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 […]

Rewarding Excellence—MET Hosts Virtual Award Ceremony

Each year at Commencement, Boston University’s Metropolitan College presents Awards of Excellence to undergraduate and graduate students, part-time faculty, and distinguished alumni. Though this year’s Commencement was postponed until May 2021, a virtual ceremony was held over Zoom on Thursday, October 1, 2020 for the presentation of the awards. “On-campus activities and courses this past […]

Commencement Season Comes for Prison Education Participants

Steven Correia (MET’19) is something of a unique variety of Metropolitan College alum—he earned his Bachelor of Liberal Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from BU while at MCI Norfolk, as part of the MET Prison Education Program. After 37 years of incarceration, Mr. Correia takes deep satisfaction from the achievement of his degree, which will be […]

Alumnus Ralph H. Groce III Delivers Speech for MET Commencement 2017

On May 20, 2017, Metropolitan College welcomed Ralph H. Groce III as the Commencement speaker and recipient of MET’s Distinguished Alumni Award honoring service to the alma mater. Groce (Questrom’82, MET’84) delivered a galvanizing and rousing address that referenced playwright George Bernard Shaw, Apple CEO Steve Jobs, fictional Star Wars character Yoda, and two-time WWE […]

Online Graduates Empowered by the Journey to Campus

Eric Friedman, director of Boston University’s Office of Distance Education, was quoted in “Online Students, On-Campus Graduates,” an Inside Higher Ed article about online students who attend graduation ceremonies on their college’s campus. For many online students, including those at MET, the events around Commencement offer the first opportunity to meet faculty members and fellow […]

Speaker Announced for MET Commencement 2016

Ira D. Cohen (MET’07) will be the speaker at the 2016 Commencement ceremony for Boston University Metropolitan College. Mr. Cohen is a managing director and board member of Signal Hill Capital, the largest investment-banking firm in the U.S. that focuses on technology, media, and telecom for growth companies. Respected as one of the foremost experts […]