alum Tie Whittaker

Before earning her master’s in Gastronomy at BU’s Metropolitan College, Tie Whittaker (MET’12) stepped away from a looming career in law to follow a more sincere passion: to be a pastry chef. It started in the kitchens of her grandmothers, Whittaker says. “I had decided that I wanted to keep my grandmothers’ recipes alive—that was […]

MET Alum Donda Mullis Makes Inaugural Forbes List

Focusing solely on women, the inaugural Forbes “50 over 50” list includes names such as Vice President Kamala Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Liz Cheney, actor Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek, Beetlejuice, Home Alone), Emmy-nominated TV creator Shonda Rhimes (Scandal, Bridgerton), and Miami Marlins General Manager Kim Ng. Keeping them company are several luminaries from […]

MET Alum Leads Museum of African American History to Greater Heights

In a recent interview with Bostonia: Boston University’s Alumni Magazine, Leon E. Wilson (MET’75), the president and CEO of the Museum of African American History, explains the ways his nonprofit organization found growing success even amid the challenges of operating during a global pandemic. Wilson, who earlier in his career earned his degree in business […]

Inspired to Give Back, Steven Akers (MET’94) Names Three MET Offices

Through generous donations to Metropolitan College, alumnus Steven G. Akers (MET’94) has funded the naming of three offices in the BU MET building at 1010 Commonwealth Avenue: The Izabella Temkina Computer Science Chair’s Office The Annie Wilcox Applied Social Sciences Chair’s Office The Mabel A. Akers Administrative Sciences Chair’s Office The Izabella Temkina Computer Science […]

City Planning Alum Helps Score Legislative Win for Home-Based Food Entrepreneurs

As a student in BU MET’s City Planning & Urban Affairs programs, Andree Entezari (MET’21) developed the know-how it takes to envision and execute practical solutions to challenges in urban life, through partnership and policy. So, when local regulations forbade Entezari from selling lavashak—the Iranian dried fruit snack made from apples, plums, and strawberries he’d […]

MET Alum Leading NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Sees Promise, Possibilities in Private-Public Partnerships

For Janet Petro (MET’88), humanity’s grand aspiration for space travel was always within arm’s reach. Growing up on Florida’s “space coast” during the earliest days of the international race to reach beyond Earth’s atmosphere, her father worked on the NASA test programs that made the famed Apollo lunar missions possible. Now, the West Point and […]