Students Hold Candlelight Vigil for Africa

Last night, Boston College students, faculty, and staff crowded O’Neill Plaza to show support for the millions of people dying in the Horn of Africa as a result of severe drought and famine.

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Online-Mentor Program Raises Retention of At-Risk Science Students

Wendy Neuberger (left), a MentorNet volunteer, and Gloria Musau, a Kenyan student she advised online, met for the first time at a conference.

For 13 years, Mary F. Fernández has advised college students studying science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. But when she hears from them, it’s usually about more than just picking classes or handling a course load.

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So Why is it So Difficult for Military Veterans to Translate their Skills Into Civilian Language?

One of my favorite topics to teach recruiters and hiring managers is how to align military skill sets with civilian positions.  And I am always asked, “Why is it so hard for military members to translate their skills into something a civilian recruiter can understand?”  So, allow me to explain why this is such a challenge for them.

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Boston College Named to National Honor Roll for Community Service

May 16, 2011.  Boston College has been named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes the University as a leader among institutions of higher education for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

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