Mount Saint Mary's University Receives National Recognition of Wellness Model

Post date: 3/4/2020

National recognition has arrived for Mount Saint Mary’s University's student-led wellness initiative. In November 2019, the University’s peer wellness advocates were named Outstanding Peer Group of the Year by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) — the largest peer education group in the country. NASPA also invited the Mount to speak at its annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland, and share successful wellness strategies other schools could replicate.

Simmons University Receives First-gen Forward Designation

Post date: 3/4/2020

Simmons University has received First-gen Forward Designation in recognition of its commitment to first generation student success. The First-gen Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education who have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students. Selected institutions receive professional development, community-building experiences, and a first look at the Center’s research and resources. 

Brescia Signs New Sponsorship Agreement with The Mother St. Anne Lachance Society

Post date: 2/27/2020

Brescia University College is celebrating another chapter in the University’s history, with the creation of a canonical sponsorship relationship with the newly formed, The Mother St. Anne Lachance Society. This sponsorship marks a new century and a momentous turning point for Brescia, Canada’s only women’s university.

Bay Path University Names Sandra Doran as Sixth President

Post date: 2/27/2020

The Bay Path University Board of Trustees is honored to announce that Sandra J. Doran, J.D., has been selected by unanimous vote to become the sixth president of Bay Path University effective June 30, 2020.  She will succeed Dr. Carol Leary, who retires in June following her 25-year presidency of Bay Path.

Bennett Ranked #1 for Smaller HBCUs that are Rising

Post date: 2/24/2020

Bennett College receives another national recognition that honors its smallness as a strength. The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) ranked Bennett number one in their “2020 Ten Top Smaller HBCUs That Are Rising” list. The list is comprised of small private and public historically black institutions that are rising in providing education with smaller class sizes, dedicated faculty and spiritual values.

 

Bay Path University, Springfield Museums, and the Springfield Women’s Commission Convene 2020 “On the Move Forum to Advance Women”

Post date: 2/24/2020

In honor of Women’s History Month (March) and International Women’s Day (March 8), Bay Path University, Springfield Museums, and the Springfield Women’s Commission will present the fourth annual On the Move Forum on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 5:30 – 7:00 pm at the Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA. This year’s theme, "Generation Equality: “Stand up, Stand Out - RISE” offers attendees an intergenerational, cross-cultural, gender-inclusive conversation focused on women’s rights, civic engagement, career opportunities, and wealth. Now in its fourth year, the forum explores women's history and the advancement of women.

Simmons University Names Lynn Perry Wooten as Ninth President

Post date: 2/14/2020

Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten has been unanimously selected to serve as Simmons University’s ninth president, effective July 1, 2020.  Dr. Wooten will succeed Helen G. Drinan, who ends her term in June after serving as Simmons’ president for the past 12 years. Simmons University offers the only undergraduate program for women in Boston and numerous nationally recognized graduate programs open to all.

Alverno Community Conference Will Explore Women’s Empowerment From Suffrage to #MeToo Movement

Post date: 2/13/2020

 Alverno College will host its annual Community Conference on Friday, February 28, which will focus on exploring women's empowerment from the suffrage era to today’s #MeToo movement. Tiffany Henry, president of the Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals and Milwaukee Office Director for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, will serve as the keynote speaker for the event, which is open to the public.

 

Dr. Katie Conboy to Become the 14th President of Saint Mary's College

Post date: 2/13/2020

The Board of Trustees at Saint Mary’s College is pleased to announce that Dr. Katie Conboy has been selected as the 14th president of the 176 year-old Catholic women’s liberal arts college.

Hollins University Names Mary Dana Hinton, Ph.D., as the New President

Post date: 2/13/2020

Hollins University has announced that Mary Dana Hinton, Ph.D.,  president of the College of Saint Benedict (Saint Ben’s) in St. Joseph, Minnesota, will become the school’s next president. She officially takes office on August 1.

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