Inaugural Winners of MET’s Urban Grape Wine Studies Award Announced

In June, wine retailers TJ and Hadley Douglas launched the Urban Grape Wine Studies Award for Students of Color, a scholarship designed to nurture professional growth in the field for individuals from communities that have historically been marginalized. In November, Suhayl Ramirez and Amanda Best were named the first two winners of the award. As […]

Groundbreaking Urban Grape Wine Studies Award to Empower Students of Color in Field

Launching in time for the fall 2020 semester, the Urban Grape Wine Studies Award for Students of Color is a new opportunity for historically marginalized peoples to get an irreplaceable education in the beverage and hospitality industry. Founded by BU Certificate Program in Wine Studies alum TJ Douglas and wife Hadley Douglas, owners of Boston’s […]

Financial Planning Facilitator & Alum Wins “Rising Star Award”

When Phuong Luong was ready for a career change, she turned to the Center for Professional Education (CPE) at Boston University’s Metropolitan College. After successfully completing the CPE Financial Planning Certificate Program, Ms. Luong went on to first earn her Certified Financial Planner™ certification and then founded Just Wealth, a financial planning organization that works […]

Coast Guard Honors MET Grad as ‘Inspirational Student’

Executive Petty Officer Colin Smith (MET’14) has received the Vander Putten Inspirational Student of the Year Award from the U.S. Coast Guard. According to the news release, this award “recognizes the student who clearly demonstrated sustained high standards of academic proficiency and dedication, served as a role model in off-duty education accomplishment, and demonstrated the […]