Hometown News

Congratulations on your academic achievement! To submit an announcement of your accomplishment to your hometown newspaper, please use the template(s) below to develop a personalized news release. Replace the information within the parentheses with your specific details, and email the news to the editor of your local newspaper. Often, the correct contact information is listed in the “about us” or “contact us” section of the paper’s website.

Please note, in completing this information, you acknowledge and approve the publication of your Dean’s List status, hometown, major, school/college, academic class year, and/or graduation.  You also verify that this information is correct. If you have any questions, please reach out to pr@bu.edu. Thank you.


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(City/Town) Resident (Student Name) Named to Dean’s List at Boston University

Email message:

(City/Town) Resident (Student Name) Named to Dean’s List at Boston University

BOSTON, MA, (date): (Student’s full name) of (name of city/town, state) has been named to the Dean’s list of Boston University. (Student’s last name) received academic honors at Boston University for (spring/fall/summer) semester (year).

A (first-year/sophomore/junior/senior) at BU, (student’s last name) is majoring in (major) in the University’s (school/college).

Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. With more than 34,000 students, it is the fourth-largest independent university in the United States. BU consists of 17 schools and colleges, along with the Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences and a number of multi-disciplinary centers and institutes integral to the University’s research and teaching mission. In 2012, BU joined the Association of American Universities (AAU), a consortium of 65 leading research universities in the United States and Canada.

This information is provided by (student’s full name). If you have any questions, please contact (student’s first name) at (student’s email) or pr@bu.edu.


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Boston University Graduates (City, State) Resident

Email message:

Boston University Graduates (City, State) Resident

Boston, MA (date): Boston University awarded academic degrees to nearly 7,000 students in May, 2021. Among the graduates was (student’s full name), who received a (type of degree).

Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. With more than 34,000 students, it is the fourth-largest independent university in the United States. BU consists of 17 schools and colleges, along with the Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences and a number of multi-disciplinary centers and institutes integral to the University’s research and teaching mission. In 2012, BU joined the Association of American Universities (AAU), a consortium of 65 leading research universities in the United States and Canada.

This information is provided by (student’s full name). If you have any questions, please contact (student’s first name) at (student’s email) or pr@bu.edu.


SAMPLE:

Springfield Resident Jane Smith Named to Dean’s List at Boston University

BOSTON, MA, January 1, 2021: Jane Smith of Springfield, MA has been named to the Dean’s list of Boston University. Smith received academic honors at Boston University for fall semester 2020.

A sophomore at BU, Smith is majoring in biomedical engineering in the University’s College of Engineering.

Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. With more than 34,000 students, it is the fourth-largest independent university in the United States. BU consists of 17 schools and colleges, along with the Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences and a number of multi-disciplinary centers and institutes integral to the University’s research and teaching mission. In 2012, BU joined the Association of American Universities (AAU), a consortium of 65 leading research universities in the United States and Canada.

This information is provided by Jane Smith. If you have any questions, please contact Jane at janesmith@bu.edu or pr@bu.edu.